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

8 Days / 7 Nights
From
$3,475
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Visit Oak Alley, Houmas House, and Natchez, and more as you enjoy this round-trip river cruise from New Orleans.
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Lower Mississippi River Cruise

Memphis, TN to New Orleans, LA

9 Days / 8 Nights
From
$4,220
$3,720
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Be treated to southern hospitality and vibrant onboard entertainment on your riverboat adventure between New Orleans and Memphis. Listen to the sounds of Graceland and learn about Civil War history in Vicksburg. Experience the culture of Louisiana, Tennessee, and Mississippi.
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Upper Mississippi River Cruise

St. Louis, MO to St. Paul, MN

9 Days / 8 Nights
From
$4,530
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Surround yourself with the river landscapes that inspired Mark Twain - from St. Louis to Hannibal to St. Paul. Explore the scenic bluffs, gardens, and homes that define the region.
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Music Cities Cruise

Memphis, TN to Nashville, TN

9 Days / 8 Nights
From
$4,220
$3,720
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Tap your feet and sail through the musical meccas of the country. Our soulful Memphis to Nashville river cruise combines history, music, and vibrant culture.
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Tennessee Rivers Cruise

Chattanooga, TN to Nashville, TN

9 Days / 8 Nights
From
$4,220
$3,720
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Cruise the Tennessee Valley aboard our modern riverboat. You'll make stops in Nashville, TN, Chattanooga, TN, Paducah, KY, and more. This journey includes the sounds of iconic music, the sights of Civil War history, and the smells of whiskey and bourbon.
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Knoxville, TN to Nashville, TN

12 Days / 11 Nights
From
$7,030
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Cruise the Tennessee Rivers and discover The Great Smoky Mountains. On this 12-day land and cruise package, you will make stops in Nashville, TN, Chattanooga, TN, Paducah, KY, and more. Continue your journey with a personalized exploration of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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Complete Mississippi River Cruise

New Orleans, LA to St. Paul, MN

23 Days / 22 Nights
From
$15,640
$14,640
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The ultimate Mississippi cruise - traversing the entire length of the river - stopping at all of the most iconic ports in the region, including New Orleans, Memphis, Hannibal, Winona, and more.
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Grand Heartland Cruise

St. Paul, MN to New Orleans, LA

16 Days / 15 Nights
From
$10,255
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Witness the dramatic landscapes of the Upper Mississippi River and treat yourself to Blues and BBQ. Guests can choose their perfect itinerary whether aboard an American riverboat or authentic paddlewheeler.
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Mississippi River Gateway Cruise

New Orleans, LA to St. Louis, MO

12 Days / 11 Nights
From
$6,245
$5,745
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Begin in the French Quarter of New Orleans and continue to Baton Rouge and Natchez. Explore the "Gateway to the West" via St. Louis, rock 'n' roll to Graceland, view Civil War landmarks, and stroll through the museums and art galleries of Paducah.
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Grand Ohio River Cruise

Pittsburgh, PA to St. Louis, MO

16 Days / 15 Nights
From
$7,545
$6,545
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Experience two of America’s greatest rivers on this 16-day adventure through the heartland. Enjoy the idyllic countryside of the Ohio River and the wonder of the mighty Mississippi that inspired Mark Twain.
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What sets us apart

Our Ships

Our Ships

The newest and most modern in America

Personalized Hospitality

Personalized Hospitality

Attentive and gracious service

World Class Cuisine

World Class Cuisine

Sourced by our master chefs

An American Experience

An American Experience

American-made, crew and destinations

Daily Onboard Entertainment

Daily Onboard Entertainment

Musicians, historians and naturalists

Spacious Accommodations

Spacious Accommodations

Spacious Accommodations

Complimentary & Inclusive

Complimentary & Inclusive

Cocktails, pre-cruise stay, excursions

Private Balconies

Private Balconies

Unobstructed views, breathtaking scenery