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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.

American Queen

Mississippi River Cruise Memphis To New Orleans

  • 9 Days
  • Guide Price £4,399 PP
Immerse yourself in the essence of America’s Deep South as you journey down the Mississippi aboard the luxurious American Queen…
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American Queen

River Cruise – New Orleans to Memphis

  • 9 Days
  • Guide Price £4,499 PP
Sit back, relax and unwind as you voyage up the iconic Mississippi River. Climb aboard the luxurious American Queen River…
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American Queen

American Queen Mississippi River Cruises

  • 15 Days
  • Guide Price £5,299 PP
Experience some of the Deep South’s most interesting destinations as you journey from Country Music capital Nashville to the Jazz…
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