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Old May 19th, 2008, 03:21 PM
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Was thinking that a Ms. River cruise on one of those old fashioned paddle boats would be something different. Has anyone ever done this? Who could I contact for info?

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The Mississippi Queen is out of service for this year, but to find the schedule for American Queen, just google Mississippi Queen. I've always wanted to do a cruise as we often see them when we pilot our houseboat on the Upper Mississippi.
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Unfortunately, the Mississippi Queen andthe Delta Queen are both out of service this season. But the American Queen is a beautiful paddle boat.

She is more modern and less authentic than the others, just so you know. But she is a very nice boat on the inside (and out), much larger than the other two and with more onboard activities. I have dnne three of these (American Queen twice, Delta Queen once). I think they are great.
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Paul, if one was to take a river boat trip up the Mississippi, what time of
year would you suggest? Do they make stops anywhere?
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