The Mississippi River and its tributaries reach from Minnesota's Lake Itasca, its source in the North to New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico in the South. Winding its way through ten U.S. states, the Mississippi River has played witness and host to nearly every major event in American history including the Civil War and the rise of American music.
Experience the gracious hospitality of the American South aboard two luxurious, new paddlewheelers; Queen of the Mississippi and American Eagle. Choose from ten unique cruise itineraries with departures from New Orleans, Memphis, St. Paul, Cincinnati, or Nashville with cruises between one to three weeks. Discover the people and communities that shaped America with this 2015 Mississippi River Summer Cruise Collection.