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Music of America - Earlybird Savings

Early Bird Savings*

Departs
Sunday, 20th September 2020
Ship
American Duchess
American Queen Steamboat Company
Pricing is From and Per Person
Cabin Type Rate
Interior Staterooms
Veranda Suites
Deluxe Suites

Please note, while prices and inclusions are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to changes in cruise line policies and pricing and due to currency fluctuations. Currency surcharges may apply. Please check details of price and inclusions at time of booking.

Special Validity Dates

Special is valid from 28th November 2019 to 31st December 2019.

Special Inclusions

- 8 night river cruise onboard American Duchess
- All meals onboard, including both fine dining & casual cuisine
- 24 hour room service
- Complimentary Hop on-Hop off shore excursion in each port
- Broadway-style entertainment
- Free internet
- Pre-paid gratuities onboard

BONUS:
- Save up to NZ$3200 per couple*

Special Conditions

*Valid for sales until 31 Dec 2019, unless sold out prior. Prices are per person, twin share in NZD, based on the best available fares at time of publication, inclusive of discounts, no further discount apples. A surcharge applies to other stateroom categories. Travel agent service fees may apply. A non-refundable deposit of $800pp is due within 2 days (by midday) of reservation. Final payment is due 90 days prior to departure. If bookings are made within final payment period, then full payment must be made at time of booking. Prices/offers are correct at time of publication (19 Sep 2019) & are subject to change or may be withdrawn without prior notice. Changes in exchange rates may cause price variations. Further conditions apply, please check at time of booking.

Cruise Description

7 Night Cruise sailing from Nashville to Memphis onboard American Duchess. 1 night hotel stay pre-cruise in Nashville.

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 which you are traveling. Whether it's the sounds of New Orleans Jazz, the strains of the uniquely American musical art form the Delta Blues, the Rock and Soul of Memphis, or the homegrown Country Music melodies from Nashville, it all harmonizes with the rhythms of the river.

Day by Day Itinerary:

Day 1: Hotel Stay - Nashville, TN

Enjoy your complimentary stay at the iconic Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville. The evening is yours to get self-acquainted with all that this legendary "Music City" has to offer.

Day 2: Clarksville, TN (Nashville)
Today is the day you have been waiting for! Prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey through history.

Day 3: Clarksville, TN
Clarksville is the fifth fastest growing city in the United States while keeping their small town charm. Founded in 1784 and incorporated as a town in 1785, Clarksville was named for Revolutionary War hero General George Rogers Clark. The town is lined with history ranging for centuries and can be seen through prime examples of Victorian and Roman styles of architecture that are prevalent throughout the city.

Day 4: Dover, TN
Stewart County is a small county enriched with history, picture-perfect scenery, and welcoming citizens. Guests are greeted with nature's beauty and wildlife surrounding the city. Located at the county's heart is Dover, its county seat and the home of Fort Donel­son National Park. This peaceful, picturesque town is the location of one of the most historic battles of the Civil War - a battle that changed the direction of the war for the North. Today, bald eagles call this park their home as and soar through the skies; a true symbol of freedom. Although small and rural, Dover has much to offer her visitors who can enjoy a delicious meal at one of the many local restaurants or take in the comforting hometown charm found throughout the city. Dover and Stewart County are the perfect gateway to a simple, cozy, quiet, country experience.

Day 5: Paducah, KY
Paducah embraces their harmonious history between the European settlers and the Padoucca Indians native to the area. The city is located at the confluence of the Ohio and the Tennessee Rivers and because of this, it is often called the Four-Rivers Area due to the proximity of the Ohio, Cumberland, Tennessee, and Mississippi Rivers. This prime location has played a major role in Paducah’s history, as transportation was easily accessible – the economy was strong and travelers were frequent!

Day 6: Cape Girardeau, MO
Nestled along the western banks of the mighty Mississippi River lays the city of Cape Girardeau, Missouri. It’s a community rich in history and heritage. For more than 250 years, people have been drawn to Cape Girardeau and the river on which it lies. Stroll along the riverfront, where the passion that led Mark Twain to write so eloquently about Cape Girardeau in Life on the Mississippi, the inspiration that Gen. Ulysses S. Grant used to lead with firm conviction as he took command of the Union Army in the historic downtown, and the warmth and hospitality that community founder Louis Lorimier extended to Lewis and Clark while on the journey of a lifetime as they set forth on their Corps of Discovery to explore the Louisiana Purchase will be prominent.

Day 7: New Madrid, MO
New Madrid was founded in 1776 by Spanish Governor Esteban Rodríguez Miró who welcomed Anglo-Saxon settlers but required them to become citizens of Spain and live under the guidance of his appointed impresario, Revolutionary War veteran, Colonel William Morgan of New Jersey. Some 2,000 settled in the region. In 1800, Spain traded the territory to France in the Third Treaty of San Ildefonso, who promptly sold it to the United States in the Louisiana Purchase. The city is remembered as being the nearby location for the Mississippi River military engagement, the Battle of Island Number Ten, during the Civil War. The city is famous for being the site of a series of over 1,000 earthquakes in 1811 and 1812, caused by what is called the New Madrid Seismic Zone. Today, explore this quaint river town that will surely steal the hearts of all guests.

Day 8: Leisurely River Cruising
There is always plenty to do between dawn and dusk on the river and today is the perfect day to enjoy the many public spaces and activities that are available to you onboard. Gaze at the beautiful landscapes and small river towns as you mingle with fellow guests and discuss the unique aspects of river life. If you fancy a moment for yourself, retreat to The Lincoln Library adorned with ornate bookcases stocked with an imaginative selection. Take hold of a literary classic, curl up on a plush chair in a cozy corner and relish every moment of serenity. Our fitness facility, business center, movie theater and grand lobby offer a more stimulating day on the river for those who wish to indulge in more energy-infused activity. However you wish to spend your day, make it your own and revel in every moment.

Day 9: Memphis, TN
Arrival 8:00 AM
Thank you for cruising with us! We hope that you had a memorable experience and look forward to welcoming you aboard in the future. Enjoy Memphis at your leisure.

Thank you for cruising with us! We hope that you had a memorable experience and look forward to welcoming you aboard in the future. Enjoy nearby St. Louis.

Cruise Itinerary
Date Activity Arrive Depart
20/09/20 Nashville, Tennessee, USA Hotel
21/09/20 Clarksville, Tennessee, USA Embark overnight
22/09/20 Clarksville, Tennessee, USA
23/09/20 Dover, Tennessee, USA
24/09/20 Paducah, Kentucky,USA
25/09/20 Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA
26/09/20 New Madrid, Missouri, USA
27/09/20 River Cruising
28/09/20 Memphis Tennessee, USA 08.00 AM
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.

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