Explore the waterways of North America in an all-new light with our holiday cruises. At American Queen Voyages, we provide holiday river cruises that are uniquely tailored to celebrate the festive season in style. These journeys provide a spectacular blend of tradition, culture, and nature, ensuring a memorable holiday experience for all our guests. From historic town visits to delightful dinners, our holiday cruises promise enchanting experiences that would make your holiday unforgettable.

Whether you are an adventurer seeking new landscapes, a history enthusiast intrigued by ancient narratives, or a food lover yearning to try new cuisines, our holiday cruises have something for everyone. Immerse yourself in the festivities of the season and create lasting memories onboard our stunning vessels.

Holiday Cruises on North America’s Rivers

Our holiday cruises present you with the opportunity to savour the winter chill while relishing a laid-back holiday vacation on North America’s majestic rivers. When you step aboard one of our holiday cruises in 2023 and 2024, you’ll be greeted with a warm ambience that resonates with holiday cheer. Picture yourself cruising through charming river towns adorned with festive decorations, and witnessing the captivating winter landscapes that create a perfect backdrop for your holiday journey.

Our meticulously planned itineraries ensure a unique blend of relaxation and exploration. Indulge in our luxurious accommodations, relish delectable meals, and soak up the panoramic river views that transform with the season. Our holiday river cruises are designed to encapsulate the true essence of North America’s waterways during the holiday season, offering you an immersive and enchanting journey.

Experience the Magic of Holiday Cruises with American Queen Voyages

Diverse Options for Your Holiday Cruises

At American Queen Voyages, we believe in creating the perfect holiday experience for each guest. That’s why our holiday cruises offer an array of options to match your vacation preferences. Whether you are planning a grand celebration with family and friends or yearning for a peaceful retreat, our holiday cruises in 2023 and 2024 will cater to your desires.

You can choose from an assortment of destinations and experiences. Be it a mystical journey through the historic towns along the Mississippi River or a tranquil cruise through the serene waterways, our itineraries are thoughtfully curated to deliver the ideal holiday escape. As you explore the diverse offerings on our holiday cruises, you’ll find that each voyage has its unique charm and allure that complements the festive season

Holiday Cruises: Exploring Historic Towns

The heart of our holiday river cruises lies in the exploration of quaint, historic towns along the Mississippi River. Our itineraries are designed to bring you closer to the rich history and unique charm of these towns. Step off the boat and walk the streets lined with century-old buildings, local shops, and vibrant cafes. Each town has its own tale to tell, and our guided tours aim to weave these narratives into memorable experiences.

Our holiday cruises don’t just limit themselves to exploration. They also promise an epicurean journey with festive menus carefully curated by our renowned Chef Regina Charboneau. Revel in the traditional Réveillon dinner, savour delightful meals onboard, and experience local flavours during your shore excursions. By combining cultural exploration with gastronomical delights, our holiday cruises ensure a truly enriching holiday experience.

NEW for 2023: Christmas Markets

From handcrafted ornaments to yuletide delights, our cruises with Christmas Markets offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the local holiday traditions. In Natchez, special European-style authentic Christmas markets have been created especially for American Queen Voyages. Enjoy strolling through craft stalls for a gift or treats to enjoy back on board.

Roundtrip New Orleans Holiday Cruises

Plenty of cultural and rich history awaits you on this cruise itinerary. Explore the historic streets in the French Quarter or Garden District and eat the most fantastic Cajun dishes.

Then you will board the American Queen and travel north along the Lower Mississippi River.

You will make several stops in Mississippi, including Natchez, a historic southern town known for its hospitality and preservation of historic homes. Most homes that survived the American Civil War are still in use today. Their histories flow in abundance along the Mississippi River.

American Queen Voyages provides various accommodations options that fit all singles, couples, and families. Whether you want to stretch out in spacious suites or staterooms, our cruise lines have something for you. Our luxury accommodations and free Wi-Fi make traveling aboard our ships an enjoyable experience, regardless of your destination.


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