New Orleans River Cruise

New Orleans River Cruise

October 1 - 9, 2022

Join JayBee Travel on an 8-day, 7-night exploration traveling the lower Mississippi with American Cruise Lines for an experience like no other. Our carefully selected onboard experts bring the history and culture of this region to life with award-winning enrichment programs. Enjoy customized excursions from iconic ports in Oak Alley and Natchez, where you gain an insiders’ perspective of classic antebellum homes and renowned plantations. Travel to Vicksburg and delve deep into the history of the Civil War.

This exciting package includes the following: One-night hotel stay in New Orleans, LA, all featured shore excursions, all gratuities, all gourmet meals, cocktail hour every evening, beer and wine with lunch and dinner, on-board entertainment, and a post-cruise transfer to the New Orleans airport. Space is limited so reserve your cabin now.


Cabin on your river boat and one-night hotel stay in New Orleans, LA.


All of your gourmet meals are included as well as a cocktail hour every evening with beer and wine.

Excursions & Entertainment

Enjoy each of our featured shore excursions and on-board entertainment.

Trip Itinerary

*times are subject to change, please watch for emails close to the event for updated information.

Thursday, October 14th

Depart from Duluth, MN
Depart from the the Duluth International Airport aboard the United Airlines #2216 at 6:19am. Change planes in Chicago with a planned arrival in Washington D.C. at 12:41pm.
Arrival in Washington D.C.
After landing in Washington D.C., we will claim our luggage and board our temperature-controlled deluxe motor coach with onboard restrooms for a drive to the United States Capitol, where you will eat lunch on your own and have a guided tour.
Library of Congress
We will take a nice walk to the Library of Congress for a guided tour.
For our first evening, we will enjoy an included dinner at Tony & Joe’s at Washington Harbor.
Hotel Check In
Check in to your hotel room at the newly renovated Tysons Corner Marriott with a 24-hour fitness center, Starbucks coffee bar, plush pillowtop mattresses, spacious bathrooms, fast Wi-Fi, and hotel restaurant Shutters Bar & Bistro.

Friday, October 15th

Begin your day with a hearty hot breakfast at the hotel.
Ford'sTheatre & Peterson House
Board the motor coach for a visit to Ford’s Theatre and the Petersen House.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Your next visit will be the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Washington National Cathedral
After the museum we will head directly to the Washington National Cathedral for a guided tour.
Also included today is a 3-coursed private dinner at one of Washington’s best brew pubs, ChopHouse & Brewery.

Saturday, October 16th

Start with a full hot breakfast at the hotel before your day of touring.
Arlington National Cemetery
Your first will stop of the day will be at Arlington National Cemetery for a private tram tour of the grounds, including the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Kennedy gravesites.
Departing cemetery the motor coach will bring you to the National World War II Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, FDR Memorial and Jefferson Memorial.
Lunch will be on your own while at the museums or nearby food trucks.
The afternoon will be free time for you to visit your choice of the Smithsonian Museums on the National Mall.
We will enjoy an included dinner at Buca Di Beppo’s.
After dinner we will enjoy a comedy performance of Shear Madness at the Kennedy Center of Performing Arts before heading back to the hotel.

Sunday, October 17th

A warm hot breakfast at the hotel awaits you this morning.
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
You have another busy day starting with the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
Lunch will be on your own.
Afternoon Tours
This afternoon you will visit Gettysburg Museum & Visitors Center, see the Cyclorama Center, and take a Gettysburg Battlefield guided tour visiting America’s largest Civil War Battlefield.
An included buffet dinner will be at the historic Dobbins House Tavern in Gettysburg before heading back to your hotel.

Monday, October 18th

Enjoy a hot breakfast at the hotel prior to check out.
George Washington’s Mt. Vernon Estate
Board the motor coach and depart for Mount Vernon, the estate of George Washington.
Lunch on own at Mount Vernon Food Court.
Depart to Duluth, MN
Depart from Washington D.C. aboard the United Airlines #1705 at 5:45pm. Change planes in Chicago with a planned arrival back at the Duluth International Airport at 9:05pm.


To reserve your seat, please fill out the below reservation form to JayBee Travel with a $200 deposit per person.

Booking Reservation
JayBee Booking Registration
Booking Payment

If you chose to pay online, you will receive an invoice by email from JayBee Travel to pay electronically. *A 2% service fee will be added for all credit card transactions. Otherwise please send your check to JayBee Travel, 600 E. Superior Street, Duluth, MN 55802.

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New Orleans
  • Private Balcony
  • 250 Sq. Ft.
  • 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Deck
New Orleans
  • Private Balcony
  • 275 Sq. Ft.
  • Main Deck
New Orleans
  • Private Balcony
  • 300 Sq. Ft.
  • 2nd Deck
New Orleans
  • Private Balcony
  • 315 Sq. Ft.
  • 3rd Deck
New Orleans
  • Private Balcony
  • 350 Sq. Ft.
  • 4th Deck
New Orleans
Veranda Suite
  • Private Balcony
  • 405 Sq. Ft.
  • 5th Deck
New Orleans
Owner’s Suite
  • Private Balcony
  • 645 Sq. Ft.
  • 3rd Deck
New Orleans
Grand Suite
  • Private Balcony
  • 800 Sq. Ft.
  • 5th Deck

*Prices listed are per person. Price does not include airfare, port charges, and fees, Ship, schedules, rates, and itinerary are subject to change.

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