Short on time? Don’t want to drive far? Then you don’t need to miss these three great cities on this 10 night itinerary. This tour of the Deep South is lands bordered by the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. This area has so much to offer, from the civil war history of Mississippi and the cajun country in Louisiana to the country music of Tennessee and the jazz and blues of New Orleans.
- New Orleans
Welcome to Nashville, ‘Music City USA’, home of country music and some of America’s biggest recording companies. Trawl the outstanding music venues of Second and Broadway and visit RCA’s Studio ‘B’ where Elvis Presley recorded over 200 of his best-loved hits. Be sure to visit the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Departing Nashville, your next stop will be Memphis, the place where blues came of age and rock & roll was born. Beale Street was a key arena in which bluesmen from BB King to Howlin’ Wolf made their names .BB King’s Blues Club is now one of this famous Street’s best clubs. Don't miss out on the chance to tour Graceland and Sun Studios or visit the exceptional Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum in the new Gibson Guitar factory.
Amtrak train service
This morning you will need to drop off your hire car at the Airport and take the Amtrak train service to New Orleans. On arrival take a cab take a cab to your hotel in New Orleans Historic French Quarter. Spend tonight experiencing the wide range of restaurants and bars that this fascinating city has to offer. Over the next few days get to know the Big Easy and its many sights and sounds. Take a steamboat trip along the Mississippi and sample some of the fabulous Creole cuisine that New Orleans is world famous for. No other city in America can boast such intrigue or romance.
Depart this morning or instead choose from one of our exciting ‘add ons’ such as spending a few days on the beach on Alabama’s beautiful Gulf Coast. Alternatively, embark upon a 7 night Caribbean Cruise from New Orleans.
- Return flights from London (please ask about other departure airports)
- AMTRAK train service from Memphis to New Orleans
- 10 nights accommodation and room tax
- Fully insured compact car hire (larger vehicles are available)
- A travel pack containing a full itinerary, driving instructions, maps, brochures and suggested excursions
Daily departures throughout the year.