New Orleans Round-Trip Voyage

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• On your 700 mile Mississippi River journey from New Orleans to Vicksburg and back, enjoy grandiose plantations, historic homes, beautiful gardens and Civil War battlefields • Ports Of Call: New Orleans, Oak Alley, Natchez, Vicksburg, St. Francisville, Baton Rouge, Houmas House

Capacity: 150, Type: River Boat

Board one of our authentic paddlewheelers as we celebrate the music, history, and culture of the lower Mississippi. Your journey begins and ends in New Orleans, a melting pot of French, African and American culture. Here you can enjoy exclusive access to its vibrant music scene and the best in Cajun and Creole cuisine. On our curated tours of area plantations such as the Oak Alley, Frogmore and Rosedown, you will hear stories about Southern life from a team of passionate experts who we have assembled to show you each place in detail. Explore historic towns and beautiful gardens along the way and be treated to an exclusive American Cruise Lines classical piano concert at the famous JN Stonehouse. In Vicksburg, our expert guides show you the battlefields, the USS Cairo, and the most significant historic sites throughout the city.

• On your 700 mile Mississippi River journey from New Orleans to Vicksburg and back, enjoy grandiose plantations, historic homes, beautiful gardens and Civil War battlefields • Ports Of Call: New Orleans, Oak Alley, Natchez, Vicksburg, St. Francisville, Baton Rouge, Houmas House

24 October, 2020 to 31 October, 2020
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£ 3501 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £205 GBP pp)
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Our staterooms are the most spacious in the small ship cruising industry. All range between 200 and 450 square feet in size, and feature full-size bathrooms and modern amenities. After an invigorating day, your spacious stateroom is a comfortable haven and the perfect place to relax and unwind. Enjoy the ever-changing scenery from your large opening picture window or from your private balcony.
28 November, 2020 to 05 December, 2020
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Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

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£ 3054 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £205 GBP pp)
Cabin. From
Our staterooms are the most spacious in the small ship cruising industry. All range between 200 and 450 square feet in size, and feature full-size bathrooms and modern amenities. After an invigorating day, your spacious stateroom is a comfortable haven and the perfect place to relax and unwind. Enjoy the ever-changing scenery from your large opening picture window or from your private balcony.
05 December, 2020 to 12 December, 2020
Prices

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Cabin. From
£ 3054 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £205 GBP pp)
Cabin. From
Our staterooms are the most spacious in the small ship cruising industry. All range between 200 and 450 square feet in size, and feature full-size bathrooms and modern amenities. After an invigorating day, your spacious stateroom is a comfortable haven and the perfect place to relax and unwind. Enjoy the ever-changing scenery from your large opening picture window or from your private balcony.
20 December, 2021 to 28 December, 2021
Prices

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Cabin. From
£ 3054 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £205 GBP pp)
Cabin. From
Our staterooms are the most spacious in the small ship cruising industry. All range between 200 and 450 square feet in size, and feature full-size bathrooms and modern amenities. After an invigorating day, your spacious stateroom is a comfortable haven and the perfect place to relax and unwind. Enjoy the ever-changing scenery from your large opening picture window or from your private balcony.
28 December, 2021 to 04 January, 2022
Prices

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Cabin. From
£ 3054 GBP pp (+ Port Charges. From £205 GBP pp)
Cabin. From
Our staterooms are the most spacious in the small ship cruising industry. All range between 200 and 450 square feet in size, and feature full-size bathrooms and modern amenities. After an invigorating day, your spacious stateroom is a comfortable haven and the perfect place to relax and unwind. Enjoy the ever-changing scenery from your large opening picture window or from your private balcony.
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Day 1 New Orleans, LA
Welcome to New Orleans, also known as the Big Easy. This vibrant city is the perfect destination to begin your Mississippi River voyage. Arrive the day before your cruise and American Cruise Lines will handle the rest. With thoughtfully planned excursions encompassing the biggest attractions and cultural highlights of New Orleans, and complimentary transportation to the ship, we make sure your tour is as worry-free as possible.
Day 2 Oak Alley, LA
Once serving as an antebellum sugar cane homestead, Oak Alley Plantation is named after its most distinguishing feature, a row of 300 year old oak trees. This leafy canopy forms a quarter-mile path leading to the Mississippi River. Restored to its 19th Century grandeur, this classic Greek revival-style antebellum mansion is breathtaking.
Day 3 Natchez, MS
Celebrating its 300th year, Natchez is a city full of history and southern hospitality. American Cruise Lines will take you on a guided exploration of this fascinating area with visits to its gardens, historic homes, and museums. While here, we will treat you to a special concert in the music room of the JN Stone House.
Day 4 Vicksburg, MS
The city of Vicksburg served as a pivotal turning point during the American Civil War. Come with us as our informative Historian guides us through the National Military Park which commemorates the campaign, siege and defense of Vicksburg. Our expert guides and park rangers show you the battlefields, the USS Cairo, and the most significant historic places throughout the city.
Day 5 St. Francisville, LA
Established in 1809 and overlooking the Mississippi River, St. Francisville is a quaint Southern town that offers a glimpse into history. One of the largest shipping ports on the Mississippi prior to the Civil War, St. Francisville is a small town with grand appeal. Experience this town’s rich history as you tour historic plantations, including the famous Rosedown and The Myrtles.
Day 6 Baton Rouge, LA
Baton Rouge features all the history and wonder you would expect in a state capital, but with an added down home flavor that makes it truly unique. Our private guides will take you on a tour of the cities' most famous attractions including the Old & New State Capitals and the interactive Louisiana State Museum.
Day 7 Houmas House, LA
Become acquainted with the Houmas House and its history as well as its 38 acres of gardens, ponds and majestic live oak alley during this port stop. Make sure to explore the Southern splendor of "The Sugar Palace" through 16 rooms filled with period antiques and Louisiana artwork.
Day 8 New Orleans, LA
Welcome back to New Orleans, the Birthplace of Jazz. Culture and arts abound around every corner of this unique city. The open air artist colony proudly displays local works on the iron fence in Jackson Square, while the city’s 45 museums carefully preserve its rich history. Stay an extra day or even a few nights to enjoy the famed French Quarter.
Please Note:
We do not guarantee departure point, termination point or any intermediate stop. Itineraries, schedules, routes, ships, and staterooms are always subject to change at any time without notice due to weather conditions, availability of docks, shoaling, river conditions, operation of locks, mechanicals, or any other reason. The times and dates of departure and arrival are also subject to change.

Queen of the Mississippi

• Vessel Type: River

• Year Built: 2012

• Passenger Capacity: 150

• Largest and most spacious staterooms on the Mississippi

• Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors lead to comfortable private balconies

• Complimentary Room Service

• High Tea served in the afternoon

• Grand Dining Room comfortably seats all passengers at the same time

• Top Deck Café – Beverages, snacks, pastries available throughout the day

• Elevators to all decks

• Exercise area and putting green

• All of the latest navigation and safety equipment

• Authentic Paddlewheel

• Six spacious lounges

A Mississippi River paddlewheel cruise on the Queen of the Mississippi brings a new high standard to America's most iconic river. Beneath her gleaming woodwork and brass fixtures is a framework of modern cruise ship technology that provides passengers with the most comfortable vacation imaginable as we cruise the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers from New Orleans to Minneapolis or Cincinnati, OH.  The Queen of the Mississippi features the most spacious staterooms in the industry and provides more space per passenger than any other river cruise ship. Attention is paid to every detail and the all-American crew offers carefully personalized service.

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