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Mississippi River

LA
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Ranked #276 of 476 Attractions in Louisiana
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Edmonton, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

We took an 8 day Christmas trip on the American Queen from New Orleans to Memphis. We Stayed a couple days in the NO Hilton Riverfront. That is definitely a great place to stay in NO. We thoroughly enjoyed the hotel and it's amenities. I really liked that there is no mini bar but rather a store to purchase alcohol... More 

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Burlington, Massachusetts
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Just returned from a river cruise aboard the American Queen Steamboat from New Orleans to Memphis. Beautifully restored boat with period furniture in staterooms and public rooms. This is a leisurely cruise, casual dress and good food. The ports are small with emphasis on Civil war museums and sometimes beautiful Southern mansions. Stop in Memphis gives you a chance to... More 

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George Town, Malaysia
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21 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

It is a free and enjoyable experience to ride a ferry across Mississippi river. During May 2011 when I went for the ride, the river was even at its very high tide. It takes almost 30 minutes and it's a worth-while experience.

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