Southern Charms

Date: Apr 21-29, 2024
Starting Price: $3,489
Trip Length: 8 nights
Trip: New Orleans to Memphis
Cruise line: American Queen Voyages | American Queen®

Experience the Mississippi River from New Orleans to Memphis as you meander through striking architecture and historical landscapes on this 8-night cruise aboard American Queen Voyages’ American Queen®. Enjoy an included 1-night stay in New Orleans before embarking on a journey through Louisiana and Mississippi. Dine on authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine and immerse yourself in the beauty of the South.

Spend time in Nottoway, home of the largest remaining historic mansion in the South, then enjoy a day fishing along the soothing riverbank in Pointe Coupee. Walk the historic streets of Natchez, Mississippi’s oldest city, and explore the famous Museum of African American History and Culture. The love for literature and history runs deep in Vicksburg and Greenville. Experience the abundant museums and expand your imagination by learning about famous authors and poets from these ports.

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Let the river take you to new and exciting places the American South is ready to reveal. See the largest remaining historic mansion in Nottoway. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Natchez, stretch your imagination, and learn about famous authors and poets from the South.

  • NEW INCLUSIVE cruise fare now includes port taxes and fees & gratuities
  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay in New Orleans—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 
  • $750 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)


  • April 21: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • April 22: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • April 23: Nottoway, Louisiana
  • April 24: Pointe Coupee (New Roads), Louisiana
  • April 25: Natchez, Mississippi
  • April 26: Vicksburg, Mississippi
  • April 27: Greenville, Mississippi
  • April 28: Scenic River Cruising
  • April 29: Memphis, Tennessee
Click here to view round trip economy class airfare available for $499 per person from select air cities. Travel from other U.S. airports available for an additional charge. If your sailing involves an embarkation or disembarkation port in either Alaska or Costa Rica, the price for economy airfare is $799. Additional air differential fees may apply.

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
  • Orlando, FL
  • west Palm Beach, FL
  • 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

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: Apr 21-29, 2024
Starting Price: $3,489
Trip Length: 8 nights
Trip: New Orleans to Memphis
Cruise line: American Queen Voyages | American Queen®
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