Prices from: £1495 BOOK TODAY

Rhythms of the South

Duration 11 days

Destinations visited :
  • USA
    ,

Shake, rattle and roll your way through the big hearted, musically influenced southern cities of America. Starting off in the country music Mecca of Nashville, you’ll toe tap your way towards Memphis, paying homage to the King at Graceland before heading on to the life and soul of the party, New Orleans. Creole cooking, voodoo mysteries and alligator filled swamps all await you here, not to mention NOLA’s ability to turn every single day into a life loving celebration. Sunny smiles, massive barbecues and musical legends will all ensure you leave the south with a very full heart.

Take a look at your day-by-day itinerary or contact us on 0207 620 8952 to find out more.

DAY 1

Arrive Nashville (3 Nights)
Welcome to Nashville, “Music City, U. S. A. ” Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon.
Hotel: Clarion Nashville Downtown – Stadium
Meal:

DAY 2

Nashville Sightseeing and Free Time
This morning, tour Nashville, passing historic Riverfront Park, the Tennessee State Capitol and Centennial State Park, home to the world’s only full-scale reproduction of the ancient Parthenon in Athens. Explore the vibrant heart of Nashville’s entertainment industry at Music Row. Visit Studio B where the Everly Brothers and Dolly Parton recorded some of their albums. Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to see memorabilia from Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn and Garth Brooks. Your afternoon is free. This evening, attend a live recording session at the Grand Ole Opry, home to America’s longest-running live radio program.
Meal: Continental Breakfast

DAY 3

Nashville Free Time
A full day at leisure in Nashville to do as you please. Chose from the variety that Nashville has to offer, perhaps visit the Johnny Cash museum, or journey to the Belle Meade Plantation, or maybe visit the Ryman Auditorium, home of the Grand Ole Opry from 1943 to 1974. Your Travel Director will be on hand to help plan your day.
Meal: Continental Breakfast

DAY 4

Nashville – Memphis (3 Nights)
This morning, drive to Memphis, a city steeped in music history from B. B. King to Elvis. On arrival, enjoy an orientation tour of the city. See iconic sites like the massive Memphis Pyramid and the luxurious Peabody Hotel. Check out the mighty Mississippi before stopping in the Victoria Village neighbourhood to see fabulous houses from an elegant era. Drive past the historically significant Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. This evening is at leisure.
Hotel: Guest House at Graceland
Meal: Continental Breakfast

DAY 5

Memphis Sightseeing and Free Time
Start the day with an Iconic Breakfast of Southern fare served family-style at one of the oldest cafés in Memphis. Next, visit Sun Studios where Elvis was discovered, followed by a pilgrimage to Graceland. The mansion was purchased by the “King” back in 1957 for $100,000 when he was just 22 years old. Back in town, the remainder of the day is at leisure, your Travel Director will be on hand to help you plan.
Meal: Iconic Breakfast

DAY 6

Memphis Free Time
Enjoy Memphis at your leisure or as an option, travel to Tupelo, Mississippi, the birthplace of Elvis Presley.
Meal:

DAY 7

Memphis – Natchez
Set out for Natchez on the Mississippi River and drive along a portion of the famous Natchez Trace Parkway through exceptional scenery. Used by American Indians, “Kaintucks,” settlers and future presidents, you’ll learn why the Old Trace played an important role in American history. As you arrive, you will see some of Natchez’s many beautiful antebellum homes that remained untouched during the plight of the South.
Hotel: Hampton Inn and Suites Natchez
Meal:

DAY 8

Natchez – New Orleans (3 Nights)
Head south to New Orleans, travelling over the world’s longest overwater bridge. On arrival in New Orleans, soak up the “Big Easy” as you are joined by a Local Specialist for a city tour. Highlights include the French Market, Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral, the Garden District and an above-ground cemetery with elaborate stone crypts and mausoleums. This evening is free.
Hotel: Wyndham New Orleans-French Quarter
Meal: Continental Breakfast

