World-renowned south Louisiana cuisine, care-free culture, legendary jazz and blues and illustrious architecture make New Orleans an ideal destination to serve as the prologue or culmination to your cruise. Pre- and post-cruise hotel packages available at:


Carnival Cruise Lines:  4-, 5- and 7-night Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises

Carnival Elation: 4- and 5-night cruises, year round through March 2016.

Carnival Triumph: 4- and 5-night cruises, year round beginning April 2016. 

Carnival Dream: 7-night cruises, departing every Sunday year round.


Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Dawn: 7-night cruises, departing every Sunday Nov. 13, 2015, through April 17, 2016.


River Cruises

Experience the American South from the inside out. Travel the Mississippi River and immerse yourself in the fun and exciting cities along the way. With voyage themes including Southern culture, Kentucky Derby, music of the 1950s and the Civil War, there is a riverboat for everyone. 

The following river cruise lines offer multi-day cruises through Louisiana on the Mississippi River:

American Cruise Lines: 800-814-6880

American Queen Steamboat Company: 888-749-5280

Viking River Cruises: 855-707-4837