Photos credit: American Queen Steamboat Company
Mississippi River Cruise
Memphis to New Orleans
Pickup: Lancaster, Ephrata Times pending
Price per person: Category E $3,955 Double $6,175 Single
Category C $5,995 Double $9,575 Single
Category B $6,369 Double $10,159 Single
Category A $6,599 Double $10,579 Single
Deposit – $500 per person at registration
*Travel insurance, additional, per category below (optional).
Category E +195 per person Category C +300 per person
Category B +325 per person Category A +550 per person
All onboard meals with multiple dining venues.
Cat E $300 per person; Cats C, B, A – $500 per person discount if registered by July 31, 2018.
*Government-issued Photo ID required (such as a driver’s license.)*
Day 1 *Arrive in Memphis, TN, for an overnight pre-cruise stay with the American Queen at the Sheraton Memphis Downtown (or similar) *Enjoy a free evening to get acquainted with the city The American Queen Hospitality Desk will be located in the hotel for your convenience between 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm to assist you with questions and reserving Premium Shore Excursions as well as sightseeing suggestions.
Day 2 *Explore Memphis on own before boarding the American Queen for an unforgettable journey Enjoy modern amenities and classic luxury and nightly entertainment and stroll the decks admiring the scenery during your cruise.
Day 3 *Relax onboard with a stress-relieving massage or browse the gift shop or take time to mingle with other guests *Discover Greenville, Mississippi or see Indianola, B. B. King’s hometown
Day 4 *Tour Vicksburg, described as the “Key to the South” by Abraham Lincoln and a major component to the Civil War *Learn about the battles of the city, visit museums and taste the cuisine
Day 5 *Explore beautiful Natchez, oldest city on the Mississippi, seeing the restored mansions of Rosalie, Magnolia Hall and Stanton Hall
Day 6 *See Baton Rouge, LA, the Capital of Louisiana and home to the largest capitol building in the United States *View architecture, enjoy the cuisine and visit museums
Day 7 *Tour iconic locations such as Old Market Hall and Royal Street in St. Francisville, LA, or experience life inside Angola Prison on our award-winning Premium Shore Excursion: Redemption & Rehabilitation at Angola Penitentiary *Browse the town with its Spanish moss trees that lend a beautiful southern comfort to the atmosphere.
Day 8 *Visit Nottoway Plantation, the south’s largest, most glorious remaining Antebellum mansion with a rich history dating back to 1859 and transporting you back to an era of glory and grandeur
Day 9 *Disembark the American Queen for our transfer home *Enjoy New Orleans at your leisure
Category E Inside Stateroom
Queen bed or two Single beds; shower or X-large shower; Flat-screen TV; Promenade, Observation and Texas Decks Approximately 132-140 sq. ft.
Category C Outside
Queen bed or two Single beds; shower or tub/shower combination; Flat-screen TV; Exterior Access; Cabin and Texas Decks
*French doors open to Deck
Approximately 140-160 sq. ft
Category B Outside
Queen bed or two Single beds; tub/shower combination; Flat-screen TV; French Doors open to Deck; Interior and/or Exterior Access; Observation Deck Approximately 190-205 sq. ft
Category A Deluxe Outside Stateroom/Private Veranda
Queen bed or two Single beds; tub/shower combination; Flat-screen TV; French Doors open to Private Veranda; Interior Access; Texas Deck Approximately 190 sq. ft.+ 40 sq. ft. private Veranda