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Charms of the South

Date: Mar 19-27, 2023
Starting Price: $1,899
Trip Length: 8 nights
Trip: Memphis to New Orleans
Cruise line: American Queen Voyages | American Queen®

Cruise the Mighty Mississippi and explore charming locations the American South has to offer on this 8-night cruise aboard American Queen Voyages’ American Queen. Enjoy an included 1-night hotel stay in Memphis before embarking on a journey to Louisiana. Come and join the fun!

Bask in the springtime sun and visit historical landmarks in Terrene Landing and Vicksburg. Walk the streets of Natchez, Mississippi’s oldest city, and explore the Museum of African American History and Culture. Slow down and enjoy the peace and quiet of small town living in St. Francisville where the moss-draped oak trees and beautiful gardens are sure to provide picturesque views. Eat like a local in Louisiana’s state capital, Baton Rouge, as you dine on authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine. Before journey’s end in New Orleans, check out Nottoway, home of the largest remaining historic mansion in the South.

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  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Memphis—with breakfast, coverage of taxes, porterage, and transfers to the American Queen
  • 8-night trip with voyage aboard the American Queen, with all meals included 
  • $500 early booking savings per person, is not reflected in the prices below
  • Unlimited free shore excursions in port and with your comfort in mind, deluxe private motor coaches to get you there safely
  • Live entertainment and enrichment
  • Gracious service from a professionally trained staff
  • Luxury accommodations
  • Smart-casual attire—recommends dressing up for dinner
  • Unlimited WIFI
  • Casual to refined dining options
  • Menus inspired by America’s heartland with fresh, locally sourced ingredients featuring freshly prepared lobster and USDA Prime Beef
  • Enjoy unlimited beverages and open bars & lounges
  • Round trip economy class airfare available for $499 per person (restrictions apply, call for details)


  • March 19: Memphis, Tennessee
  • March 20: Memphis, Tennessee - Embark
  • March 21: Terrene Landing, Mississippi
  • March 22: Vicksburg, Mississippi
  • March 23: Natchez, Mississippi
  • March 24: St. Francisville, Louisiana
  • March 25: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • March 26: Nottoway, Louisiana
  • March 27: New Orleans, Louisiana
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Air Cities

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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Boston, MA
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver. CO
  • Detroit, MI
  • Newark, NJ
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Intercontinental Houston, TX
  • John F. Kennedy New York, NY
  • LaGuardia New York, NY
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Miami, FL
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
  • Midway Chicago, IL
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • O'Hare Chicago, IL
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Savannah, GA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Tampa, FL
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Washington Dulles, VA
  • West Palm Beach, FL

Deck Plans


Personalize your trip by booking shore excursions that cater to your style. Immerse yourself in local culture by discovering the unique culinary tastes of the area or take a behind the scenes look at the region’s hidden gems. Whether you want to unwind and experience more of the local flare or embark on an epic adventure, there is an excursion waiting for you. Premium Shore Excursions become available for booking 6 months prior to departure. Space is limited and fills up quickly, so click here to book your onshore adventures through American Queen Voyages.

Hop-On Hop-Off Experiences

American Queen Voyages guests are invited to participate in the Exclusive Hop-on Hop-off tour experience. These tours are included in your cruise fare and are available for guest’s use at nearly every river port with no pre-booking required. American Queen’s industry leading and award winning “Steamcoaches” make it easy for guests to explore river ports and attractions with no additional cost.

Cancellation Policy

REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS: If you change your plans or cancel, your rights to a refund are limited. Submit a written cancellation to cancel@gonext.com. Upon receipt of a written cancellation from you, the following fees will apply (as indicated in days prior to initial flight departure).
Cancellation Fees:
121 days or more = $250 per person
120-91 days = 25% of total fare
90-61 days = 50% of total fare
60-31 days = 75% of total fare
30-0 days = 100% of total fare
Any requests for cancellation must be communicated to Go Next in writing. Applicable refunds, if any, will be made within 90 days after the cancellation. (Subject to change; refer to your brochure for current rates.)
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Charms of the South

Date: Mar 19-27, 2023
Starting Price: $1,899
Trip Length: 8 nights
Trip: Memphis to New Orleans
Cruise line: American Queen Voyages | American Queen®
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