Meet me in St. Louis, right along the mighty Mississippi river, as Vikings Cruise line prepares to dazzle your traveling experience for 2024. To be honest, I thought they were joking, until Viking Mississippi sent me the full itinerary. Now, gather up your crew and get ready to roll down the river.
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|AMERICA’S RIVER SALE|
|FREE Airfare | $25 Deposit | FREE Stateroom Upgrade|
Whether you choose to embark on our new, 22-day Grand Mississippi Voyage from New Orleans to St. Paul or sail a shorter segment of this mighty waterway, you can discover the cultural treasures of one of America’s most vibrant regions when you join us on board the elegant Viking Mississippi. Reserve your preferred stateroom with a $25 deposit and receive FREE airfare and more on an unforgettable journey through America’s heartland.
Americana sights, sounds & flavors
Revel in the charm of “America’s Great River” as you set sail along the Mississippi. Admire the historic mansions and grand homes atop its bluffs, and delve into America’s Civil War history. Delight in the region’s famed Southern cuisine and sample Memphis’s renowned barbecue, alongside artisan beers. Birthplace of American music—blues, jazz and soul—the Mississippi celebrates its musical heritage in the towns and cities that line its legendary shores.
Grand Mississippi Voyage
- From $15,99
- 22 Days
- 16 Guided Tours
- 1 Country
To learn more about each port of call and our included as well as optional excursions, click on the individual days below.
|1||New Orleans, Louisiana, United States||Experience New Orleans, famed for the old-world architecture of its iconic French Quarter.||Read More >|
|2||Darrow, Louisiana, United States||Discover the historic architectural treasures of the Lower Mississippi.||Read More >|
|3||St. Francisville, Louisiana, United States||Visit St. Francisville, home to over 140 sites on the National Register of Historic Places.||Read More >|
|4||Natchez, Mississippi, United States||Explore the oldest city on the Mississippi, Natchez, with over 200 historic Southern estates.||Read More >|
|5||Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States||Honor the memory of a pivotal Civil War battle at the Vicksburg National Military Park.||Read More >|
|6||Scenic Sailing: Lower Mississippi||Sail the Lower Mississippi, famed for its lush wetlands and patchwork of fertile farmlands.||Read More >|
|7||Memphis, Tennessee, United States||Discover Memphis, the birthplace of Memphis blues and a center of civil rights history.||Read More >|
|8||Memphis, Tennessee, United States||Spend the day visiting Memphis, known for notable landmarks such as the famed Beale Street.||Read More >|
|9||Scenic Sailing: Mississippi River||Sail along the Mississippi River, an important region with diverse wildlife and ecosystems.||Read More >|
|10||Paducah, Kentucky, United States||Explore Downtown Paducah, a UNESCO Creative City, and admire its preserved architecture.||Read More >|
|11||Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States||See a well-preserved fort and uncover this riverside city’s importance during the Civil War.||Read More >|
|12||St. Louis, Missouri, United States||Discover historic St. Louis and its iconic Gateway Arch, a monument to westward expansion.||Read More >|
|13||Alton, Illinois, United States||Witness the bucolic landscapes of the Mississippi at the Meeting of the Great Rivers.||Read More >|
|14||Hannibal, Missouri, United States||Discover charming Hannibal, Mark Twain’s childhood home and the inspiration for his stories.||Read More >|
|15||Burlington, Iowa, United States||Explore magnificent historic buildings, including the Capitol Theater and St. Paul’s Church.||Read More >|
|16||Quad Cities, Iowa, United States||Explore “America’s Breadbasket,” the nation’s most expansive and scenic agricultural region.||Read More >|
|17||Dubuque, Iowa, United States||Visit Dubuque’s famed Cathedral Historic District, dotted with authentic period lampposts.||Read More >|
|18||La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States||Learn about La Crosse’s Norwegian immigrant past, including its cheese making tradition.||Read More >|
|19||La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States||Delve into the culinary traditions of La Crosse, including its famous cheese curds.||Read More >|
|20||Red Wing, Minnesota, United States||Explore the heritage of ingenuity in Red Wing, from its sturdy shoes to its distinct pottery.||Read More >|
|21||St. Paul, Minnesota, United States||Explore St. Paul’s historic districts graced with late 19th- and early 20th-century mansions.||Read More >|
|22||St. Paul, Minnesota, United States||Admire sweeping views over the Mississippi River from the bluff-top setting of St. Paul.||Read More >|
Itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may vary by departure. SHOW MORE
Pre & Post Cruise Extensions
More days means more to discover, with extension packages you can add before or after your Viking cruise or cruisetour. Enjoy additional days to explore your embarkation or disembarkation city, or see a new destination altogether with a choice of exciting cities.
Pre & Post Cruise Extensions vary by itinerary and are subject to change.
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