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5-Day Roundtrip New Orleans Mississippi Cruise Aboard American Queen

At a glance

Duration: 5 Days

Coverage: Roundtrip New Orleans

From: $3,499

Season: February, December

Activities: Culture, History, Nature

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Great American Steamboat Company

For those looking for a brief encounter with the historic south, this is the perfect journey for you. Even on this abbreviated tour you will feel your worries drift away with the relaxing pace of life both onboard and ashore as you visit two of the most prominent southern plantations, Nottoway and Oak Alley.

Day-to-Day Itinerary

Day 1 - Hotel Stay - New Orleans, LA

Enjoy your complimentary stay at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. The evening is yours to get self-acquainted with the many treasures of New Orleans.

Our Hospitality Desk will be located in the hotel for your convenience between 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. It is here that our friendly staff can assist with everything from general questions about your upcoming voyage to reserving Premium Shore Excursions. An American Queen Steamboat Company representative, as well as a local representative, will be readily available to provide you with dining, entertainment, and sight-seeing suggestions so that you may maximize your time in New Orleans.

Day 2 - New Orleans, LA

Today is the big day! Spend your last day here in the city of New Orleans before embarking on an unforgettable journey!

The official Voyage Check-in will be open between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM located in the Pre-Cruise Hotel. During this fast and easy procedure, our representatives will arrange your transfer to the vessel and answer any questions you might have. The process is simple and will have you back to exploring in no time and, if you think of any more questions, the Hospitality Desk will be at your service until 3:00 PM, when the complimentary boat transfers will begin!

After you are comfortably aboard the vessel, wave “Au Revoir” to New Orleans as we set off on an incredible adventure up the Mighty Mississippi!

Day 3 - Nottoway, LA

Nottoway is the South’s largest, most glorious remaining Antebellum mansion with a rich history dating back to 1859. In a fabulous location along the great River Road overlooking the grand Mississippi River, this “White Castle” of the South transports visitors back to an era of glory and grandeur. Set amongst a natural backdrop of vibrant gardens and two hundred-year-old oak trees, Nottoway Plantation captivates all with a brilliant blend of true Southern hospitality, history and mystery.

Day 4 - Oak Alley, LA

Located in the Saint James Parish, Oak Alley is a much-photographed plantation that combines architectural splendor and the natural wonder of its 300-year-old oak trees. Spend time strolling beneath the canopy of these trees, and learn about the rich history and culture of this southern estate.

Day 5 - New Orleans, LA

Enjoy New Orleans at your leisure or consider a Post-Cruise Premium Shore Excursion with airport transfer.

5- Day Roundtrip New Orleans aboard American Queen Itinerary Map

Dates & Rates

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Dec 30, 2018 $899 $1,599 $1,799 $1,899 $1,999 $2,099 $2,199 $2,999 $3,899 $1,299 $2,599

Fares are per guest, double occupancy. Fares quoted are in U.S. dollars, are per person and do not include air or land transportation. Port Charges of $179 per person are additional and not included in the fare. All fares, itineraries, entertainment, shore excursions and other voyage attributes are subject to change and we are not responsible for errors or omissions therein.

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American Queen

American QueenThe largest steamboat ever built, the grand American Queen is a gracious and elegant triumph of American ingenuity. Although filled with today’s modern amenities, her rooms and accommodations display all the opulence of the American Victorian era. Glistening woodwork, fresh flowers and antiques adorn her interior spaces. Outside, lacy filigree evokes memories of the many stately river steamers that preceded her and so inspired her designers. View ship details...

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