Mississippi River Cruises & Tours - 2018/2019

19 trips from 12 tour companies with 1 reviews

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4.3 | Great | 100+ Reviews
By
Evaneos
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits: United States, Chicago, Lake Michigan, Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans, St. Louis
$ 2,914
From $ 3,934
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 146 per day
Highlights
  • Explore millennium Park where you'll find the Jay Pritzer Pavilion, Crown Fountain, Cloud Gate, Lurie Garden and McCormick Tribune Plaza
  • Enjoy sightseeing at the Navy Pier, an amusement park on the shore of Lake Michigan
  • Visit St. Charles, a charming little town on the Missouri River
  • See magnificent Mile and the 360 Chicago attraction of the John Hancock Tower
  • Visit the National Civil Rights Museum, the Bass Pro Pyramid or the Fire Museum
  • Visit to the Mississippi State Capitol, built in 1901, and the Mississippi Governor's House
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4.2 | Great | 6 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: United States, Memphis, St. Louis
From $ 2,299
$ 287 per day
Highlights
  • The family recipes of acclaimed Southern chef Regina Charboneau
  • The only steamboat with multiple specialty dining options, all at no additional charge
  • Daily lectures by the Riverlorian, our onboard historian
  • Professional showboat-style entertainment and dancing nightly
  • Our own dedicated fleet of Steamcoaches
  • The most all-inclusive American river voyage
  • The only authentic steam-powered overnight paddlewheel riverboat in America
  • The greatest vacation value in America
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3.3 | Average | 6 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
From $ 4,540
$ 568 per day
Highlights
  • Visit their popular gift shop which is known for their world-famous pralines.
  • Enjoying the shade of the leafy canopy greet us on arrival and are our guides for the day.
  • Visits to its gardens, historic homes, and museums
  • See why this show is called "Becoming Jelly Roll."
  • Enjoy the local flavors, like chicory coffee, sweet beignets, and famous New Orleans jazz music.
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3.3 | Average | 6 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits: United States
From $ 3,995
$ 444 per day
Highlights
  • Visit the Museum of Westward Expansion
  • Enjoy St. Louis’ many world-class attractions, including the Art Museum, Science Center, Anheuser-Busch Brewery, and the Missouri History Museum.
  • See the historic stables built in 1885 and the world-famous Clydesdale horses.
  • Visit the Interpretive Center, home to 15 original Normal Rockwell paintings, the Becky Hatcher House, the Huck Finn Home
  • Visit the national Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium.
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3.3 | Average | 6 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks
Visits: United States
From $ 8,850
$ 590 per day
Highlights
  • Enjoy a show at the historic Sheldon Performing Arts Theatre or observe the beauty of nature at one of Red Wing’s 38 parks.
  • Enjoy beautiful gardens, an outdoor performance center, and inspiring sculptures.
  • Visit the national Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium.
  • Visit the Interpretive Center, home to 15 original Normal Rockwell paintings, the Becky Hatcher House, the Huck Finn Home
  • See the historic stables built in 1885 and the world-famous Clydesdale horses.
  • Visit America’s third-largest inland port, famous for blues, barbeque, and Elvis Presley's Graceland.
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3.3 | Average | 6 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Hiking & Walking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits: United States, St. Louis
From $ 5,560
$ 505 per day
Highlights
  • Enjoy the Art Museum, Science Center, Anheuser-Busch Brewery, and the Missouri History Museum.
  • Enjoy shore excursions to Cape River Heritage Museum and the Red House Interpretive Center.
  • Visit the studios and galleries of Paducah’s resident artists.
  • Enjoy the gentle sounds of the paddlewheel as it churns through the placid waters of the Ohio River. 
  • Visit the Kentucky Derby Museum to see actual Derby footage dating as far back as 1918.
  • Visit the William Howard Taft National Historic Museum, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and Betts House.
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3.3 | Average | 6 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits: United States, New Orleans
From $ 5,560
$ 505 per day
Highlights
  • Enjoy a grand tour of one of the most historic and unforgettable cities in the South. 
