Mississippi River Gateway Voyage

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• Cruise through America's heartland on this unprecedented journey - from New Orleans to St. Louis, cruise in modern comfort aboard one of the finest paddlewheelers on the Mississippi • Enjoy spirited on board entertainment and enrichment programs from regional experts who will turn each guided shore excursion into a fun and informative outing • Ports Of Call: New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Natchez, Vicksburg, Memphis, New Madrid, Paducah, St. Louis

Capacity: 150, Type: River Boat

Cruise the Mississippi River from the banks of the Bayou to the shores of St. Louis. Your journey starts in the French Quarter, the oldest neighborhood in the vibrant city of New Orleans, brimming with art, music and culture. Continue to Baton Rouge and Natchez, where you will experience the best in Southern hospitality while touring historic homes and grand plantations. Enjoy a captivating lecture from our onboard Civil War historian on your visit to the Vicksburg National Military Park. While in Memphis, enjoy an authentic BBQ and take an exclusive tour of the famous Sun Studios, known as the birth place of rock n’ roll. Visit Paducah also known as “Quilt City,” and peruse its many museums and art galleries, before docking at St. Louis, home of The Gateway Arch, our nation’s tallest man-made monument.

• Cruise through America's heartland on this unprecedented journey - from New Orleans to St. Louis, cruise in modern comfort aboard one of the finest paddlewheelers on the Mississippi • Enjoy spirited on board entertainment and enrichment programs from regional experts who will turn each guided shore excursion into a fun and informative outing • Ports Of Call: New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Natchez, Vicksburg, Memphis, New Madrid, Paducah, St. Louis

13 June, 2020 to 21 June, 2020
Prices

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Cabin. From
£ 4518 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
Cabin. From
Our staterooms are the most spacious in the small ship cruising industry. All range between 200 and 450 square feet in size, and feature full-size bathrooms and modern amenities. After an invigorating day, your spacious stateroom is a comfortable haven and the perfect place to relax and unwind. Enjoy the ever-changing scenery from your large opening picture window or from your private balcony.
13 June, 2020 to 23 June, 2020
Prices

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

A. From
£ 4518 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
A. From
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, hotel-sized bathrooms, closet space, and a writing desk.
AAR (Private Balcony). From
£ 5100 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
AAR (Private Balcony). From
AAR staterooms can be found on the second deck of the Queen of the Mississippi. Enjoy a luxurious 304 sq. ft. of living space that is equipped with full-sized bathrooms, and a large private balcony with sliding glass doors. These staterooms are the ideal retreat for relaxation.
Single. From
£ 5797 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
Single. From
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 viewing windows where the sights of the Mississippi can be enjoyed.
AAM (Private Balcony). From
£ 6207 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
AAM (Private Balcony). From
Located on the top deck, these spacious staterooms feature scenic views of the passing landscape. At 328 sq. ft., you will enjoy all of the modern comforts and relaxing style that is expected of a premium hotel. These staterooms also offer full-size bathrooms and a walk-out private balcony where the grandness of the Mississippi can be appreciated.
Single (Private Balcony). From
£ 6408 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
Single (Private Balcony). From
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.
AAC (Private Balcony). From
£ 5817 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
AAC (Private Balcony). From
Our AAC staterooms are conveniently located on the fourth deck and 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. At 304 sq. ft., these staterooms also offer a sitting area, desk, and hotel size bathrooms.
Owner's Suite (Private Balcony). From
£ 7482 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
Owner's Suite (Private Balcony). From
At a generous 445 sq. ft., the Owner’s Suites of Queen of the Mississippi offer the finest accommodations with unsurpassed views of the Mississippi River. With a spacious seating area and full size bathrooms, each suite is a private sanctuary where you can unwind after a day of exploration in the tasteful comfort of your surroundings. A feature of these suites, large sliding glass door lead out to a private balcony where you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery.
AAL (Private Balcony). From
£ 5547 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
AAL (Private Balcony). From
AAL staterooms can be found on the second and third deck of the Queen of the Mississippi. Enjoy a luxurious 304 sq. ft. of living space that is equipped with plush seating, full-sized bathrooms, and a private balcony with large sliding glass doors that offer great views of the Mississippi scenery. These staterooms are the epitome of comfort and relaxation.
02 August, 2020 to 12 August, 2020 (reverse)
Prices

