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Shore Excursion: Vicksburg doll museum brings back childhood memories for many visitors

November 12, 2018 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

By Jackie Sheckler Finch

Mike Bakarich was happy when his wife Carolyn opened her Yesterday’s Children Antique Doll and Toy Museum in 1986.

“I finally had a place to sit,” he says with a smile. “She had dolls all over the house so I was glad when she got them out of the house and they weren’t taking up my seats.” Read more...

Carnival Sensation décor reminiscent of retro ‘60s mod

October 29, 2018 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

By Jackie Sheckler Finch

Chrome and silver. Gold and purple. Neon lights. Orange leather seats. Triangle-patterned bar stools. Plush sofas. Squiggles and curlicues galore. The Carnival Sensation décor, to me, looked like retro ‘60s mod. Read more...

Save up to $900 next summer with lots of amenities on Celebrity Edge!

October 23, 2018 | Sierra Mays

Save up to $900 next summer with lots of amenities on Celebrity Edge!

Take advantage of exclusive Crown Cruise Vacations’ rates on select sail dates on the new game-changing Celebrity Edge next summer. Save up to $900 per person and enjoy Free Drinks, Onboard Spending Money, Prepaid Gratuities and Free Wi-Fi. PLUS enjoy Complimentary Travel Insurance when you book with your Crown Cruise Vacations expert. Read more...

Shore Excursion: Harley-Davidson Museum is hog heaven for bikers and non-riders

October 8, 2018 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

By Jackie Sheckler Finch

Standing beneath a large photograph of his ancestors, Bill Davidson says the business those men built is “a Cinderella story.”

“What they created is a great experience. Our look, our sound, the feel of our motorcycles is recognized around the world,” he says. “We attract people from all walks of life.” Read more...

New Orleans hurricane exhibit packs powerful punch

October 1, 2018 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

                         

By Jackie Sheckler Finch

Scrawled on well-worn blue jeans are a man’s name, social security number, blood type, wife’s name, hotel where she was evacuated for safety and the hotel phone number. Read more...

American Duchess Riverlorian Steve Spracklen shares amazing river tales

September 24, 2018 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

           

 

By Jackie Sheckler Finch

 

“I loved that profession (riverboat pilot) far better than any I’ve followed since … I hoped to follow the river the rest of my days and die at the wheel when my mission was ended.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mark Twain Read more...

The Towers in Natchez to get new towers on landmark mansion

September 17, 2018 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

 

By Jackie Sheckler Finch

The beautiful antebellum house known as “The Towers” doesn’t have any.

Towers, that is.

One of the landmark towers that gave the historic Natchez home its name was destroyed in a 1927 fire. The other tower was taken down that same year. Read more...

American Duchess offers contemporary rather than traditional décor

September 3, 2018 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

                

By Jackie Sheckler Finch

The mighty Mississippi has a new royal lady traveling along its muddy waters. Launched in August 2017, the new 166-guest American Duchess has already made her beautiful presence felt. Read more...

Carnival Sensation afternoon tea is relaxing treat

August 27, 2018 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

By Jackie Sheckler Finch

On our first relaxing day at sea, I went to the afternoon tea in the unusual Touch of Class room. To enter the room, you walk through a doorway composed of two giant silver hands arched upward with fingertips touching. Read more...

‘Steamcoaches’ add to American Duchess shore excursions

August 20, 2018 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

                        

By Jackie Sheckler Finch

Here comes the American Duchess Steamcoach rolling down the road. The road?

Yep, the popular riverboat has personalized steamcoaches decorated to look like their namesake. And they sure are getting second looks whenever they pass by. Read more...