Mississippi river cruise
Steam Boating on the American Queen
April 3 - 12, 2022
Sail aboard the American Queen on the Mississippi River with Uniglobe!
Motor coach to the Pittsburgh airport and flights to New Orleans, Louisiana. Transfer to your hotel.
Enjoy a tour of the city. You'll see historic Jackson Square, featuring St. Louis Cathedral, the French Quarter as well as the Garden District. Then visit the New Orleans School of Cooking Enjoy lunch and learn about Cajun cooking in a fun and informative atmosphere.
Board the incredible American Queen, your home for the next seven nights, where you will be welcomed aboard with a fabulous dinner.
Port 1 - Nottoway Plantation, Louisiana
Stop at the exclusive port of Nottoway to visit the historic sugarcane estate. This 1859 Greek Revival and Italiante-style mansion, which is the largest antebellum plantation houses in the South. Original furnishings mingle with era-appropriate antiques to create atmosphere that does justice to the home's original ambiance.
Port 2 - St. Francisville, Louisiana
With over 140 buildings on the National Register, beautiful plantation homes, bustling Main Street shops, visit the quaint town of St. Francisville. Included tour features Grandmother's Buttons - a Victorian button museum and jewelry boutique, Grace Episcopal Church and the West Feliciana Historical Society Museum.
Port 3 - Natchez, Mississippi
Enjoy a "Hop On Hop Off" day to explore Natchez - the center of the Antebellum South. Choose your stops including the Old South Trading Post, Stanton Hall, Rosalie and Magnolia Hall, Museum of African American History and Culture, or the downtown shops.
Port 4 - Vicksburg, Mississippi
Known as the "Red Carpet City of the South", Vicksburg blends Southern culture and heritage with exciting modern-day attractions. Your "Hop On Hop Off" day here features Anchuca Mansion, the Old Courthouse Museum, the Old Depot Museum and Bierdenham Coca Cola Museum.
Port 5 - Greenville, Mississippi
The Mississippi Delta is more than a geographical region, it is a way of life. The "Hop On Hop Off" options today include Greenville History Museum, the Hebrew Union Temple, 1927 Flood Museum, and the E.E. Bass Cultural Center - home to the 1901 Steam Carousel.
Port 6 - Steam Boating on the Mighty Mississippi
Today is a full day of leisurely steam boating along the Mississippi.
Port 7 / Disembark - Memphis
The American Queen docks in Memphis where a local guide conducts of a panoramic tour of the musical city. The afternoon is devoted to Elvis Presley's Graceland. Tour the mansion, see the meditation garden, Elvis' two custom airplanes, tour the Car Museum and more!
Dinner with some of Memphis' famous bar-be-que and overnight stay.
After breakfast, transfer to the Memphis airport and flights home.
Includes: Round trip motor coach, 1 night in New Orleans, 7 nights aboard the American Queen,
24 meals (9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners), listed tours.
* Airfare not included. Airfare will be added when released. *
Uniglobe Ohio Valley Travel Guide - Georgette Stock.
$3650 per person (double) Inside Stateroom
$4550 per person (double) Deluxe Outside Stateroom with Bay Window
$4899 per person (double) Outside Stateroom with Open Veranda
$5450 per person (double) Deluxe Outside Stateroom