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7 Night Upper Mississippi River Cruise and Land Tour

From Red Wing, Minnesota, (United States) to St Louis, Missouri, (United States)

American Melody
American Cruise Lines
4 Stars
Cruise #: 7642685
Sail Date: Saturday, Jul 25, 2026
Return Date: Saturday, Aug 1, 2026
Room Types & Rates:
Balcony
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7 Night Upper Mississippi River Cruise and Land Tour

Land Segment of Itinerary

Saturday - Jul 25, 2026
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  • Red Wing, United States
Nestled among the scenic bluffs of the Upper Mississippi River, Red Wing's beauty has inspired artists, writers, and musicians for over 150 years, delivering a diverse blend of arts, entertainment, and activities for your pleasure. Enjoy a show at the historic Sheldon Theatre of Performing Arts or observe the beauty of nature at one of Red Wing's 38 parks. ...
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Sunday - Jul 26, 2026
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  • La Crosse, United States
Step into 19th-century America in La Crosse, located on the banks of three captivating rivers. La Crosse is home to Riverside Park, where you'll discover beautiful gardens, an outdoor performance center, and inspiring sculptures. Enjoy breathtaking, panoramic views from Grandad Bluff, a 600-foot-high bluff which overlooks the entire city. Led by a local expert, gain insight into the city's development from the boomtown riverboat days through the roaring '20s to the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. ...
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Monday - Jul 27, 2026
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  • Cruising the Mississippi River, United States
As you make your way from La Crosse to Dubuque, reflect upon the rich history of the Mississippi River and the variety of music born upon its shores. Listen to the talented performers in one of the lounges or share the afternoon with fellow travelers.
Tuesday - Jul 28, 2026
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  • Davenport, Iowa
Davenport is your largest cruise port between St. Louis and St. Paul and one of the four "Quad Cities" that combine into a larger metro area. The first railroad to reach the Mississippi River connected Chicago to Rock Island, Illinois, across the river. The area features diverse attractions ranging from grand historic mansions lining the river, renowned museums, rich Native American history, and the largest agricultural exhibit in the world. Be enlightened by the region's history, culture, and environment at the Smithsonian-affiliated Putnam Museum and Science Center. Learn how American ingenuity powers the Midwest's ability to feed the nation at the expansive John Deere Pavilion as you amble through interactive exhibits of vintage and modern high-tech equipment that reveal the evolution of inventions that revolutionized American farming. ...
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Wednesday - Jul 29, 2026
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  • Madison, United States
Founded as an active military outpost in 1808, Fort Madison was one of three posts established by the U.S. Army to maintain control over the newly acquired Louisiana Territory. Today, Fort Madison offers visitors a vibrant cultural scene, bucolic landscapes, and an active agritourism industry which celebrates the American heartland. Explore its many historic districts, where you can admire the well-preserved Victorian and post-Renaissance architecture. Enjoy the area's museums, unique boutiques, antique shops, as well as the local breweries and wineries. ...
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Thursday - Jul 30, 2026
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  • Hannibal, United States
Explore Hannibal, "America's Hometown", a mere block from the ship, where Mark Twain's home and museum illuminate the events that shaped his life and career. Elements of his childhood adventures were woven into classics like The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Run your hand along Aunt Polly's fence, explore Injun Joe's Cave, and get reacquainted with one of the world's most beloved authors. Explore other nearby museums and the charming downtown Main Street with unique shops, art galleries, and tasty temptations. ...
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Friday - Jul 31, 2026
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St Louis, United States
  • St Louis, United States
  • Bus Travel

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Day 7 - Friday - Jul 31, 2026
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Cruise Begins
  • Cruise Begins
  • Alton, United States
St. Louis is often referred to as the "Gateway to the West". Take in the Gateway Arch Riverfront, highlighted by the Gateway Arch, the largest man-made monument in the United States. Enjoy the city's many world-class attractions, including the Art Museum, Science Center, Anheuser-Busch Brewery, and the Missouri History Museum. End your day by relaxing at the Missouri Botanical Garden, one of the world's most popular public gardens. Alton is an idyllic town, known for its scenic limestone bluffs along the river and its rich Civil War history. The National Great Rivers Museum, located at the Melvin Price Locks and Dam, tells the stories of the Mississippi River's history, the people that rely on the River, and its many ecosystems. Hometown of jazz musician Miles Davis and Robert Wadlow, the tallest known person in history (8'11"), Alton is an inspiring and picturesque destination and the perfect place to begin your Upper Mississippi journey. ...
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Saturday - Aug 1, 2026
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  • Alton, United States
  • Cruise Ends

Land Segment of Itinerary

Day 8 - Saturday - Aug 1, 2026
Day
8
  • Bus Travel
  • St Louis, United States
Enjoy breakfast on board the ship, before beginning your journey home. Reflect upon your adventures and the new friends made along the way.
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