Enjoy a journey of discovery in America's Deep South, from the lively jazz of New Orleans to the blues and rock 'n' roll in Memphis and the country sounds of Nashville. This holiday is part of our GRAND EXPLORER range.
Journey through Mississippi and on to New Orleans for a two-night stay. This evening, join our optional dinner cruise aboard a paddle-wheeler on the world-famous Mississippi River, with live jazz and traditional Cajun and Creole cuisine.
To discover the life, history and stories of this colourful city, try our optional city sightseeing tour combined with Oak Alley Plantation. You will visit and see many of New Orleans’ most famous attractions. Later, we travel out of the city to visit Oak Alley Plantation, with its quarter-mile canopy of giant oak trees and grand Antebellum house. In the evening, enjoy free time, perhaps soaking up the vibrant atmosphere of the historic French Quarter.
Morning departure for Tupelo, the birthplace of Elvis, where you will have free time to visit the museum and the tiny, two-roomed house in which Elvis was born (Admission is extra, paid locally). We continue to Memphis, Tennessee for a two-night stay. Home to the blues and birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll, you will enjoy some good old-fashioned southern hospitality in this vibrant city. This evening, why not venture to famous Beale Street? With jazz clubs, bars, eateries and street entertainers, it’s a great place to take in the live music and enjoy fantastic food.
Don’t miss our optional, full-day excursion to visit Elvis Presley’s mansion, Graceland, and join an audio tour which will guide you around the house and grounds. Then it’s on to Sun Studio, where you can hear outtakes from sessions, touch Elvis’s first microphone, see loads of memorabilia, hear how Elvis came to record there and the story of the studio that launched the careers of Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins and many more.
Join our optional excursion, first to the undisputed home of country music, Studio B; your chance to visit the most famous recording studio in America. Then it’s on into Nashville to visit the Country Music Hall of Fame with exhibitions spread over two floors. After free time to explore the city of Nashville, we visit a local shopping mall for some US-style retail therapy. This evening, why not head into the city?
IMPORTANT NOTE: Visa/ESTA is required prior to travelling. Please call for more details.
Prices are per person, based on two sharing.
Extras: optional excursions; single room supplement £220; travel insurance from £70; visa/ESTA application fees; admissions and gratuities except those mentioned; regional connection flight supplements will apply; Heathrow flight supplements may apply depending on availability; visa application fee.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will
consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or
guardian aged over 18 years old.
We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not
generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.
We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests
at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.
Return flights are with British Airways or Delta Airways from London Heathrow direct to Atlanta. Regional connections may be available if flying with British Airways, at a supplement. All prices and airports are subject to availability. Flight supplements may apply. Please call for more details. This holiday is operated by Leger Air Holidays Ltd. ATOL 3880.
Why not go the night before your
holiday for a relaxing start? You can park for FREE
for up to nine days at the Holiday Inn Ashford
North and enjoy an overnight stay with English
breakfast from just £38 per person. This offer is
subject to availability and based on two sharing a
twin/double room on a B&B basis. We’ll then
collect you from the hotel on the day of departure
and return you there at the end of your holiday.
To book this package, please call the hotel on
01233 713333, quoting ‘Leger Holidays’ and your
booking reference. If your holiday is longer than
nine days you can pay for additional days’ parking.
Ask one of our friendly reservations team for
more details when you book your holiday.
Single supplements and terms and conditions apply.
On Single Traveller holidays and
coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or
more, you don’t even have to think
about getting to your local joining point. If you live
within 20 miles of one of our free joining points
we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to
meet your transfer vehicle, then return you back
home at the end of your holiday. The cost is just
£30 per booking each way for up to four people
If you live a little further afield, you can also take
advantage of this convenient option for an
additional charge – please enquire at the time
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Exact flight times will be confirmed on travel document which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
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We are able to pre-book flight seats with most airlines. There may be a charge for this service.
Any charges will be confirmed at the time of booking. Most other airlines will allocate your seats at check-in.
Luggage allowances vary from airline to airline. The luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 5kg for hand luggage.
Ryan Air's luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 10kg for hand luggage. All allowances are subject to changes made by the airline.
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The transfers on the majority of our flight tours are included. Our Reservations Staff will be able to advise you when you call.
On tours where you book your own flight the transfers may only be available at certain times or not at all.