Jackson Square, New Orleans roundtrip cruise departure
American Queen Steamboat Mississippi Cruises
Nottoway Plantation, American Queen in background

American Queen River Cruise | New Orleans Roundtrip - 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. Ring in the new year in style on this New Year's celebration cruise or take a Christmas or Southern Sampler Cruise.

Cruise Information: New Orleans Round-trip

New Orleans Jazz band

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American Queen Cruise Itinerary: Round-trip New Orleans

Cruise Schedule Destination
Day 1: New Orleans, LA - Hotel Stay
Day 2: New Orleans, LA - Depart 5:00 PM
Day 3: River Cruising
Day 4: St. Francisville, LA
Day 5: Natchez, MS
Day 6: Vicksburg, MS
Day 7: Baton Rouge, LA
Day 8: Nottoway Plantation
Day 9: New Orleans, LA - Disembark 8:00 AM

New Orleans River Cruise Highlights

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

Cruise Themes

 Southern Plantation

Southern Sampler

From the vivacious vibes of lively New Orleans to sprawling antebellum mansions steeped in history, experience the diverse culture, stories, songs and flavors of the Lower Mississippi region

Christmas Holiday

Creole Christmas

Make our home your home for the holidays. Experience the best of the antebellum South during a magical time of the year.

 New Years on American Queen

New Year's Celebration

Resolve to have more fun and greet the New Year on the American Queen. The celebration carries throughout the week, but a special New Year's Eve gala in the marvelous Grand Saloon will surround you in elegant decor, confetti, champagne, newfound friends and the uplifting refrains of "Auld Lang Syne." Be one of the select few who can claim to have celebrated New Year's Eve aboard the world's grandest and most majestic riverboat.

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