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5 U.S. River Cruises That Are Just as Majestic as Anything in Europe

PureWow Logo By letters@purewow.com (Dara Katz) of PureWow | Slide 1 of 6: If you’ve been dying to eat grits, drink iced tea and say “y’all” as much as you possibly can, a voyage through the Mississippi Delta on an actual steamboat probably sounds just right. You’ll depart from NoLa (giving you ample time to sample some beignets) and from there, explore the romantic antebellum South, visiting historic mansions and towns as you head up to Memphis (say “hi” to Elvis for us).9 days; fares from $2,999 Book it

New Orleans to Memphis with American Queen Steamboat Company

If you’ve been dying to eat grits, drink iced tea and say “y’all” as much as you possibly can, a voyage through the Mississippi Delta on an actual steamboat probably sounds just right. You’ll depart from NoLa (giving you ample time to sample some beignets) and from there, explore the romantic antebellum South, visiting historic mansions and towns as you head up to Memphis (say “hi” to Elvis for us).

9 days; fares from $2,999

Book it

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