Photos credit: American Queen Steamboat Company
Mississippi River Cruise
New Orleans to Memphis
March 17-25, 2019 | 9 days
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.
*Government-issued Photo ID required (such as a driver’s license.)*
Day 1 *Transfer for flight to New Orleans, LA, and check into your riverside hotel for a pre-cruise night with the American Queen *Explore the city’s famed eateries and unique shops your own An American Queen Steamboat Company representative and local representative will be readily available to provide you with suggestions so that you may maximize your time in New Orleans.
Day 2 *Board the American Queen for an unforgettable seven night cruise on America’s largest and most historical river, the Mississippi Although filled with today’s modern amenities, the American Queen’s rooms and accommodations display all the opulence of the American Victorian era. Glistening woodwork, fresh flowers and antiques adorn her interior spaces.
Day 3 *Visit Nottoway Plantation, the South’s largest, most glorious remaining Antebellum mansion *See vibrant gardens and two hundred-year-old oak trees
Day 4 *Tour the oldest town in the Florida Parishes, St. Francisville, where structures and artifacts, left from flooding and fires in Bayou Sara, are still standing This “two miles long and two yards wide” town offers unique shops, historical homes, beautiful churches, and Spanish moss trees.
Day 5 *Experience beautiful Natchez, MS, oldest city on the Mississippi, with its unique shops, restaurants, historical houses and museums
Day 6 *Tour Vicksburg, MS, described as the “Key to the South” by Abraham Lincoln Vicksburg was a major component to the Civil War and carries much of the history within the town. Today, Vicksburg is a popular spot for tourists to learn about the battles of the city, taste the cuisine, visit the many museums and pick out the perfect souvenir.
Day 7 *See Greenville, MS, the very heart and soul of the Mississippi Delta and a short drive to Indianola, the birthplace of singer, B.B. King A beautiful town, integrated with its fair share of Blues singers, many authors and writers were born here, including the author of The Muppets *Enjoy Greenville’s southern charm and soul
Day 8 *Relax on board as we cruise the river and enjoy the amenities of the American Queen *Browse The Emporium gift shop or mingle with fellow guests
Day 9 *Disembark the American Queen *Fly into Philadelphia and transfer to Lancaster
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