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Mississippi River Cruise

July 19-27, 2022

including Sign Language Interpreter Service


Our river boat, the AMERICA


Our ship is an authentic paddle wheeler


Open Seating Dining

Magnolia Lounge

Magnolia Lounge

Prices include all of the following:

  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel package in Alton, IL
  • Accommodation onboard the AMERICA
  • Port charges
  • Breakfast, lunch, cocktail hour, dinner onboard the ship
  • Wine, beer & soft drinks with lunch and dinner onboard the ship
  • Some shore excursions
  • WiFi during the cruise (can be intermittent)


July 19 ALTON, IL
Check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is free time. Meet your fellow travel companions at a welcome reception in the evening.

After breakfast, check out of the hotel, meet in the hotel lobby and get on the transfer to the ship. Embark the river boat "America". Alton is an idyllic town, known for its scenic limestone bluffs along the river and its rich Civil War history. The National Great Rivers Museum, located at the Melvin Price Lock and Dam, tells the stories of the Mississippi River's history, the people that rely on the River, and its many ecosystems. Alton is an inspiring and picturesque destination and the perfect place to begin your Upper Mississippi journey.
Embarkation, Lunch, Cocktail Hour, Dinner

Breakfast. As you arrive in Hannibal, the boyhood home of famous author Mark Twain, relive the author's experiences that heavily influenced his writings. Visit the actual home that Mark Twain grew up in, which is surrounded by the legendary whitewashed fence of Tom Sawyer. The vivid stories told by Mark Twain come to life at this interactive museum. Visit the Becky Thatcher House, the Huck Finn Home, and the Tom and Huck Statue at the foot of Cardiff Hill. Stop at the Interpretive Center, home to 15 original Normal Rockwell paintings.
Lunch, Cocktail Hour, Dinner

Breakfast. Step back in time to when the Mississippi River reached to the railway line, when breweries and distilleries reigned supreme, and where a garment district attracted the likes of Chicago gangsters who came to buy their "Hesse" suits during the roaring 20s. Stop at Fort Madison, an active military outpost from 1808 to 1813 and the only known War of 1812 battlefield in the state of Iowa. Visit the Iowa Territorial Prison, the longest continually used penitentiary in the United States, operational from January of 1839 to August of 2015. View the original 1839 cell block which still stands in testament to the frontier justice that was handed out throughout the
Lunch, Cocktail Hour, Dinner

Breakfast. Isabel Bloom was an artist raised in Davenport, best known for her concrete sculptures of animals and children. During this guided factory exploration, her legacy comes to life with behind-the-scenes access to every step in the making of each Isabel Bloom sculpture. View some of her original art and photos and learn how her innovations still influence the art world today. You will be given the opportunity to ask questions, preview new designs, and offer opinions on future sculptures.
Lunch, Cocktail Hour, Dinner

Breakfast. Take an entertaining and informative journey along the mighty Mississippi at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium. The museum's interactive exhibits will give you an inside look at the Mississippi River's past, present, and future. On this guided tour, learn about the lives of the pioneers, explorers, and artists who once lived along the Mississippi River. Get close to nature, as you make your way through six large aquariums.
Lunch, Cocktail Hour, Dinner

July 25 WINONA, MN
Breakfast. Enjoy a guided, in-depth exploration of the historic and interesting sites around greater Winona. Stops include the Winona County History Center, Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Garvin Heights lookout with amazing views of this stretch of the Mississippi River valley, and more.
Lunch, Cocktail Hour, Dinner

July 26 RED WING, MN
Breakfast. Travel back in time, as you tour the beautiful city of Red Wing. Led by our local expert guide, view some of the most impressive Victorian homes of the period, as well as the historic St. James Hotel. Visit the Pottery Museum of Red Wing and admire the numerous vintage pieces of artisan-crafted stoneware, art pottery, dinnerware, and folk art.
Lunch, Cocktail Hour, Dinner

July 27 RED WING, MN
Breakfast, Disembarkation.

Category A, picture window, 290 sq. ft.: $4,325.00 per person
Category AAR: private balcony, 304 sq. ft.: $4,855.00 per person
Category AAL, private balcony, 304 sq. ft.: $5,255.00 per person
Category AAC: private balcony 304 sq. ft.: $5,495.00 per person
Category AAM: private balcony 328 sq. ft.: $5,950.00 per person
Owner's Suite 445 sq. ft.: $7,150.00 per person

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AMERICA: Deck Plans, Ship and Stateroom Information

All prices are based on double occupancy. Prices and itinerary are subject to change at any time without prior notification. Prices do not include travel insurance, tips, airfare, etc. The deposit payment is due NOW in order to make a firm reservation. Appropriate physical fitness is required since the tour includes walking at each stop. Minimum group size: 20 guests, maximum group size: approx. 50 guests.

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