Journey to the heart and soul of the American South aboard a traditional paddle wheeler as you voyage from spirited New Orleans to antebellum Natchez and lively Memphis.

Starting at: $5,395 * Price includes special offer Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
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Voyage on the Mississippi

A River Cruise from New Orleans to Memphis

9 days from $5,395

Journey to the heart and soul of the American South aboard a traditional paddle wheeler as you voyage from spirited New Orleans to antebellum Natchez and lively Memphis.

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.

America

With features never before seen on a Mississippi riverboat. The ship embodies a casual ambiance and relaxed atmosphere, while providing panoramic views of the passing scenery. With only 185 guests, fellow passengers will quickly become new friends.

The America offers many amenities. Features aboard this riverboat include:

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Elevator access to all decks of the ship
  • Grand dining room and multiple lounges
  • Complimentary cocktail hour each evening
  • Open-air exercise area 
  • Satellite television and dvd player available in all spacious staterooms
  • Hotel-size private bathrooms with a full set of amenities
  • Private balconies
  • Sliding glass balcony doors offer panoramic views
  • Twice daily stateroom service
  • Mark twain library and chart room
  • Putting green on the top deck
  • Laundry facilities
  • Individual climate control
  • Jazz and evening musical entertainment
  • Culinary program featuring locally sourced ingredients