June 3-12, 2017
From $2,199 per person*
Southern Culture & Civil War itinerary
Immerse yourself in glorious Southern culture and the compelling Civil War history that shaped our nation on this outstanding Mississippi River cruise. Begin with a stay in Memphis, home to legendary Beale Street, and encounter fascinating Civil War relics at Shiloh National Military Park. Then board the graceful American Queen, the largest and most opulent riverboat in the world, and cruise to Greenville, a charming city with a rich cultural heritage. Browse the intriguing museums of Vicksburg, or step back in time at the renowned Vicksburg National Military Park. Take in Natchez’s palatial mansions and stunning gardens, stroll along St. Francisville’s historic Royal Street, and admire the Georgian-style Old Governor’s Mansion in Baton Rouge. Before concluding your journey in New Orleans, explore the impressive halls of Nottoway, the largest plantation house in the South.