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Explore these 24 top New Orleans cruises for 2022 and 2023. Some of the most popular activities on our New Orleans trips include river cruises, cruises, cultural, archaeological site visits, and urban exploration. Discover New Orleans with your expert local English-speaking guides who will show you the hot spots and the off-the-beaten-path hidden gems. We work with only the best small ships that carry under 500 fortunate guests, and we can give you unbiased advice to match you with the perfect ship and perfect cruise for your next vacation. Our New Orleans cruises start from $1,299 for cruises of 6 to 16 days. Contact one of Adventure Life's New Orleans cruise specialists for help planning a seamless trip.
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New Orleans paddlewheel steamer in New Orleans, Lousiana
$1,999
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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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View the iconic arch when you visit St. Louis, gateway to the west
$11,299
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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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Explore the fascinating Louisiana bayou
$1,999
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Roundtrip New Orleans

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Duchess
  • Admire the beauty of New Orleans
  • Indulge in New Orleans music
  • Experience life at Natchez
  • See preserved historic homes
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore unique sites and attractions of the deep south on a river cruise round-trip from New Orleans. Uncover the treasures of Lower Mississippi River cities as you indulge in iconic Louisiana cuisine spiced with influences from the region’s diverse cultures. Visit historic estates and learn …
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View monuments from the Civil War in Mississippi
$5,799
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Minneapolis to New Orleans

16 Day Itinerary aboard American Duchess
  • Enjoy musical history in Memphis
  • Explore the arts in Minneapolis, MN
  • Discover St. Louis, Missouri
  • Admire the diversity of New Orleans
  • 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 Duchess. 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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Visit historic Memphis, Tennessee
$3,999
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Heart of the Delta

New Orleans to Memphis - 8 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 8-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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Explore historic New Orleans
$1,299
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Holidays on the River

Roundtrip New Orleans - 6 Day Itinerary aboard American Duchess
  • Immerse yourself in New Orleans
  • Discover legendary Nottoway
  • Tour historic Civil War sites
  • Visit charming ports and cities
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / Nottoway
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On a roundtrip river cruise from New Orleans, discover unique places and attractions along theMississippiRiver and marvel at the natural splendor. Explore the LowerMississippiRiver cities' treasures while indulging in famous Louisiana cuisine infused with the region's cultural tastes. A …
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Explore historic New Orleans
$5,399
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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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$1,999
Savings
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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 …
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Explore historic New Orleans
$1,999
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Roundtrip New Orleans

8 Day Itinerary aboard American Duchess
  • Immerse yourself in New Orleans
  • Ring in the New Year with a gala
  • Visit historic Civil War sites
  • Visit charming ports and cities
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Festival Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore unique sites and attractions of the deep south on a river cruise round-trip from New Orleans. Uncover the treasures of Lower Mississippi River cities as you indulge in iconic Louisiana cuisine spiced with influences from the region’s diverse cultures. Visit historic estates and learn …
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Explore historic New Orleans
$4,299
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Mississippi Holiday Season

Memphis to New Orleans - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Viking Mississippi
  • Enjoy the holidays in New Orleans
  • Explore Memphis's music scene
  • Discover Civil War history
  • See the historic homes of Natchez
Starts / Ends:
Memphis / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Festival Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the history and charm of the Lower Mississippi on this special holiday season voyage. Cruise from Memphis, where you'll enjoy exclusive Privileged Access to Graceland, decorated for Christmas. Marvel at Christmas light displays and decorated historic homes in Natchez and Baton Rouge; …
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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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Explore historic New Orleans
$1,999
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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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Memphis, Tennesse, USA downtown cityscape at dusk over Beale Street
$1,999
Savings
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Memphis to New Orleans

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Queen
  • Admire the diversity of New Orleans
  • Discover the cultures of the delta
  • Learn the history of Vicksburg
  • Enjoy the music of Memphis
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / Memphis
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
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 …
Cruise Details
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Enjoy a cozy Christmas market with loved ones
$2,199
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Holidays on the River

Memphis to New Orleans - 9 Day Itinerary aboard American Queen
  • Admire the diversity of New Orleans
  • Discover the cultures of the delta
  • Learn the history of Vicksburg
  • Enjoy the music of Memphis
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / Memphis
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a holiday celebration with your American Queen Steamboat Company family, and return with treasured memories of the season. This Lower Mississippi River cruise offers a special Holiday gala, bonfires on the levee, holiday decorations, and performances. Come home to the heart of America and …
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$1,999
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New Orleans to Memphis

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Countess
  • 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 …
Cruise Details
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Explore historic New Orleans
$2,199
EXPLORE

Roundtrip New Orleans

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Queen
  • Immerse yourself in New Orleans
  • Discover legendary Nottoway
  • Visit historic Civil War sites
  • Visit charming ports and cities
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover unique sites and attractions along the Mississippi River and admire the beauty of the world around you on a roundtrip river cruise from New Orleans. Uncover the treasures of Lower Mississippi River cities as you indulge in iconic Louisiana cuisine spiced with the cultural flavors of the …
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Visit New Orleans
$1,899
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Roundtrip New Orleans

8 Day Itinerary aboard American Queen
  • Admire the beauty of New Orleans
  • Indulge in New Orleans music
  • Experience life at Natchez
  • See preserved historic homes
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore unique sites and attractions of the deep south on a river cruise round-trip from New Orleans. Uncover the treasures of Lower Mississippi River cities as you indulge in iconic Louisiana cuisine spiced with influences from the region’s diverse cultures. Visit historic estates and learn …
Cruise Details
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Memphis, Tennesse, USA downtown cityscape at dusk over Beale Street
$1,799
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Memphis to New Orleans

9 Day Itinerary aboard American Countess
  • Admire the diversity of New Orleans
  • Discover the cultures of the region
  • Learn the history of Vicksburg
  • Enjoy the music of Memphis
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / Memphis
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
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, and an enlightened perspective. Explore the American South and discover all the great sights …
Cruise Details
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