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View the iconic arch when you visit St. Louis, gateway to the west
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View a Civil War battlefields in Mississippi
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Get the quintessential Mississippi River experience on one of these classic tours hand-picked by the Mississippi River travel experts at Adventure Life. Explore popular destinations such as St. Louis, Hannibal, Red Wing, La Crosse, and Dubuque as you enjoy on trips from long. Contact one of Adventure Life's Mississippi River travel planning experts to start planning your next adventure.
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Explore the rivers of America
$5,599
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St. Louis to Minneapolis

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Duchess
  • Explore the culture of St. Louis
  • See Mark Twain's hometown, Hannibal
  • Relax in laid-back La Crosse
  • Admire local artwork in Red Wing
Starts / Ends:
St. Louis / Red Wing
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the land and river that inspired legendary American author Samuel Clemens, better known by his pen name, Mark Twain. Cruise northward from St. Louis, Missouri along the mighty Mississippi River, toward the city of Minneapolis. Along the way, explore port towns such as Hannibal, Missouri, …
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Visit historic St. Louis
$2,559
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Memphis to St. Louis

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Queen
  • Listen to the music of Memphis
  • Explore wonders of New Madrid
  • Admire historic handicrafts
  • Explore the culture of St. Louis
Starts / Ends:
Memphis / St. Louis
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the American Queen and join this delightful 9-day journey From the legacies that line the Mississippi River to the corners of creative genius along Ohio, your riverboat journey promises a wealth of eye-opening experiences and memories. Explore the seismic wonders of New Madrid and the iconic …
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View the iconic arch when you visit St. Louis, gateway to the west
$11,299
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America’s Great River

St. Paul to New Orleans - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Viking Mississippi
  • Explore St. Louis' arts scene
  • Enjoy American music styles
  • Learn Civil War history
  • Experience New Orleans' culture
  • Visit the Quad Cities
Starts / Ends:
St. Paul / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the history, natural beauty, and distinctive regional cultures of America's great river, the mighty Mississippi, on this 15-day cruise aboard Viking Mississippi. Set sail from St. Paul, Minnesota, and venture south toward New Orleans, Louisiana. Along the way, visit small towns and …
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View monuments from the Civil War in Mississippi
$11,199
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Minneapolis to New Orleans

16 Day Itinerary aboard American Duchess
  • Enjoy musical history in Memphis
  • Explore the arts in Minneapolis, MN
  • Discover St. Louis, Missouri
  • Admire the diversity of New Orleans
  • Learn about Civil War history
Starts / Ends:
Minneapolis / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Watch landscapes, cultures and even language transform as you cruise along the Mississippi river from Minneapolis to New Orleans aboard the American Duchess. Board this 16-day cruise to sail nearly the full length of the mighty Mississippi. Along the way, visit historic port cities and laid-back …
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$3,599
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Louisville to St. Louis

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Countess
  • Taste famous Kentucky bourbon
  • Enjoy the music of Owensboro
  • Admire historic handicrafts
  • Explore vibrant St. Louis
Starts / Ends:
Louisville / St. Louis
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the American Countess riverboat and cruise through the heart of the American Midwest on this 9-day journey from Louisville, Kentucky to St. Louis, Missouri on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. Experience the laid-back, small-town hospitality of Kentucky ports such as Owensboro, where …
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Visit historic St. Louis
$2,799
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St. Louis to Minneapolis

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Countess
  • Explore the culture of St. Louis
  • See Mark Twains hometown, Hannibal
  • Relax in laid-back La Crosse
  • Admire local artwork in Red Wing
Starts / Ends:
St. Louis / Red Wing
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the country and river that inspired Mark Twain, the pen name of the famed American novelist Samuel Clemens. From St. Louis, Missouri, cruise north along the magnificent Mississippi River towards Minneapolis. Explore port towns such as Hannibal, Missouri, the birthplace of Mark Twain, and …
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Explore historic New Orleans
$5,399
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Minneapolis to New Orleans

16 Day Itinerary aboard American Queen
  • Enjoy musical history in Memphis
  • Admire the diversity of New Orleans
  • Discover St. Louis, Missouri
  • Explore the arts in Minneapolis, MN
  • Learn about Civil War history
Starts / Ends:
Minneapolis / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Watch landscapes, cultures and even language transform as you cruise along the Mississippi river from Minneapolis to New Orleans aboard the American Queen. Board this 16-day cruise to sail nearly the full length of the mighty Mississippi. Along the way, visit historic port cities and laid-back …
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The upper Mississippi region
$4,699
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America’s Heartland

St. Louis to St. Paul - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Viking Mississippi
  • Discover history of the Mississippi
  • Explore Dubuque, Iowa
  • Experience Mississippi river towns
  • Admire local artisan work
Starts / Ends:
St. Louis / St. Paul
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this enlightening journey on the Upper Mississippi, hear stories of pioneers and the Lewis and Clark Expedition; walk in the footsteps of Mark Twain; and learn about the Norwegian migration. Enjoy the view as your ship navigates through the river’s intricate lock system. Experience the …
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View the iconic arch when you visit St. Louis, gateway to the west
$6,999
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Minneapolis to New Orleans

