American Countess

American Countess River Cruise | Minneapolis to New Orleans - 15 Days

A Mississippi River cruise experience like none other. Sail down historic waterways aboard the stately American Countess paddleboat on this 15-day cruise. Surrounded by scenic vistas and fascinating destinations, you'll truly understand the beauty and importance of this American natural treasure.

Cruise Information: Minneapolis to New Orleans

Aerial view of Mississippi River

X American Countess Minneapolis to New Orleans Itinerary Map

2020 Cruise Itinerary: American Countess Minneapolis to New Orleans

Cruise Schedule Destination
Day 1 Red Wing, MN (Minneapolis)
Day 2 Winona
Day 3 La Crosse, WI
Day 4 Dubuque, IA
Day 5 Bettendorf
Day 6 Burlington
Day 7 Hannibal, MO
Day 8 St. Louis
Day 9 River Cruising
Day 10 Memphis, TN
Day 11 Port of the Mississippi Delta
Day 12 Vicksburg, MS
Day 13 Natchez
Day 14 Nottoway Plantation
Day 15 New Orleans, LA

Minneapolis to New Orleans River Cruise Highlights

  • Art Museums and Galleries
  • River Lore
  • Gourmet Meals and Attentive Service
  • On-Board Musical Performances
  • Mark Twain's Childhood Home
  • Rock and Roll History
  • Exclusive Plantation Experience

Cruise Themes

Mississippi River

The Mighty Mississippi

Have you ever wondered what this country looked like to its early explorers and pioneers? Traveling on the Mighty Mississippi and its tributaries aboard the iconic American Queen or the all-suite American Duchess, you will be transported back in time to an era of leisurely and romantic travel. Storybook American towns and vibrant, bustling cities provide a bit of excitement between peaceful fields of gold, majestic, soaring mountains and high bluffs which inspired the works of Mark Twain. There is no better way to see America than from the perspective of the river, for the river has played a tremendous role in the shaping of this beautiful country and the lives of the people who inhabit it.

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