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Country Roads of the Deep South

 
 

Summary:

Cowboy hats and saxophones at the ready, as it’s time to delve into a world of country music, blues, jazz, honky-tonks and hearty diners in Southern USA. Like music legends Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash before you, follow the neon lights to the Music City....

Duration
12 Days
Cities
6
Next Departure
21-May-2021
Starting at
USD 4,703.00
USD 4,233.00
Price per day
USD 353.00

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Country Roads of the Deep South

Summary

Cowboy hats and saxophones at the ready, as it’s time to delve into a world of country music, blues, jazz, honky-tonks and hearty diners in Southern USA. Like music legends Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash before you, follow the neon lights to the Music City. Release your inner songwriter at a central recording studio in Nashville and hear the toe-tapping tales of local jazz musicians in New Orleans.

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Arrive In Nashville.
Day 2.
Take Centre Stage In Nashville.
Day 3.
A Day Of Legends.
Day 4.
Heading Back Home To Memphis.
Day 5.
A Day Dedicated To The King.
Day 6.
Memphis To Greenwood.
Day 7.
Moving On To Natchez.
Day 8.
Natchez To Lafayette.
Day 9.
Lafayette For Foodies.
Day 10.
Welcome To The Big Easy.
Day 11.
Festivities In New Orleans.
Day 12.
Depart New Orleans.

Visited cities (6): Greenwood, Hollywood, Lafayette, Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans

 

Remarks

Highlights

Insight Experiences

  • Memphis: A Local Expert will take you on a private after-hours tour of Graceland and the archives.
  • Greenwood: Explore the Delta town of Greenwood at your own pace, before heading to the Viking Cooking School for a demonstration class that introduces you to regional specialty, Hot Tamales.
  • Natchez: Connect with locals as you tour the amazing Antebellum Mansions.
  • Lafayette: Head to the Acadian Cultural Center, before joining a Zydeco music experience. A genre introduced by French Creole speakers, it blends rhythm and blues. Learn more about this fast tempo music and its history from a local accordion maker and musician.

Top Rated Highlights

  • Nashville: Head to the famous Grand Ole Opry, the longest-running radio broadcast in US history.
  • Nashville: Pass the city's lively honky-tonks and street performers on Broadway, as you make your way to the Ryman Auditorium, former home of the Grand Ole Opry.
  • Nashville: Stop off at Nashville’s Farmer’s Market and explore its artisanal food stalls, crafts and produce with a Local Expert.
  • Nashville: Visit Nelson’s Green Brier, a local Tennessee distillery and home of the Original Tennessee Whisky. Learn what makes this drink's unique taste.
  • Memphis: Spend the afternoon on a sightseeing tour of the city, then you’ll visit the National Civil Rights Museum. While there, you’ll be guided through five centuries of history.
  • Memphis: Visit Sun Studio, the “birthplace of rock and roll”, where music legends, including B.B. King, Johnny Cash and Elvis recorded.
  • Natchez: Test your mixologist skills as you participate in a cocktail-making class.
  • Lafayette: Head to the Acadian Cultural Center where you'll meet a Local Expert.
  • New Orleans: This afternoon, head to the Southern Food and Beverage Museum, where you’ll learn more about the city’s cuisine with a guided tour and included lunch.
  • New Orleans: Stop at the Tabasco Factory for a guided tour and get to know how this hot sauce is made.
  • New Orleans: On your arrival in New Orleans, head on a sightseeing tour. Learn more about how the city’s past has influenced its modern culture.
  • New Orleans: Get to know the city with a Local Expert. Experience each neighborhood's unique architecture and explore the vibrant art scene. See how the community comes together through celebration.

Travel Package

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Tour Nashville New Orleans

This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

    

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