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Viking River Cruises U. S. River Cruises

From the bayou in New Orleans to the quaint city of St. Paul, there are endless things to do and see along the great Mississippi River with Viking Rivers! Let’s start in the South with classic creole food before embarking on the beautiful new Viking Mississippi for a cruise through America’s heartland. Having mastered the rivers of Europe, Viking takes on the mighty Mississippi in incredible fashion, crafting voyages with something for every guest, like a visit to the childhood home of Mark Twain or a unique view of the iconic Gateway Arch in St. Louis! With so much to see and do, you’ll be relieved to retreat to your luxurious stateroom before starting the next day with some early morning bird-watching along the Mississippi flyway! If you’re ready to cruise to the blues in Memphis and so much more, contact the experts at The Cruise Web at 1-800-377-9383.


Things to Do on a Mississippi River Cruise with Viking Viking Rivers


Your days on the Mississippi River with Viking Rivers will be filled with enriching onboard activities, delicious food and destinations like you have never seen before! From bustling city streets to quaint villages, your cruise will have it all. With Viking Rivers’ perfect itineraries, the adventure will balance with relaxation and you’ll return home feeling refreshed and ready to cruise again. Featured below are some of our favorite things to do when cruising the Mississippi River on Viking Mississippi:



Beale Street in Memphis
  • Beale Street Blues (Memphis, Tennessee)
    Boogie on down to Beale Street and have a great time learning what the Blues are all about. Once named “The Most Iconic Street in America,” you are going to want to find out why.




Graceland Front Steps
  • Graceland: Home of Elvis Presley (Memphis, Tennessee)
    Discover the elegant mansion that was once the castle for the King of rock and roll, Elvis Presley. Don’t get All Shook Up, but this is a must-see along the Mississippi River.




Gateway Arch in St. Louis
  • Gateway Arch (St. Louis, Missouri)
    America’s tallest monument, sailing with Viking on the Mississippi River and find out why this serves as a symbol of American expansion into the West.




Soaring golden eagle
  • Exciting Eagles (Wabasha, Minnesota)
    Golden eagles are cool and all, but are they a de facto symbol of freedom? Get up close and personal with bald eagles at the National Eagle Center in Wabasha.




Vicksburg Military Memorial
  • Vicksburg National Military Park (Vicksburg, Tennessee)
    There is something for everyone at this lush National Park. History buffs will be enthralled with tales tide-turning Civil War battles, while others can enjoy the variety of wildlife, including wild boar, turkey and all kinds of birds.




Mardi Gras in New Orleans
  • More than Mardi Gras: New Orleans (New Orleans, Louisiana)
    Even when it’s not Mardi Gras, New Orleans is a bustling city with a vibrant nightlife! Head out to Bourbon Street, have some authentic Creole cuisine and enjoy life in The Big Easy.




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Viking River Cruises U. S. River Departure Ports

Learn about where your American adventure along the Mighty Mississippi River begins with Viking River Cruises. This once in a lifetime cruise could embark from any of the following ports:

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