Delta Queen Steamboat Company's pride and joy, the grand American Queen ship, is the largest steamboat ever built. The American Queen cruise ship is a model of steamboat perfection from her mighty red paddlewheel to her stunning grand theater and extravagant staircases. Her designers have filled her to the brim with the technological advances of today while her many public rooms and accommodations bustle with the opulence of the American Victorian period. Woodwork glistens and antiques furnish some of the most beautiful accommodations in river cruising today.
There has never been a better time to rediscover America and there is no better way to get to the heart of it than Steamboatin' aboard the American Queen ship. Travel the Old South Rivers and you'll be treated to the most fabulous dining and New Orleans-style entertainment on the river. An American Queen cruise adventure may also include plantation visits, swamp tours, Civil War battlefields and much more.
American Queen Accommodations
All staterooms and suites on the American Queen ship feature large mirrors, wall to wall carpet, ample storage space and private bathroom with shower. Offering a large variety of accommodations, the American Queen cruise ship offers some of the most luxurious in the industry. Exquisite extras and amenities include rooms richly furnished with antiques, an extra sitting area as well as a private bathroom with shower and tub. Beautiful windowed French doors that open to the deck or your own private veranda are also featured in certain category accommodations aboard the American Queen ship.
American Queen Dining Activities and Entertainment
Enjoy a quiet moment perusing the treasures in American Queen's Mark Twain Gallery or treat yourself to an exciting new show every night in the Grand Saloon, which was modeled after Ford's Theater. Dine on the most fabulous cuisine in the opulent J.M. White Dining Room and don't forget to save room for Mississippi Mud Pie! Go shopping for souvenirs in the Emporium Gift shop or go swimming on deck at the bathing poop. Take in a show at the Front Porch of America Theater or enjoy a drink at the Calliope Bar, the Engine Room Bar or Main Deck Lounge and Captain's Bar. The American Queen ship even boasts a Gentlemen's Card Room as well as a Ladies' Parlor.
The American Queen cruise ship hosts several themed cruises and offers the only three and four night luxury cruises in New Orleans. Take off on a short cruise exploring New Orleans area culture like French Quarter Jazz and Cajun Swamp Tours where guests learn about wetlands ecology and the exiled Cajuns' rich culture.