Step into the heartland of soul music, as you travel from Nashville through Memphis on to New Orleans. Along the way, you'll meet local singer-songwriters, taste the region's renowned cuisine and experience Southern hospitality at its best.
Our prices start from4,595 LAND ONLY
9 Days • GUIDED • 13MealsOperated Tour
- 8 nights accommodation
- Services of a traveling concierge
- All on-tour transportation and related fees
- Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
- Round-trip airport to hotel transfers (Restrictions apply)
- Airport transfers (Restrictions apply)
- 8 breakfasts, 5 dinners
Day 1 - Arrive In Nashville
Join your traveling concierge for a welcome dinner with wine.
Day 2 - Enjoy Nashville's Musical History
Enjoy a tour of historic Studio B with a professional sound engineer in a 30-minute, choir-style recording session. You'll be able to take home a copy of the recording as a one-of-a-kind souvenir. Head on to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, full of memorabilia from stars such as Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn and Garth Brooks.
Day 3 - Relaxed Start - Memphis And Graceland, Home Of The "King"
Travel to the birthplace of blues and rock 'n' roll, where your day is at leisure to explore. The evening is devoted to a private, after hours, and docent led tour of Graceland, the mansion owned by Elvis Presley. Enjoy a memorable dinner with wine inside the Presley Motors Automobile Museum.
Day 4 - Relaxed Start - The Best Of Memphis
Sun Studio is known worldwide as "the birthplace of rock 'n' roll." Learn about Memphis' history and culture through the music that made this city famous. Experience Memphis your way by visiting the National Civil Rights Museum or the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum.
Day 5 - Mississippi Mystique In Natchez
Depart Memphis for Natchez, where you'll arrive for your stay at a well-preserved National Historic Landmark, the antebellumera Monmouth Historic Inn. Many historic homes dot the landscapes of the American South and your visit here offers the opportunity to learn about their past. Learn the science behind the signature mint julep during a mixology class before enjoying a delectable three-course highlight dinner with wine.
Day 6 - Frogmore, Houmas House And New Orleans
Stop at Frogmore Plantation and journey back to the time when cotton was king. With your costumed hosts, tour a reconstructed 19th century plantation. Next, get a glimpse into the sweet side of the South with a visit to Houmas House plantation, once the largest producer of sugar in the country. In the evening, you'll learn about Creole cuisine during a lively cooking demonstration. Enjoy these culinary creations over a special highlight dinner with wine.
Day 7 - Relaxed Start - New Orleans Sightseeing
Join a Local Expert for a tour of the city as you learn about its rich history steeped in the myriad of cultures that have found a new home here. See Jackson Square and the Treme neighborhood before exploring City Park. Take in this picturesque scene and admire the oak trees with a warm café au lait in hand. Next, visit one of the city's famous above ground cemeteries and learn about their uniquely joyful perspective on life and death. The rest of the day is yours to do as you please.
Day 8 - Relaxed Start - Exploring The Big Easy
Start the day with a bayou expert on the rural side of the Crescent City, as you board a boat to meet the resident alligators and other fauna and flora. Enjoy some free time before gathering with your new friends and toasting to lifelong memories during a celebration dinner with wine at the famous New Orleans restaurant, Arnaud's, with toe-tapping live jazz as your backdrop.
Day 9 - Depart New Orleans
Bid "au revoir" to the Big Easy in the morning. A complimentary transfer is provided to Louis Armstrong airport or choose to extend your stay at Hotel Monteleone. On arrival at your home airport, your driver will greet and escort you to your waiting car for your private transfer home.
Pricing is per person, double occupancy, land only, based on April 9, 2021 travel date. Call AAA for current airfare rates and availability. Single Supplement from $1495 to $1625 p.p..
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