American Splendor

Ship Overview

American Splendor allows guests to experience the nostalgia of classic paddlewheeler travel, while enjoying perfect comfort and the most modern amenities.

The world's newest paddlewheeler, American Splendor features serene color palettes, luxurious textiles and linens, comfortable furniture throughout, and sophisticated artwork and flourishes. From the staterooms and suites to the lounges and dining rooms, the d├ęcor pays homage to the legendary Mississippi River..
On board, guests can relax in the casual ambiance, while admiring panoramic views of the passing scenery, from their stateroom private balcony, one of the spacious lounges, or in the elegant restaurant. Our midship lounges offer the perfect place to read a book or complete a puzzle. The Fitness Center on the 4th deck features an elliptical and exercise bikes for some added exercise. 

With only 180 guests, fellow travelers will quickly become new friends sharing experiences at the evening cocktail hour or while conversing on the sun deck. After dinner, enjoy a cocktail and musical performance in the River Lounge.

Experience American Splendor for yourself on our Lower Mississippi River, Music Cities, and Tennessee Rivers cruises. 

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Inaugurated 2016
Guest Capacity 180
Rooms 98
Common Areas 6


Veranda Suite Private Balcony

Each Veranda Suite on American Splendor offers the finest accommodations on the Mississippi River with unsurpassed views of the passing scenery. A spectacular up to 445 sq. ft. of space is your private sanctuary to spread out and make yourself at home. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors lead to an expansive private balcony offering private panoramic views throughout the room. Every modern amenity is at your fingertips, along with a spacious seating area, desk, and full-size bathroom.

AAM Private Balcony

Located on the top deck, these spacious staterooms feature commanding views of the passing Mississippi landscape. At 328 sq. ft., there is plenty of room to enjoy the tasteful comfort of your surroundings. These staterooms have all the comforts of a fine hotel and feature floor- to-ceiling sliding glass doors with a private balcony to offer panoramic views of the Mississippi from every angle. These staterooms also offer a sitting area, desk, and full-size bathrooms and are the epitome of comfort and relaxation.

AAC Private Balcony

AAC staterooms are conveniently located on the fourth deck and at 304 sq. ft offer all of the comforts of a fine hotel. Complete with a private balcony and floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, these staterooms provide spectacular panoramic views of the Mississippi River and the surrounding landscape.

AAL Private Balcony

AAL staterooms can be found on the third deck of America. Enjoy a luxurious 304 sq. ft. of living space that is equipped with plush seating, full-size bathrooms, and a private balcony with large sliding glass doors that offer great views of the Mississippi scenery.

AAR Private Balcony

AAR staterooms can be found on the second deck of American Splendor. Enjoy a luxurious 304 sq. ft. of living space that is equipped with full-size bathrooms and a private balcony complete with an outdoor seating area.


These 290 sq. ft. staterooms offer exceptional comfort and a relaxing living area. Featuring a large opening picture window, these staterooms are equipped with modern amenities, full-size bathrooms, and closet space.

Single Private Balcony

Perfect for the solo traveler, our Single staterooms offer all of the amenities you expect from a fine hotel. At 230 sq. ft., these staterooms have spacious bathrooms and large sliding glass doors that lead to a private balcony.


A comfortable getaway, our Single suites offer individuals a spacious room with convenient amenities. At 203 sq. ft., these staterooms have interior entrances and large opening viewing windows where the sights of the Mississippi can be enjoyed.

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