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New Orleans/Memphis
8-night Charms of the South Cruise – New Orleans to Memphis
May 1, 2021
American Queen Steamboat Company: American Countess
New Orleans/Memphis
Vacation Offer ID 1414394
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  • $100 per Couple Shipboard Credit

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Deckplans
The Signature Collection – Exclusive Amenities
The Signature Collection Sailings offer Exceptional Value and Exclusive Amenities.

Cruise Inclusions

  • Complimentary Pre-Cruise Hotel Overnight Stay
  • Complimentary Open Bars and lounges throughout the vessel
  • Complimentary Shore Excursions
  • Complimentary Room Service available 24 Hours a Day
  • Complimentary Internet Service
  • Masterful Regional Cuisine
  • Lively Cabaret Entertainment, Story Telling & Lectures
  • Authentic Paddlewheeler Vessel
8-night Charms of the South Cruise – New Orleans to Memphis
  • Destination Guide
  • Suggested Shore Excursions
Destination Arrival Departure
New Orleans

New Orleans 05/01/2021

Enjoy your complimentary stay at the pre-cruise hotel. The evening is yours to become acquainted with the city. The Hospitality Desk will be located in the hotel and the friendly staff can assist with everything from general questions about your upcoming voyage to reserving premium experiences. Both American Queen Steamboat Company and local representatives will be readily available to provide you with dining, entertainment, and sightseeing options to maximize your time here.,
05/01/2021 05/01/2021
New Orleans

New Orleans 05/02/2021

New Orleans's Creole, Cajun, and other diverse residents blended to develop art, cuisine, music, and general culture unlike any other in the United States. Uncover the treasures of the city as you indulge in iconic cuisine spiced with the cultural flavors of the city's past, explore the unique sites and attractions lining the historic streets as seen in the famous French Quarter, or admire the beauty in the stunning Garden District or City Park.,
05/02/2021 05/02/2021
Cruise Starts (Embarkation)

Cruise Starts (Embarkation) 05/02/2021

New Orleans's Creole, Cajun, and other diverse residents blended to develop art, cuisine, music, and general culture unlike any other in the United States. Uncover the treasures of the city as you indulge in iconic cuisine spiced with the cultural flavors of the city's past, explore the unique sites and attractions lining the historic streets as seen in the famous French Quarter, or admire the beauty in the stunning Garden District or City Park.,
05/02/2021 05/02/2021
New Orleans

New Orleans 05/02/2021

New Orleans's Creole, Cajun, and other diverse residents blended to develop art, cuisine, music, and general culture unlike any other in the United States. Uncover the treasures of the city as you indulge in iconic cuisine spiced with the cultural flavors of the city's past, explore the unique sites and attractions lining the historic streets as seen in the famous French Quarter, or admire the beauty in the stunning Garden District or City Park.,
05/02/2021 05/02/2021
Nottoway Plantation

Nottoway Plantation 05/03/2021

American Queen Steamboat Company features an exclusive port at Nottoway Plantation. While the boat is docked, visit the sugarcane estate — the largest standing antebellum mansion in the South. Nottoway Plantation is an intricate building with impressive detail. Original furnishings mingle with era-appropriate antiques to create an atmosphere that does justice to the home's original ambiance. It is fascinating history and luxurious aesthetic packaged in Southern hospitality — an experience that you will not want to pass up.,
05/03/2021 05/03/2021
St. Francisville

St. Francisville 05/04/2021

St. Francisville today is a testament to the lifestyle of a bygone era, with its plethora of charming antebellum-period homes and striking architecture. With over 140 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, beautiful plantation homes nestled in the rolling countryside, and bustling Main Street shops, this quaint town situated on the bluffs of the Mississippi River has a style all its own.,
05/04/2021 05/04/2021
Natchez

Natchez 05/05/2021

It seems as if history fell asleep and awoke unscathed by the changing of times in this magical port. This charming river town was founded in 1716, making it the oldest city on the Mississippi River. It's known for its elegance, hospitality, and impressive preservation of history — found on every street corner. Enjoy the unique shops, restaurants, museums, and historic homes, all of which inspired Hugh Bayless to include Natchez in his book "The 100 Best Towns in America".,
05/05/2021 05/05/2021
Vicksburg

