Mississippi River cruise with Alan Titchmarsh
23 March 2019 – 11 nights now from £4,995pp
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