DAY 9

New Orleans Sightseeing and Free Time
The day is yours to explore New Orleans with many optional activities. Perhaps visit the French Quarter with a jazz brunch, head out to the swamps to see alligators or take an evening jazz cruise along the Mississippi.
Meal:

DAY 10

New Orleans Free Time
Today, you have the entire day to explore this vibrant city on your own-visit a jazz club, Oak Alley or take a cooking class. The choice is entirely yours.
Meal:

DAY 11

Depart New Orleans
Bid farewell to New Orleans and your newfound friends or extend your stay at the Wyndham in New Orleans.
Meal:

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Memphis Iconic Breakfast at a classic American “greasy spoon” restaurant for a typical Southern family-style breakfast
  • Memphis Visit Sun Studios where Elvis recorded some of his revolutionary albums before heading to his home, Graceland, to tour the grounds
  • Nashville Explore Studio B, the Country Music Hall of Fame and enjoy an evening at the Grand Ole Opry
  • Natchez Revel in the pure beauty of the South’s antebellum estates
  • New Orleans Spend the early afternoon with a Local Specialist touring the downtown area and Garden District before visiting one of the above-ground cemeteries

Dining Highlights

  • 5 Breakfasts

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • City orientation tours
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
Ship details coming soon
Twin/Double Room
(price per person)
Definite Departure
What's this?
Offers Book Now!
Mon 14 Mar 2022 Thu 24 Mar 2022 £1,625
Mon 11 Apr 2022 Thu 21 Apr 2022 £1,706 Guaranteed
Mon 02 May 2022 Thu 12 May 2022 £1,625
Mon 23 May 2022 Thu 02 Jun 2022 £1,625
Mon 06 Jun 2022 Thu 16 Jun 2022 £1,595
Mon 20 Jun 2022 Thu 30 Jun 2022 £1,495
Mon 19 Sep 2022 Thu 29 Sep 2022 £1,595
Mon 26 Sep 2022 Thu 06 Oct 2022 £1,625
Mon 03 Oct 2022 Thu 13 Oct 2022 £1,625
Mon 24 Oct 2022 Thu 03 Nov 2022 £1,625
Mon 07 Nov 2022 Thu 17 Nov 2022 £1,495
Mon 13 Mar 2023 Thu 23 Mar 2023 £1,675
Mon 10 Apr 2023 Thu 20 Apr 2023 £1,675
Mon 01 May 2023 Thu 11 May 2023 £1,675
Mon 15 May 2023 Thu 25 May 2023 £1,675
Mon 12 Jun 2023 Thu 22 Jun 2023 £1,650
Mon 11 Sep 2023 Thu 21 Sep 2023 £1,550
Mon 25 Sep 2023 Thu 05 Oct 2023 £1,650
Mon 09 Oct 2023 Thu 19 Oct 2023 £1,675
Mon 23 Oct 2023 Thu 02 Nov 2023 £1,675
Mon 06 Nov 2023 Thu 16 Nov 2023 £1,575

Contact an expert travel consultant today
for more information or to make a booking

0207 620 8952

Make an enquiry online

Come in and see us: 79 York Road, London, SE1 7NJ


Alternative itineraries and tailor-made trips available.


All prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All information is correct at time of going live, however are subject to change – please confirm all details at time of booking.

All fares are per guest in GBP based on double occupancy unless otherwise noted.

Prices are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice.

Special offers are subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time.

For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Terms of Use page.

Could you save more?

Check if you are entitled to additional discounts and savings!

Contact here for more details

Rhythms of the South

Shake, rattle and roll your way through the big hearted, musically influenced southern cities of America. Starting off in the country music Mecca of Nashville, you’ll toe tap your way towards Memphis, paying homage to the King at Graceland before heading on to the life and soul of the party, New Orleans. Creole cooking, voodoo mysteries and alligator filled swamps all await you here, not to mention NOLA’s ability to turn every single day into a life loving celebration. Sunny smiles, massive barbecues and musical legends will all ensure you leave the south with a very full heart.

Categories: , , .