Mississippi River Drought Affects Paddlewheeler

You would not really think that the drought in the Mississippi River would affect cruise traffic, but it is. The American Queen Steamboat Company had to revise itineraries on their American Queen paddlewheeler this week because of low waters on the Mississippi, according to Travel Pulse. These changes are “due to the record low water […]

Riverboat cruise packed with amenities, nostalgia

The Great American Steamboat Company recently christened the steamer American Queen, the largest steamboat ever built at the revitalized Beale Street Landing in its homeport of Memphis, Tennessee by Godmother Priscilla Presley. Presley and the Great American Steamboat Company share a common passion towards the city of Memphis, a theme for the afternoon, which included […]