Charms of the South

Charms of the South

Experience southern charm on this 7-night cruise up the Mississippi River aboard American Queen Voyages’ American Queen. This exciting journey begins with an included 1-night stay in New Orleans. Engage with the culture of this cosmopolitan city— take a stroll through the historic French quarter and see streets lined with colorful buildings and cast-iron balconies.


Sail to Nottoway and partake in true southern hospitality at the largest remaining historic mansion in the South, the Nottoway Resort. Find a southern trinket at historic Old Market Hall in the quaint town of St. Francisville, where local craftsmen and artists proudly showcase their work. Explore Mississippi’s oldest city, Natchez, and take in the Museum of African American History and Culture. In Vicksburg, delve into the history of the Mighty Mississippi and in Greenville, see where Civil War history lives on, before cruising your way to Memphis.

Trip Itinerary:

May 7 New Orleans, Louisiana - Hotel Stay

May 8 New Orleans, Louisiana - Embark

May 9 Nottoway, Louisiana

May 10 St. Francisville, Louisiana

May 11 Natchez, Mississippi

May 12 Vicksburg, Mississippi

May 13 Greenville, Mississippi

May 14 River Crusing

May 15 Memphis, Tennessee


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