The Majestic America Line operates three ships on the Mississippi: the American Queen , the Mississippi Queen, and the Delta Queen. Destinations range from New Orleans to St. Paul; some cruises also wend up the Ohio River to Cincinnati and Pittsburgh.
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Rates vary widely according to the type of cabin and the season. Fares on the American Queen between New Orleans and Memphis, for example, range from about $900 to $2,300 per person (based on double occupancy), including meals. Liquor, wine, and some guided shore excursions are extra. Seven-night summer cruises from St. Louis to St. Paul are $1,500 to $2,300 per person. A 14-day cruise from New Orleans to Pittsburgh aboard the historic Delta Queen (built in 1926) runs $4,000 to $6,200 per person.
For further information on cruising the Mississippi, visit www.majesticamericaline.com, or call 800-434-1232.
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