22501
Mississippi River
Steamboat Adventure: Voyage the Length of the Mississippi
Voyage the length of the Mississippi River aboard an elegant river vessel on this extraordinary 22-night learning adventure.
Rating (5)
Program No. 22501PJK
Length
25 days
Starts at
9,995
Special Offer
Flights start at
FREE
25 days
24 nights
69 meals
24B 21L 24D
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New Orleans, LA
New Orleans, LA
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New Orleans, LA
New Orleans, LA
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St. Francisville, LA
St. Francisville, LA
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Vicksburg, MS
Vicksburg, MS
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Greenville, MS
Greenville, MS
10
River Cruising
On the Mississippi River aboard the American Queen
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Memphis, TN
Memphis, TN
12
River Cruising
On the Mississippi River aboard the American Queen
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New Madrid, MO
New Madrid, MO
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Paducah, KY
Paducah, KY
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Cape Girardeau, MO
Cape Girardeau, MO
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Chester, IL
Chester, IL
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St. Louis, MO
St. Louis, MO
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Alton, IL
Alton, IL
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Hannibal, MO
Hannibal, MO
20
River Cruising
On the Mississippi River aboard the American Queen
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Clinton, IA
Clinton, IA
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Dubuque, IA
Dubuque, IA
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At a Glance

Voyage back through time to an America seen through the eyes of pioneers on this extraordinary 24-night Mississippi River learning adventure. Starting in New Orleans, travel the length of the Mighty Mississippi aboard an elegant river vessel. Go ashore to learn about American heritage in small towns and vibrant cities, experiencing history and modern life at pivotal Civil War sites, cultural landmarks and on the main streets of America’s heartland.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to one mile on flat terrain. Participants must be able to embark and disembark the riverboat up and down steep embankments.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience authentic America along the river, from jazz in New Orleans to the boyhood home of Mark Twain in Missouri.
  • Learn from a trio of top instructors during Road Scholar exclusive lectures on topics including southern culture, the Civil War and steamboat history.
  • Explore the site of St. Louis's original settlement, Leclede's Landing, with a local expert before visiting the Cathedral Basilica's world-class collection of mosaics.

General Notes

Please note that some dates of this program runs in reverse.
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Charlene Corris
When the youngest of Charlene’s four children started kindergarten, she saw took the opportunity to finish her education. Charlene earned degrees in Travel Administration and International Relations and has worked in travel for 25 years, working in group sales development and operations and managing a retail travel agency prior to opening her own business, Custom Travel Concepts. Her knowledge of history and geography has given her a keen ability to develop historical programs and has positioned her as a leader in her field.
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Charlene Corris
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