Cruise the Mississippi River from the banks of the Bayou to the shores of St. Louis. Your journey starts in the French Quarter, the oldest neighborhood in the vibrant city of New Orleans, brimming with art, music and culture. Continue to Baton Rouge and Natchez, where you will experience the best in Southern hospitality while touring historic homes and grand plantations. Enjoy a captivating lecture from our onboard Civil War historian on your visit to the Vicksburg National Military Park. While in Memphis, enjoy an authentic BBQ and take an exclusive tour of the famous Sun Studios, known as the birth place of rock n’ roll. Visit Paducah also known as “Quilt City,” and peruse its many museums and art galleries, before docking at St. Louis, home of The Gateway Arch, our nation’s tallest man-made monument.