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Learn more about paddle-wheel steamboats, their history and find links to other websites related to river and steamboat topics, a steamboat database and more, from our comprehensive History, Education & Links resources.
Learn about steamboat related attractions all along the US inland rivers, from the Upper and Lower Mississippi all the way to the Columbia River. Our online Travel Guide is also available as printed book, “The Steamboat Traveller”, for your guidance when travelling.
Today in Steamboat History
- 1882 Capt. John W. Cannon died in Frankfort, KY.
River and Cruise News
American Queen Steamboat Company and Victory Cruise Lines announce three new additions and one promotion to the sales and revenue management teams. Each bringing a diverse portfolio of cruise and … read more
New American Countess to Host First American River Golf Classic: Featuring Four Famed Courses and PGA Champion Jim Gallagher, Jr.
American Queen Steamboat Company announces the inaugural American River Golf Classic itinerary featuring the opportunity to play at four of the most prestigious courses along the Lower Mississippi River. Sailing … read more
American Queen Steamboat Company announced the successful christening of the American Countess in New Orleans on March 21, 2021. American Queen Steamboat Company followed strict Safe Cruise health and safety … read more
American Queen Steamboat Company Welcomes Music Legend Lee Greenwood for Six Performances During 2021 Season
American Queen Steamboat Company announces country music legend Lee Greenwood will perform on six sailings during the 2021 season. Onboard the boutique-style riverboat American Duchess, Greenwood will take the Show … read more
American Queen Steamboat Company and Victory Cruise Lines Release 2023 Season Featuring Debut of Ocean Discoverer
In response to unprecedented demand for the 2022 season, American Queen Steamboat Company and Victory Cruise Lines, Hornblower Family Companies, are releasing the 2023 season today. The announcement marks the … read more
Check out our website cruisetricks.de if you’re interested in the big and not so big ocean-going cruise ships. Though in German language, you’ll find the comprehensive cruise ship picture galleries as interesting as the interactive 360-degree panorama pictures from cruise ship’s interiors.