Experience the mystique of the Deep South on a traditional 1900’s style paddle steamer. One of the most opulent steamboats ever built, the American Queen and all-suite sister ship American Duchess elegantly transport guests along the mighty Mississippi River, stopping along the way at fascinating ports where a fleet of deluxe coaches wait to whisk guests inland, ready to discover some of the region’s hidden gems.
River cruising on the Mississippi
Looking for just a sample of Mississippi river cruising? We also have a selection of dinner cruises available in Nashville and New Orleans so you can experience a little of life on the river before heading back to your city hotel.
If you are looking to sail further afield, we offer a variety Caribbean and Mexico cruise from New Orleans with Norwegian Cruise Lines and Celebrity Cruises.
For more cruise inspiration and other destinations that you can visit on a cruising holiday see here.
Try our cruise itineraries in the Deep South
Here’s our selection of Deep South cruise itineraries. Call us now and we’ll create an amazing holiday just for you.
River Cruise – New Orleans to Memphis
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