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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SHIP

American Harmony

The American Harmony is the newest in American Cruise Lines’ highly anticipated fleet of contemporary riverships. With a capacity of 190 guests, this new ship has the modern design features and contemporary styling that today’s traveler has come to expect. Featured are  lounges soaring 40 feet above the water as well as triple the glass of other riverboats, offering astounding views. The new riverboat features the Atrium, a four-story glass-enclosed area with a large domed skylight, which will serve as the central gathering point for the entire ship. Complimentary room service during select mealtimes is available for every stateroom. Spacious staterooms feature private balconies, sitting area, king or twin bed configuration, air conditioning, clothes closet, writing desk, HD flatscreen TV with DVD player, and an en suite bathroom with shower. The spacious and bright dining room seats all guests at a single seating with regional menu items that incorporate locally sourced ingredients and often include a Creole, Cajun or “Old Southern” influence. Complimentary Wi-Fi is offered throughout the ship, including each stateroom, and an elevator services all decks.

 The elegant new <i>American Harmony</i>

American Jazz

American Jazz will begin her inaugural season on the Mississippi in the fall of 2020. Like her sister ships, American Jazz has the contemporary styling and modern amenities that make the river cruising more attractive and comfortable than ever before. Featured will be a gorgeous five-story glass atrium, private balconies in all of its spacious staterooms, and spectacular views from everywhere on the ship. American Jazz will also feature the same advanced opening bow and retractable gangway. Ranging from 250 to 800 square feet, the staterooms aboard American Jazz are the finest on any cruise ship. Guests will enjoy ample living space, full-size bathrooms, plush seating, and the ideal place to unwind after an enriching day of discovery. The brand new Grand Suites also include two glass walls and a wraparound private balcony, plenty of space to host small cocktail parties, or private dinner events.