Nashville, New Orleans & Elvis Presley's Memphis

9 days from £1299pp.

New Orleans

Visit: New Orleans, USA

Oak Alley Plantation

Visit: Oak Alley Plantation, USA

Beale Street

Visit: Beale Street, USA


Visit: Graceland, USA

French Quarter

Visit: French Quarter, USA


Visit: Chattanooga, USA

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.

    Fly to Atlanta. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to Montgomery, Alabama for an overnight stay.

    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.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Evening of Jazz

    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.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    We travel to 'Music City', Nashville for a two-night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    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?

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Depart Nashville and head to Chattanooga, synonymous with the famous train and song, for a short visit before continuing to Atlanta airport for the overnight return flight.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Arrival in the U.K.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    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.

    Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
    Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
    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.
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    All hotels are of European minimum 3-star standard and have a restaurant or bar on site or nearby.

    You will stay at hotels such as: 

    • La Quinta, Montgomery
    • Hotel Modern, New Orleans
    • La Quinta Memphis Airport
    • Guest House Inn and Suites, Nashville
    • Please note due to local laws at least one person in each room booked must be 21 years of age or over. 


    Guesthouse International Inn & Suites

    Guesthouse International Inn & Suites


    Holiday Inn Downtown Superdome

    Holiday Inn Downtown Superdome


    La Quinta Memphis Airport

    La Quinta Memphis Airport

    Guesthouse International Inn & Suites

    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities

    Holiday Inn Downtown Superdome

    La Quinta Memphis Airport

    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities

    Holiday Inn Downtown Superdome

    La Quinta Memphis Airport

    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    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.

    Travel in comfort and style

    Yes, unfortunately there is no feeder/transfer service to/from the U.K. airports.

    Flight times are given at the time of booking. The times given are for guidance only and may change.

    Exact flight times will be confirmed on travel document which are sent 7-10 days before departure. For more information on flight times please contact our Reservations Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at

    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.
    Yes, we can. Please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 to arrange wheelchair assistance or any other medical requests.
    We recommend you check-in for your flight three hours before the scheduled time for long hall flights and two and a half hours before the scheduled time for any European holidays.

    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.

    For more information on luggage allowances please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at

    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.
    This depends on which airline the flight is booked with. Please call our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 for more details.

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