Mississippi River Cruises
Introducing our lineup of stateside river cruises, exploring the heart of America. Immerse yourself among a floating palace, a testimony to our country’s finest qualities, inspired by a time of historical growth and cultural significance. Take a trip down tranquil river systems, with world-class meals prepared in elegant dining rooms, nightly entertainment inspired by the regions you drift pass, and with shore excursions in some of the quaintest towns the United States has to offer. Discover fine amenities, hospitable services, and educational enrichment during your truly American river cruising vacation. Call us to book now!
We highly recommend booking with months in advance, as preferred room categories sell quickly!
The Lower Mississippi River
New Orleans to Memphis
Dates available: Year-round
Learn what the country looked like from the perspective of our country’s early pioneers, as you travel the lower Mississippi, to an era of unobtrusive exploration and leisurely romance. Stop in vibrant storybook towns, enjoying scenic panoramic views and the tremendously beautiful countryside that helped to shape the United States.
Day 1: Sunday – New Orleans, LA Hotel Stay
Day 2: Monday – New Orleans, LA Depart 5:00pm
Day 3: Tuesday – Nottoway, LA
Day 4: Wednesday – St. Francisville, LA
Day 5: Thursday – Natchez, MS
Day 6: Friday – Vicksburg, MS
Day 7: Saturday – Greenville, MS
Day 8: Sunday – River Cruising
Day 9: Monday – Memphis, TN Disembark 8:00am
Highlights: Southern culture | Mississippi Delta heritage | Sprawling sugarcane and cotton plantations | Majestic mansions | Antebellum architecture | New Orleans Jazz and historic French Quarter | Civil War battlefield and monuments | Classic Cajun and creole Cuisine
Guided tours at each port of call, deluxe motorcoach transportation, self-guided art tours onboard your authentic steam-powered paddlewheel riverboat, pilot house and engine room tours, Broadway-caliber entertainment, themed activities and late-night lounge performances.
Cultural and regionally inspired dining, complimentary wine and beer with dinner, delicious multi-course dinners, buffets for breakfast and lunch, lavishly appointed dining rooms, 24-hour room service, seasonal dining with river views, holiday dining.
Rooms and Amenities
You’ll enjoy rooms featuring as little or as much as you desire, from multiple bathrooms to upgraded suites with lofts and furnished balconies with idyllic river views. You’ll have access to wifi/internet, coffee, tea, espresso. Some rooms include river butler service, who can make reservations for you amongst other premium services.
Comprehensive guided tours at stops in some of America’s most beautiful towns and cities, with the freedom to explore, however you’d like. You’ll enjoy access to many historic and educational attractions at each stop, up to you to follow a guided or independent route. Choose your own path and enjoy each stop’s museums, delicacies, and culture.
Onboard historians will guide you on your journey, offering intimate river chats and educational Q&A’s. They’ll give you comprehensive destination overviews, pilot house tours, and even captivating stories and tales of local lore and legends.