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American Countess, ex Nashville to Alton – 04 Jul 2022

Cruise Only 8 nights with American Countess departing 04th July 2022

Cruise Inclusions

7 Night Cruise sailing from Clarksville to Alton aboard American Countess. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Nashville.

Itinerary

*Itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may vary by departure.
  • Full itinerary
    9 days
  • Day
    1
    Nashville, Tennessee, USA
  • Nashville, Tennessee, USA

    Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. It is located on the Cumberland River in Davidson County, in the north-central part of the state. It is sometimes called the “Country Music Capital of the World” or more often “Music City, USA”. Nashville is also a very historic town with many museums and sites pertaining to the Battle of Nashville, and the nearby Battle of Franklin and Battle of Stones River.

    Nashville has several arts centers and museums, including the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, the Tennessee State Museum, Fisk University’s Van Vechten and Aaron Douglas Galleries, Vanderbilt University’s Fine Art Gallery and Sarratt Gallery, and the Parthenon. The Nashville Zoo is one of the city’s newer attractions.

    Things to See and Do

    * Grand Ole Opry * Midtown Nashville * Country

    Music Hall of Fame and Museum

    * Belle Meade Plantation * Nashville Zoo

    General information

    Cruise Season – May – October Currency –

    United States Dollar (USD) Language – English Population –

    630,000 approx Land Area –

    1,300.8 km2

    Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time – GMT minus six hours International Country Telephone Code – 1

    Transport Links –

    Nashville is served by Nashville International Airport and a number of regional airports.

    The Greyhound bus terminal is located right downtown, south of Broadway.

  • Day
    2
    Clarksville, Tennessee, USA
  • Clarksville, Tennessee, USA

    Clarksville distills small-batch handcrafted notes into big-city living. Its range of breweries, wineries and distilleries have visitors both shaken and stirred, while the city’s historic sites preserve the ingenuity of the human spirit. Let the Cumberland River guide you to the triumph of commerce as it wriggles through this blooming city. 

  • Day
    3
    River Cruising
  • River Cruising

    Watch small river towns and lush landscapes slowly become lost in the horizon as sunlight plays upon the deck. Take hold of a literary classic, curl up on a plush chair in a cozy corner and relish in the moment of tranquility. Experience the fulfillment that river cruising offers.

  • Day
    4
    Clarksville, Tennessee, USA
  • Clarksville, Tennessee, USA

    Clarksville distills small-batch handcrafted notes into big-city living. Its range of breweries, wineries and distilleries have visitors both shaken and stirred, while the city’s historic sites preserve the ingenuity of the human spirit. Let the Cumberland River guide you to the triumph of commerce as it wriggles through this blooming city. 

  • Day
    4
    Dover, Tennessee, USA
  • Dover, Tennessee, USA

    A resting dock meets guests in Dover, a town that reveals the value of serenity in river living, where peace and quiet are interrupted only by cricket chirps and birdsong. Adventure through Fort Donelson – Dover’s touchpoint during the Civil War – which has been resurrected into a nexus of history and natural riches. Here, hilltops harbor somber stories, country roads lose themselves in golden horizons and historic treasures are kept secret behind the tree lines. Capture the romance of this little river town’s past, and experience the everyday phenomenon of its future. 

  • Day
    5
    Paducah, Kentucky,USA
  • Paducah, Kentucky,USA

    In the hands of artists, modern Paducah was thrown into form. Fingertips muddied with passion and eased by the vision of river water glided along the surface to pull up the community and create the National Quilt Museum. Residents backstitch past into present, then bind appreciation for culture – ensuring that the seams of history will not soon come undone. The people of Paducah have taken great care to orchestrate every crevice of its community into a symphony of craft and color. Life is a work of art, and the town of Paducah certainly is alive and well. Feast in this foodies’ fantasy. Uncover mastership. Catch a glimpse of Paducah. 

  • Day
    6
    Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA
  • Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA

    Cape Girardeau has shown hospitality to the likes of Mark Twain, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, and now greets our guests in the same vein. Peeking through the long-standing architecture and handsome panoramas are moments that will mature into golden memories. They say sometimes the little things make the biggest impact, and here, a million little things have built an empire. Take time to dance among the light of day or pedal along the sliver of bike lanes that strip along city streets. Embrace legends, discover a simpler time and relive the wonders of the past. Here, exploration of young America is at your fingertips.

  • Day
    7
    Chester, Illinois, USA
  • Chester, Illinois, USA

    Let the us transport you back to the good ol’ days – an era of cereal and Saturday morning cartoons. Before he sailed the Seven Seas, Popeye the Sailor Man was but a twinkle in the eye of Elzie Segar, a Chester native. This is your opportunity to seize nostalgia in the birthplace of one tough gazookus. Chester not only groomed Segar’s creative talent, but also acted as a muse, providing character inspiration in the form of its own residents. So, enjoy the origin of this childhood classic and keep good behavior – that’s your one life-saver with Popeye the Sailor Man – toot-toot. 

  • Day
    8
    St Louis, Missouri, USA
  • St Louis, Missouri, USA

    St. Louis, famously referred to as the Gateway City, is known for its diverse neighborhoods and the different cultural traditions each one brings forth. The city is typically associated with its 630-foot stainless steel monument, the Gateway Arch, which stands on the banks of the Mississippi River to symbolize the westward expansion of the United States.

  • Day
    9
    Alton, Illinois, USA
  • Alton, Illinois, USA

    This adventurist’s oasis is always welcoming to our guests – as dewdrops of watercraft greet them from the shorelines. Founded in 1837, Alton has preserved its small-town aesthetic, but mated it with the modern industry and art that birthed its contemporary ambiance. Cafés overlook limestone bluffs draped in greenery as breezes and birds alike whistle through the trees. Enjoy both the indoor and outdoor treasures that showcase the enchantment that this river town has to offer. 

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Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. It is located on the Cumberland River in Davidson County, in the north-central part of the state. It is sometimes called the “Country Music Capital of the World” or more often “Music City, USA”. Nashville is also a very historic town with many museums and sites pertaining to the Battle of Nashville, and the nearby Battle of Franklin and Battle of Stones River.

Nashville has several arts centers and museums, including the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, the Tennessee State Museum, Fisk University’s Van Vechten and Aaron Douglas Galleries, Vanderbilt University’s Fine Art Gallery and Sarratt Gallery, and the Parthenon. The Nashville Zoo is one of the city’s newer attractions.

Things to See and Do

* Grand Ole Opry * Midtown Nashville * Country

Music Hall of Fame and Museum

* Belle Meade Plantation * Nashville Zoo

General information

Cruise Season – May – October Currency –

United States Dollar (USD) Language – English Population –

630,000 approx Land Area –

1,300.8 km2

Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time – GMT minus six hours International Country Telephone Code – 1

Transport Links –

Nashville is served by Nashville International Airport and a number of regional airports.

The Greyhound bus terminal is located right downtown, south of Broadway.

Pricing and Cabins

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