Delta Queen Wilderness Rivers 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 Wilderness Rivers cruise transports passengers through the Ohio River Valley, from Pittsburgh to Paducah, and along the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers.
Delta Queen Wilderness Rivers Cruise - Sample Itineraries
There are several exciting itineraries to select from when considering a Delta Queen Wilderness Rivers cruise. Sail from Cincinnati to Nashville on a 6-day cruise with stops in Paducah, Henderson, Louisville, and Madison. An alternate 5-day cruise sails from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh with stops in Maysville, Point Pleasant, Marietta, and Wheeling. For a lengthier Delta Queen Wilderness Rivers cruise, a 7-day cruise offers service from Chattanooga to St. Louis with stops in Decatur, Savannah, Paducah, and Cape Girardeau. This is merely a representative sampling of the Delta Queen Wilderness Rivers cruise itineraries; for scheduled voyages during your specific dates of travel, contact Cruise Network.
Delta Queen Wilderness Rivers 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 Wilderness Rivers Cruise - Shore Excursions
There are many exciting historic cities awaiting your discovery on a Delta Queen Wilderness Rivers cruise. Explore East Liverpool, Ohio, the reputed Pottery Capital of the World, and visit the Museum of Ceramics and the Homer Laughlin China Company, makers of the popular Fiesta Ware plates. Tour the Moundsville State Penitentiary in Wheeling, West Virginia; built in 1876, this formidable structure is an interesting example of gothic architecture.
Visit the site of the first battle of the American Revolution in Point Pleasant, West Virginia or visit Kentucky's Bluegrass country and tour the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville. Hike through the 156-acre Columbus-Belmont State Park in Paducah, Kentucky or explore the world's largest space museum in Decatur, Alabama. For a comprehensive listing of the shore excursions available on a Delta Queen Wilderness Rivers cruise, contact Cruise Network.
Delta Queen Wilderness Rivers Cruise - How to Book
To obtain more information pertaining to a Delta Queen Wilderness Rivers cruise and to book your vacation today, contact a certified cruise specialist.