Tags » American Queen

Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Book Depository

“…it’s easier to remember why I sought out this life. A life of books instead of kisses.”

871 more words

This is going to be the month of buddy reads. Like, even saying that sounds like an understatement. I am buddy reading everything except one book! 829 more words

A TOUR OF THE AMAZING AMERICAN DUCHESS

My previous post included a sneak-peek of the American Duchess; however, I wanted to provide a more detailed look at American Queen Steamboat Company’s newest riverboat and her fabulous crew. 1,423 more words

Domestic Travel

LAST BUT NOT LEAST, NOTTOWAY

“The White Castle of Louisiana,” as the riverside mansion of Nottoway Plantation has been nicknamed, was the last stop on American Queen’s three-week cruise down the length of the Mississippi River.  331 more words

Domestic Travel

SCAMPERING AROUND ST. FRANCISVILLE

The oldest town in the Florida Parishes of Louisiana, St. Francisville, has a population of less than 1,800.  It doesn’t take long to see the charming and quaint town; however, we thoroughly enjoyed two highlights:  The Myrtles Plantation, which was a stop on our hop on-hop off bus tour, and the picturesque cemetery of Grace Episcopal Church. 162 more words

Domestic Travel

NOTORIOUS NATCHEZ

Natchez-Under-the-Hill, the neighborhood at the bottom of the bluff where the American Queen landed, was notorious during steamboat days.  Violence and vice attracted the rough adventurers from the boats on the river, but the location kept the behavior isolated from the town’s more prominent citizens. 318 more words

Domestic Travel

A DAY “AT RIVER”

Ocean cruisers are familiar with that term “at sea,” when there is a transit day on an itinerary without a port visit.  Many experienced cruisers love those days at sea, so they can relax, enjoy being out on deck, and out on the open sea. 1,010 more words

Domestic Travel