I haven't given this any thought but saw an article for a new riverboat launching in 2017. I don't know as we would try it but am interested in others' thoughts.


"American Queen Steamboat Company, which owns and operates the 436-passenger American Queen on the Mississippi and 223-passenger American Empress in the Pacific Northwest, said it will launch a new vessel, the 166-guest American Duchess, in June 2017 on the Mississippi.

American Queen president Ted Sykes said construction will begin soon on a recently purchased American-made hull for a boat that will become the Memphis-based company’s third vessel. The all-suite American Duchess will be the first purpose-built boutique paddlewheeler, offering guests the largest suites on the Mississippi in every category...."