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Top Mississippi River Trips & Tours in August 2024

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New Orleans
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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
Vicksburg
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View a Civil War battlefields in Mississippi
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Discover Mississippi River in August 2024 on one of these 8 tours hand-selected by the travel experts at Adventure Life. Explore the best of St. Louis, New Orleans, La Crosse, Alton, and Memphis during August 2024 as you enjoy river cruises, cruises, cultural, archaeological site visits, and classic. Prices for trips in August 2024 range from $2,299 to $41,796 for a vacation of 9 to 16 days. Choose any of the below 8 amazing itineraries in August 2024 and customize it to make it your own with the help of one of Adventure Life's expert Mississippi River trip planners.
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New Orleans paddlewheel steamer in New Orleans, Lousiana
$2,699
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New Orleans to Memphis

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Queen
  • Explore vibrant New Orleans
  • Experience the music of Memphis
  • Learn the history of Vicksburg
  • Explore Nottoway Plantation
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / Memphis
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Lower Mississippi River has stories to share – a legacy that flows from Memphis to the Gulf of Mexico. Embark on more than just a cruise, and return with more than memories: experience, understanding, an enlightened perspective. Explore the American South and discover all the great sights …
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$5,599
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New Orleans to Memphis

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Duchess
  • Discover St. Francisville
  • Experience the music of Memphis
  • Learn the history of Vicksburg
  • Explore vibrant New Orleans
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / Memphis
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Lower Mississippi River has stories to share – a legacy that flows from Memphis to the Gulf of Mexico. Embark on more than just a cruise, and return with more than memories: experience, understanding, an enlightened perspective. Explore the American South and discover all the great sights and …
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Visit historic St. Louis
$2,799
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St. Louis to Minneapolis

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Countess
  • Explore the culture of St. Louis
  • See Mark Twains hometown, Hannibal
  • Relax in laid-back La Crosse
  • Admire local artwork in Red Wing
Starts / Ends:
St. Louis / Red Wing
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the country and river that inspired Mark Twain, the pen name of the famed American novelist Samuel Clemens. From St. Louis, Missouri, cruise north along the magnificent Mississippi River towards Minneapolis. Explore port towns such as Hannibal, Missouri, the birthplace of Mark Twain, and …
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Explore historic New Orleans
$5,999
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Minneapolis to New Orleans

16 Day Itinerary aboard American Queen
  • Enjoy musical history in Memphis
  • Admire the diversity of New Orleans
  • Discover St. Louis, Missouri
  • Explore the arts in Minneapolis, MN
  • Learn about Civil War history
Starts / Ends:
Minneapolis / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Watch landscapes, cultures and even language transform as you cruise along the Mississippi river from Minneapolis to New Orleans aboard the American Queen. Board this 16-day cruise to sail nearly the full length of the mighty Mississippi. Along the way, visit historic port cities and laid-back …
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Explore historic New Orleans
$5,599
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Memphis to New Orleans

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Duchess
  • Explore the music of Memphis
  • Visit an Antebellum home
  • Learn the history of Vicksburg
  • Enjoy the beauty of Baton Rouge
Starts / Ends:
Memphis / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Festival Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Lower Mississippi River has stories to share – a legacy that flows from Memphis to the Gulf of Mexico. Embark on more than just a cruise, and return with more than memories: experience, understanding, an enlightened perspective. Explore the American South and discover all the great sights …
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St. Louis' iconic arch at night
$2,699
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St. Louis to Minneapolis

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Queen
  • Explore the culture of St. Louis
  • See Mark Twain's hometown, Hannibal
  • Relax in laid-back La Crosse
  • Admire local artwork in Red Wing
Starts / Ends:
St. Louis / Red Wing
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the land and river that inspired legendary American author Samuel Clemens, better known by his pen name, Mark Twain. Cruise northward from St. Louis, Missouri along the mighty Mississippi River, toward the city of Minneapolis. Along the way, explore port towns such as Hannibal, Missouri, …
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Explore beautiful Nashville
$3,599
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Nashville to St. Louis

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Countess
  • Explore Nashville, Tennessee
  • Visit the National Quilt Museum
  • Experience small-town charm
  • Stop at the Popeye Character Trail
  • Enjoy the museums of St. Louis
Starts / Ends:
Nashville / Alton
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on a 9-day river cruise along the Cumberland and Mississippi rivers to learn about the region's history, music, and culture. Set out from Nashville, which is widely regarded as the country music capital of the world. The small hamlet of Dover, Tennessee, is a fascinating place to visit and …
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Visit historic St. Louis
$3,599
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Minneapolis to St. Louis

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Countess
  • Explore the culture of St. Louis
  • See Mark Twain's hometown, Hannibal
  • Relax in laid-back La Crosse
  • Admire local artwork in Red Wing
Starts / Ends:
St. Louis / Red Wing
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the region and river that inspired renowned American novelist Samuel Clemens, better known as Mark Twain. Sail north from Minneapolis on this 9-day voyage aboard American Countess along the gorgeous Mississippi River toward the city of St. Louis. Along the way, stop in port towns such as …
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