16 Day Itinerary aboard American Countess
  • Explore the arts in Minneapolis, MN
  • Discover St. Louis, Missouri
  • Enjoy musical history in Memphis
  • Learn about Civil War history
  • Admire the diversity of New Orleans
Starts / Ends:
Minneapolis / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
As you sail the Mississippi River from Minneapolis to New Orleans aboard the American Countess, observe how landscapes, cultures, and even language change. Sail nearly the whole length of the mighty Mississippi on this 16-day voyage. Visit ancient port cities and sleepy small towns along the way to …
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St. Louis' iconic arch at night
$2,559
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St. Louis to Minneapolis

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Queen
  • Explore the culture of St. Louis
  • See Mark Twain's hometown, Hannibal
  • Relax in laid-back La Crosse
  • Admire local artwork in Red Wing
Starts / Ends:
St. Louis / Red Wing
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the land and river that inspired legendary American author Samuel Clemens, better known by his pen name, Mark Twain. Cruise northward from St. Louis, Missouri along the mighty Mississippi River, toward the city of Minneapolis. Along the way, explore port towns such as Hannibal, Missouri, …
Cruise Details
0
Visit historic St. Louis
$5,599
EXPLORE

Minneapolis to St. Louis

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Duchess
  • Explore the culture of St. Louis
  • See Mark Twain's hometown, Hannibal
  • Relax in laid-back La Crosse
  • Admire local artwork in Red Wing
Starts / Ends:
St. Louis / Red Wing
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the region and river that inspired renowned American novelist Samuel Clemens, better known as Mark Twain. Sail north from Minneapolis on this 9-day voyage aboard American Countess along the gorgeous Mississippi River toward the city of St. Louis. Along the way, stop in port towns such as …
Cruise Details
0
$2,559
EXPLORE

Minneapolis to St. Louis

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Queen
  • Explore the culture of St. Louis
  • See Mark Twain's hometown, Hannibal
  • Relax in laid-back La Crosse
  • Admire local artwork in Red Wing
Starts / Ends:
St. Louis / Red Wing
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the region and river that inspired famed American novelist Samuel Clemens, better known as Mark Twain. On this 9-day cruise onboard American Queen, sail north from St. Louis, Missouri, along the magnificent Mississippi River toward the city of Minneapolis. Along the way, visit port towns …
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Visit historic Chicago, Illinois
$2,799
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Illinois River: Chicago to St. Louis

Chicago to St. Louis - 9 Day Itinerary aboard American Countess
  • Explore the city of Chicago
  • Discover the hometown of Mark Twain
  • Find history in Peoria
  • Enjoy the natural beauty of Alton
Starts / Ends:
Chicago / St. Louis
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board American Countess on this 9-day cruise exploring highlights of the Illinois River. Explore the legacy of the American midwest on this river cruise through the historic heartland from Chicago to St. Louis. This journey takes you to a variety of beautiful American port cities in a luxury cruise …
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Explore beautiful Nashville
$2,599
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Nashville to St. Louis

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Queen
  • Explore Nashville, Tennessee
  • Visit the National Quilt Museum
  • Experience small-town charm
  • Stop at the Popeye Character Trail
  • Enjoy the museums of St. Louis
Starts / Ends:
Nashville / Alton
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This enchanting nine-day tour on the Cumberland and Mississippi rivers immerses you in the history, music, and culture of this special region. Depart from Nashville, widely regarded as the capital of country music. Learn about Dover, Tennessee's Civil War history while enjoying the town's …
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Explore beautiful Nashville
$2,599
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St. Louis to Nashville

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Queen
  • Explore Nashville, Tennessee
  • Visit the National Quilt Museum
  • Experience small-town charm
  • Stop at the Popeye Character Trail
  • Enjoy the museums of St. Louis
Starts / Ends:
Nashville / Alton
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Immerse yourself in the history, music, and culture of this distinctive region on this enchanting 9-day journey on the Cumberland and Mississippi rivers. Set off from St. Louis, Missouri, the "Gateway to the West" and home to a colorful history and a vibrant arts scene.Learn about the …
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$3,499
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Memphis to Louisville

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Countess
  • Taste authentic local bourbon.
  • Enjoy small-town hospitality
  • Listen to the music of Memphis
  • Explore artsy Louisville
Starts / Ends:
Memphis / Louisville
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the American Countess and join this delightful 9-day journey from Memphis, Tennessee to Louisville, Kentucky. Cruise the Mississippi and Ohio rivers and explore the cultural highlights of this region, from the musical traditions of Memphis and Owensboro,to the artistic communities of …
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Explore beautiful Nashville
$3,499
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Nashville to St. Louis

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Countess
  • Explore Nashville, Tennessee
  • Visit the National Quilt Museum
  • Experience small-town charm
  • Stop at the Popeye Character Trail
  • Enjoy the museums of St. Louis
Starts / Ends:
Nashville / Alton
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on a 9-day river cruise along the Cumberland and Mississippi rivers to learn about the region's history, music, and culture. Set out from Nashville, which is widely regarded as the country music capital of the world. The small hamlet of Dover, Tennessee, is a fascinating place to visit and …
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Visit historic St. Louis
$3,399
EXPLORE

Minneapolis to St. Louis

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Countess
  • Explore the culture of St. Louis
  • See Mark Twain's hometown, Hannibal
  • Relax in laid-back La Crosse
  • Admire local artwork in Red Wing
Starts / Ends:
St. Louis / Red Wing
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the region and river that inspired renowned American novelist Samuel Clemens, better known as Mark Twain. Sail north from Minneapolis on this 9-day voyage aboard American Countess along the gorgeous Mississippi River toward the city of St. Louis. Along the way, stop in port towns such as …
Cruise Details
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