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New Orleans to New Orleans
Your round-trip Mississippi River adventure 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. Travel to the magnificent Houmas House Plantation and enjoy its beautiful gardens and unique collection of Louisiana art. Be greeted with colorful Mardi Gras beads in Baton Rouge, before taking a one-of-a-kind guided tour through this fascinating city. Sip a cool Mint Julep on the west lawn of the Oak Alley Plantation in 19th-century fashion.
Welcome to New Orleans. This vibrant city, also known as the Big Easy, is the perfect destination to begin your Mississippi River voyage. Arrive the day before your cruise and and explore the most popular attractions and cultural highlights of New Orleans at your leisure. With complimentary transportation to the ship, we will make your tour is as worry-free as possible.
Explore the Houmas House and its history as you stroll along the gardens, ponds, and the majestic live oak alley that adorn the grounds. Discover the southern splendor of "The Sugar Palace," with its 16 rooms filled with period antiques and Louisiana artwork.
Baton Rouge features all the history you would expect in a state capital, but with an added downhome flavor that makes it truly unique. Led by our private guide, enjoy a tour of the cities' most famous attractions, including the Old and New State Capitol and the interactive Louisiana State Museum.
Once serving as an antebellum sugar cane homestead, Oak Alley Plantation is named after its most distinguishing feature, a row of 300-year-old oak trees. This leafy canopy forms a quarter-mile path leading to the Mississippi River. Restored to its 19th-century grandeur, this classic Greek Revival-style antebellum mansion is breathtaking.
Welcome back to New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz, and where art and culture abound around every corner of this unique city. The open-air artist colony proudly displays local works on the iron fence in Jackson Square, while the city’s 45 museums carefully preserve its rich history. Stay an extra day or even a few nights to enjoy the famed French Quarter.
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Vessel Type: Riverboat Passenger Capacity: 187 Built: 2018 The American River Cruise revolution continues with American Harmony, the newest ship in American Cruise Lines’ highly anticipated series of contemporary riverboats. These, the first modern riverboats ever in the U.S., have introduced many pioneering innovations to America’s waters. American Harmony will feature lounges soaring 40 feet above the water with triple the glass of other riverboats for astounding views. The new riverboat will also feature the Atrium, a four-story glass-enclosed area with a large domed skylight, which will serve as the central gathering point for the entire ship. Our new suite design will allow for unprecedented comfort while traveling, beginning with the new Grand Suites featuring 900 square feet of private space. These spacious suites include two glass walls and a wraparound private balcony. Complimentary room service during select mealtimes is available for every stateroom, but the Grand Suites offer ample space to host small cocktail parties or private dinner events. American Harmony will continue American Cruise Lines’ decade's long tradition for innovation in river cruising. With a capacity of just 187 guests, this new ship has the modern design features and contemporary styling that today’s traveler has come to expect. Experience the American Harmony for yourself next spring on the Mississippi River.
• Cruise through a land of bayous and southern belles on this special 5-day round trip cruise • Enjoy guided shore excursions to vivacious cities, and grand plantations, while dining on the finest regionally-inspired cuisine • Ports Of Call: New Orleans, Houmas House, Baton Rouge, Oak Alley, New Orleans