Tour Type: Luxury Gold
Brochure Type USA and Canada Luxury Gold 2024 v2

Enjoy everything from rock 'n roll to Creole cuisine on this 9-Day guided tour that stretches from Nashville to New Orleans. In the birthplace of country music, take a tour of historic Studio B, in Nashville, with a professional sound engineer, who will record you and your fellow travelers singing for a once-in-a-lifetime keepsake. Later, visit the Country Music Hall of Fame on private tour and meet a local singer who will give you a behind-the-scenes look at the songwriting process. In Memphis, marvel at the mansion where Elvis once lived: Graceland. At the Houmas House plantation, take part in a Creole cooking demonstration, then feast on traditional Southern dishes for dinner. Allow a Local Expert to lead you through New Orleans' best sites, from bustling Jackson Square to idyllic City Park.The Activity Level of this tour is Leisurely, meaning there is 1 to 2 miles of walking per day on primarily flat surfaces with some stairs.

Additional Included Highlights
  • Enjoy breakfast every morning, and an array of incredible dining options throughout your journey, infused with discovery and adventure.
  • Enjoy complimentary hotel Wi-Fi. And, on select coaches, onboard Wi-Fi may also be available.
  • Enjoy seamless personal assistance throughout your journey. From securing exclusive reservations, to organising transportation, your Travel Concierge ensures every aspect of your travel is tailored to your tastes and preferences.
  • Hotel taxes, porterage and tips, as well as tips for included dining experiences, are included.
  • In select destinations, our network of Local Expert Guides will illuminate your journey on a deeper level.
  • Included at all hotels.
  • On days where a Relaxed Start (RS) is indicated, you can select to indulge in breakfast in bed.
  • Transfers are included on your journey start and end dates, and where additional accommodation has been booked in advance through Luxury Gold. Transfers to train stations or alternate hotels, in the same start or end city as the itinerary, may be reques
Choice Highlights
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Memphis The only traditional English afternoon tea in Memphis is served at Chez Philippe of The Peabody. Complement your tea with a three-course menu of savory tea sandwiches, assorted sweets and warm scones from the Peabody Pastry Shop.
  • Memphis Visit Graceland, a National Historic Landmark and museum dedicated to the late, great, Elvis Presley. Tour Graceland Mansion walking through the living room, his parents' bedroom, kitchen, TV room, pool room, the famous Jungle Room, his father's
  • Natchez Awaken your imagination on a private tour of an antebellum mansion. Explore the interior and grounds as you learn about its past and distinct architectural style. This 1850's Greek-Revival cottage on 10 acres near Natchez's historic downtown is t
  • Natchez Visit Dunleith Historic Inn, a National Historic Landmark built in 1855 that remains Mississippi's sole example of a pre-civil-war mansion. Join the Bar Manager at Castle Pub for a mixology class on two seasonal cocktails as you learn the histor
  • New Orleans Embark on an immersive tour of World War II through the exhibits, multimedia experiences and thousands of personal accounts at the National World War II Museum. You'll learn not only about the role of world leaders, but also the everyday men
  • New Orleans Tour Mardi Gras World's Blaine Kern Studios, a workshop that has created breathtaking floats for Mardi Gras and other parades around the world since 1947. With your all-access pass, wind through the massive studio where artists and architects
Curated Experiences
  • Nashville Experience the ?Smithsonian of country music,? the Country Music Hall of Fame, for a private, behind-the-scenes look at the songwriting process with a local songwriter and singer. On your visit, see memorabilia from stars such as Jim Reeves and
  • New Orleans Follow the path of the Mississippi River that has created one of the most distinctive and important American cities and coastal environments in the world. Your Local Expert offers you an insider's perspective on La Nouvelle Orleans from New O
Dining Summary
  • 2 Lunch (L)
  • 3 Dinner (D)
  • 8 Breakfast (B)
Exceptional Dining
  • Memphis Continue your exploration of Memphis with a backstage pass to Central BBQ Downtown.
  • Nashville Get acquainted with Nashville's burgeoning food scene as you join your Traveling Concierge for a Welcome Dinner at Henley's modern American brasserie where inventive small plates and entrees using classical French technique meet sociable Southe
  • Natchez Enjoy an elegant three-course Southern dinner at the Monmouth Historic Inn and Gardens, a National Historic Landmark in Natchez. As you take in your surroundings of this early 19th-century antebellum mansion set in within manicured gardens, let t
Founder's Collection
  • Nashville If you are traveling on a Founder's Collection departure, you will have the privilege of meeting a living legend in the country music sphere. Get to know the harmonica legend Charlie McCoy, a Country Music Hall of Fame musician and Grammy-winni
Magnificent Stays
  • New Orleans Relax in luxury at the elegant 1908 Beaux Arts Maison Blanche building in the French Quarter. The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans retains the grace and charm of this mansion, and is centrally located to the area's most popular attractions, includin
Passport Moments
  • Memphis Explore Sun Studios, "The Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll," on a guided tour. At this circa-1950 recording studio, walk in the footsteps of Elvis and other musical legends including B.B. King, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Charlie Feathers,
  • Nashville Celebrate the incredible experience of seeing a live country music show at the Grand Ole Opry, the show that made country music famous showcasing the past, present, and future of country music. Set back and prepared to be entertained by a live
  • Nashville You're in for a treat, joining a professional sound engineer to record a take-home song just as legends like Elvis Presley and Dolly Parton have at legendary Studio B, the cradle of the Nashville sound in the late 1950s and early 1960s and once
  • New Orleans Visit Houmas House, the crown jewel of Louisiana's River Road, previously voted best Louisiana attraction. Tour the estate and gardens while you learn about daily life on this former sugarcane plantation. Gain a deeper understanding of the ar
Personalise your day
  • Memphis The only traditional English afternoon tea in Memphis is served at Chez Philippe of The Peabody. Complement your tea with a three-course menu of savory tea sandwiches, assorted sweets and warm scones from the Peabody Pastry Shop.
  • Memphis Visit Graceland, a National Historic Landmark and museum dedicated to the late, great, Elvis Presley. Tour Graceland Mansion walking through the living room, his parents' bedroom, kitchen, TV room, pool room, the famous Jungle Room, his father's
  • Natchez Awaken your imagination on a private tour of an antebellum mansion. Explore the interior and grounds as you learn about its past and distinct architectural style. This 1850's Greek-Revival cottage on 10 acres near Natchez's historic downtown is t
  • Natchez Visit Dunleith Historic Inn, a National Historic Landmark built in 1855 that remains Mississippi's sole example of a pre-civil-war mansion. Join the Bar Manager at Castle Pub for a mixology class on two seasonal cocktails as you learn the histor
  • New Orleans Embark on an immersive tour of World War II through the exhibits, multimedia experiences and thousands of personal accounts at the National World War II Museum. You'll learn not only about the role of world leaders, but also the everyday men
  • New Orleans Tour Mardi Gras World's Blaine Kern Studios, a workshop that has created breathtaking floats for Mardi Gras and other parades around the world since 1947. With your all-access pass, wind through the massive studio where artists and architects

