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Mississippi River Archaeology Cruises

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Explore beautiful Nashville
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Visit the famed Bourbon Street
St Louis
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View the iconic arch when you visit St. Louis, gateway to the west
Memphis
View of a crowd of tourists enjoying the music clubs and retail establishments that line the famous music district of Beale Street in downtown Memphis
Vicksburg
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View a Civil War battlefields in Mississippi
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Embark on a journey through time along the storied Mississippi River with our selection of 4 archaeological site visits aboard luxurious river cruises for 2024. These relaxed-paced tours offer an intimate glimpse into America's heartland, blending rich history with cultural tapestries from vibrant New Orleans to the music-filled streets of Memphis. Over a range of itineraries spanning from 5 to 16 days, you'll uncover tales that have shaped the nation, visit Civil War landmarks and explore grand plantations while indulging in regional culinary delights. With prices starting at $3,999 to $30,999, experience a tapestry of American heritage where each bend in the river reveals another chapter in the country's unfolding story. To delve into these living museums and create memories that resonate long after your return, contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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View the iconic arch when you visit St. Louis, gateway to the west
$12,999
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America’s Great River

St. Paul to New Orleans - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Viking Mississippi
  • Explore St. Louis' arts scene
  • Enjoy American music styles
  • Learn Civil War history
  • Experience New Orleans' culture
  • Visit the Quad Cities
Starts / Ends:
St. Paul / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the history, natural beauty, and distinctive regional cultures of America's great river, the mighty Mississippi, on this 15-day cruise aboard Viking Mississippi. Set sail from St. Paul, Minnesota, and venture south toward New Orleans, Louisiana. Along the way, visit small towns and …
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Visit historic Memphis, Tennessee
$5,499
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Heart of the Delta

New Orleans to Memphis - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Viking Mississippi
  • Enjoy the music of Memphis
  • Get a taste of Cajun cuisine
  • Discover Civil War history
  • See the historic homes of Natchez
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / Memphis
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Immerse yourself in the history and heritage of the Mississippi River on this 12-day voyage from New Orleans to Memphis. Soak up the rich French and Acadian cultures that infuse the Lower Mississippi, and be inspired by the stories of famed musicians and Civil Rights heroes. Savor delicious Cajun …
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Wander through the historic French Quarter
$3,999
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New Orleans & Southern Charms

8 Day Itinerary aboard Viking Mississippi
  • Enjoy Cajun and Creole cuisine
  • Indulge in New Orleans' music
  • Learn the history of Vicksburg
  • See the historic homes of Natchez
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Lower Mississippi overflows with charm, history and hospitality. Wander historic estates, and visit notable Civil War sites. Explore the bustling French-influenced port cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Sway to the tempos of Dixieland jazz, gospel and blues. Savor gourmet Cajun and Creole …
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The upper Mississippi region
$6,999
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America’s Heartland

St. Louis to St. Paul - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Viking Mississippi
  • Discover history of the Mississippi
  • Explore Dubuque, Iowa
  • Experience Mississippi river towns
  • Admire local artisan work
Starts / Ends:
St. Louis / St. Paul
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this enlightening journey on the Upper Mississippi, hear stories of pioneers and the Lewis and Clark Expedition; walk in the footsteps of Mark Twain; and learn about the Norwegian migration. Enjoy the view as your ship navigates through the river’s intricate lock system. Experience the …
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