American river cruises

American Queen Steamboat Company- Historic River boats  

If you have never experienced the pleasures on an American River Boat Cruise , let us introduce you to its many benefits:

You unpack once and settle in to the comfort of your stateroom and enjoy this historic and authentic relaxing journey along some of America's mighty rivers on-board either The America Queen or The American Empress both are impressive and opulent paddle streamers.

The inclusive product includes pre-cruise deluxe hotels, all shore excursions, excellent on board entertainment, all meals with wine and beer and luxurious amenities.

The gracious and friendly service from all America staff and country club casual ambiance (no formal wear), daily historical and cultural lectures plus a wide range of entertainment all create a memorable and enjoyable experience.

For additional interest,  themed voyage options from Big Band Swing to Civil War to Elvis and many more run through out the year - please enquire for details.

The costs differ on cabin size, specific cruise and departure date.


Enquire about American River Cruises


Enquire about The American River Cruises by calling 01243 779 737 to speak to a human being or complete our ENQUIRY FORM 

Our office hours are 9:30 to 7:30 pm Monday to Friday or by prior appointment weekends and outside of normal working hours.

We create a variety of holidays for all sorts of people, let us create one that's specific to your personal requirements

For your financial security all holidays created by Time and Place Luxury Holidays are covered under the Civil Aviation ATOL protection scheme.

EXAMPLE Itinerary -  New Orleans to Memphis- 9 Days


Day 1 Arrive New Orleans

Your adventure begins with a reservation at one of the many deluxe hotels in New Orleans before your cruise departs.

Day 2 New Orleans

Spend the day at leisure exploring this wonderful city or join one of the pre cruise shore excursions with afternoon transfers to The American Queen , departure at 5pm .

Day 3 Oak Alley

Oak Alley combines architectural splendour with the natural canopy of its 300 tear old oak trees. A town often referred to as The Grande Dame of the Great River Road.

Day 4 St. Francisville

A trip into the past as you stop at St Francisville, a quaint little town on the banks of Mississippi with over 140 buildings and plantation homes on the historic register.

Day 5 Natchez

The oldest city on the banks of the Mississippiand first inhabited by Natchez Indian and French Explorer's your day in Natchez has lots to offer including the lovely restored mansions of Stanton Hall & Rosalie Manson.

Day 6 Vicksburg

Rich in Civil war history your day in Vicksburg will take you on a historical trip back in time to the town that Abraham Lincoln described as the Key to the South.

Day 7 River Cruising

A day onboard as you travel north, gain an insight into the nations history and heritage through the stories, facts and fables

Day 8 Helena

This quaint little town is nestled in the Crowleys Valley.

 Day 9 Memphis

The cruise arrives into Memphis at 8 am, time to disembark, spend the day at leisure or take one of the ships premium shore excursions.



Flexible itinerary




  • We tailor make the holiday to suit you - all changes are accommodated.
  • The Cruises are all year round. The best time to visit the Deep South  February into early August then November to December. Expect humidity and short sharp showers in the Deep South.
  • Add on pre, or post nights, to really explore New Orleans or Memphis or add on a few days in Nashville, only  a short flight or drive away.
  • Prices available on request





If this itinerary isn't exactly what you are looking for let us tailor make an America holiday specific to  your personal requirements, if you are looking for ideas and inspiration then follow the links below to browse through some of our other America Holiday itineraries we have created for previous clients then call us on 01243 779 737 to speak to a human being.

Link to Deep South

Link to America Multi Centre Holidays

Please note, all visitors to the USA are required, by law, to complete an online ESTA form prior to travel, one form must be completed for each member of the family and or party. The US government charges a fee of $14.00 for ESTA applications.

For your financial security all holidays created by Time and Place Luxury Holidays are covered under the Civil Aviation ATOL protection scheme.