Lower Mississippi River Cruises 

Lower Mississippi River Cruises

Pre-Cruise Hotel Stay and Shore Excursions

CRUISE THE MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI! Have you ever wondered what this country looked like to its early explorers and pioneers? Traveling on the Mississippi aboard elegant riverboats, American Queen® or American Duchess®, you will be transported back in time to an era of leisurely and romantic travel. From Memphis to New Orleans you will visit storybook American towns and vibrant, bustling cities combined with the sweeping panoramas and deep blue waters which have inspired musicans, writers and nature enthusiasts. Gain an authentic perspective of the antebellum South, enjoy holiday traditions and take in the lovely scenery. Experience the most inclusive river cruise vacation in North America with American Queen Voyages®.

Complimentary Shore Excursions, Cruise Fare Savings and More

Cruise Line: American Queen Voyages
Departure: 6/5/2022 to 12/29/2023
Length: 9 Days
Starts: New Orleans | Memphis
Starting from
per person

Cruise Amenities

Book this trip now with Cruise Specialists and receive the following exclusive amenities!

Summer Savings Event when you book by June 30, 2022 on Select Voyages
Included in your cruise fare:
  • Complimentary Hop-On Hop-Off shore excursions in each port of call
  • Complimentary hotel stay the night before most voyages includes breakfast, taxes, porterage and transfers to the vessel
  • All onboard meals, including both fine dining and casual cuisine
  • 24-hour room service
  • Complimentary non-premium wine and beer with dinner on most vessels*
  • Complimentary cappuccino, espresso, specialty coffees, tea, bottled water and soft drinks throughout your voyage
  • Gracious service from a friendly, all-American staff
  • Free Internet on board
  • Professional showboat-style entertainment and dancing nightly
  • American Queen's own dedicated fleet of deluxe motorcoaches

Lower Mississippi River Cruises

Fares as low as $1,889 and Complimentary Shore Excursions, Cruise Fare Savings and More!

Contact Cruise Specialists to book any of these voyages and take advantage of
 Complimentary Shore Excursions, Cruise Fare Savings and More!
Fare shown is per person based on double occupancy in the minimum category stateroom, cruise only and in US dollars. Fares and amenities are capacity controlled, may vary by sailing and may be withdrawn without notice. Cruise fares do not include government taxes and fees, port charges, gratuities, insurance, personal expenditures or transportation costs incurred while traveling to and from embarkation ports. Summer Savings: Offer expires June 30, 2022. Promotional Savings shown is per stateroom and is based on double occupancy. Single guest occupancy staterooms are eligible for 50% value of savings advertised. Savings are valid on new bookings on select voyages and cabin categories, excludes group bookings and payment is due in full at time of booking. Offer is open to U.S. and Canada residents only. Offer is based on cabin availability, and only while inventory lasts. Not valid on existing group bookings or existing reservations and cannot be combined with other promotions or discounts. Promotional Savings are capacity-controlled, may vary by sailing and may be withdrawn or modified at any time without notice. Some voyages operate in reverse and may vary slightly from the published itinerary. COVID-19 vaccination is required for all guests and crew. Masks are not required while on board but are required during embarkation and on shore excursion motorcoaches. For River guests (American Queen®, American Duchess®, American Countess™ and American Empress®) must provide a proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test within three days of embarkation day. Lakes & Oceans and Expedition guests (Ocean Voyager™, Ocean Navigator™ and Ocean Victory™) must provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test within two days of the embarkation day. If guests received eligible COVID-19 booster shot, guests may provide a negative COVID-19 PCR within three days of embarkation. Itineraries are subject to change. Not responsible for errors or omissions. Additional terms and conditions may apply. Call for details. Please note that pre-cruise hotel stays are not included in the price for American Countess voyages. Itineraries are subject to change. Gratuities not included in cruise fares for American Queen, American Empress, and American Countess. Not responsible for errors or omissions. We reserve the right to correct errors.