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LOUISIANA / MISSISSIPPI / TENNESSEE / ARKANSAS

Adventures Afloat: Southern Heritage on the Mississippi River

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Program #20994RJ
11 Days | 10 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
Road Scholar has thousands of educational adventures to choose from. A good way to narrow down our list is to browse our collection of "Most Popular" programs.
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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.
Board a magnificent steam-powered paddlewheel riverboat for a classic Mississippi River voyage. Experience the music, food, natural beauty and architectural grandeur of Dixie in historic Vicksburg, Natchez and Baton Rouge and small river towns. Plus spend three days exploring incomparable New Orleans in depth.


Highlights

• Experience the music, food and architecture of New Orleans with a local expert and enjoy a jazz show at Fritzel's Jazz Club.
• Go back in time to the antebellum South at sprawling riverside plantations.
• Board a small boat for an eco-excursion to find alligators and other wildlife of the Louisiana bayou.

Program Notes

The 12/6/2015 and 12/10/2015 dates of this program will be in celebration of the Road Scholar 40th anniversary.

Activity Notes

Please note that this program may require embarking and disembarking from the ship up and down steep embankments. Assistance is available if needed in each port. The ability to stand for up to an hour during field trips may be required.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Memphis, Tenn., embark American Queen, 7 nights (ports of call include Greenville, Miss., Vicksburg, Miss., Natchez, St. Francisville, La., Baton Rouge, White Castle, LA; disembark New Orleans, 3 nights; departure.

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Dec 6 — Dec 16, 2014 waitlist only  
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Special Offer: Free round-trip air from many cities is included in the program price! [Call an Advisor toll free at (877) 426-8056 for more information.] Please note free airfare may be limited. We suggest enrolling as soon as possible to ensure availability.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

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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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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