Southern Grandeur

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APR. 30 - MAY 8, 2017 From $1,699
New Orleans, Oak Alley, Natchez, Vicksburg, Helena, Memphis
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Southern Grandeur

APR. 30 - MAY 8, 2017
New Orleans, Oak Alley, Natchez, Vicksburg, Helena, Memphis
Aboard American Queen

Experience the unique grandeur of the American South as you cruise the Mississippi River aboard the majestic American Queen. Begin your adventure in New Orleans, where the well-preserved French Quarter offers an enchanting backdrop. Board the American Queen, the largest and most opulent riverboat in the world, and cruise to picturesque cities in Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. Admire the elegant Greek Revival-style mansion at Oak Alley Plantation; explore the lovely town of St. Francisville, home to over 140 historic buildings on the National Register; and, visit the oldest settlement on the Mississippi, Natchez, graced with stunning gardens and palatial antebellum mansions. Before your seven-night cruise concludes in Memphis, browse Vicksburg’s delightful antique shops and intriguing museums, or step back in time at the renowned Vicksburg National Military Park.

Cost: From $1,699
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Activity Level: Mild
Easy Pace, little walking and stair climbing

UCLA Faculty on Tour

BRENDA STEVENSON
Department of History
Brenda Stevenson is Professor of History and African American Studies. A southerner by birth, her intellectual interests are shaped by her lasting attachment to the region. Her areas of expertise include the American South, African American History, Gender and Family History, Atlantic World Slavery, and Racial/Ethnic Conflict. Professor Stevenson is the past Chair of the Department of History and the Interdepartmental Program in African American Studies. She is a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians and often is heard on NPR affiliates locally and nationally.

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STEP 1
Download the tour Reservation Form here. This tour is booked quickly, so sign up early to reserve space.

STEP 2
Enclose a check or provide credit card information for $950 per person, per tour, as a deposit for the selected tour. Make check payable to Go Next. Deposits are provisional and fully refundable pending your acceptance of final brochure terms.

STEP 3
Mail completed reservation form and your deposit to:
UCLA Alumni Association
Attn: Alumni Travel
James West Alumni Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1397

A brochure will be mailed to you as soon as it is available.