America's Musical Heritage

10 days from $4,255*pp | Nashville > New Orleans

based on double occupancy for 30 April 2021 departure

Are you a little bit country? A little bit rock ‘n’ roll? Then you’ll love this musical heritage holiday that follows the influential sounds of chart-topping history from Nashville to Memphis with a crescendo in New Orleans for all that jazz. Strut your way down Nashville’s Honky Tonk Row and to reserved seats at the Grand Ole Opry. Swivel your hips through Elvis Presley’s Graceland estate and the famous studios and streets of Memphis. Jump, jive, and wail through the New Orleans French Quarter in search of the blues and beignets. You’ll also face the music as you follow the path of the Mississippi River to the famed Delta Blues Museum, the B.B. King Museum, and Morgan Freeman’s Ground Zero Blues Club. Both a musical and southern heritage tour, this holiday through the Deep South leads you to elegant antebellum mansions, historic cotton plantations, and the not-so-soft sounds of country, rock, and rhythm and blues.


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Inclusions

  • Breakfast: 9 Lunch: 2 Dinner: 3
  • Touring by private, air-conditioned motorcoach. Free Wi-Fi (where available)
  • First-Class or Superior First-Class with private bath or shower. Includes hotel taxes, porterage, tips and service charges

Highlights

  • Grand Ole Opry
  • Graceland
  • Sun Studio
  • Bb King Museum
  • Louisiana Delta Museum
  • Jazz National Historic Park

Tour extensions available

This trip ends in NEW ORLEANS (default)

  • By default, this trip will end in NEW ORLEANS. If you would like to end your trip in another city select the additional extensions available to the right.

This trip ends in NEW ORLEANS

  • + 2 days from $520


Itinerary

DAY 1: ARRIVE IN NASHVILLE
Welcome to Nashville! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome drink.

DAY 2: NASHVILLE
NASHVILLE Visit to RCA Studio B includes a personal recording session. Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes Centennial Park, Music Row, and Honky Tonk Row. Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame. Free time this afternoon. Reserved seating this evening at the Grand Ole Opry. (B)

DAY 3: NASHVILLE-MEMPHIS
MEMPHIS Visit Sun Studio and Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Dinner at a local restaurant this evening. (B,D)

DAY 4: MEMPHIS. EXCURSION TO GRACELAND
MEMPHIS Sightseeing with a Local Guide. Visit to Graceland includes Elvis Presley's original business office, collection of gold records and awards, costumes, automobile museum, "Graceland of the Sky" private jet, and Presley family Meditation Garden. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)

DAY 5: MEMPHIS-CLARKSDALE-GREENWOOD
CLARKSDALE Visit the Delta Blues Museum, followed by a photo stop at Devil's Crossroads. Lunch with a performance by a local musician at Morgan Freeman's Ground Zero Blues Club. GREENWOOD The Help tour with a Local Guide. Free time this evening. (B,L)

DAY 6: GREENWOOD-INDIANOLA-NATCHEZ
INDIANOLA Visit the B.B. King Museum. NATCHEZ Dinner this evening at an Antebellum mansion. (B,D)

DAY 7: NATCHEZ-FROGMORE-LAFAYETTE
FROGMORE Guided tour of the Delta Music Museum. Visit Frogmore Plantation with a Local Guide. LAFAYETTE Visit to Martin Accordions includes music and stories by the Martin family. Free time this evening. (B) ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Lafayette with a Cajun dinner and dancing. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyAccount. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.

DAY 8: LAFAYETTE-HOUMAS HOUSE PLANTATION-NEW ORLEANS
LAFAYETTE Visit St. Martinville and cruise through the Atchafalaya Basin. A Cajun lunch on the Atchafalaya followed by a scenic drive past plantation mansions on the Great River Road. Tour of Houmas House Plantation with a Local Guide before driving to New Orleans. NEW ORLEANS Free time this evening. (B,L)

DAY 9: NEW ORLEANS
NEW ORLEANS Sightseeing in the French Quarter with a Local Guide includes Jackson Square and Pirate's Alley, followed by a stop at a traditional New Orleans above-ground cemetery. Scenic drive on St. Charles Avenue along the Garden District. Free time this afternoon before a farewell dinner at a historic restaurant. (B,D)

DAY 10: NEW ORLEANS
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)


*Terms and Conditions: Valid for new bookings only. Price, offer and inclusions valid at 07 August 2020. For 30 April 2021 departure. Are strictly subject to availability and can change at any time, without notice. Booking, payment and cancellation conditions apply. Contact your travel agent for full details.