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Feb. 19 – 23; Feb. 22 – 27; and Feb. 26 to March 6, 2017
Prices start at $899, per agent, for the Feb. 19 sailing; $1,199 for the Feb. 22 sailing; and $1,799 for the Feb. 26 sailing, based on double occupancy. Additional port charges range from $109 to $169 per person.
Advisors who sail on the Feb. 19 departure will begin in New Orleans, where they can explore the famous French Quarter or stroll through the city’s Garden District. They will then set sail on the Mississippi River, stopping at Oak Alley, La., a well-known plantation in the Saint James Parish, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s capital city. The Feb. 22 departure will also start and end in New Orleans, with stops in St. Francisville, La., the oldest town in the Florida Parishes, as well as Nottoway, La., home to the South’s largest remaining Antebellum mansion. On the final fam, which departs Feb. 26, guests will experience all previously listed cities in addition to Vicksburg and Natchez, Miss. The price of the voyage includes shore excursions, onboard meals, complimentary drinks, hotel accommodations on the night before the voyage 24-hour room service, transportation in port cities and the cruise itself.