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5 Day American Cruise Lines River Cruise from New Orleans to New Orleans 2022
Highlights of the Mississippi RiverStarting from $2,290
River Cruise Description
Your round-trip Mississippi River adventure begins and ends in New Orleans, a melting pot of French, African, and American culture. Here you can enjoy exclusive access to its vibrant music scene and the best in Cajun and Creole cuisine.Travel to the magnificent Houmas House Plantation and enjoy its beautiful gardens and unique collection of Louisiana art. Be greeted with colorful Mardi Gras beads in Baton Rouge, before taking a one-of-a-kind guided tour through this fascinating city. Sip a cool Mint Julep on the west lawn of the Oak Alley Plantation in 19th-century fashion.
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|Departure Date||Ship||Priced From|
|Jul 23, 2022||American Heritage||$2,455||Call Us!|
|Oct 29, 2022||American Symphony||$3,170||Call Us!|
|Nov 12, 2022||American Splendor||$2,290||Call Us!|
|Nov 16, 2022||American Splendor||$2,290||Call Us!|
River Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 New Orleans, LAWelcome to New Orleans, the perfect destination to begin your Mississippi River experience. This vivacious city is world-renowned for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene, and unique cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American influences. Once on board, enjoy a special welcoming reception, a chance to mingle with fellow guests and set sail for an incredible journey.
Day 2 Houmas House, LAExplore the Houmas House and its history as you stroll along the gardens, ponds, and the majestic live oak alley that adorn the grounds. Discover the southern splendor of "The Sugar Palace," with its 16 rooms filled with period antiques and Louisiana artwork.
Day 3 Baton Rouge, LABaton Rouge features all the historyyou would expect in a state capital, but with an added downhome flavor that makes it truly unique. Led by our private guide, enjoy a tour of the cities' most famous attractions, including the Old and New State Capitol and the interactive Louisiana State Museum.
Day 4 Oak Alley, LAOnce serving as an antebellum sugar cane homestead, Oak Alley Plantation is named after its most distinguishing feature, a row of 300-year-old oak trees. This leafy canopy forms a quarter-mile path leading to the Mississippi River. Restored to its 19th-century grandeur, this classic Greek Revival-style antebellum mansion is breathtaking.
Day 5 New Orleans, LAEnd your journey where it began, in this city filled with culturally significant art, history, and architecture. On your journey home, reflect upon your enriching travel experience and all the new friends made along the way.
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