This 8-day Historic South & Golden Isles cruise aboard the Independence will take you to the heart of each unique place. As you cruise between ports, expansive wildlife refuges and remote islands stretch out before you, offering an extraordinary view into the wilderness and wildlife of the South. This is a region of history, legend, grace, and beauty that will leave you inspired.
8-day Roundtrip New Orleans cruise sailing the Mississippi River aboard the Queen of the Mississippi and American Eagle. The Mississippi River is home to some of America’s most historic areas, including Rosedown Plantation in St. Francisville, the Louisiana State Museum in Baton Rouge, and a host of unique locales, each with its own story about the Civil War era in America.
8 day, 7 night Civil War-theme cruise sailing between Memphis and New Orleans aboard the new yet authentic paddlewheeler, America. Step back in time to the grand era of steamboating, but with modern comforts and spacious amenities like never before seen on the river. American Cruise Lines will delve deep into this history taking you to battlefields, monuments, and museums, including the expansive Vicksburg Military Park.
Memory flows deep and sentiment eddies and swirls along the Lower Mississippi River. Experience authentic Southern culture as you journey through living history and explore the legacy of the Civil War both onboard and in ports of call. As you journey past fertile cotton fields, vast sugar cane plantations and imposing pillared mansions, distinguished guest speakers James Robertson Jr. and Richard McMurry will captivate you with astounding Civil War presentations. Also included is an exclusive tour of Vicksburg National Military Park.
The Mississippi River was of great strategic value as both a transportation and communication route during the Civil War. Experience authentic Southern culture as you journey through living history and explore the legacy of the Civil War both onboard and in ports of call. As you cruise past fertile cotton fields, vast sugar cane plantations and imposing pillared mansions, distinguished guest speakers Gary Joiner, Jimmy Ogle and Gene Salecker will captivate you with astounding Civil War presentations. Also included is a special tour of Vicksburg National Military Park.