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American Countess, ex Nashville to Louisville – 23 May 2022

Cruise Only 8 nights with American Countess departing 23rd May 2022

Cruise Inclusions

7 Night Cruise sailing from Clarksville to Louisville 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
    Henderson, Kentucky, USA
  • Henderson, Kentucky, USA

    Capture your inner artisan in the home of James Audubon and W.C Handy. Hospitality flows freely through a vibrant downtown that kisses the rolling river. Wide streets welcome guests and showcase historic preservation that awakens a classic ambiance in storefronts and homes. Discover nature fingerprinted with humanity in the many parks and trials that showcase artistry throughout the town. Greetings from Henderson – a walkable community wrapped in warmth. 

  • Day
    7
    Owensboro, KY
  • Owensboro, KY

    The exuberance that pervades the sounds of folk music flows through the community of Owensboro. Each of its spaces is a lovely ballad that tugs at the heartstrings of visitors – from the notes of bourbon distilleries to bumbling butterflies in the botanical garden. The tawny banks of this river jewel extend a warm welcome, and invite you to experience the beauty in bluegrass. 

  • Day
    8
    Brandenburg, KY
  • Brandenburg, KY

    The essence of Kentucky radiates, from its bourbon traditions to a tableau of rolling farmland. Soul-stirring river views and Southern warmth welcome those who pursue relaxation. Mysteries of the Civil War enlist lifelong learners on the battlefield while sprawling parks and trails make way for recreation. The grass is bluer in Brandenburg and all the surrounding areas.

  • Day
    9
    Louisville, Kentucky, USA
  • Louisville, Kentucky, USA

    This authentically quirky port is a muse to artisans of mixed mediums – from sidewalk chalk to street fare – and home to cultural diversity that quickly captivates the heart of its visitors. The local tradition that lives within images of Derby hats, Old-Fashioned cocktails and the 120-foot Louisville Slugger that towers over the friendly city is better lived than seen. Explore the red penguin-peppered Main Street. Embrace oddity. Experience Louisville. 

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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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