American Queen Mississippi River Cruise

American Queen Mississippi River Cruise

  • 7-night cruise along the Mighty Mississippi River
  • Explore the rich history and culture of the Big Easy - New Orleans
  • Visit historic mansions and sugar cane plantation homes

* This American Queen Mississippi River Cruise can be experienced as a reverse itinerary, from Memphis to New Orleans.

A true taste of America's Deep South

Experience a true taste of America's Deep South. Cruise along the mighty Mississippi River and discover authentic Southern culture as you soak up the history and romantic spirit of the Antebellum era. Visit historic sugar plantations, fertile cotton fields and imposing pillared mansions that spread across that plains of Mississippi, as well as the battlefields that saw a darker side of history during the Civil War.

Itinerary

Day 1 (Arrival and overnight in New Orleans)

With the sounds of live jazz and the spicy smells of fresh Cajun and Creole cuisine flow through the air around every corner, New Orleans is a melting pot of cultures and boasts some of the most beautiful architectural styles you could find in one place. Explore the historic streets in the famed French Quarter, or admire the beauty of nature as you stroll around the stunning Garden District and City Park. Don’t miss out on visiting popular attractions such as the National WWII Museum, Audubon Zoological Gardens or Jackson Square, frequented by fortune tellers and street performers.

INCLUDES : Room Only

Day 1 (Arrival and overnight in New Orleans)

Day 2: American Queen - New Orleans, LA

Following your first night stay in New Orleans, your Voyage Check-in opens at 9am (until midday) giving you the opportunity to ask any question you may have about the cruise and arrange your transfers to the vessel for later that day. Enjoy the afternoon exploring more of what New Orleans has to offer before boarding your complimentary boat transfers to the American Queen. Once on-board wave goodbye to the Big Easy as you set sail on an incredible adventure up the Mighty Mississippi!

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: American Queen - New Orleans, LA

Day 3: American Queen - Nottoway, LA

Your first point of call will be Nottoway - the South’s largest remaining Antebellum mansion which holds a rich history dating back to 1859. Over looking the great Mississippi River, you will enjoy a tour of the 'White Castle' which transport you back an era of grandeur and glory. This stunning historical plantation captures a blend of true Southern hospitality, history and mystery.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: American Queen - Nottoway, LA

Day 4: American Queen - St. Francisville, LA

Located on the foundations of an old 1790’s settlement, Bayou Sara, St. Francisville is known as the oldest town in the Florida Parishes. When the original settlement was destroyed by fires and floods, many of its artefacts were hauled up the bluff which is where they can still be seen today. Known locally as “two miles long and two yards wide”, this town is filled with boutique shops, beautiful parklands and historic homes, and Spanish moss trees grow throughout the town, lending its beautiful southern comfort to the atmosphere.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: American Queen - St. Francisville, LA

Day 5: American Queen - Natchez, MS

A charming river town, Natchez was first inhabited by Indians and French explorers who between them shared the land. As one of the oldest towns along the Mississippi having been founded in 1716, it is a city known for its hospitality, elegance and history. Enjoy exploring the unique shops, historical houses and museums that are scattered throughout the city.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: American Queen - Natchez, MS

Day 6: American Queen - Vicksburg, MS

Blending Southern culture and heritage with the excitement of modern-day attractions, Vicksburg offers the perfect balance of both. Carrying a history like no other Civil War city, Vicksburg was founded in 1811 and was a vital river port described by Abraham Lincoln as the “Key to the South”. This is the perfect destination to discover more about the battles of the city, visit the many local museums and savour on the great Southern cuisine.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: American Queen - Vicksburg, MS

Day 7: American Queen - Greenville, MS

Greenville is at the very heart and soul of Mississippi Delta! Located just a short distance from Indianola, birth place of B.B. King and numerous other blues singers, Greenville has a creative culture ingrained deep in its roots. This small town is home to many writers and authors, which includes the author of the Muppets. In fact it is local legend that the Greenville water grows writers. Also known for its gardening, this beautiful town’s southern soul and charm is sure to win your heart.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: American Queen - Greenville, MS

