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Celebrate the Christmas festive season on board the world's most opulent paddle steamer, the American Queen, as you cruise 'Ol' Man River', on the mighty Mississippi.

American Queen Christmas Cruise

Sailing from the 'Big Easy' city of New Orleans, Bon Voyage have two peak season dates available - 19th or 26th December - with savings of 25%. The 9-day Christmas & New Year American Queen steamboat holiday from New Orleans showcases the diversity and drama of the Lower Mississippi. From the legendary jazz of Bourbon Street to the battlefields of Vicksburg, Mississippi, immerse yourself in the USA's southern culture. Discover the romance and antebellum charms of famous plantations like Oak Alley. You'll adore St. Francisville's storied past which boasts more than 140 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana and you'll be amazed by the city's colourful history and larger-than-life political figures.

Included in the American Queen Holiday, when travelling from the UK:

  • Return flights from London Heathrow to New Orleans

  • Private transfers from New Orleans airport to your hotel

  • One night pre-cruise in the 4 star Hilton Riverside Hotel with breakfast

  • Transfers to the American Queen

  • 7 nights on board the American Queen in a CATEGORY B OUTSIDE stateroom with veranda on the Lower Mississippi cruise from New Orleans

  • All meals on board the American Queen with a choice of dining options

  • Festive celebratory feasts

  • Shore excursions in each port

  • Fine wine and beer with dinner

  • Complimentary coffee, bottled water and soft drinks throughout your voyage

  • Top showboat entertainment and dancing each evening

  • Private transfers from the American Queen to New Orleans airport

You can experience all these and more on a leisurely cruise along Ol' Man River this Christmas and New Year. Visit for more details.

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