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

AAC (Private Balcony). From
£ 5817 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
AAC (Private Balcony). From
Our AAC staterooms are conveniently located on the fourth deck and 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. At 304 sq. ft., these staterooms also offer a sitting area, desk, and hotel size bathrooms.
A. From
£ 4518 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
A. From
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, hotel-sized bathrooms, closet space, and a writing desk.
AAR (Private Balcony). From
£ 5100 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
AAR (Private Balcony). From
AAR staterooms can be found on the second deck of the Queen of the Mississippi. Enjoy a luxurious 304 sq. ft. of living space that is equipped with full-sized bathrooms, and a large private balcony with sliding glass doors. These staterooms are the ideal retreat for relaxation.
Single. From
£ 5797 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
Single. From
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 viewing windows where the sights of the Mississippi can be enjoyed.
AAL (Private Balcony). From
£ 5547 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
AAL (Private Balcony). From
AAL staterooms can be found on the second and third deck of the Queen of the Mississippi. Enjoy a luxurious 304 sq. ft. of living space that is equipped with plush seating, full-sized bathrooms, and a private balcony with large sliding glass doors that offer great views of the Mississippi scenery. These staterooms are the epitome of comfort and relaxation.
AAM (Private Balcony). From
£ 6207 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
AAM (Private Balcony). From
Located on the top deck, these spacious staterooms feature scenic views of the passing landscape. At 328 sq. ft., you will enjoy all of the modern comforts and relaxing style that is expected of a premium hotel. These staterooms also offer full-size bathrooms and a walk-out private balcony where the grandness of the Mississippi can be appreciated.
Owner's Suite (Private Balcony). From
£ 7482 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
Owner's Suite (Private Balcony). From
At a generous 445 sq. ft., the Owner’s Suites of Queen of the Mississippi offer the finest accommodations with unsurpassed views of the Mississippi River. With a spacious seating area and full size bathrooms, each suite is a private sanctuary where you can unwind after a day of exploration in the tasteful comfort of your surroundings. A feature of these suites, large sliding glass door lead out to a private balcony where you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery.
Single (Private Balcony). From
£ 6408 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
Single (Private Balcony). From
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.
12 August, 2020 to 22 August, 2020
Prices

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

AAM (Private Balcony). From
£ 6207 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
AAM (Private Balcony). From
Located on the top deck, these spacious staterooms feature scenic views of the passing landscape. At 328 sq. ft., you will enjoy all of the modern comforts and relaxing style that is expected of a premium hotel. These staterooms also offer full-size bathrooms and a walk-out private balcony where the grandness of the Mississippi can be appreciated.
Single. From
£ 5797 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
Single. From
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 viewing windows where the sights of the Mississippi can be enjoyed.
AAC (Private Balcony). From
£ 5817 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
AAC (Private Balcony). From
Our AAC staterooms are conveniently located on the fourth deck and 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. At 304 sq. ft., these staterooms also offer a sitting area, desk, and hotel size bathrooms.
A. From
£ 4518 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
A. From
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, hotel-sized bathrooms, closet space, and a writing desk.
AAR (Private Balcony). From
£ 5100 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
AAR (Private Balcony). From
AAR staterooms can be found on the second deck of the Queen of the Mississippi. Enjoy a luxurious 304 sq. ft. of living space that is equipped with full-sized bathrooms, and a large private balcony with sliding glass doors. These staterooms are the ideal retreat for relaxation.
AAL (Private Balcony). From
£ 5547 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
AAL (Private Balcony). From
AAL staterooms can be found on the second and third deck of the Queen of the Mississippi. Enjoy a luxurious 304 sq. ft. of living space that is equipped with plush seating, full-sized bathrooms, and a private balcony with large sliding glass doors that offer great views of the Mississippi scenery. These staterooms are the epitome of comfort and relaxation.
Single (Private Balcony). From
£ 6408 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
Single (Private Balcony). From
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.
Owner's Suite (Private Balcony). From
£ 7482 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
Owner's Suite (Private Balcony). From
At a generous 445 sq. ft., the Owner’s Suites of Queen of the Mississippi offer the finest accommodations with unsurpassed views of the Mississippi River. With a spacious seating area and full size bathrooms, each suite is a private sanctuary where you can unwind after a day of exploration in the tasteful comfort of your surroundings. A feature of these suites, large sliding glass door lead out to a private balcony where you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery.
31 July, 2021 to 10 August, 2021
Prices