  • Visit Graceland, and then tour the W.C. Handy Museum; Shelby Farms, the largest urban park in the country
  • Visit iconic sites such as the National Civil Rights Museum, St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital
  • Visit the Museum of Westward Expansion
  • See the historic stables built in 1885 and the world-famous Clydesdale horses.
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4.7 | Excellent | 19 Reviews
By
Tauck
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural
Visits: United States
From $ 3,790
$ 474 per day
Highlights
  • Exclusive filmed on-tour Stories by Ken Burns vignettes
  • culinary experience at New Orleans School of Cooking
  • jazz reception and dinner at Arnaud's
  • exclusive streetcar tour
  • flightseeing
  • private jazz experience at Preservation Hall
  • visit to National WWII Museum with brunch & USO-style show
  • visits to pre-Civil War Mississippi River plantations
  • private presentation by environmental expert Nellie Watson
  • dinner at legendary Antoine's
  • private mint julep reception & mansion house dinner at Nottoway Plantation
  • alligator bayou boat tour
  • visits to LSU's Rural Life Museum
  • New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park's performance center and Baton Rouge's Old State Capitol
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4.7 | Excellent | 19 Reviews
By
Tauck
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural
From $ 3,890
$ 486 per day
Highlights
  • Exclusive filmed on-tour Stories by Ken Burns vignettes
  • culinary experience at New Orleans School of Cooking
  • jazz reception and dinner at Arnaud's
  • exclusive streetcar tour
  • flightseeing
  • private jazz experience at Preservation Hall
  • visit to National WWII Museum with brunch & USO-style show
  • visits to pre-Civil War Mississippi River plantations
  • private presentation by environmental expert Nellie Watson
  • dinner at legendary Antoine's
  • private mint julep reception & mansion house dinner at Nottoway Plantation
  • alligator bayou boat tour
  • visits to LSU's Rural Life Museum
  • the New Orleans Jazz Museum and Baton Rouge's Old State Capitol
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3.3 | Average | 6 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits: United States, Nashville, St. Louis
From $ 3,995
$ 499 per day
Highlights
  • Enjoy a warm welcome at the visitor’s center by tour guides who are eager to share their knowledge.
  • Visiting one the many fine museums, to participating in a hands-on creative workshop at a local art gallery.
  • Visit the studios and galleries of Paducah’s resident artists.
  • See the Sailor Man's likeness in the town's own six-foot-tall bronze metal statue.
  • Visit the Museum of Westward Expansion and discover the lives of the explorers, cowboys and Native Americans who helped forge our nation.
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3.3 | Average | 6 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: United States, Memphis, St. Louis
From $ 4,540
$ 568 per day
Highlights
  • Stroll through the quaint town of New Madrid, filled with Old South traditions and historical attractions.
  • Discover Paducah’s colorful history during a guided tour through the town’s historic district.
  • Participate in hands-on creative workshops and hear artists’ stories of how they relocated to Paducah.
  • Hear stories of the people and events that helped shape life along the Ohio River during a guided tour of the River Heritage Museum.
  • Join a local guide on a narrated tour through Cape Girardeau’s beautiful Old St. Vincent’s Church.
  • Enjoy the historical appeal of Chester during a guided walking tour
  • Explore America's great cities.
  • Take a tram ride to the top of this 630 foot arch!
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3.3 | Average | 6 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits: United States, New Orleans, St. Louis
From $ 12,030
$ 547 per day
Highlights
  • Visit the picturesque Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, one of the premier sculpture installations in the United States. 
  • Enjoy a grand tour of one of the most historic cities in the South.
  • Enjoy a relaxing trip through the historic sites of the largest city in Mississippi including Cotton Row, the Mount Holly Plantation and the Weatherbee House.
  • Visit iconic sites such as the National Civil Rights Museum
  • Exploring this historic site,
  • Visit the antebellum-style museum.
  • Enjoy shore excursions to Cape River Heritage Museum and the Red House Interpretive Center.
  • See the Sailor Man's likeness in the town's own six-foot-tall bronze metal statue.
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4.2 | Great | 13 Reviews
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Family Friendly, Culinary & Wine, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits: France, St. Louis
From $ 1,699
$ 212 per day
Highlights
  • Spend time at a family-owned accordion shop and listen to local music.
