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River cruising across continents -- the same, but different

By Michelle Baran

Whenever anyone would ask me about the similarities between river cruising in Europe and river cruising in other parts of the world, I used to answer one of two ways. 515 more words

River Cruise

American Queen brings river captain home to Clinton

Clinton, Iowa, got a taste of royalty Tuesday afternoon, as the American Queen steamboat made its first-ever whistle stop in town.

Hundreds of people watched along the Mississippi River shoreline and took pictures as the largest steamboat ever built docked at the Clinton Marina. 326 more words

News

Upcoming American Queen Cruise | St. Louis- Cincinnati | August 29-September 6, 2014

1st Day: Hotel stay in St. Louis, MO

2nd Day: Alton, IL

3rd Day: Cape Girardeau, MO

4th Day: Paducah, KY

5th Day: Henderson, KY… 67 more words

Steamboat Cruising

American Queen Gets Paddlewheel Back!

The American Queen has finally received her paddlewheel, and will no longer run on strictly diesel. The American Queen departed Alton, IL at 10pm yesterday, her paddlewheel newly on. 138 more words

Steamboat Cruising

American Queen To Get Paddlewheel Back Soon?

The American Queen once again cruises the rivers… and once again does so without one of her beautiful elements- the gleaming paddlewheel. The shaft of the AQ paddle broke heading up to Huntington, WV, and relied strictly on its two Z-Drives (motors) to propel it since late June. 78 more words

Mississippi River

American Queen Upcoming Cruise | St. Paul- Alton, IL August 8-16

1st Day: St. Paul, MN Hotel Stay

2nd Day: St. Paul, MN Departure 7:30 pm

3rd Day: Red Wing, MN

4th Day: La Crosse, WI… 26 more words

Steamboat Cruising