New Orleans, the Old South and Florida

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Price per person
from £2,279

Price based on
London Heathrow
7th Nov 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 14 days

  • Southern USA

  • Steady pace

  • Classic escorted tours

Soak up Old South rhythms from the birthplace of jazz in New Orleans, Graceland in Memphis and the country grace of Nashville; with a drive through Cajun country and a Sunshine State finale in Florida.

At a glance


  • New Orleans Explore the city’s French Quarter and Garden District.
  • Memphis Visit the Graceland Mansion: home of Elvis Presley.
  • Nashville See Studio B, Nashville's oldest surviving recording studio.
  • Savannah Explore this elegant coastal city.
  • Orlando Take advantage of the many attractions in the area.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
  • Single share option
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

Single Share available

Our single share option will match you with a fellow solo traveller of the same gender in a twin room, so you don't have to pay a single supplement. If there's no one available to share with, you don't pay any additional single supplement. Please call us to book a single-share holiday.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Customer Reviews

Good value for money ..hotels in a nice position for...

9th September 2017
Trusted Customer

Good value for money ..hotels in a nice position for shopping

Brilliant, great variety. Particularly the Gran Ole Opry....

2nd April 2017
Trusted Customer

Brilliant, great variety. Particularly the Gran Ole Opry.

Overview

Soak up Old South rhythms from the birthplace of jazz in New Orleans, Graceland in Memphis and the country grace of Nashville; with a drive through Cajun country and a Sunshine State finale in Florida.

Total meals included:

  • 4 breakfasts

UK - New Orleans

Day
1

Fly to New Orleans where you will transfer to your hotel for three nights.

Your tour starts today.

New Orleans

Day
2

The morning is dedicated to the sights and sounds of this Old World city. First, visit the French Quarter, including St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square. Next, learn about the city’s unique burial customs at an above-ground cemetery, followed by a leisurely drive down historic St. Charles Avenue to enjoy its stately mansions and clanging streetcars. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

New Orleans

Day
3

A full day at leisure. Stroll through the centuries-old French Quarter or take a carriage ride while listening to tales of voodoo queens and pirates. History enthusiasts can roam through sprawling Victorian mansions and celebrated museums, catching a glimpse of life the way it used to be in the Old South. Tonight, you might like to experience the city’s beauty and romance on a 2-hour cruise from the heart of the French Quarter on New Orleans’ only steamboat.

New Orleans - Baton Rouge - Natchez

Day
4

Drive through the heart of Cajun Country to Baton Rouge for an orientation tour that features the Governor’s Mansion and the State Capitol. Next, on to elegant Natchez, a thriving port in the golden years of the cotton trade. Visit a gracious Pre-Civil War Home featuring fine collections of period furniture and paintings. In the evening, relax and perhaps sip a refreshing mint julep as the sun goes down.

Natchez - Memphis

Day
5

Drive through rural Mississippi to Memphis. On arrival, acquaint yourself with the town during an included orientation tour. For your first night in the “Home of the Blues,” why not visit one of the famous music clubs on Beale Street, immortalized in WC Handy’s famous songs?

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Memphis - Graceland - Nashville

Day
6

A trip to Memphis would not be complete without visiting Graceland, the palatial home of “The King,” Elvis Presley. Our guided audio tour focuses on the memorial garden and the opulent 15,000-square-foot mansion. Afterward, the “Capital of Country Music,” Nashville.

Nashville

Day
7

Its association with country music has made the name “Nashville” world famous, but it’s not just music fans who will find this charming Southern city a delight. Start your day with a visit to Studio B, Nashville’s oldest surviving recording studio and one of the country’s most important. Afterward, enjoy a sightseeing tour of the famous landmarks, including the State Capitol, Bicentennial State Park, and the recording studios of Music Row. Then, visit the Country Music Hall of Fame with its glittering costumes, rare instruments, and Elvis Presley’s “solid-gold” Cadillac. This evening, you have reserved seating for an unforgettable show at the world-famous Grand Ole Opry, a mecca for country musicians since 1925.

Nashville - Chattanooga - Atlanta

Day
8

First stop today is Chattanooga, home of the Chattanooga Choo Choo. Then, enter the “Peach State” of Georgia and continue through Chattahoochee National Forest to the fast-growing metropolis of Atlanta, former home and burial place of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Enjoy an orientation tour, followed by a short visit to the grave and eternal flame dedicated to preserving his legacy.

Atlanta - Savannah

Day
9

Head south through rich, rolling farmland to the historic seaport of Savannah for a 2-night stay. On this afternoon’s Trolley Tour, your tour highlights attractions such as the City Market, Forsyth Park, Mercer House, Madison Square (where General Sherman concluded his “March to the Sea”), Colonial Park Cemetery, and the world-famous River Street. This evening is free to explore this charming city on your own.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Savannah

Day
10

A day at leisure. Shop on cobblestoned River Street or stroll among the many squares surrounded by elegant homes and gardens. Don’t miss the impressive Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum to learn about Savannah’s important role in maritime history.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Savannah - St Augustine - Orlando

Day
11

Travel into the “Sunshine State” of Florida, stopping first at St. Augustine, the oldest city in the United States. You will see the oldest Government House and the Spanish fortress, Castillo de San Marcos, on your orientation tour. Then, drive to the magical city of Orlando.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Orlando

Day
12

A full day to relax and explore the many sights in the Orlando area. Your Tour Director will suggest a varied and exciting selection of optional outings, such as Disney’s huge entertainment parks, including the Magic Kingdom®, Animal Kingdom®, Epcot®, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios® (formally MGM Studios).

Orlando - UK

Day
13

Your tour ends today.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay in Orlando or Clearwater Beach.

Home landing in the UK

Day
14

Things to note

Accommodation as stated or similar

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • New Orleans: Sheraton New Orleans
  • Natchez: Hampton Inn and Suites
  • Memphis: Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown
  • Nashville: The Inn at Opryland
  • Atlanta: Fairfield Inn & Suites Atlanta - Buckhead 
  • Savannah: Fairfield Inn & Suites Downtown/Historic District
  • Orlando: Courtyard by Marriott Lake Buena Vista 

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