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Join the only authentic overnight paddlewheel steamboat in America- the American Queen - sailing down the Mississippi, from Memphis to New Orleans.
- 7 Nights in hotels and 7 nights’ cruise on the American Queen
- International flight
- 22 Meals including; 9 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
- Complimentary coffee, bottled water and soft drinks, plus wine and beer with dinner, throughout the cruise.
- 12 Guided excursions
- VIP door-to-door travel service
- Check-in service by Titan staff
- Services of an experienced Titan tour manager
- Scheduled British Airways direct flights
- Best available coaches with Wi-Fi and experienced drivers
- Hotel porterage
- Airport taxes, security charges and fuel surcharges
- UK Air Passenger Duty
Day 1: London - Nashville
Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your flight to Nashville.
Day 2: Nashville
The country music capital of the world and home to the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville is a must for any fan of music. Today we enjoy an orientation tour of Nashville and visit Studio B - where Elvis, Roy Orbison, Jim Reeves, Dolly Parton and many other celebrated stars recorded their first or early records - a real trip down memory lane.
Day 3: Nashville
Today is a full day at leisure to explore this exciting city further. There are so many fabulous museums to discover including the Musicians Hall of Fame and the Johnny Cash Museum or simply relax at your resort hotel and enjoy the multitude of facilities available.
Day 4: Nashville - Memphis
From Nashville we head south-west to another music mecca, Memphis. Closely associated with Elvis Presley and Graceland, the city was also the infamous location for the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr in 1968. On arrival, we check in at the Sheraton Memphis Downtown (3T+) or Doubletree Downtown Memphis (3T+), where we stay for two nights.
Day 5: Memphis
After a short orientation tour of the city, the rest of the day is free.
Day 6: Memphis - Mississippi Cruise
This morning you are free to further explore the city of Memphis; perhaps visit the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum or take a tour of the Gibson guitar factory.
Day 7: Mississippi
Today will be spent enjoying the sights and sounds as we sail down ‘Ol’ Man River’. Stop in Greenville, a city with many different cultural backgrounds, rich in customs and folklore, where historical sites take you back to a time when fortunes were made in cotton.
Day 8: Mississippi
We arrive in Vicksburg, Mississippi today, a city that blends modern elements with the charm and elegance associated with the Old South. As you disembark here, join a narrated ‘Hop-On Hop-Off Steamcoach Tour’ of this city bursting with character.
Day 9: Mississippi
Named for the Natchez tribe of Native Americans, who lived in the area prior to the arrival of Europeans, this charming city today is proud of its rich, vibrant history. The starting point for the Natchez Trace, continuing all the way to Nashville, Natchez became home to many antebellum homes and today numerous restored mansions are the highlight of this part of the South.
Day 10: Mississippi
We cross into Louisiana and its capital, Baton Rouge. Join another ‘Hop-On Hop-Off Steamcoach Tour’, including the USS KIDD and Veterans Memorial - the WWII Fletcher-class destroyer and the museum’s historic exhibits are a must for any military enthusiast. ‘Louisiana’s White House’ - The Old Governor’s Mansion is the next stop.
Day 11: Louisiana
Today we stop in the quaint town of St Francisville, located on a narrow ridge overlooking the Mississippi River. Today’s ‘Hop-On Hop-Off Steamcoach Tour’ makes stops at Grandmother’s Buttons or the West Florida Republic Park.
Day 12: Louisiana
Experience living history as you explore the largest remaining antebellum mansion of the deep south.
Day 13: New Orleans
This morning we arrive into our final port of call, New Orleans, and disembark near historic Jackson Square. We will be taken on a tour around the city, before checking in to our hotel, the Sheraton New Orleans.
Day 14: New Orleans
Today is also free in this lively bohemian city - the birthplace of jazz. Visit the Jackson Square Katrina Museums, or take a ride on the famous St Charles Streetcar. In the evening, venture to Bourbon Street to sample Creole and Cajun cuisine in one of the many restaurants, or stop in a bar and listen to the live traditional jazz drifting along the street.
Day 15: New Orleans - In Flight
Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
Day 16: London
Upon arrival your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
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