Itinerary

Appalachian Adventure & Fall Foliage

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This 9 day summer adventure explores the unique history and culture of Appalachia as the Grand Majestic travels along the river between Pittsburgh, PA and Cincinnati, OH. Enjoy be serenaded by the best in Bluegrass and Mountain Music while we make our jaunt up the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers into the Appalachian Mountains. Appalachian Adventure and Fall Foliage - Enjoy the breath taking views of Autumn on the river on this 9 day cruise adventure that will explore the unique history and culture of Appalachia as well as witnessing beauty of the changing seasons as the Grand Majestic travels along the river between Pittsburgh, PA and Cincinnati, OH. Enjoy be serenaded by the best in Bluegrass and Mountain Mu-sic while we make our jaunt up the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers into the Appalachian Mountains. We visit, Augus-ta, KY; Ashland, KY; Charleston, WV, Point Pleasant, WV, Marietta, OH.

Cajun Christmas

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Cajun culture has been in Louisiana for almost 300 years. Much of the US Cajun population is in South Louisiana. Enjoy the grandeur of the river, the bayous and majesty of the thick Cyprus trees in the marshlands as the Grand Majestic glides through the swamps and waterways of South Louisiana. We travel through the heart of Cajun country where the Cajun people are always warm, welcoming and ready to have a good time. Especially when that good time is Christmas! Immerse yourself into the Cajun culture and les se bon temp roule! (let the good times roll). Whether it’s Cajun, zydeco, or swamp pop, Cajuns like to dance. A Cajun band plays traditional Louisiana music as well as your favorite carols with a French Cajun twist throughout this amazing voyage.

American Heartland

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This journey will explore Midwestern Americana as the boat travels between Cincinnati, Ohio and St. Louis, Missouri. Absorb the breath taking views as we cruise our way along the Mississippi and Ohio River Valley. Experience the thrill of the races while sipping a Mint Julep when you visit Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby. Explore the natural wonders with our exclusive tour to Mammoth Cave. Feel the excitement of early river travelers that were lured into a cave at Cave-In-Rock by early river pirates. Travel back in time while walking down Main Street in Paducah, the quilting capital of the world. Tell you’re your friends to “Meet me in Saint Louie” when we visit the famed St. Louis Arch.

Country Music, Civil War and the Delta Blues

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Take in the sounds before we depart Nashville, the Capitol of Country Music! You will be entranced with that country state of mind as we cruise down the river. Marvel at the historic Victorian architecture of Clarksville. Hear the beating of the drums, the foot steps of troops marching, and the battle cries of those who stood for our freedoms when we visit Fort Donelson in Dover and Shiloh Battle Field in Savannah. Travel back in time while walking down Main Street in Paducah, the quilting capital of the world. Feel the thunder coming from the great earthquake of 1811 when we visit New Madrid. Put on your blue suede shoes, be a hound dog, check in to the Heartbreak Hotel, visit the King at Graceland and indulge into some barbeque when we arrive into Memphis, heart of the Delta Blues!

Old Fashion Southern Christmas

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Merry Christmas Y’all! Come Celebrate the most joyous time on the river. You will be hypnotized by the twinkling of the lights when embark on our exclusive tour of the Celebration in the Oaks in New Orleans. Enjoy the splendor of a traditional Southern Christmas breathing in the Christmas spirit as we deck the halls of the Grand Majestic. Stroll under the natural awning created by the trees at Oak Alley. Enjoy an eggnog taking in the beauty of Nottoway, maybe even catch a glimpse of Papa Noel. Enjoy the amazing gothic architecture Old Louisiana State Capitol. Be amazed at the beauty of Natchez all decked out for the holidays.

Southern Celebration

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This trip will celebrate southern culture with multiple ports of call and landing at riverside plantations be-tween Memphis, TN and New Orleans, LA. We visit Vicksburg, MS; Natchez, MS; St. Francisville, LA; Baton Rouge; Nottoway Plantation, Oak Alley Plantation and New Orleans, LA

Horses, Bourbon, Bluegrass, and Country Music

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Nothing Set the tone of an adventure on the Ohio and Cumberland Rivers than Kentucky horses, Kentucky Bourbon, Bluegrass and American Country Music! Absorb the breath taking views as we cruise our way along the Cumberland and Ohio River Valley. Experience the thrill of the races while sipping a Mint Julep when you visit Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby. Explore the natural wonders with our exclusive tour to Mammoth Cave. Feel the excitement of early river travelers that were lured into a cave at Cave-In-Rock by early river pirates. Travel back in time while walking down Main Street in Paducah, the quilting capital of the world. Step back in time with the Victorian Architecture of Clarksville. Take in the sounds when we visit Nashville, the Capitol of Country Music!

Westward Expansion, Pioneer Spirit & the Mississippi Delta

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Get in touch with your pioneer spirt and experience America’s westward expansion. In Tulsa check out the colossal “Golden Driller” a tribute to the Wildcaters of Oklahoma and the fifth tallest statue in the United States. You’ll be in touch with your pioneer spirt at Fort Gibson, feel the wild west and the warm of the Cherokee Nation in Muskogee. Feel the emotion of the Trail of Tears and pioneers in Fort Smith. You’ll step back into Arkansas History at old State House in Little Rock. You’ll be fascinated by the murals in Pine Bluff. See the vast cotton country of the Mississippi Delta in Helena. Put on your blue suede shoes when you see the King.