Vicksburg 05/06/2021

Vicksburg perfectly blends Southern culture and heritage with exciting modern attractions. As a major battle site during the Civil War, this Southern town carries a history unlike any other. Learn about the historic conflicts of the city, taste its cuisine, visit the many museums, and pick out the perfect souvenir.,
05/06/2021 05/06/2021
Mississippi Delta

Mississippi Delta 05/07/2021

The Mississippi Delta is more than a geographical region. It is a way of life — a true cultural experience based on agriculture, music, and history. These small river towns have been the inspiration of authors, musicians, and artists for centuries. Catch a unique glimpse into the port of the Mississippi Delta, and discover a muse of many.,
05/07/2021 05/07/2021
River Cruising

River Cruising 05/08/2021

Watch small river towns and lush landscapes slowly become lost in the horizon as sunlight plays upon the deck. Take hold of a literary classic, curl up on a plush chair in a cozy corner, and relish in the moment of tranquility. Experience the fulfillment that river cruising offers.,
05/08/2021 05/08/2021
Memphis

Memphis 05/09/2021

Memphis has a plethora of places to visit and things to do for all guests. Embrace the city that has been coined not only the home of the blues but also the birthplace of rock 'n' roll. Boogie on down to Beale Street — alive with quirky places to indulge in some Southern barbeque, purchase souvenirs for friends and family (or a little something for yourself), and sip on a Blue Suede-Tini. As one of the most famous music destinations in the world, Memphis is a melodious port for our guests to experience.,
05/09/2021 05/09/2021
American Queen Steamboat Company: American Countess

The newest gem in our riverboat fleet, American Countess welcomes 245 guests along the Tennessee, Ohio, Cumberland, and Mississippi rivers. Her sleek, contemporary design offers plenty of open space for gathering and sharing the fun, and you'll love the great forward-facing windows and the portside bar with an 80-foot view.

Ship Statistics
Year Built
2020
Year Refurbished
Year Entered Present Fleet
Previous Name
Country of Registry
Tonnage (GRT)
2000
Guests (Lowers)
246
Total Guests
246
Passenger Decks
4
Number of Crew
80
Officers' Nationality
Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality
Total Rooms
123
Suites
–
Balconies
80
Ocean/River View
43
Interior
–
Accessible
6

Balcony

Single Outside Stateroom With Open Veranda (SO) Limited Availability
Single Outside Stateroom With Open Veranda
  • Category: SO
  • Deck 3 - Observation Deck
Deluxe Outside Staterooms With Open Veranda (B) Limited Availability
Deluxe Outside Staterooms With Open Veranda
  • Category: B
  • Deck 3 - Observation Deck

Inside

Inside Stateroom (E) Limited Availability
Inside Stateroom
  • Category: E
  • Deck 3 - Observation Deck
  • Deck 2 - Cabin Deck

Suite

Veranda Suites With Private Balcony (A) Limited Availability
Veranda Suites With Private Balcony
  • Category: A
  • Deck 2 - Cabin Deck
Fares quoted are in U.S. dollars, are per person and do not include air or land transportation. Port charges, government fees/taxes are additional and not included in the fare.
Prices are cruise-only, per person, based on double occupancy (unless otherwise noted). Taxes, port fees and gratuities are additional.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Deck 4 - Sun Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Veranda Suites With Private Balcony (A)
  • Deluxe Outside Staterooms With Open Veranda (B)
  • Single Outside Stateroom With Open Veranda (SO)
  • Inside Stateroom (E)
Deck 3 - Observation Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Veranda Suites With Private Balcony (A)
  • Deluxe Outside Staterooms With Open Veranda (B)
  • Single Outside Stateroom With Open Veranda (SO)
  • Inside Stateroom (E)
Deck 2 - Cabin Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Veranda Suites With Private Balcony (A)
  • Deluxe Outside Staterooms With Open Veranda (B)
  • Single Outside Stateroom With Open Veranda (SO)
  • Inside Stateroom (E)
Deck 1 - Main Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Veranda Suites With Private Balcony (A)
  • Deluxe Outside Staterooms With Open Veranda (B)
  • Single Outside Stateroom With Open Veranda (SO)
  • Inside Stateroom (E)