Southern Charms

Date: May 11-19, 2024
Starting Price: $4,369
Trip Length: 8 nights
Trip: Memphis to New Orleans
Cruise line: American Queen Voyages | American Countess®

Meander through historical landscapes and architecture on this 9-night cruise aboard American Queen Voyages’ American Countess®. Enjoy an included 1-night stay in Memphis before embarking on a captivating journey through Mississippi and Louisiana.

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 famous 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 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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Let the river take you to new and exciting places in the American South. Immerse yourself in the Museum of African American History and Culture in Natchez. Slow down as you take in the beauty of St. Francisville. Dine on delicious Cajun and Creole cuisine in Baton Rouge and see the largest remaining historic mansion in Nottoway.

  • 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 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)


  • May 11: Memphis, Tennessee
  • May 12: Memphis, Tennessee
  • May 13: Cleveland (Terrene Landing), Mississippi
  • May 14: Vicksburg, Mississippi
  • May 15: Natchez, Mississippi
  • May 16: St. Francisville, Louisiana
  • May 17: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • May 18: Nottoway, Louisiana
  • May 19: 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

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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: May 11-19, 2024
Starting Price: $4,369
Trip Length: 8 nights
Trip: Memphis to New Orleans
Cruise line: American Queen Voyages | American Countess®
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