Lower Mississippi River Cruises

Memory flows deep and sentiment eddies and swirls along the Lower Mississippi River on these river cruises. Once divided by these very waters, when cotton was king and the plantation lifestyle was at its zenith, the North and South were at war, each armed with conflicting visions of what was worth dying for. Look back as each battlefield and grave marker has a story to tell. Then celebrate the living, breathing places where southern culture continues to enjoy a modern-day renaissance.

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(53) Lower Mississippi River Cruises Available

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Dec 11 - Dec 19

Memphis to New Orleans

Holiday - Christmas Markets

HOLIDAY MEMORIES TO LAST A LIFETIME - Amid the glittering elegance of an American Queen holiday cruise is a seasonal spirit larger than life. Experience the best of the Antebellum South during a magical time of the year and delight in all of...

Duration
9 Days
Fares from
$2,149
Dec 18 - Dec 26

New Orleans to Memphis

Holiday - Christmas Markets

HOLIDAY JEWELS OF THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI - Amid the glittering elegance of an American Queen holiday cruise is a seasonal spirit larger than life. Experience the best of the Antebellum South during a magical time of the year and delight in all of...

Duration
9 Days
Fares from
$2,149
Dec 25 - Jan 02

Memphis to New Orleans

New Year's Celebration

NEW YEAR'S CELEBRATION - Experience authentic Southern culture as you journey through living history along the lower Mississippi River where it is easy to imagine that time has stood still. Onboard the American Queen, specially decorated...

Duration
9 Days
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$2,149
Feb 19 - Feb 23

Roundtrip New Orleans

The 50s and 60s Remembered

MUSIC ON THE MISSISSIPPI -  For those looking for a brief encounter with the historic South and the classic sounds of the 50s and 60s, this is the perfect journey for you. Experience the best plantations, gardens, nostalgic music and...

Duration
5 Days
Fares from
$899
Feb 22 - Feb 27

Roundtrip New Orleans

The 50s and 60s Remembered

MUSIC ON THE MISSISSIPPI -  For those looking for a brief encounter with the historic South and the classic sounds of the 50s and 60s, this is the perfect journey for you. Experience the best plantations, gardens, nostalgic music and...

Duration
6 Days
Fares from
$1,199
Feb 26 - Mar 06

Roundtrip New Orleans

Big Band

A SWINGING GOOD TIME ON THE MISSISSIPPI -  Experience the best plantations, gardens, big band swing music and cuisine all in one incredible journey. Soak in the Antebellum spirit as stately Southern belles greet you at the impressive...

Duration
9 Days
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$1,799
Mar 05 - Mar 13

Roundtrip New Orleans

Big Band

A SWINGING GOOD TIME ON THE MISSISSIPPI -  Experience the best plantations, gardens, big band swing music and cuisine all in one incredible journey. Soak in the Antebellum spirit as stately Southern belles greet you at the impressive...

Duration
9 Days
Fares from
$1,799
Mar 12 - Mar 20

Roundtrip New Orleans

Antebellum South

THE SPIRIT OF THE ANTEBELLUM SOUTH -  This journey showcases the diversity and drama of the Lower Mississippi. From the legendary jazz of Bourbon Street to the battlefields of Vicksburg, this is an immersion in Southern Culture. Discover the...

Duration
9 Days
Fares from
$1,799
Mar 19 - Mar 27

New Orleans to Memphis

Music of America

AMERICAN MUSIC CRUISE - Discover the sights and sounds of America's rivers and the roots from which sprung a variety of musical genres. Enjoy special onboard entertainment and focused lectures highlighting the music of the regions through...

Duration
9 Days
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$1,899
Mar 26 - Apr 03

Memphis to New Orleans

Antebellum South

JEWELS OF THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI - Explore the land of bawdy blues and Southern belles. This journey showcases the diversity and drama of the Lower Mississippi River. From New Orleans to Memphis, the river rolls slowly and expansively, smooth as a...

Duration
9 Days
Fares from
$1,899
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