American Queen starts 2013

By Vessels

The famous American Steamboat Company has informed the 2013 schedule for the reigning queen of the Mississippi river, the grand American Queen. As a tribute to this historic steamboat and going after the footsteps of its legend predecessor, the company is being renamed in honor of its famous flagship. Productively July 1, the company changed its name to American Queen Steamboat Company.
Customers will be happy to try a trip once again with this truly American experience, glorified by Mark Twain and others, of steamboat voyages on the great rivers of the America’s land. With convenient departures from some of the United States’ most storied places such as Memphis, New Orleans, St. Louis, St. Paul, Cincinnati, Chattanooga, and Pittsburgh, going on a steamboat vacation on the American Queen has never been easier. The legendary river voyages on the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Rivers for the 2013 season are now available for booking.
You can enjoy on the ship mint juleps on deck on a unforgettable summer afternoon on the Ohio River or morning coffee in the grand J.M. White Dining Room as you steam into St. Paul. With a home port of Memphis, the American Queen carries with her the same devotion to exceptional dining and entertainment, plus Dixieland Jazz and gracious southern charm and hospitality. The ship is like the other steamboats from the past, the American Queen features an opulent 2-level Grand Saloon, an luxurious 2-deck high Dining Room, staterooms and suites appointed with period furnishings and antique touches.
The capacity of the American Queen is 436 people, surrounding them in an atmosphere befitting a nice antebellum mansion complete with rich paneling, priceless antiques.