Board one of our authentic paddlewheelers as we celebrate the music, history, and culture of the lower Mississippi. Your journey begins and ends in New Orleans, a melting pot of French, African and American culture. Here you can enjoy exclusive access to its vibrant music scene and the best in Cajun and Creole cuisine. On our curated tours of area plantations such as the Oak Alley, Frogmore and Rosedown, you will hear stories about Southern life from a team of passionate experts who we have assembled to show you each place in detail. Explore historic towns and beautiful gardens along the way and be treated to an exclusive American Cruise Lines classical piano concert at the famous JN Stonehouse. In Vicksburg, our expert guides show you the battlefields, the USS Cairo, and the most significant historic sites throughout the city.
*Starting price. Rates are based on cabin availability. Prices are per person double occupancy. Cabin upgrades: additional $910-$2,660 pp/do. Call for single reservations. Per person deposit is $500.
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Why travel far when American Cruise Lines offers the best in small ship cruising right in your own backyard? All of our modern ships are built here in the U.S. and have the largest staterooms and latest amenities. Our accommodating all-American crew will provide you with an unequaled level of service as you rediscover this great country in comfort and style.
The America is American Cruise Lines’ eighth ship and its second brand-new vessel to launch in 2016. America is the finest Mississippi paddlewheeler ever built, introducing features never before seen on a Mississippi riverboat. The America embodies a casual ambiance and relaxed atmosphere, while providing panoramic views of the passing scenery. With only 185 guests, fellow passengers will quickly become new friends.