  • Get to know the Cajun and Creole heritages at Vermilionville, a living museum.
  • Tour Longwood, an impressive mansion that today remains unfinished.
  • See New Orleans’ St. Louis Cemetery #3, opened in 1854.
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3.8 | Great | 12 Reviews
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks
Visits: United States, Everglades, Miami, New Orleans
From $ 2,109
$ 234 per day
Highlights
  • Wake up to Christmas Day in the beautiful Florida Keys
  • Ring in the New Year partying in New Orleans' French Quarter
  • Spot exotic wildlife on an Everglades swamp airboat ride
  • Unique overnight stay in a chickee cabin in the Everglades
  • Drive the famous Route 1 Overseas Highway to the Florida Keys
  • Enjoy beach time at Destin on the Gulf of Mexico
  • Hear live music & enjoy legendary nightlife on Bourbon Street
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3.3 | Average | 6 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits: United States, New Orleans
From $ 2,285
$ 457 per day
Highlights
  • Enjoying the shade of the leafy canopy greet us on arrival and are our guides for the day
  • Enjoy the local flavors, like chicory coffee, sweet beignets, and famous New Orleans jazz music.
  • Explore the most popular areas including the French Quarter, the colorful garden district
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3.3 | Average | 6 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Cultural
Visits: United States, Memphis, New Orleans
From $ 4,540
$ 568 per day
Highlights
  • Enjoying the shade of the leafy canopy greet us on arrival and are our guides for the day 
  • Visits to its gardens, historic homes, and museums. 
  • Explore his eclectic collection of period-specific artwork and one-of-a-kind antiques. 
  • Enjoy the warmth of the Mississippi River sun as we cruise from Vicksburg to Memphis.
  • Explore fascinating exhibits such as Elvis’ museum, estate grounds, the jungle and trophy rooms, his gravesite, and much more.
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Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Train & Rail Journeys, Cultural, Singles Travel
Visits: United States, Memphis, New Orleans
From $ 1,989
$ 249 per day
Highlights
  • Discover Chicago and Memphis
  • Visit Bass Pro to enjoy 10 aquariums with over 1,800 fish.
  • Explore National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel is a very special experience that takes us through centuries of history.
  • Visit Jackson Square
  • Explore Jean Lafitte National Historical Park
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Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Transformative
Visits: United States, New Orleans
From $ 1,794
$ 179 per day
Highlights
  • Experience  New Orleans by day and by night, on a driving city tour aboard your deluxe motorcoach with your own local guide, plus and evening Bourbon St. stroll
  • Unforgettable live jazz entertainment and signature New Orleans cocktails - including the (in)famous Hurricane at Pat O'Brien's!
  • Enjoy 4 nights at in the heart of downtown New Orleans, just steps from the shops, jazz, and fun of the French Quarter, the lucky action of Harrah’s Casino, and the excitement of Magazine Street. Your charming hotel artfully blends old world charm with modern comforts— premium pillow-top beds, coffee makers, laundry facilities, lobby cocktail lounge, spa, and pool.
  • Plenty of leisure time to explore the many sights, tastes, and sounds of the French Quarter
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Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Very Easy
Very Easy Physical Level Minimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits: United States, Grand Tetons, Yellowstone National Park
From $ 2,636
$ 188 per day
Highlights
  • Explore Majestic Yellowstone National Park, Old Faithful, Mt. Rushmore, Crazy horse Monument, & more.
  • Wild West casino excitement in Deadwood SD, an entire town designated a National Historic Landmark.
  • View the spectacular Big Horn Mountains, long considered sacred by the Sioux, Crow, & Cheyenne Indians
  • View the inspiring Grand Tetons & Rocky Mountain wilderness
  • Experience South Dakota’s ruggedly beautiful Badlands National Park, 242,000 acres of eroded pinnacles & spires blended with the largest undisturbed grass prairie in the US.
  • See the unique "Corn Palace,” built in 1892 to showcase the rich soil of South Dakota, now decorated with murals and designs made of local corn & grains.
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