Day 8: American Queen - Leisurely River Cruising

This is what it is all about – the Mighty Mississippi. Spend your time on-board the American Queen and relax in one of the many public spaces around the steamboat as you watch the beauty of the Southern states sail on by. As it is your final day on-board, why not consider booking an indulgent, stress-relieving massage at the American Queen spa.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: American Queen - Leisurely River Cruising

Day 9: American Queen - Memphis, TN

Today is the day you depart the American Queen having created many memorable moments and new friends along the way, but that doesn’t need to be the end of the adventure should you choose. For your American Queen River Cruise adventure, this is the end, but you’re in Memphis famed for being the home of the “king” himself; Elvis Presley. Why not ask our American Specialists about extending your stay in Memphis, Tennessee.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 9: American Queen - Memphis, TN

Ship Cabins

Inside Stateroom

  • Up to approx. 140 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • Ample shelving and storage space
  • HD LCD television
  • Shower
  • Located on the Observation (4) and Texas (3) Decks
  • Inside Stateroom

    Deluxe Outside Stateroom with Bay Window

  • Up to approx. 190 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • Bay window overlooking the ever changing scenery of the American heartlands
  • Ample shelving and storage space
  • HD LCD television
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Located on Cabin (2) Deck
  • Deluxe Outside Stateroom with Bay Window

    Outside Stateroom with Open Veranda

  • Up to approx. 190 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • French doors opening up to the outdoors deck area
  • Ample shelving and storage space
  • HD LCD television
  • Shower or shower/tub combination
  • Located on Observation (4), Texas (3) and Cabin (2) Decks
  • Outside Stateroom with Open Veranda

    Deluxe Outside Stateroom with Private Veranda

  • Up to approx. 190 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • French doors open up to your own private veranda
  • Ample shelving and storage space
  • HD LCD television
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Located on the Texas (3) Deck
  • Deluxe Outside Stateroom with Private Veranda

    Superior Outside Stateroom with Open Veranda

  • Up to approx. 210 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • French doors open up to deck area
  • Sitting area
  • Vanity mirror and desk
  • Ample shelving and storage space
  • HD LCD television
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Located on the Promenade (5) and Observation (4) Deck
  • Superior Outside Stateroom with Open Veranda

    Suite with Open Veranda

  • Up to approx. 230 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • French doors open up to deck area
  • Sitting area with sofa bed
  • Vanity mirror and desk
  • Ample shelving and storage space
  • HD LCD television
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Located on the Promenade (5) Deck
  • Exclusive suite-level Commodore Service including River Butler
  • Suite with Open Veranda

    Luxury Suite with Private or Open Veranda

  • Up to approx. 363 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • French doors open up to private or open veranda
  • Sitting area with sofa bed
  • Keurig coffee maker
  • Personal refrigerator
  • Vanity mirror and desk
  • Ample shelving and storage space
  • HD LCD television
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Located on the Promenade (5) and Texas (3) Deck
  • Exclusive suite-level Commodore Service including River Butler
  • Luxury Suite with Private or Open Veranda

    Owner's Suite with Exclusive Veranda

  • Up to approx. 348 sq. ft.
  • 690 sq. ft. Exclusive Veranda
  • Furnished patio with sofa, two chairs and coffee table
  • Queen bed
  • French doors open up to Exclusive Veranda
  • Lounging area with sofa bed
  • Dressing area
  • Ample shelving and storage space
  • HD LCD television
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Located on the Promenade (5) Deck
  • Exclusive suite-level Commodore Service including River Butler
  • Owner's Suite with Exclusive Veranda

    Pricing

    Prices from: 4th March 2018 - 23rd December 2018

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    Note: 'From' prices are per person based on 2 people sharing one room travelling in the season dates indicated and are subject to availability. Call us today for an instant price based on your specific travel dates and travel party requirements.

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