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

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

Showcasing the diversity and drama of the Lower Mississippi, this splendid voyage takes you from the legendary jazz of New Orleans' Bourbon Street to the charms of Nottoway Plantation, while your worries drift away with the relaxing pace of life both onboard and off.

Cruise Information: New Orleans to Memphis

Stanton Hall Mansion, Natchez, Mississippi

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Cruise Itinerary: New Orleans to Memphis

Cruise Schedule Destination
Day 1: New Orleans, LA - Hotel Stay
Day 2: New Orleans, LA - Depart 5:00 PM
Day 3: Nottoway, LA
Day 4: St. Francisville, LA
Day 5: Natchez, MS
Day 6: Vicksburg, MS
Day7: River Cruising
Day 8: Tunica MS
Day 9: Memphis, TN - Disembark 8:00 AM

New Orleans to Memphis River Cruise Highlights

  • Authentic Southern Culture
  • Mississippi Delta Heritage
  • Sprawling Sugarcane and Cotton Plantations
  • Art & History Museums
  • Majestic Mansions
  • Antebellum Architecture
  • Classic Cajun and Creole Cuisine
  • New Orleans Jazz and Historic French Quarter
  • Civil War Battlefield and Monuments

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.

Mardi Gras Costume

Fourth of July Celebration

Enjoy Memphis as the city buzzes with Independence Day festivities. Brass bands and red, white and blue bunting are the order of the day on this special voyage. Spark the child inside as you watch fireworks reflect off the the Mighty Mississippi River. Tip your hat to America's Founding Fathers as we celebrate the birth of the United States and its enduring freedoms that guide us more than two centuries later.

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