Lower Mississippi Cruise
Enjoy a fantastic Paddlewheeler cruise along the Mississippi River
Looking for a different adventure? How about a journey along the Mississippi River on a Paddlewheeler. The Mississippi is 2,350 miles long and offers a variety of itineraries. The Lower Mississippi cruise is 7 nights cruising between New Orleans and Memphis or vice versa.
The River inspired people such as Mark Twain, Louis Armstrong and countless explorers and has influenced nearly every facet of American history from settlement to the Civil War.
Each region is unique and captivating as the next, which is why the area is deemed the “Heartland of America”. What truly makes the Mississippi River Valley grand is the beauty of its landscapes and its great cultural traditions.
With a maximum of 185 guests the “America” will give you the intimacy required, not experienced on one of the big ocean cruise liners.
With carefully selected onboard experts to bring the history and culture of this region to life, customised excursions from iconic ports in Oak Alley and Natchez where you gain an insiders perspective of classic antebellum homes and renowned plantations. Delve deep into the history of the Civil War in Vicksburg as an American Cruise Line historian leads you through the National Military Park commemorating the campaign, siege and defence of this city. As music is synonymous with the Mississippi River, highly acclaimed performers will entertain you throughout the voyage.
This is a perfect cruise for adding additional pre/post night stays in New Orleans and Memphis to enable you to visit more iconic sites in these two magical cities.