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Mississippi Highlights Cruise
French Quarter, New Orleans
Mississippi Cruise, America
Oak Alley Plantation, Louisiana
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Inn at Houmas House
Night in The French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana

Mississippi Highlights

6 day Cruise & Stay – from £2599

With flights from £3249

Your roundtrip Mississippi River adventure begins and ends in New Orleans; a melting pot of French, African and American culture. Here you can enjoy exclusive access to its vibrant music and the best in Cajun and Creole cuisine.

Highlights
  • Complimentary pre-cruise stay in New Orleans
  • Visit the magnificent Oak Alley Plantation
  • Explore the State capital Baton Rouge
  • Wander the historic Houmas House and gardens

Your Itinerary

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You can customise your holiday by adding extra nights or destinations. Just let us know what you would like to do.

French Quarter, New Orleans

Day 1 – Welcome to New Orleans

Your Mississippi Cruise comes complete with a Complimentary Pre-Cruise Package, providing you with a seamless way…

Your Mississippi Cruise comes complete with a Complimentary Pre-Cruise Package, providing you with a seamless way to board the ship and explore the local area. Arrive in New Orleans the day before your scheduled cruise date and we’ll handle the rest. The package includes a premium hotel stay, where you can enjoy the city at your leisure.

    New Orleans hotel

French Quarter, New Orleans
Mississippi Cruise, America

Day 2 – New Orleans

This vibrant city aka the Big Easy is the perfect destination to begin your Mississippi…

This vibrant city aka the Big Easy is the perfect destination to begin your Mississippi River voyage. On the morning of the cruise, meet in the hotel lobby after breakfast and you’ll be transported to the ship to begin the cruise. All luggage will be brought directly from the hotel and placed in your stateroom aboard the ship. Once on board, enjoy a special welcoming reception with a chance to meet fellow guests as we set sail for an incredible journey.

    Breakfast, dinner
Mississippi Cruise, America
Oak Alley Plantation, Louisiana

Day 3 – Oak Alley Plantation

First stop; Once serving as a sugar cane homestead, Oak Alley Plantation is named after its…

First stop; Once serving as a sugar cane homestead, Oak Alley Plantation is named after its most distinguishing feature, a row of 300 year old oak trees. This leafy canopy forms a quarter-mile path leading to the Mississippi River. Restored to its 19th century grandeur, this classic Greek revival-style antebellum mansion is breathtaking.

    Breakfast, dinner
Oak Alley Plantation, Louisiana
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Day 4 – Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge features all the history and wonder you would expect in a state capital, but…

Baton Rouge features all the history and wonder you would expect in a state capital, but with an added rural home flavour that makes it truly unique. Our private guides will take you on a tour of the city’s most famous attractions including the old and new State Capitals and the interactive Louisiana State Museum.

    Breakfast, dinner
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Inn at Houmas House

Day 5 – Houmas House

Explore Houmas House and its history as you stroll around its 38 acres of gardens, ponds…

Explore Houmas House and its history as you stroll around its 38 acres of gardens, ponds and majestic live oak alley during this port stop. Make sure to explore the Southern splendour of ‘The Sugar Palace’ through 16 rooms filled with period antiques and Louisiana artwork. 

    Breakfast, dinner
Inn at Houmas House
Night in The French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana

Day 6 – Farewell from New Orleans

Welcome back to New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz. Culture and arts abound around every corner…

Welcome back to New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz. Culture and arts abound around every corner of this unique city. The open air artist colony proudly displays local works on the iron fence in Jackson Square, while the city’s 45 museums carefully preserve its rich history. Stay an extra day or even a few nights to enjoy the famed French Quarter.

    Breakfast
Night in The French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana

Your Itinerary

You can customise your holiday by adding extra nights or destinations. Just let us know what you would like to do.

Day 1

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Welcome to New Orleans

Your Mississippi Cruise comes complete with a Complimentary Pre-Cruise Package, providing you with a seamless way to board the ship and explore the local area. Arrive in New Orleans the day before your scheduled cruise date and we’ll handle the rest. The package includes a premium hotel stay, where you can enjoy the city at your leisure.

    New Orleans hotel

French Quarter, New Orleans

Day 2

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New Orleans

This vibrant city aka the Big Easy is the perfect destination to begin your Mississippi River voyage. On the morning of the cruise, meet in the hotel lobby after breakfast and you’ll be transported to the ship to begin the cruise. All luggage will be brought directly from the hotel and placed in your stateroom aboard the ship. Once on board, enjoy a special welcoming reception with a chance to meet fellow guests as we set sail for an incredible journey.

    Breakfast, dinner
Mississippi Cruise, America

Day 3

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Oak Alley Plantation

First stop; Once serving as a sugar cane homestead, Oak Alley Plantation is named after its most distinguishing feature, a row of 300 year old oak trees. This leafy canopy forms a quarter-mile path leading to the Mississippi River. Restored to its 19th century grandeur, this classic Greek revival-style antebellum mansion is breathtaking.

    Breakfast, dinner
Oak Alley Plantation, Louisiana

Day 4

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Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge features all the history and wonder you would expect in a state capital, but with an added rural home flavour that makes it truly unique. Our private guides will take you on a tour of the city’s most famous attractions including the old and new State Capitals and the interactive Louisiana State Museum.

    Breakfast, dinner
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Day 5

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Houmas House

Explore Houmas House and its history as you stroll around its 38 acres of gardens, ponds and majestic live oak alley during this port stop. Make sure to explore the Southern splendour of ‘The Sugar Palace’ through 16 rooms filled with period antiques and Louisiana artwork. 

    Breakfast, dinner
Inn at Houmas House

Day 6

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Farewell from New Orleans

Welcome back to New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz. Culture and arts abound around every corner of this unique city. The open air artist colony proudly displays local works on the iron fence in Jackson Square, while the city’s 45 museums carefully preserve its rich history. Stay an extra day or even a few nights to enjoy the famed French Quarter.

    Breakfast
Night in The French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana

This Cruise Includes

4 nights onboard cruise ship
1 nights hotel accommodation
Daily breakfast and dinner
Daily shore excursions
Evening entertainment

Departure Dates

Check for departure dates that suit you:
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Flights & More

Ask your FREEDOM Consultant to include Economy, Premium or Business Class flights for a complete ABTA and ATOL protected package.

They can also add extra nights and experiences in places you choose, to create the exact holiday you are looking for.

Next Step

Please get in touch with our America Experts to start planning your holiday. You’ll have a single point of contact from your first enquiry through booking.

Mississippi Highlights

6 day Cruise & Stay – from £2599

With flights from £3249

All prices are per person, based on two people sharing a double or twin room, and include meals where shown. Please call Freedom Destinations for departure dates and availability. Seasonal variations may apply.

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