Delta Queen Old South Cruise
Rediscover the heartland of America with the Delta Queen Steamboat Company and the time-honored tradition of river "steamboatin".? Travel down lovely winding American rivers in an elegant paddlewheel steamboat and enjoy the leisurely pace of this unique cruise vacation.
A true discovery of American heritage, vacations on the Delta Queen steamboats supply passengers with a breathtaking voyage that includes exquisite cuisine, lively "showboat" style performances, and the exploration of historic river ports at a relaxed and comfortable pace. A Delta Queen Old South cruise includes ports as far north as New Madrid, Missouri and as far south as Fort Jackson, Louisiana, acquainting passengers with the heart of America's Old South.
Delta Queen Old South Cruise - Sample Itineraries
There are several exciting itineraries to select from when considering a Delta Queen Old South cruise. Sail from Baton Rouge to Memphis on a 7-day riverboat cruise with stops in Oak Alley, St. Francisville, Natchez, Vicksburg, and Helena. An alternate 5-day tour sails from Memphis to Little Rock along the Arkansas River with stops in Pendleton and Petit Jean. For a true exploration of the South, a 6-day itinerary sails from Memphis to New Orleans with stops in Vicksburg, Natchez, St. Francisville, and Baton Rouge.
This is merely a representative sampling of the Delta Queen Old South cruise itineraries; for scheduled voyages during your specific dates of travel, contact Cruise Network.
Delta Queen Old South Cruise - Riverboat Facts
The Delta Queen, the American Queen, and the Mississippi Queen comprise the three ship fleet of the Delta Queen Steamboat Company. The Delta Queen has been on the Mississippi River system since 1947 and boasts four decks and a variety of stateroom accommodations. The Mississippi Queen was launched in 1976 and is adorned with Tiffany glass and polished wood paneling. Introduced in 1995, the American Queen is the largest steamboat ever built and includes many modern amenities on a ship furnished with beautiful antiques and glistening woodwork.
Delta Queen Old South Cruise - Shore Excursions
There are many spectacular historic cities awaiting your discovery on a Delta Queen Old South cruise. Tour the world-famous Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, former home of music legend Elvis Presley. Stroll through Vicksburg National Military Park and explore the salvaged gunboat, the U.S.S. Cairo, in Mississippi. Witness the grandeur of the magnificent plantation homes in St. Francisville, Louisiana and take a walking tour of the Afton Villa Gardens and Rosedown Plantation. Immerse yourself in the legendary jazz, vibrant festivities, and world-renowned cuisine in New Orleans, or tour the incredible gardens surrounding the Houmas House Plantation. For a comprehensive listing of the shore excursions available on a Delta Queen Old South cruise, contact Cruise Network.
Delta Queen Old South Cruise - How to Book
To obtain more information pertaining to a Delta Queen Old South cruise and to book your vacation today, contact a certified cruise specialist.