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America’s Music Cities Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans - HOLIDAY DEPARTURE


Take in the sights and sounds of the holidays in America’s most famed musical cities - New Orleans, Memphis, and Nashville. Experience New Orleans, where jazz, food, and fun are always on the menu. Discover Mardi Gras World, where the massive, magical parade floats are crafted. Spend 1 night in Memphis, "birthplace of the blues," and tour Elvis Presley’s Graceland decked out for the holidays. Marvel at the more than two million holiday lights along with acres of stunning décor at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville. Create your own Goo Goo Cluster Candy at a chocolate-making lesson. Enjoy reserved seats at the Grand Ole Opry. See where country legends recorded hit tunes at RCA Studio B. Delight in a magical holiday dinner and show at the Opryland Resort. Discover America’s musical legacy wrapped in dazzling lights and seasonal décor.

Your Tour Includes

  • 3 Handpicked Accommodations
  • 11 Meals
  • 4 Choice on Tour Options

Must-See Inclusions:

  • Discover historic Ryman Auditorium, the original home of the Grand Ole Opry.
  • Explore the Country Music Hall of Fame, the largest museum of popular music in the world.
  • Visit Graceland, the opulent home of Elvis Presley.

Cultural Experiences:

  • Embark on a one-of-a-kind tour of Memphis where local musicians share the story of the city’s musical heritage and history.
  • Enjoy reserved seats at the Grand Ole Opry, the “home of American music.”
  • Experience the Gaylord Opryland Resort’s magical holiday displays with over 2 million lights and unique Music City-inspired décor.

Culinary Inclusions:

  • Enjoy Creole delights at a favorite French Quarter restaurant in New Orleans.
  • Create your own Goo Goo Cluster Candy at a chocolate-making lesson.
  • Indulge in a king cake tasting at Mardi Gras World.

Days1-2 Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown, New Orleans, Louisiana
Days 3 Hampton Inn & Suites, Vicksburg, MississippiDays 6-7 Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, Tennessee
Days 4-5 The Guest House at Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee
Days 6-7 Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, Tennessee


Day 1
  •  Sheraton New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana - Tour Begins
Step back in time on a cultural getaway that opens in the “Jazz Capital of the World,” New Orleans! This soulful city abounds with rich history, mouthwatering Cajun and Creole cuisine, and of course, an incomparable soundtrack.

Day 2
  •  Breakfast & Dinner
  •  Sheraton New Orleans
French Quarter
It’s your choice! Embark on a walking tour of New Orleans’ famous French Quarter, viewing St. Louis Cathedral, the bustling French Marketplace, Pirates Alley and more -OR- set out on a panoramic motor coach tour of New Orleans with a local guide, seeing the famous St. Louis Cemetery #3 and stunning mansions. Later, taste a true New Orleans favorite – beignets at the famed Café Du Monde. Tonight, get to know your travel companions at a festive New Orleans-style welcome dinner.

Day 3
  •  Breakfast
  •  Sheraton New Orleans
New Orleans
Journey through Louisiana’s swamp on a cruise* narrated by the captain himself. Learn about the ecosystem’s history and ecology while keeping an eye out for wildlife including bald eagles, herons, turtles and alligators. Then, celebrate New Orleans’ festive side at Mardi Gras World, the working warehouse where artisans create the floats for the famous parades, and get a tasting of king cake. Tonight, enjoy dinner on your own before meeting your fellow travel companions at Maison Bourbon, a live jazz club in the French Quarter.

Day 4
  •  Breakfast & Dinner
  •  The Guest House At Graceland
New Orleans - Memphis, Tennessee
Travel north to Memphis, the birthplace of the Blues, Rock ‘n’ Roll, and Soul. Enjoy Southern hospitality at your hotel just steps away from the iconic Graceland.

Day 5
  •  Breakfast
  •  The Guest House At Graceland
This morning, it’s your choice! Jive along to “Jailhouse Rock” as you visit Graceland, the stately mansion of the “King” himself, and tour Elvis’ 14-acre estate, home, private jets and Meditation Garden -OR- embark on a Civil Rights tour and follow the route of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s last march by coach, stopping at Mason Temple where he gave his famous “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech the night before he was assassinated. Enjoy free time to grab lunch on your own before hopping back on the coach with some local musicians, who explain why Memphis embraces its title as the “Home of the Blues.” The remainder of the day is yours. You may opt to join a Memphis Musical History Tour with included dinner, or simply absorb the city’s vibrancy at your own pace!

Day 6
  •  Breakfast
  •  Gaylord Opryland Resort
Memphis - Nashville
Roll along Music Highway to Nashville – the “Music Capital of the World.” Along the way, stop in Brownsville at the West Delta Heritage Center to discover the roots of the country blues sound and the hometown of Tina Turner – the Queen of Rock. Arrive in Nashville and tour the historic Ryman Auditorium,** the original home of the Grand Ole Opry. What began as a building where a local radio broadcast show aired once a week in 1925 has grown to become an entertainment complex that attracts music fans from all over the world. This evening, take your reserved seat at the renowned Grand Ole Opry.***

Day 7
  •  Breakfast & Dinner
  •  Gaylord Opryland Resort
Explore the Country Music Hall of Fame, the world’s largest museum of popular music, and check out the vast collections of memorabilia, costumes, recordings, and instruments. Tour RCA Studio B and gain an insider’s look at Nashville’s oldest remaining recording studio, where Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, and Charley Pride once recorded classic hits. You may even have the opportunity to record your own hit! Then, test your culinary skills at a hands-on chocolate-making lesson at the iconic Goo Goo Candy Shop. Tonight, gather for a farewell dinner.

Day 8
  •  Breakfast
Nashville - Tour Ends
Your rockin’ musical journey comes to a close today.

Travel Insurance recommended. Deposit $1000. Full payment due 60 days before departure.



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