Mississippi River Cruises

Cruising the Mississippi River and its tributaries is an exploration of the American spirit. Gliding past the rolling farmland on our paddlewheel riverboats American Heritage and American Splendor, is an experience set in a time past and a testament to the ingenuity of the pioneers who first traveled these waters.  The fabric of the region is brought to life through our delicious regional cuisine, great onboard music, and customized excursions to historic landmarks.  Enjoy one of our themed Mississippi River cruises, perfect for music aficionados, culinary connoisseurs and history enthusiasts.

What are Mississippi River Cruises?

Upper Mississippi River Cruises sail the area between St. Louis, Missouri and St. Paul, Minnesota.  Lower Mississippi River Cruises sail from Memphis, Tennessee and New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition to cruises directly on the Mississippi River, there are also cruises that explore its tributaries including the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers.

Historic Mississippi River Cruise

New Orleans, LA to New Orleans, LA

Free Airfare* Plus Save up to $1,000
8 Days / 7 Nights
From
$3,535

Lower Mississippi River Cruise

Memphis, TN to New Orleans, LA

Free Airfare* Plus Save up to $1,500
9 Days / 8 Nights
From
$4,295
$3,795

Upper Mississippi River Cruise

St. Louis, MO to St. Paul, MN

Save up to $1,000
9 Days / 8 Nights
From
$4,610

Music Cities Cruise

Memphis, TN to Nashville, TN

Free Airfare* Plus Save up to $1,000
9 Days / 8 Nights
From
$4,610
$4,210

Tennessee Rivers Cruise

Chattanooga, TN to Nashville, TN

Free Airfare* Plus Save up to $1,200
9 Days / 8 Nights
From
$4,295
$3,795

Mississippi Explorer Cruise

New Orleans, LA to Memphis, TN

Free Airfare* Plus Save up to $1,200
12 Days / 11 Nights
From
$5,995

Ohio River Cruise

Louisville, KY to Pittsburgh, PA

Free Airfare* Plus Save up to $1,000
9 Days / 8 Nights
From
$4,530
$4,030

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Knoxville, TN to Nashville, TN

12 Days / 11 Nights
From
$7,110

Complete Mississippi River Cruise

New Orleans, LA to St. Paul, MN

Free Airfare* Plus Save up to $4,000
23 Days / 22 Nights
From
$15,890
$13,890

Grand Heartland Cruise

St. Paul, MN to New Orleans, LA

Save up to $1,200
16 Days / 15 Nights
From
$10,440
$9,840

Mississippi River Gateway Cruise

New Orleans, LA to St. Louis, MO

Free Airfare* Plus Save up to $1,200
12 Days / 11 Nights
From
$6,245
$5,645

Grand Ohio River Cruise

Pittsburgh, PA to St. Louis, MO

Free Airfare* Plus Save up to $2,000
16 Days / 15 Nights
From
$7,685
$6,685

What sets us apart

Our Small Cruise Ships Our Small Cruise Ships

The newest and most modern in America

Personalized Service Personalized Service

Attentive and gracious service

World Class Cuisine World Class Cuisine

Customized by our master chefs

All-Inclusive All-Inclusive

All meals & snacks, cocktails & beverages, enrichment & excursions, tips & fees

Spacious Staterooms Spacious Staterooms

Largest staterooms in the industry

Private Balconies Private Balconies

Unobstructed views, breathtaking scenery

Onboard Enrichment Onboard Enrichment

Musicians, historians and naturalists

An American Experience An American Experience

American-made, crew and destinations