Ready To Plan Your Mississippi River Cruise?

The Mississippi River holds a special place in our hearts, and we want to help you get as excited as we are about your Mississippi River Cruise adventure. We've gathered everything you need to know about Mississippi River cruising below.

What to pack

How To Pack For Your River Cruise

Wondering what to pack for your river cruise? We have all the packing tips to make your American Cruise Lines adventure hassle-free and simple. The good news is that you only need a few essential items to be prepared for your river cruise. Read more

The best time to cruise the Mississippi

The Best Time To Take A Mississippi River Cruise

From New Orleans to Memphis, St. Louis to St. Paul, and beyond, we offer advice on the ideal seasons to embark on a Mississippi River cruise. We have over nine unique Mississippi River cruise itineraries to choose from, and our goal is to help find the perfect time and temperature for you. Read more

Reasons to take a Mississippi River Cruise

Top 4 Reasons To Take A Mississippi River Cruise

Coming up with just four reasons to cruise the Mississippi River was nearly impossible for us. From the tastes of New Orleans, the sounds of Memphis and Nashville, and the moving history of Vicksburg and Natchez, it was hard to pick. Not to mention the perfect Mississippi cruise small ship experience. Read more

Fun facts about the Mississippi River

Fun Facts About The Mississippi River

The Mississippi River holds endless tales told by Mark Twain and other famous American authors, the fascinating real stories about the Civil War era, as well as the history of the music that began here. There are some interesting Mississippi River facts about the river itself that you may not know. Read more