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American Countess, River Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis

7 Night Cruise sailing from New Orleans to Memphis aboard American Countess. 1 Night Hotel stay pre-cruise in New Orleans.

Saturday, 19th October 2024
American Countess
American Queen Voyages
Pricing is From and Per Person
Cabin Twin Triple Quad Single

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7 Night Cruise sailing from New Orleans to Memphis aboard American Countess. 1 Night Hotel stay pre-cruise in New Orleans.

Day 1 Hotel Stay in New Orleans, LA
Enjoy your complimentary stay at the pre-cruise hotel. The evening is yours to become acquainted with the city. Our Hospitality Desk will be located in the hotel, and our friendly staff can assist with everything from general questions about your upcoming voyage to reserving premium experiences. Both American Queen Steamboat Company and local representatives will be readily available to provide you with dining, entertainment and sightseeing options to maximize your time here.

Day 2 New Orleans, LA
New Orleans’s Creole, Cajun and other diverse residents blended to develop art, cuisine, music and general culture unlike any other in the United States. Uncover the treasures of the city as you indulge in iconic cuisine spiced with the cultural flavors of the city’s past, explore the unique sites and attractions lining the historic streets as seen in the famous French Quarter or admire the beauty in the stunning Garden District or City Park.

Day 3 Nottoway, LA
American Queen Steamboat Company features an exclusive port at Nottoway. While the boat is docked, visit the sugarcane estate – the largest standing antebellum mansion in the South. Nottoway is an intricate building with impressive detail. Original furnishings mingle with era-appropriate antiques to create an atmosphere that does justice to the home’s original ambiance. It is fascinating history and luxurious aesthetic packaged in Southern hospitality – an experience that you will not want to pass up.

Day 4 Pointe Coupee, LA

Day 5 Natchez, MS
It seems as if history fell asleep and awoke unscathed by the changing of times in this magical port. This charming river town was founded in 1716, making it the oldest city on the Mississippi River. It’s known for its elegance, hospitality and impressive preservation of history – found on every street corner. Enjoy the unique shops, restaurants, museums and historic homes, all of which inspired Hugh Bayless to include Natchez in his book “The 100 Best Towns in America.”

Day 6 Vicksburg, MS
Vicksburg perfectly blends Southern culture and heritage with exciting modern attractions. As a major battle site during the Civil War, this Southern town carries a history unlike any other. Learn about the historic conflicts of the city, taste its cuisine, visit the many museums and pick out the perfect souvenir.

Day 7 Terrene Landing, MS

Day 8 River Cruising
Watch small river towns and lush landscapes slowly become lost in the horizon as sunlight plays upon the deck. Take hold of a literary classic, curl up on a plush chair in a cozy corner and relish in the moment of tranquility. Experience the fulfillment that river cruising offers.

Day 9 Memphis, TN
As the journey concludes, there are other opportunities for you to take in the town.

Cruise Itinerary
Date Activity Arrive Depart
19/10/24 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Hotel
20/10/24 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Embark 5:00 PM
21/10/24 Nottoway, Louisiana, USA 9:00 AM 5:30 PM
22/10/24 Pointe Coupee, Louisiana, USA 8:00 AM 01:00 PM
23/10/24 Natchez, Mississippi, USA 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
24/10/24 Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA 8:00 AM 1:00 PM
25/10/24 Terrene Landing, Mississippi, USA 1:00 PM 11:00 PM
26/10/24 River Cruising
27/10/24 Memphis Tennessee, USA 5:00 AM Disembark
Itinerary may vary by sailing date and itineraries may be changed at the cruise lines discretion. Please check itinerary details at time of booking and before booking other travel services such as airline tickets.