Delta Queen America's Heartland Cruise
Rediscover the heartland of America with the Delta Queen Steamboat Company and the time-honored tradition of river "steamboatin". Travel down lovely winding American rivers in an elegant paddlewheel steamboat and enjoy the leisurely pace of this unique cruise vacation.
A true discovery of American heritage, vacations on the Delta Queen steamboats supply passengers with a breathtaking voyage that includes exquisite cuisine, lively "showboat" style performances, and the exploration of historic river ports at a relaxed and comfortable pace. A Delta Queen America's Heartland cruise spans the rivers stretching from Minneapolis/St. Paul to Cape Girardeau, Missouri, acquainting passengers with the true heart of America.
Delta Queen America's Heartland Cruise - Sample Itineraries
There are several exciting itineraries to select from when considering a Delta Queen America's Heartland cruise. Sail from St. Louis to St. Paul on a 7-day cruise with stops in Hannibal, Dubuque, La Crosse, and Red Wing. An alternate 7-day cruise sails from St. Paul to St. Louis with stops in Winona, Dubuque, Davenport, Burlington, Hannibal, and Alton. This is merely a representative sampling of the Delta Queen America's Heartland cruise itineraries; for scheduled voyages during your specific dates of travel, contact Cruise Network.
Delta Queen America's Heartland Cruise - Riverboat Facts
The Delta Queen, the American Queen, and the Mississippi Queen comprise the three ship fleet of the Delta Queen Steamboat Company. The Delta Queen has been on the Mississippi River system since 1947 and boasts four decks and a variety of stateroom accommodations. The Mississippi Queen was launched in 1976 and is adorned with Tiffany glass and polished wood paneling. Introduced in 1995, the American Queen is the largest steamboat ever built and includes many modern amenities on a ship furnished with beautiful antiques and glistening woodwork.
Delta Queen America's Heartland Cruise - Shore Excursions
There are many exciting historic cities awaiting your discovery on a Delta Queen America's Heartland cruise. Visit the picturesque town of Red Wing, Minnesota and tour the Red Wing Stoneware factory, the Stoney End Harps factory, and the Falconer Vineyards Winery. Tour "Little Norway" in La Crosse, Wisconsin and savor traditional Norwegian pastries while being regaled with traditional Scandinavian folk tunes, polkas, and waltzes by the Norskedalen Trio.
Visit the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa and get up close and personal with giant catfish and ancient sturgeon. Stroll through historic Fort Madison in Burlington, Iowa or explore the Mark Twain museum complex in Hannibal, Missouri. For a comprehensive listing of the shore excursions available on a Delta Queen America's Heartland cruise, contact Cruise Network.
Delta Queen America's Heartland Cruise - How to Book
To obtain more information pertaining to a Delta Queen America's Heartland cruise and to book your vacation today, contact a certified cruise specialist at Cruise Network by calling.