Southern Culture and Civil War History: Memphis to New Orleans

June 2, 2018 - June 10, 2018
American Queen
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Trip Duration: 8 days
Take a trip back to the Civil War on this riverboat cruise down the Southern Mississippi. Your historical journey begins with a night reminiscing about rock and roll history in Memphis. Then, sail to Greenville—the heart of the Mississippi Delta and birthplace of blues legend B.B. King—and on to Vicksburg, site of the siege that some consider the war’s turning point. Tour Mississippi’s former capital city of Natchez before you enter Louisiana and historic St. Francisville. Dive into the Pelican State’s political background in Baton Rouge before touring Nottoway—one of the South’s most magnificent plantation homes before disembarking to revel in the unabashed and unapologetic joy of New Orleans.

Activity Level: Easy

From $2,499.00 plus airfare
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