If you have never taken a cruise across the Ohio and Mississippi, then you've never really seen the beauty America has to offer. These are two of the most influential rivers within the United States, and every American should take in the sights. With Blount offering up a 2014 itinerary from Chicago to New Orleans, now is the perfect time to see them in style.
Small ship cruise line Blount is planning an unusual new itinerary for 2014 between Chicago and New Orleans.
The 15-night "Chicago to the Big Easy" sailings on the 88-passenger Grande Mariner will include travel on the Illinois, Ohio and Mississippi rivers, with port calls in Joliet, Havana, Peoria and Alton, Ill.; Kuttawa, Kent.; Pickwick, Tenn.; Columbus, Miss.; and Demopolis and Mobile, Ala.