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Southern Footprints - American Musicology

Date: May 7-16, 2022
Starting Price: $3,099
Trip Length: 9 nights
Trip: Memphis to New Orleans
Cruise line: American Queen Steamboat Company | American Queen®

Indulge your musical side with us on this seven-night adventure down the Mississippi! Start your trip with an included two-night Memphis Go Next Pre-Cruise Program, featuring two musical driving tours of Memphis, a tour of Sun Studio, lunch at the Beauty Shop, and visits to the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, the Memphis Rock ‘n Soul Museum and the Memphis Music Hall of Fame. Set sail on the American Queen for Terrene Landing, a town that’s been home to artists, musicians, and writers since the nation’s earliest days.

See Civil War history in Vicksburg, and in Natchez, make a stop at the Old South Trading Post to find the perfect souvenir. Stroll historic Royal Street in St. Francisville, where trees shade charming local shops. And Baton Rouge has something for everyone, from the LSU Museum of Art to the Capitol Park Museum, showcasing artifacts of Louisiana’s jazz past. Before your trip ends in New Orleans, visit Nottoway, one of the largest historic mansions in the South.

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Features

  • 2-night pre-cruise hotel stay at the Peabody Memphis – with breakfast, coverage of taxes, porterage, and transfers to the American Countess
  • Two musical driving tours in Memphis, with tours of Sun Studio, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Memphis Rock ‘n Soul Museum, Memphis Music Hall of Fame and lunch at the Beauty Shop
  • 7-night voyage aboard the American Countess, with all meals included 
  • $300 early booking savings per person, is not reflected in the prices below
  • Private Go Next reception including hot and cold canapés, wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Services of an experienced on-site Go Next Program Manager
  • A curated collection of Shore Excursions in every port of call
  • Exquisite regional dishes prepared by an award-winning culinary team
  • Two distinct dining options, all at no additional charge
  • Unlimited beverages including world-class wines, top-shelf spirits, local craft beers and specialty coffees
  • Gracious service from a friendly staff
  • Smart-casual attire throughout your voyage; no formal wear required
  • Lectures by a Riverlorian, your onboard river historian
  • Professional showboat-style entertainment
  • Nightly dancing to swing, big-band, and Dixieland jazz music

Itinerary

  • May 7: Memphis, Tennessee
  • May 8: Memphis, Tennessee
  • May 9: Memphis, Tennessee - Embark
  • May 10: Terrene Landing, Mississippi
  • May 11: Vicksburg, Mississippi
  • May 12: Natchez, Mississippi
  • May 13: St. Francisville, Louisiana
  • May 14: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • May 15: Nottoway, Louisiana
  • May 16: New Orleans, Louisiana

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 = $350 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.)
Available To Book

Southern Footprints - American Musicology

Date: May 7-16, 2022
Starting Price: $3,099
Trip Length: 9 nights
Trip: Memphis to New Orleans
Cruise line: American Queen Steamboat Company | American Queen®
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