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Key Holidays pairs vintage Pullman rail travel with American Queen cruise

Key Holidays pairs vintage Pullman rail travel with American Queen cruise

US rail and cruise travel expert Key Holidays is promoting a Rail & Sail American Heritage Series that pairs train travel by vintage Pullman cars with an American Queen Steamboat Co. sailing.

Passengers will journey overnight from Chicago to New Orleans via restored and refurbished Pullman rail cars operated by Pullman Rail Journeys. A one-night pre-cruise hotel stay in the Big Easy follows before embarking American Queen for a seven-night Mississippi River voyage featuring historic sights, antebellum mansions and gardens. The program ends with a two-night, post-cruise hotel stay in New Orleans or Memphis and an included return home by choice of rail or air.

Key Holidays’ 10-day Rail & Sail American Heritage Series is available on select dates through Dec. 20, with prices beginning at $2,399 per person, double occupancy, with one-way rail.

The pre-cruise hotel stay is at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, while the Mississippi voyage travels from New Orleans to Memphis with ports including Oak Alley, St. Francisville, Natchez, Vicksburg, Baton Rouge and Plantation Road.

Also included are a two-night hotel stay in New Orleans at the Hotel Monteleone or in Memphis post-cruise. Passengers may choose optional overnight train travel on board Pullman Rail Journeys from New Orleans to Chicago or Memphis to Chicago.

Available dates are April 23 to May 3, May 21-31, Nov. 26 to Dec 6 and Dec. 10-20.

 

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