city stay

Extend your adventure by adding a City Stay package that showcases the highlights of the city you’re visiting and provides remarkable inclusions and upscale accommodations at an incredible value.

New Orleans, LA

The Official New Orleans Post-Cruise Experience

Discover the hidden treasures of the Big Easy. Indulge in Nola’s iconic cuisine — spiced with the multicultural flavors of its storied past — and explore the unique sites and attractions lining the historic streets. The French Quarter, Jackson Square and the legendary Bourbon Street are just a short stroll from your luxury hotel accommodations.

Memphis, TN and Nashville, TN

The Ultimate Music of America

We've secured your deluxe accommodations — all you need to do is get your groove on. From the iconic Graceland to the bustle of Beale Street, you'll be sure to fall in love with the allure of these capitals of great American music during your extended stay.

Minneapolis, MN

Official Headwaters of Mississippi Pre-Cruise Experience

This unforgettable City Stay package will take you to the beautiful birthplace of the Mississippi — Lake Itasca. Glacier-created and spring-replenished, Lake Itasca is a breath-taking looking-glass. Stroll across the pristine headwaters that roll south to become the mighty Mississippi River.

Memphis, TN

The Official Memphis Pre-Cruise Experience

Music is the heart and soul of the city of Memphis. The sounds of rock ‘n’ roll, jazz, soul and the blues waltz through the streets with the savory scents of the city’s iconic eateries. Relax at your deluxe hotel accommodations, visit exclusive partner attractions, and explore Beale Street. Enhance your journey as you discover the musical roots of this Southern belle.

Portland, OR

The Rose City Stay

You’ll definitely want to treat yourself to an additional three days and two nights to fully appreciate the uniqueness of Portland. Color comes to life throughout the city and among the signature public art on the streets. From freshly roasted coffee to locally harvested salt to handmade items from the region's artisans and craftspeople, this eccentric place is home to some of the country's most singular experiences.

Nashville, TN

The Official Nashville Music City Post-Cruise Experience

Get ready to immerse yourself in the legends and lore of Nashville, where country licks and riffs still spill out of the honky tonks on Broadway. From the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum — where you’ll learn all about the city’s world-famous recording artists — to the Grand Ole Opry — where you’ll see both established stars and up-and-coming musicians, you’ll discover all the wonders of Music City.

West Glacier, MT

Official Glacier National Park Pre-Cruise Experience

Dubbed the “Crown of the Continent,” Glacier National Park is home to dozens of active glaciers and features some of the most rugged and majestic scenery in the world. On this American Empress exclusive City Stay Program, you’ll have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the jaw-dropping grandeur of the park’s rocky terrain teeming with wildlife — including grizzlies and bighorns.