The Creole Queen will take you in style down the mighty Mississippi to the sight of the Battle of New Orleans
Focusing on the critical Battle of New Orleans, this cruise is narrated by a costumed reenactor who takes guests on a journey through the history of the city as you sail downriver to the Chalmette Battlefield at the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. A one hour shore excursion at the battlefield features a guided tour and talk by Nation Park Rangers. Onboard the Creole Queen, enjoy a generous lunch buffet featuring Creole favorites like jambalaya, gumbo, seafood pasta, and more
The cruise is ideal for families and children as well as history buffs. Highlights of the tour include the founding of the city by the LeMoyne brothers, the expansion of the city into the “French Quarters” of the Treme and Marigny, the Louisiana Purchase, and the Battle of New Orleans. A one-hour shore excursion at the battlefield features a guided tour and talk by National Park Range. Also enjoy a full Creole lunch buffet and cash bar while taking in the views.