Journey through the heart of America’s Old South during our popular voyage on the Mississippi. From spirited New Orleans to antebellum Natchez and lively Memphis, learn about the river's enormous influence on American history and culture.

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 Oak Alley Plantation, with its famous oak trees and Greek Revival mansion  Exhibit at the National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis  Famous Beale Street in Memphis  Mississippi River near Memphis  The elegant new <i>American Harmony</i>  Old Governor's Mansion in Baton Rouge  Baton Rouge, Louisiana   USS <i>Cairo</i>, one of the first American warships built at the start of the Civil War  Civil War cannons  Crescent City Connection Bridge, New Orleans

Voyage on the Mississippi

9 days from $6,590

Journey through the heart of America’s Old South during our popular voyage on the Mississippi. From spirited New Orleans to antebellum Natchez and lively Memphis, learn about the river's enormous influence on American history and culture.

or Call 855-330-1542

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The Guest House at Graceland

Memphis, TN, United States

Enjoy luxurious accommodations in a quiet location just steps away from the music world’s most beloved landmark. The hotel is renowned for its impeccable service and elegant ambience. The atmosphere is evocative of the elegance of the Old South. Spacious guest rooms are appointed in a classic style, with hardwood furnishings, flat-screen TVs, big oval mirrors and traditionally framed artwork. With two full-service restaurants, The Guest House invites you to experience the enchantment of Graceland and nonstop excitement on the resort’s property. Amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi.

Please note: A tour of Graceland, the former home of Elvis Presley, is not included as part of the Smithsonian Journeys program. Details on how to arrange your own visit to the house prior to the program start, will be included in your pre-tour documents or you may visit the hotel website for details. There is a complimentary shuttle from the hotel entrance to Graceland.

Number of nights: 1



InterContinental New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana , United States

Enjoy luxurious accommodations in a quiet location steps from the city’s French Quarter, the InterContinental New Orleans is renowned for its impeccable service and elegant ambiance. Local artwork can be found throughout the public areas, and wrought iron dominates the atrium dining area, where fresh flowers grace every table, and intimate lighting softens the atmosphere. The spacious guest rooms are in a classic style, with hardwood furnishings and beautiful appointments, flat-screen TVs, big oval mirrors and traditionally framed artwork. Amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi.

Number of nights: 1