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Viking: Mississippi River Cruises

Viking River Cruises

Come sail along the Mississippi River with Best Cruises and Viking

Stretching for 2,350 miles, from Minnesota’s Lake Itasca to the Gulf of Mexico, our new cruises on the “Mighty Mississippi” offer a different type of cross-country journey for the curious explorer–one that allows you to be immersed in American history and culture.

  • Viking Mississippi Ship


  • Natchez


  • New Orleans


  • St. Louis


  • Memphis


  • Baton Rouge


  • Vicksburg


  • Lower Mississippi River


Explore picturesque towns and boom cities; take in views of pastoral farms and towering bluffs; and immerse yourself in the region’s rich history and culture. Here are a few Mississippi highlights Viking will reveal to you:

  • New Orleans’s festive French Quarter and Creole cuisine
  • Cajun heritage in Baton Rouge
  • Vicksburg National Military Park
  • BBQ and Delta blues in Memphis
  • Mark Twain’s boyhood home
  • Working family farm visit in Iowa
  • Birdwatching along the “Mississippi Flyway”
  • Louis’s Gateway Arch and pioneering spirit
  • Norwegian cultural experience at Vesterheim
  • Intricate locks and dams of the Upper Mississippi