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Cruise aboard the grandest paddlewheeler ever, the American Queen

• 7-night Christmas-themed cruise aboard the
American Queen
• Ports of Call: Greenville, Vicksburg, Natchez,
St. Francisville, Baton Rouge and Nottoway
• All basic shore excursions included
• Showboat-style entertainment and dancing
nightly; daily talks by a Riverlorian
• Overnight with attractions and meals in
• Roundtrip airfare to Memphis/from New
• Beer and wine included with onboard
dinners; all-day complimentary bottled water,
sodas, coffee and snacks
• Gold Passport Points based on cabin

Prices based on cabin category,
starting at…
$3245 p.p./dbl.occ., $4395 single
$4930 p.p./dbl.occ., $7305 single
Recommended onboard gratuity is
$17.50 p.p./day
VERY limited number of single

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    Day 1

    Fly to Memphis where your adventure
    begins. Graceland is a dazzling sight all
    decked out for the season, both inside and
    out. And you can be sure real Memphis
    barbecue is on the menu for dinner. Tonight
    you’ll sleep with the ducks! The Peabody
    Hotel (D

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    Day 2

    After breakfast, take a tour of
    the city famous as the Birthplace
    of the Blues, followed by free
    time on Beale Street for lunch
    and maybe a little mischief.
    Embarkation is in the late
    afternoon. Don’t forget to check
    The Steamboatin’ Times daily for
    the list of activities. (FB,D)

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    Day 3-7

    Every port along the Lower
    Mississippi is rich in history
    and beauty, and complimentary
    sightseeing tours introduce you to
    each and include selected attractions.
    On this particular sailing you’ll
    also enjoy the addition of holiday
    decorations, strolling carolers, and
    markets offering locally-produced arts
    and crafts. (Daily FB,L,D)

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    Day 8

    Nottoway Plantation is the largest
    and most glorious of Mississippi River
    mansions dating to 1859. Tonight’s
    Farewell Dinner is a grand affair served
    in the plantation, followed by a Holiday
    Ball back aboard the Queen. (FB,L,D)

  • Day 5

    A morning disembarkation welcomes
    you to New Orleans. The air schedule will
    dictate activities and/or meals to be offered.


A Day at the Races

Our always popular Day at the Races includes a sumptuous buffet lunch and seating in the enclosed Turf Club at Golden Gate Fields by beautiful San Francisco Bay in Berkeley. Enjoy the races with betting windows nearby and television monitors throughout the dining room.


A Day Out in San Francisco

Enjoy a ride to The City for a day of shopping, lunch or just looking around! The coach will drop you at Pier 39/ Fishermens Wharf and Union Square.


A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Sierra Repertory Theatre performs one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies. Two pairs of lovers and a rag-tag group of actors get lost in the woods. Meanwhile, the fairy kingdom is turned upside down by two quarreling leaders. Hold on to your heart – Cupid is armed and dangerous; and you’ll be laughing as his arrows go astray. Lunch is included at the City Hotel prior to the 2pm matinee.

9 Days · 22 Meals

Your trip includes all accommodations, airfare from Sacramento*, all listed activities and the services of a Sports Leisure Tour Director

*If applicable. Not traveling from Sacramento? Not a problem, just give us a call.

December 9th - 17th
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