Southern Charms

Date: Mar 16-24, 2024
Starting Price: $3,579
Trip Length: 8 nights
Trip: Memphis to New Orleans
Cruise line: American Queen Voyages | American Countess®

Experience the simplicity of Southern charm as you travel along the historic Blues Trail from Memphis to New Orleans on this 7-night voyage aboard American Queen Voyages’ American Countess®. Your journey begins with a 1-night hotel stay in Memphis.

Set sail and travel down the famous Mississippi Delta, North America’s largest wetland area. Then, roam the tree-lined streets of Vicksburg to view beautiful antebellum homes. Visit the Museum of African American History and Culture in Natchez or grab a drink in a 19th-century saloon built for outlaws and boatmen. Learn about the unique history and culture of Baton Rouge. Eat jambalaya, a signature Louisiana dish, and before departing New Orleans, enjoy the ultimate Southern hospitality experience at Nottoway.

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Feel the allure of authentic Southern living from Memphis to New Orleans. See beautiful architecture towering above the streets and tour historic plantation homes. Discover the unique history and culture of the South and enjoy the best views of the Mississippi River.

  • NEW INCLUSIVE cruise fare now includes port taxes and fees & gratuities
  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Memphis—with breakfast, coverage of taxes, porterage, and transfers to the American Countess
  • 8-night trip with voyage aboard the American Countess, with all meals included 
  • $1000 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 16: Memphis, Tennessee
  • March 17: Memphis, Tennessee
  • March 18: Cleveland (Terrene Landing), Mississippi
  • March 19: Vicksburg, Mississippi
  • March 20: Natchez, Mississippi
  • March 21: Pointe Coupee (New Roads), Louisiana
  • March 22: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • March 23: Nottoway, Louisiana
  • March 24: New Orleans, Louisiana
Click here to view round trip air options for 499.00 US Only and 799.00 Canada or Costa Rica per person >

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

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Visa Requirements

If you are not a citizen of the United States or Canada, it is your responsibility to consult with a professional immigration counsel or contact your nearest Embassy or Consulate to obtain the latest, up-to-date information on immigration and entry requirements for the destinations you will be visiting.

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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Southern Charms

Date: Mar 16-24, 2024
Starting Price: $3,579
Trip Length: 8 nights
Trip: Memphis to New Orleans
Cruise line: American Queen Voyages | American Countess®
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