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Southern Charms

New Orleans to Memphis

Southern Charms

per person
  • Apr 21 - 29, 2024
  • From $ 4,239
  • Land, River Cruise
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  • Moderate
  • Details

Experience the Mississippi River from New Orleans to Memphis as you meander through striking architecture and historical landscapes on this 8-night cruise aboard American Queen Voyages’ American Queen. Enjoy an included 1-night stay in New Orleans before embarking on a journey through Louisiana and Mississippi. Dine on authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine and immerse yourself in the beauty of the South.

Spend time in Nottoway, home of the largest remaining historic mansion in the South, then enjoy a day fishing along the soothing riverbank in Pointe Coupee. Walk the historic streets of Natchez, Mississippi’s oldest city, and explore the famous Museum of African American History and Culture. The love for literature and history runs deep in Vicksburg and Greenville. Experience the abundant museums and expand your imagination by learning about famous authors and poets from these ports.

  • NEW INCLUSIVE cruise fare now includes port taxes and fees & gratuities
  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay in New Orleans—with breakfast, coverage of taxes, porterage, and transfers to the American Queen
  • 8-night trip with voyage aboard the American Queen, with all meals included 
  • $750 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
  • 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)
  • Included
    Southern Charms