Rivers offers a premier way to travel, and an unmatched experience to sights along the Mighty Mississippi, through and to European countries, or across the seas to Southeast Asia and Africa. Aboard a river cruise, you will wind amid scenery of historic towns, castles, abbeys, wineries and more. Europe itself is home to over 100 river cruise ships, and offers specialty tours through the countryside, departures themed to holiday seasons, and more exclusives available when you book through AAA Travel.

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From the Mississippi, to the Rhine, Danube, Seine, Mekong and more— these acclaimed rivers can’t wait to welcome you onboard.

Featured River Cruise Deals

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises

From the rivers of Europe to exotic India, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Peru and Egypt, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises provides an intimate view of some of the world’s oldest civilizations while elevating all-inclusive luxury river cruising to an entirely new level. Enjoy exquisite regionally inspired cuisine, one-of-a-kind ships, carefully curated experiences and outstanding service.

Destinations: Central Europe, Italy, France, Portugal & Spain, Russia, Asia, Egypt, India, Peru

Learn more about All-Inclusive Luxury River Cruising with Uniworld.

Uniworld River Cruise cruise ship.

Viking River Cruises

Viking River Cruises boasts the most extensive fleet of river cruises vessels, and proudly offers you the best ships in each region where they travel. Enjoy all the comfort and elegance of river cruising: attentive and professional staff, delicious onboard meals and spectacular scenery from every stateroom and public area. All onboard meals are included, plus featured guided tours on every itinerary, and a Risk-Free guarantee policy upon booking.

Destinations: Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Asia, Egypt

Listen and experience the Viking difference.

New to 2022! Viking Mississippi River Cruises

Viking is proud to announce 2022 and beyond sailings through America's heartland - including picturesque towns, roaring cities, and a bustling American history around every bend of the "Mighty Mississippi."

Read more about river cruising on the Mississippi with Viking.

Viking River Cruise cruise ship.

AmaWaterways River Cruises

AmaWaterways is a leading river cruise line with innovative itineraries, award-winning upscale ships and highly inclusive pricing. You’ll enjoy delectable meals and world-class service on board, while professionally guided excursions reveal new sights and experiences ashore.

Destinations: Europe, Africa, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Egypt

Discover if a European river cruise with AmaWaterways is right for you.

AmaWaterways River Cruise cruise ship.

American Queen Steamboat Company

America’s most authentic paddlewheel riverboats move you forward in relaxation and backward in time. Soak up the view as the wonders of the rivers gently slide by onboard a unique cruise experience with American Queen Steamboat Company. Explore the vessel’s stunning art collection throughout the boat. See magnificent sights through pre-hotel stays and shore excursions. Indulge in 24-hour room service, onboard lounge space and more when you choose American Queen.

Featured Rivers: Mississippi, Illinois, Ohio, Tennessee and Cumberland, Columbia and Snake

American Queen Steamboat cruise ship.

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