Mississippi River
The Best of the Mississippi River: Voyage Into Southern Heritage
Explore the Mississippi River aboard a steam-powered paddlewheel riverboat, attending jazz performances, learning about Civil War history and enjoying three nights in New Orleans!
Rating (4.95)
Program No. 20994RJ
12 days
Starts at
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Flights start at
30 Meals
10 Breakfasts
10 Lunches
10 Dinners
The following choices may be available when requested in advance: Vegetarian, Gluten Free
Lodgings may differ by date. Select a date to see the lodgings specific to that date.
Dec 03, 2017 - Dec 14, 2017 (Memphis, Tenn to Departure)
  • Sep 15, 2017 - Sep 25, 2017 (New Orleans, Louisiana to Departure)
  • Sep 29, 2017 - Oct 09, 2017 (New Orleans, Louisiana to Departure)
  • Oct 20, 2017 - Oct 30, 2017 (New Orleans, Louisiana to Departure)
  • Nov 03, 2017 - Nov 13, 2017 (New Orleans, Louisiana to Departure)
  • Dec 03, 2017 - Dec 14, 2017 (Memphis, Tenn to Departure)
1 night
The Hotel is located in the heart of the downtown area with 590 guest rooms. Easy accessibility around the city plus they are an official stop of the Main Street trolley which offers convenient access to the FedEx Forum, National Civil Rights Museum and the South Main Historic Arts District. From the hotel it is a short walk from the Mississippi River and Beale Street.
American Queen
7 nights
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.
3 nights
New Orleans
The first sounds of jazz were heard in the dance halls on the very blocks surrounding the hotel. Magnificent jazz murals commemorating this historic neighborhood including a 150-foot clarinet mural...New Orleans newest landmark! The hotel, in the heart of downtown, is 6 blocks from the French Quarter. True Southern hospitality will make you feel right at home while still close to all the action. Multi-lingual staff.
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