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Cabin. From
£ 4518 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £271 GBP pp)
Cabin. From
Our staterooms are the most spacious in the small ship cruising industry. All range between 200 and 450 square feet in size, and feature full-size bathrooms and modern amenities. After an invigorating day, your spacious stateroom is a comfortable haven and the perfect place to relax and unwind. Enjoy the ever-changing scenery from your large opening picture window or from your private balcony.
show reverse itinerary
Day 1 New Orleans, LA
Explore the French Quarter, with its architectural blend of Spanish, French, Creole, and American styles. Also known as the Vieux Carré, it is the oldest neighborhood in the city of New Orleans. The distinctive and romantic character of the area has long inspired writers and artists since the time of Mark Twain, Lafcadio Hern and John James Audubon.
Day 2 Baton Rouge, LA
Experience the wonder of Baton Rouge, Louisiana's capital. Known as the Red Stick, Baton Rouge is home to legendary Louisiana Cajun cuisine, fascinating plantation tours, and a variety of attractions. There is everything you would expect to find in a state capital, but with a down-home flavor that is part of its seductive charm. Enjoy a grand tour of one of the most historic and unforgettable cities in the South.
Day 3 Natchez, MS
Perched on a bluff above the Mississippi River, Natchez is a city 300 years in the making. Over 1,000 of its historic structures are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Upon closer inspection, you will soon discover that Natchez, while indeed a reflection of the past, is also alive in the present, filled with arts, music, culture, and commerce.
Day 4 Vicksburg, MS
In Vicksburg, you’ll find Southern hospitality in its most authentic form. It’s a city bursting at the seams with history at some of its most poignant turns, art at its most creative angles, food at its finest flavors, and outdoor adventure at its most thrilling. With sweeping views of the Mississippi River, Vicksburg perfectly blends Southern culture and heritage along with hallowed stories of Civil War battles.
Day 5 Day of River Cruising
As we make our way from historic New Orleans to St. Louis, revel in the sights and sounds of the spectacular Mississippi River. Spend time chatting with other passengers in the lounges or enjoy a cocktail on your private balcony.
Day 6 Memphis, TN
The largest city in Tennessee offers plenty of attractions. Visit Graceland, and then tour the W.C. Handy Museum; Shelby Farms, the largest urban park in the country; or the “twisted” Ornamental Metal Museum. In the heart of “Blues City,” you’ll find the Peabody Memphis, one of the city’s most popular attractions.
Day 7 New Madrid, MO
Originally founded in 1776 by Spanish Governor Esteban Rodriguez, early settlers of New Madrid were required to become citizens of Spain in order to reside here. Today, New Madrid is a living monument to early American history with sites including the Kochtitsky Home, the Trail of Tears, and Veterans Park.
Day 8 Paducah, KY
From quilting and shopping to learning about Civil War history, there is plenty to do in Paducah. Tour the American Quilt Museum and search for fabrics in the Lowertown Arts District and visit one of Paducah’s many art galleries. You may also take tours retracing the town's tumultuous Civil War history.
Day 9 Day of River Cruising
Sit back and enjoy the gentle sounds of the paddlewheel as it churns through the placid waters of the Ohio River. One of the highlights of this cruise is the chance to watch the ever-changing scenery pass by and experience the river as early explorers did centuries ago.
Day 10 St. Louis, MO
St. Louis, known as the “Gateway to the West,” is sure to win you over. Take in the Gateway Arch Riverfront, highlighted by the majestic Gateway Arch, the largest manmade monument in the U.S. Enjoy St. Louis’ many world-class, attractions, including the Art Museum, Science Center, Anheuser-Busch Brewery, and the Missouri History Museum.
Day 11 St. Louis, MO
Departure day. End your day by relaxing at the Missouri Botanical Garden, one of the world’s most popular public gardens.
Please Note:
We do not guarantee departure point, termination point or any intermediate stop. Itineraries, schedules, routes, ships, and staterooms are always subject to change at any time without notice due to weather conditions, availability of docks, shoaling, river conditions, operation of locks, mechanicals, or any other reason. The times and dates of departure and arrival are also subject to change.

Queen of the Mississippi

• Vessel Type: River

• Year Built: 2012

• Passenger Capacity: 150

• Largest and most spacious staterooms on the Mississippi

• Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors lead to comfortable private balconies

• Complimentary Room Service

• High Tea served in the afternoon

• Grand Dining Room comfortably seats all passengers at the same time

• Top Deck Café – Beverages, snacks, pastries available throughout the day

• Elevators to all decks

• Exercise area and putting green

• All of the latest navigation and safety equipment

• Authentic Paddlewheel

• Six spacious lounges

A Mississippi River paddlewheel cruise on the Queen of the Mississippi brings a new high standard to America's most iconic river. Beneath her gleaming woodwork and brass fixtures is a framework of modern cruise ship technology that provides passengers with the most comfortable vacation imaginable as we cruise the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers from New Orleans to Minneapolis or Cincinnati, OH.  The Queen of the Mississippi features the most spacious staterooms in the industry and provides more space per passenger than any other river cruise ship. Attention is paid to every detail and the all-American crew offers carefully personalized service.

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