2024 : America's Heartland : St. Paul to St. Louis

Witness a scenic cultural tapestry
On this enlightening journey on the Upper Mississippi, you will hear stories of pioneers and the Lewis and Clark Expedition; walk in the footsteps of Mark Twain; and learn about the Norwegian migration. Enjoy the view as your ship navigates through the river's intricate lock system. And experience the region's many cultural treasures-from ragtime, polka and Norwegian folk music to Wisconsin cheese, craft beer and hearty stews.

Viking Inclusive Value


  • One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • Enrichment lectures & Destination Performances
  • Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
  • 24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
  • Port taxes & fees
  • Ground transfers with Viking Air purchase


  • River-view stateroom
  • Hotel-style bed with optional twin-bed configuration; luxury linens & pillows
  • 42" flat-screen, interactive LCD TV with intuitive remote & complimentary Movies On Demand
  • 110/120 volt US-standard outlets with USB ports
  • Mini-bar; security safe; hair dryer
  • Spacious glass-enclosed shower
  • Heated bathroom floor & anti-fog mirror
  • Premium Freyja┬« toiletries; plush robes & slippers
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping

    Day by Day

    Day 1 - St. Paul, Minnesota (USA)

    Used as a base by westward settlers heading to the Dakotas, St. Paul was called the "Last City of the East."

    Day 2 - Red Wing, Minnesota (USA)

    Red Wing was built with the farming skills and craftsmanship of New Englanders and German, Irish and Scandinavian immigrants.

    Day 3 - La Crosse, Wisconsin (USA)

    La Crosse enjoys a deep connection to its stunning Norwegian Valley, where Norwegian immigrants carved out a unique culture.

    Day 4 - Dubuque, Iowa (USA)

    Renowned for its 19th-century ingenuity and modern-day cultural evolution, Dubuque is often called the "Masterpiece on the Mississippi."

    Day 5 - Quad Cities, Iowa (USA)

    Straddling the confluence of the Mississippi and Rock Rivers, the Quad Cities area rests amid "America's Breadbasket."

    Day 6 - Burlington, Iowa (USA)

    Home to numerous historic buildings, Burlington grew into a major economy with the arrival of steamboats and the railroad.

    Day 7 - Hannibal, Missouri (USA)

    Charming Hannibal is the childhood home of Mark Twain and the inspiration for his stories of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.

    Day 8 - St. Louis, Missouri (USA)

    A crossroads for 19th-century explorers, St. Louis is home to the iconic Gateway Arch, a monument to westward expansion.

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    Cruise Line
    Viking River Cruises
    Offer valid through 12/31/2023
    8 Days
    Cruise Ship
    Viking Mississippi

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    Day 1St. Paul  
    Day 2Red Wing  
    Day 3La Crosse  
    Day 4Dubuque  
    Day 5Quad Cities  
    Day 6Burlington  
    Day 7Hannibal  
    Day 8St. Louis  

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