Mis­sis­sippi River cruise with Alan Titch­marsh

23 March 2019 – 11 nights now from £4,995pp

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Day 1 Fly to Mem­phis from Lon­don or re­gional UK air­port. Day 2 Mem­phis Ex­plore the streets of Mem­phis or visit the Mem­phis Botan­i­cal Gar­dens.

Day 3 Mem­phis & Grace­land

En­joy a tour of Grace­land, the home of Elvis Pres­ley, and a Mem­phis city sights tour be­fore board­ing Amer­i­can Queen for your seven-night Mis­sis­sippi cruise.

Day 4 Scenic river cruis­ing

A chance to en­joy all the on-board ameni­ties and en­ter­tain­ment. Day 5 Vicks­burg A ma­jor port dur­ing the Civil War. Hop on the Amer­i­can Queen Tour Bus. Day 6 Natchez Gar­den­ers’ World Tour: The Story of Cot­ton in the An­te­bel­lum South. Cross the river to Louisiana and visit the Frog­more Plan­ta­tion, a work­ing cot­ton farm. Then re­turn to Natchez with your guide on hand to an­swer ques­tions be­fore a visit to the Long­wood man­sion. Day 7 Ba­ton Rouge The rich cul­tural cap­i­tal of Louisiana. Hop on the Amer­i­can Queen Tour Bus. Day 8 St Fran­cisville

Gar­den­ers’ World Tour: Plan­ta­tions of the Back Roads

Ex­pe­ri­ence two south­ern plan­ta­tions with an­ces­tral ties. Day 9 Not­toway Gar­den­ers’ World Tour: Not­toway Plan­ta­tion En­joy a guided walk­ing tour of an ‘Amer­i­can cas­tle’, ex­plor­ing the grounds and gar­dens of Not­toway.

Day 10 New Or­leans

Time to dis­em­bark Amer­i­can Queen and en­joy New Or­leans and a city tour be­fore ar­riv­ing at the ho­tel for a two-night stay in the heart of the French Quar­ter.

Day 11 New Or­leans

Take the day to ex­plore this amaz­ing city at your leisure.

Day 12 To the air­port for your re­turn flight to the UK.

Not­toway New Or­leans French Quar­ter

Mem­phis Grace­land, Mem­phis

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