2019 Post-Cruise: New Orleans - The Ultimate New Orleans Experience

Our Big Easy City Stay package enriches the overall value of your river cruise experience by giving you an opportunity to explore the diverse culture of New Orleans after your voyage. Immerse yourself in Southern Culture as you enjoy an additional three days and two nights in New Orleans. Disembark the American Queen and begin the next leg of your journey with our exclusive, 4-hour New Orleans Highlights city tour. Unwind in the 4-star New Orleans Le Meridien Hotel located in the fabulous French Quarter which has everything you need to make your stay as enjoyable as your voyage on the American Queen. Imagine, located just a short stroll from your door is everything that makes this city famous; The French Quarter, Jackson Square, Harrah’s Casino, The Central Business District and New Orleans’ legendary Bourbon Street.

Your 2019 American Queen City Stay Includes:

  • Three-day/Two-night premium hotel stay at the 4-star Le Meridien Hotel

  • Disembarkation Day Premium Shore Excursion: New Orleans Highlights
    Join us for a 4-hour American Queen Exclusive excursion and experience New Orleans’ rich historic past and eclectic beauty. Upon disembarkation from the American Queen, our luxury motorcoaches will transport you and your luggage on a guided tour exploring this great city dubbed “The Big Easy”. This special tour includes:

    - Driving tour with views of breathtaking sights throughout the French Quarter, Jackson Square and Garden District
    - A stop at City Park for a beignet and cup of coffee at The Morning Call coffee shop
    - A stop at St. Louis Cemetery #3 to view the ornate tombs
    - Tour is approximately 4 hours in duration and concludes at the Le Meridien Hotel

  • Two full American breakfasts at the hotel

  • 3-day Jazzy Pass (public transit streetcar) for transportation around downtown New Orleans

  • Voucher for a traditional New Orleans Jazz Brunch at Court of Two Sisters Restaurant in the heart of the French Quarter

  • American Queen Exclusive Attraction Pass -  Admission to seven of New Orleans' highest rated attractions:

    Mardi Gras World 
    Experience a behind the scenes glimpse into this infamous New Orleans festival
    The National WWII Museum 
    This award-winning museum exhibits the epic and global scale of the war that changed the world
    Audubon Zoo 
    Located in the historic section, this zoo offers an exotic mix of animals from around the globe
    Treme Walking Tour 
    This award-winning tour showcases architecture, music history, Mardi Gras history and more!
    Old U.S. Mint 
    Built in 1835, the Old U.S. Mint is the only building in America to serve both as a U.S. and Confederate Mint
    Confederate Memorial Hall Museum 
    Known as the "Battle Abbey of the South" due to its elaborate architecture
    Longue Vue House & Gardens 
    Enjoy a guided tour of this unique three story home and pristine gardens

  • Transportation from the Le Meridien Hotel to the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport on day of departure

  • Local American Queen City Stay representative at the hotel to answer questions and assist with planning your stay in New Orleans

Standard Package Pricing
$499 per guest - Triple Occupancy |  $599 per guest  - Double Occupancy  |  $999 per guest  - Single Occupancy
Please note that the City Stay package is not availble on the following date: 2/25

All city stay pricing, availability and package information is subject to change without notice.

For booking or more information, please call our reservations team at 888-749-5280.