American Heritage

Ship Overview

From the staterooms and suites to the lounges and dining rooms, the modern American Heritage features a serene color palette, luxurious textiles and linens, comfortable furniture, and sophisticated artwork and flourishes, celebrating the Mighty Mississippi River

Relax in the Paddlewheel Lounge on the 2nd deck and share the day’s adventures with fellow travelers. Our midship lounges offer the perfect place to read a book or play a card game. If you are in the mood for a workout, visit the Fitness Center on the 4th deck to use the elliptical or exercise bikes.

Enjoy an evening cocktail party, before being treated to the finest locally sourced and regionally inspired cuisine in our comfortable restaurant. In the evening, listen to a performance by local musicians in the River Lounge.

Experience the breathtaking scenery from the privacy of your stateroom balcony as American Heritage makes its along our Historic Mississippi River, Lower Mississippi River, Mississippi River Gateway, and Grand Ohio River itineraries.

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Inaugurated 2015
Guest Capacity 150
Rooms 84
Common Areas 6


Veranda Suite Private Balcony

Indulge in the pinnacle of Mississippi River accommodations aboard American Heritage. Unwind with “suite treats” each night and a refrigerator stocked with beverages, refreshed regularly. Each Veranda Suite offers unmatched views of the passing scenery, encompassing up to 445 sq. ft. of living space. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors seamlessly merge indoor and outdoor living, leading to an expansive private balcony for panoramic views. Enjoy modern amenities at your fingertips, including a spacious seating area, desk, full-size bathroom, and complimentary WiFi, ensuring a comfortable voyage.

AAM Private Balcony

Located on the top deck, these spacious staterooms feature commanding views of the passing Mississippi landscape. At an expansive 328 sq. ft., AAM staterooms include floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors opening to a private balcony, a cozy sitting area, a functional desk, and full-size bathrooms. Additionally, indulge in the convenience of an in-room single-serve coffee brewer, premium toiletries, and complimentary WiFi.  

AAC Private Balcony

Located on the fourth deck, be treated to stunning views of the Mighty Mississippi from your spacious stateroom. With an expansive 304 sq. ft., there's ample space with a cozy sitting area, functional desk, and full-size bathrooms, these staterooms epitomize the ultimate relaxation and comfort on your voyage. Enjoy floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors leading to a private balcony, providing panoramic views from every angle. Each stateroom features a desk and chair, dresser, generous storage, and an in-room single-serve coffee brewer for added convenience. Plus, stay connected with complimentary WiFi.

AAL Private Balcony

Discover pure comfort in our AAL staterooms, located on the third deck. The 304 sq. ft. of living space includes a full-size bathroom, a desk and reading chair, dresser, ample storage, in-room single-serve coffee brewer, premium toiletries, and complimentary WiFi. Step out onto your private balcony through large sliding glass doors and soak in the magnificent rolling river views.

AAR Private Balcony

Relax and unwind in our AAR staterooms aboard American Heritage. Positioned on the second deck, these staterooms boast an expansive 304 sq. ft. of living space, with a dresser and closet offering plenty of storage. Stay connected with complimentary WiFi throughout the ship and savor in-room single-serve coffee brewing. Indulge in premium toiletries in the full-size bathroom. Enjoy the stunning river views from your private balcony complete with an outdoor seating area.


Be treated to a stay in our spacious 290 sq. ft. staterooms, offering exceptional comfort and a tranquil living area. Featuring large opening picture windows with expansive views, these staterooms are equipped with modern amenities including a desk and chair, dresser, and a large closet. Enjoy in-room single-serve coffee brewing, premium toiletries, and complimentary WiFi for added convenience.

Single Private Balcony

Enjoy your journey our Single staterooms, designed for the discerning solo traveler. Delight in 230 sq. ft. of personalized space, offering amenities tailored to your preferences. Each stateroom comes complete with a desk and chair, dresser, and ample storage for added convenience. Revel in the comfort of a spacious bathroom and step out onto your furnished private walk-out balcony for breathtaking views and moments of tranquility.


Our Single staterooms offer individuals a spacious haven with essential amenities. Each room spans 203 sq. ft., featuring an interior entrance and large window for breathtaking Mississippi River views. Enjoy the convenience of a desk and chair, dresser, and large closet. Indulge in in-room single-serve coffee brewing, premium toiletries, and complimentary WiFi for added comfort and relaxation.

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