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Adventures Afloat: Steamboat Into Southern Culture: A Louisiana and Mississippi Voyage

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Program #20664RJ
11 Days | 10 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Cheryl from Richmond, VA Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 02/19/14 - 03/01/14
This trip was fantastic. We started with an introduction to the rich heritage of New Orleans, including its architecture and the horrific destruction of Katrina and the rebuilding efforts and resiliciency of its people. We continued learning about the history of south LA on the riverboat. The boat is beautifully adorned, the food elegant, and the staff accommodating and delightful. Our leader and experts made this a most enjoyable experience. I would do it again.

Maxine from Kailua, HI Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 02/19/14 - 03/01/14
very easy to navigate.

Barbara from New York, NY Number of programs attended: 77
Date attended: 11/13/13 - 11/23/13
Read Mark Twain's "Life on the Mississippi" to encourage you to find out what that life is. Of course, it was written in another age, but will give you background for more history of the area, and if you're a New Yorker like me, you'll add to what you know about our country. New Orleans was fine, the boat is special and the people who are in your group will be friendly.

Verna from Appleton, WI Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 11/13/13 - 11/23/13
This Program was excellent. It was enjoyable,interesting and educational. The accommodations were wonderful and the food delicious. It was far better than I expected.

Nancy from Loveland, CO Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 11/13/13 - 11/23/13
If you lived your life in the north of our country and have ever wondered what the south was like, try going to New Orleans and taking an authentic paddle boat up the Mississippi. You'll find out some amazing different views of our United States. You may agree with some and disagree with others, but you will be interested!

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