Beale Street, Memphis
American Duchess Steamboat
Jackson Square, New Orleans roundtrip cruise departure

American Duchess River Cruise | Memphis to New Orleans - 9 Days

 
Explore the land of bawdy blues and Southern belles. This journey showcases the diversity and drama of the Lower Mississippi River. From New Orleans to Memphis, the river rolls slowly and expansively, smooth as a southern drawl. The bayous and woodlands along the shore create dramatic landscapes that are virtually unchanged since the days of the French fur traders. Gracious towns with palatial mansions and tree-lined streets abound. History is everywhere - in silent Civil War cemeteries, in the soulful gospel blues of Helena and virtually everywhere you turn in Memphis, best known for jazz, barbecue, and of course The King of Rock and Roll and his home at Graceland.

Cruise Information: Memphis to New Orleans

Vicksburg, Mississippi

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Cruise Itinerary: Memphis to New Orleans

Cruise ScheduleDestination
Day 1: Sunday Memphis, TN - Hotel Stay
Day 2: Monday Memphis, TN - Depart 5:00 PM
Day 3: Tuesdat Helena, AR
Day 4: Wednesday Vicksburg, MS
Day 5: Thursday Natchez, MS
Day 6: Friday Baton Rouge, LA
Day7: Saturday St. Francisville, LA
Day 8: Sunday Nottoway in LA
Day 9: Monday New Orleans, LA - Disembark 8:00 AM

Memphis to New Orleans River Cruise Highlights

  • Memphis Blues and Barbeque
  • Authentic Southern Culture
  • Mississippi Delta Heritage
  • Sprawling Sugarcane and Cotton Plantations
  • Majestic Mansions
  • Antebellum Architecture
  • Political History
  • Civil War Battlefield and Monuments
  • Classic Cajun and Creole Cuisine

Memphis to New Orleans - 2019 River Cruise Dates

Cruise DatesCruise Theme
Apr 14th Antebellum South
Apr 28th Antebellum South
May 12th Antebellum South
May 26th Antebellum South
Jun 9th Antebellum South
Jun 23rd Antebellum South
Sep 22nd Antebellum South
Oct 6th Antebellum South
Oct 20th Antebellum South
Nov 3rd Antebellum South
Nov 17th Antebellum South
Dec 5th American Music Holiday

Cruise Themes

Oak Alley Plantation, Lousianna

Antebellum South

Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the Old South. Our Antebellum South voyages carry you along the lower Mississippi River where it is easy to imagine that time has stood still. From New Orleans to Memphis, sugar cane is still grown as it was a century ago and lovingly restored mansions and plantations grace the Great River Road.

Christmas Holiday

American Music Holiday

Watch the magic unfold during special holiday musical performances by our sensational ensemble. Performances light up the season and put a whole new spin on your holiday cruise!

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