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Heartland Journey

Date: Jun 19-27, 2023
Starting Price: $2,999
Trip Length: 9 nights
Trip: Louisville to Clarksville (Nashville)
Cruise line: American Queen Voyages | American Countess®

Set sail on the Ohio River, but don’t forget to stop to taste the traditions of Brandenburg—Kentucky’s bourbon-infused past. In Owensboro learn the history of the distillers who operate around the city such as the Glenmore Distillery Company. Try a bowl of burgoo in Henderson. Immerse yourself in the culture of artisans in Paducah with its National Quilt Museum, art galleries, and eclectic restaurant scene. Before disembarking in Nashville (Clarksville), explore Dover, a Tennessee frontier town that reveals the value of serenity in river living.

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  • 7-night voyage aboard the American Countess with all meals included 
  • $700 early booking savings per person, is not reflected in the prices below
  • Unlimited free shore excursions in port and with your comfort in mind, deluxe private motor coaches to get you there safely
  • Live entertainment and enrichment
  • Gracious service from a professionally trained staff
  • Luxury accommodations
  • Smart-casual attire—recommends dressing up for dinner
  • Unlimited WIFI
  • Casual to refined dining options
  • Menus inspired by America’s heartland with fresh, locally sourced ingredients featuring freshly prepared lobster and USDA Prime Beef
  • Enjoy unlimited beverages and open bars & lounges
  • Round trip economy class airfare available for $499 per person (restrictions apply, call for details)


  • June 19: Louisville, Kentucky - The Brown Hotel
  • June 20: Louisville, Kentucky - Embark
  • June 21: Brandenburg, Kentucky
  • June 22: Owensboro, Kentucky
  • June 23: Henderson, Kentucky
  • June 24: Paducah, Kentucky
  • June 25: Dover, Tennessee
  • June 26: Nashville (Clarksville), Tennessee
  • June 27: Nashville (Clarksville), Tennessee - Disembark
Click here to view round trip air options for 499.00 per person >

Air Cities

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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Boston, MA
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver. CO
  • Detroit, MI
  • Newark, NJ
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Intercontinental Houston, TX
  • John F. Kennedy New York, NY
  • LaGuardia New York, NY
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Miami, FL
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
  • Midway Chicago, IL
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • O'Hare Chicago, IL
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Savannah, GA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Tampa, FL
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Washington Dulles, VA
  • West Palm Beach, FL

Deck Plans


Personalize your trip by booking shore excursions that cater to your style. Immerse yourself in local culture by discovering the unique culinary tastes of the area or take a behind the scenes look at the region’s hidden gems. Whether you want to unwind and experience more of the local flare or embark on an epic adventure, there is an excursion waiting for you. Premium Shore Excursions become available for booking 6 months prior to departure. Space is limited and fills up quickly, so click here to book your onshore adventures through American Queen Voyages.

Hop-On Hop-Off Experiences

American Queen Voyages guests are invited to participate in the Exclusive Hop-on Hop-off tour experience. These tours are included in your cruise fare and are available for guest’s use at nearly every river port with no pre-booking required. American Queen’s industry leading and award winning “Steamcoaches” make it easy for guests to explore river ports and attractions with no additional cost.

Cancellation Policy

REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS: If you change your plans or cancel, your rights to a refund are limited. Submit a written cancellation to cancel@gonext.com. Upon receipt of a written cancellation from you, the following fees will apply (as indicated in days prior to initial flight departure).
Cancellation Fees:
121 days or more = $250 per person
120-91 days = 25% of total fare
90-61 days = 50% of total fare
60-31 days = 75% of total fare
30-0 days = 100% of total fare
Any requests for cancellation must be communicated to Go Next in writing. Applicable refunds, if any, will be made within 90 days after the cancellation. (Subject to change; refer to your brochure for current rates.)
Available To Book

Heartland Journey

Date: Jun 19-27, 2023
Starting Price: $2,999
Trip Length: 9 nights
Trip: Louisville to Clarksville (Nashville)
Cruise line: American Queen Voyages | American Countess®
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