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Tour Operator
Luxury Gold by Insight
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2024
Duration
9 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1NashvilleArrive in Nashville: Your journey through the South begins by private transfer to your luxurious hotel. Tonight, get your first taste of Deep South cuisine.

Accommodations: Grand Hyatt Nashville
Day 2NashvilleNashville's Musical History: Visit Nashville's highlights and participate in a rare recording session at Studio B - Nashville's oldest remaining record studio. At the Country Music Hall of Fame, join a private session with a singer/songwriter to learn the stories behind the hits. Enjoy a performance at the Grand Ole Opry and, if you are traveling on a Founder's Collection departure, meet a Grammy-winning legend.

Accommodations: Grand Hyatt Nashville
Day 3MemphisMemphis and Graceland Relaxed Start Your Way: Personalise your day in Memphis with a tour of Elvis' Graceland or afternoon tea at The Peabody. Learn about the personal side of "The King" or enjoy the only traditional English afternoon tea in Memphis at the opulent Chez Philippe dining room.

Accommodations: The Peabody Memphis.
Day 4MemphisThe Best of Memphis: Delve into the Memphis music scene with a visit to Sun Studio, "The Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll." Continue your exploration of Memphis with a backstage pass to visit Central BBQ, one of the city's oldest and most iconic BBQ establishments. Meet Clint Cantwell, a renowned grilling expert over a hosted lunch of Central BBQ's famed Pulled Pork, Brisket & Ribs accompanied by tempting sides like slaw and other BBQ classics on a rare event usually only local insiders get to experience. Later, MAKE TRAVEL MATTER with a guided tour of the National Civil Rights Museum.

Accommodations: The Peabody Memphis.
Day 5NatchezMississippi Mystique in Natchez: The South's unique architecture comes to life in Natchez's antebellum homes. Tour an 1850s home or visit the Dunleith Historic Inn for a mixology class. At Monmouth Historic Inn & Gardens, sit back and enjoy the property's veranda or stroll through the gardens before dinner this evening.

Accommodations: Monmouth Historic Inn and Gardens, Natchez.
Day 6New OrleansFrogmore, Houmas House, and New Orleans: Gain insight into the history of the South at Frogmore Cotton Plantation & Gins, then visit Houmas House and Gardens. The French Quarter's historic Ritz Carlton New Orleans welcomes you for the evening.

Accommodations: The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans.
Day 7New OrleansNew Orleans Sightseeing Relaxed Start: Explore the Big Easy's iconic sights and stroll through a beautiful above-ground cemetery. Embark on a behind-the-scenes tour of Mardi Gras World or visit the National WWII Museum.

Accommodations: The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans.
Day 8New OrleansExploring the Big Easy Relaxed Start: Dive into the Mississippi River Delta. Discover wildlife in the wetlands and explore the ?Islenos? fishing villages over a Bayou-side lunch with a local fisherman.

Accommodations: The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans.
Day 9New OrleansDepart New Orleans: Bid 'au revoir' to the Big Easy. Sit back and relax as your complimentary transfer escorts you to the Louis Armstrong Airport.

Accommodations:
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10/18/2024$6,225.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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