Southern Grandeur: American Music and Civil War History

Apr. 7 – 15, 2019

Tour Details

Type: 
Cruise
Number of days: 
9
Cost: 
$2,699 [and up]
Activity Level: 
Moderate
Max Passengers: 
324 (ship capacity)
Lecturer: 
Tour Operator: 
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Tour Description 
  • Relax into the history and hospitality of the South on this week-long riverboat experience.
  • Before embarking on the stately American Queen spend the night in Memphis, a town with rich blues heritage and compelling Civil War sites.
  • Then, travel to Vicksburg—known as the “Red Carpet City of the South”—this town offers up an array of boutiques and museums in its charming downtown district.
  • Sail to Natchez, the oldest city on the Mississippi, graced with stunning gardens and palatial mansions, and then to Baton Rouge.
  • This capital city’s unique political history is reflected in a collection of memorable landmarks, from the elegantly furnished Old Governor’s Mansion to the imposing neo-Gothic Old State Capitol.
  • Continue to St. Francisville, a beautiful town with unique shops and historic homes to discover.
  • Before disembarking in New Orleans, journey to Nottoway and explore the impressive halls of the largest plantation house in the South.