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Adventures Afloat: Southern Heritage on the Mississippi River

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Program #20994RJ
11 Days | 10 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
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Start of Program
Dec 6, 2014
After arriving at Memphis airport, take taxi to American Queen docked at: Greenbelt Park, North End of Island Drive, Memphis, TN 38103. Meet in Boat Theater (level 3) between 3-4:30pm
You will be staying at the American Queen that night.
Location: Memphis, Tenn

End of Program
Dec 16, 2014
Program ends in New Orleans on 12/16 after breakfast at 8:30 amYou will be returned to the airport by 10:30 am
You will be staying at the Holiday Inn the night before.
Location: Departure
Type: Riverboat

Description: The American Queen Featuring six decks and measuring 418 feet in length, the American Queen is the world’s largest river steamboat. Modern amenities meet classic river ambiance aboard the American Queen. The 222 staterooms and suites are filled with modern appointments and carefully selected furnishings. Finely crafted hardwood fixtures, grand furnishings and gleaming brass detail the ship’s interior. The gazebo-style pilothouse and towering “feathered” stacks are both designed to be lowered to allow passage under bridges. Each stateroom has private facilities and ample storage. Cabins differ in size, amenity and cost. Limited singles are available.

Ship Information: See above description

Contact info:
Docked at River in Memphis
Memphis, TN 38103 USA
phone: 888-749-5280
Room amenities: Varies with category purchased

Facility amenities: Laundry on board.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Contact info:
330 Loyola Road
New Orleans, LA 70112 USA
phone: 504-581-1600
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Our Value Promise To You

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
10 nights of accommodations
27 meals: 9 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 9 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
12 Performances

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4.8
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