See the magnificent Antebellum Mansion at American Queen Voyages' exclusive resort, Nottaway in Louisiana
See the magnificent Antebellum Mansion at American Queen Voyages' exclusive resort, Nottaway in Louisiana
Visit the exclusive Nottoway Resort with American Queen Voyages'
Visit the exclusive Nottoway Resort with American Queen Voyages'
Grand Saloon Theatre onboard the American Queen
Grand Saloon Theatre onboard the American Queen
American Queen Voyages Drink and Dining
American Queen Voyages Drink and Dining
American Queen Outside Stateroom (left) Inside Stateroom (right)
American Queen Outside Stateroom (left) Inside Stateroom (right)
Facilities and Entertainment onboard American Queen
Facilities and Entertainment onboard American Queen
Enjoy inclusive food and drink onboard the American Queen
Enjoy inclusive food and drink onboard the American Queen
American Queen in Memphis and sunset views
American Queen in Memphis and sunset views
Sunset onboard the American Queen
Sunset onboard the American Queen

American Queen Voyages Mississippi River Cruise New Orleans to Memphis

All Inclusive 8 nights from £3,299 per person Including Flights

Overview

Embark on a captivating 9-day journey starting in New Orleans, where you'll enjoy a delightful pre-cruise stay with guidance from American Queen Voyages representatives. Explore the treasures of New Orleans and then experience the exclusivity of Nottoway, St. Francisville's charm, Natchez's historic homes, Vicksburg's Civil War heritage, and Greenville's rich cultural tapestry.

On the Mississippi River, savour the magic of small towns before concluding your adventure in Memphis. Delve into the city's highlights or extend your stay to explore Graceland, Beale Street, and the Civil Rights Museum. Consider adding a few extra nights in vibrant Nashville for an unforgettable conclusion to your journey. (AQV)

Itinerary Overview

Fly into New Orleans, LA - 1 night pre-cruise, New Orleans, LA embark 1 night – Nottoway, LA 1 night – St. Francisville, LA 1 night – Natchez, MS 1 night – Vicksburg, MS 1 night – Greenville, MS 1 night – Day on River 1 night – Memphis, TN Disembark and fly home

Want to make the most of your time in the South? Let us know and we can tailormake your trip to truly explore the nearby cities such as New Orleans, Memphis and Nashville.

2024 Departure Dates

Feb: 11, 25
Mar:  10, 24
Apr: 07, 21
May: 05, 19
Jun: 02, 16
Aug: 25
Sept: 08, 22
Oct: 06, 20
Nov: 03
Dec: 01, 15

2025 Departure Dates

Feb: 16
Mar:  02, 16, 30
Apr: 13, 27
May: 11, 25
Aug: 31
Sept: 14, 28
Oct: 12, 26
Nov: 09, 23

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  • Checked baggage
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  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

New Orleans, LA

Fly into New Orleans and make your way independently to your hotel. Indulge in a delightful stay at the upscale pre-cruise hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. This initial day offers you the perfect opportunity to familiarize yourself with the charm of the city. Representatives from American Queen Voyages will be on hand to guide you on dining, entertainment, and sightseeing options, ensuring you make the most of your time here.

Overnight: Pre-Cruise Hotel, breakfast included

Day 2

New Orleans, LA

Embark on a premium city highlights tour to uncover the treasures of New Orleans. Explore the distinctive sites and attractions that line the historic streets, whether it's the iconic French Quarter or the breathtaking architecture of the Garden District. This day marks the beginning of your 7-night journey aboard our river boat.

Day 3

Nottoway, LA - AQV Exclusive

Experience the exclusivity of American Queen Voyages with a visit to Nottoway, home to one of the South's largest historic mansions. The mansion, adorned with massive white columns and grand balconies, stands sentinel over the Mississippi River. On the north side, the impressive three-story Rotunda overlooks expansive lawns adorned with majestic oak trees.

Day 4

St. Francisville, MS

St. Francisville is a town brimming with natural beauty, rich history, and undeniable charm. Despite its small size, this southern gem exudes a big personality. The landscape is adorned with sprawling estates nestled in the countryside, while the lively Main Street is bustling with charming shops. Positioned on the banks of the Mississippi, this quaint port possesses a distinctive style that sets it apart and adds to its unique allure.

Day 5

Natchez, MS

Nestled along the picturesque Mississippi River, Natchez is renowned for its dedication to preserving historic homes and antebellum mansions. Immerse yourself in the charm of the city by exploring its distinctive shops, restaurants, museums, and the rich tapestry of historic homes. It's no wonder that Hugh Bayless was inspired to feature Natchez in his book "The 100 Best Towns in America," a testament to the city's unique and enduring appeal.

Day 6

Vicksburg, MS

Vicksburg, located in western Mississippi, holds historical significance as the site of a pivotal Civil War battle. The Vicksburg National Military Park, spanning the Vicksburg National Cemetery and the meticulously restored USS Cairo gunboat, stands as a testament to the city's commitment to commemorate and preserve the memory of the infamous siege line and its profound historic heritage.

Day 7

Greenville, MS

Greenville, Mississippi, is a town that seamlessly weaves together music, literature, adventure, imagination, and rich history. Recognized as the queen of the delta, Greenville boasts attributes such as its soulful blues music and the warm hospitality of its Southern residents. From inspiring Native Americans to captivating cotton barons, Pulitzer-Prize winners, Civil Rights leaders, musicians, poets, and inventors, Greenville has been a source of inspiration for greatness.

Day 8

On the Mississippi River

Witness the magic of small river towns and lush landscapes gradually fading into the horizon as sunlight dances upon the deck. Embrace the serenity of the moment by grabbing a literary classic, settling into a plush chair in a cozy corner, and savouring the tranquillity that surrounds you.

Day 9

Memphis, TN

As your journey comes to an end make your way independently to the airport. There are opportunities for you to delve deeper into Memphis, exploring highlights such as Graceland, Beale Street or the Civil Rights Museum. We can add on a few additional nights for you to make the most of your time here.

Or how about adding on a few nights in the larger than life city of Nashville?

 

  • Return international flights into New Orleans and out of Memphis
  • 1 night pre-cruise hotel in Memphis including breakfast
  • 7 nights in an Inside Stateroom on American Queen Paddle Wheeler. Upgrade to Deluxe Stateroom with Window or Outside Stateroom with Balcony available at a supplement
  • Onboard board basis: All inclusive
  • Guided tours and excursions throughout your itinerary
  • On board gratuities
  • All port taxes

What’s Not Included

  • Airport transfers
  • Additional optional excursions

 

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