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Experience the soulful rhythm of Tennessee on our 11 river cruises that navigate from Memphis, a city steeped in musical heritage and rich history, part of our 2024 offerings. As you glide along the Mississippi, each bend in the river reveals layers of American culture—from vibrant New Orleans to serene plantation landscapes and bustling urban centers like St. Louis and Minneapolis. These tours promise an intimate encounter with America's heartland, where blues music fills the air, and stories from Civil War sites resonate through time. Engage in archaeological site visits, savor regional cuisines including Cajun flavors or Kentucky bourbon, and enjoy moments of urban exploration that unveil the diversity of this great nation over 9 to 23 days days. With options beginning at $4,530, these voyages are not merely passages across water but gateways to cultural immersions and historical awakenings set against a backdrop of sweeping riverscapes. Whether it's tapping your feet to jazz rhythms or exploring quaint villages along the riverbanks, there is an adventure waiting for every traveler. For those eager to experience this tapestry woven with threads of melody, heritage, cuisine—and above all—the spirit embodied by Memphis itself: contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip aboard one these enchanting cruises through America’s storied South.
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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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Visit historic Memphis, Tennessee
$5,190
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Lower Mississippi River Cruise

Memphis - New Orleans - 9 Day Itinerary aboard American Symphony
  • Admire the diversity of New Orleans
  • Discover the cultures of the delta
  • Learn the history of Vicksburg
  • Enjoy the music of Memphis
Starts / Ends:
Memphis / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a captivating 9-day cruise aboard the American Symphonyfrom Memphis to New Orleans, navigating the mighty Mississippi River. Explore Memphis' musical legacy and vibrant culture before cruising through days of enchanting river views. Vicksburg unfolds its Civil War history, Natchez …
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Memphis, Tennesse, USA downtown cityscape at dusk over Beale Street
$5,190
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Lower Mississippi River Cruise

Memphis - New Orleans - 9 Day Itinerary aboard American Melody
  • Admire the diversity of New Orleans
  • Discover the cultures of the delta
  • Learn the history of Vicksburg
  • Enjoy the music of Memphis
Starts / Ends:
Memphis / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a captivating 9-day cruise aboard the American Melodyfrom Memphis to New Orleans, navigating the mighty Mississippi River. Explore Memphis' musical legacy and vibrant culture before cruising through days of enchanting river views. Vicksburg unfolds its Civil War history, Natchez …
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Visit Louisiana's capital city of Baton Rouge
$4,530
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Lower Mississippi River Cruise

Memphis - New Orleans - 9 Day Itinerary aboard American Heritage
  • Admire the diversity of New Orleans
  • Discover the cultures of the delta
  • Learn the history of Vicksburg
  • Enjoy the music of Memphis
Starts / Ends:
Memphis / New Orleans
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a captivating 9-day cruise aboard the American Heritagefrom Memphis to New Orleans, navigating the mighty Mississippi River. Explore Memphis' musical legacy and vibrant culture before cruising through days of enchanting river views. Vicksburg unfolds its Civil War history, Natchez …
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Explore beautiful Nashville
$4,840
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Music Cities Cruise

Memphis, TN to Nashville, TN - 9 Day Itinerary aboard American Symphony
  • Explore Memphis
  • Discover Paducah
  • Experience Lake Barkley
  • Enjoy Nashville
Starts / Ends:
Memphis / Nashville
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 9-day cruise from Memphis to Nashville aboard the American Symphony. Traverse the mighty Mississippi, majestic Ohio, and scenic Cumberland rivers. Experience the charm of historic towns, immerse yourself in local music culture, and enjoy nightly entertainment onboard. Relax and take in …
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Visit Louisiana's capital city of Baton Rouge
$4,530
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Lower Mississippi River Cruise

New Orleans - Memphis - 9 Day Itinerary aboard American Heritage
  • 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:
Variable
Embark on a 9-day cruise aboard the American Heritage from New Orleans to Memphis. Explore New Orleans with its culinary delights, music, and culture. Sail the Mississippi River, visit historic sites, and enjoy onboard entertainment. Explore plantations, museums, swamps, and antebellum homes. …
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Visit historic Memphis, Tennessee
$11,755
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Grand Heartland Cruise

Minnesota - Louisiana - 16 Day Itinerary aboard American Serenade
  • Visit mansions and art galleries
  • See the Gateway Arch and St. Louis
  • Visit Natchez’s antebellum homes
  • Experience Memphis' musical legacy
Starts / Ends:
St. Paul / New Orleans
Activities:
Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 16-day cruise aboard American Serenade and begin by exploring St. Paul's art galleries and historic Summit Avenue. In La Crosse, enjoy Riverside Park and panoramic views from Grand Dad’s Bluff. Discover Dubuque, with its Victorian mansions and the Mississippi River Museum …
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Visit historic Minneapolis
$15,640
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Complete Mississippi River

New Orleans - St. Paul - 23 Day Itinerary aboard American Melody
  • Explore Natchez's Grand Homes
  • Visit Oak Alley
  • Delve into Baton Rouge's history
  • Unravel Vicksburg's Civil War
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / St. Paul
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 23-day Mississippi River cruise, spanning 10 states on the American Melody. Explore the cultural tapestry of the Mighty Mississippi, touching on history, charm, and scenic landscapes. From lively New Orleans to Minneapolis, discover Baton Rouge's history, St. Francisville's …
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Visit historic Minneapolis
$15,640
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Complete Mississippi River

New Orleans, LA to St. Paul, M - 23 Day Itinerary aboard American Symphony
  • Explore Natchez's Grand Homes
  • Visit Oak Alley
  • Delve into Baton Rouge's history
  • Unravel Vicksburg's Civil War
Starts / Ends:
New Orleans / St. Paul
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 23-day Mississippi River cruise, spanning 10 states on the American Symphony. Explore the cultural tapestry of the Mighty Mississippi, touching on history, charm, and scenic landscapes. From lively New Orleans to Minneapolis, discover Baton Rouge's history, St. Francisville's …
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Explore beautiful Nashville
$4,840
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Music Cities Cruise

Memphis, TN to Nashville, TN - 9 Day Itinerary aboard American Melody
  • Explore Memphis
  • Discover Paducah
  • Experience Lake Barkley
  • Enjoy Nashville
Starts / Ends:
Memphis / Nashville
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 9-day cruise from Memphis to Nashville aboard the American Melody. Traverse the mighty Mississippi, majestic Ohio, and scenic Cumberland rivers. Experience the charm of historic towns, immerse yourself in local music culture, and enjoy nightly entertainment onboard. Relax and take in …
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