Extension: New Orleans — All of Life’s Best Ingredients!

Extend your adventure by three nights in New Orleans, immersed in playful gastronomy, dynamic culture, the joyful sounds of jazz and welcoming locals at every turn.
Program No. 23288RJ
4 days
Starts at
4 days
3 nights
9 meals
3B 1BR 2L 3D
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At a Glance

Heighten your sense of learning and merriment during three additional nights in New Orleans, gaining insight into the centuries-old story of N’awlins, its charismatic people, gastronomic playfulness and jazz music roots. With a local expert at your side, go behind the scenes to discover what makes New Orleans tick and why it trumpets its time-honored phrase 24/7: “Laissez les bons temps rouler.” Let the good times roll!

Program Extension

To take this extension, enroll in this main program first.

Steamboat Adventure: Voyage the Length of the Mississippi

Voyage the length of the Mississippi River aboard an elegant river vessel on this extraordinary 23-night learning adventure.
Activity Level
Easy Going

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience a coach field trip of New Orleans, including Lake Pontchartrain, Bayou St. John, City Park with its glorious oak trees and the Ninth Ward, where Hurricane Katrina’s damage lingers.
  • Explore the renowned WWII Museum and go inside the war with first-person accounts, including industrial efforts on the home front and the combat experience of Americans abroad.
  • Enjoy a brunch at a celebrated New Orleans restaurant, complete with favorites such as Creole jambalaya, grits and grillades, and lip-smacking gumbo.

General Notes

This adventure may only be taken as an extension of "Steamboat Adventure: Voyage the Length of the Mississippi" (#22501).
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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.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Charlene Corris
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