Why not visit the roots of America’s music heritage with this USA Musical Triangle Self Drive with Pillinger World Travel.
Fly from London to Nashville and stay for 3 nights at the Comfort Inn downtown. Nashville is the home of country music. There is plenty to see such as the Country Music Hall of Fame, Johnny Cash Museum and the Grand Ole Opry is a a must see! RCA Studio B is the famous recording studio where Elvis recorded more than 200 songs. Roy Orbison, Dolly Parton, Chet Atkins, Eddy Arnold, and many more recorded classic hits here.
You will collect an SUV as you are leaving Nashville and drive to Memphis and spend 2 nights at the Memphis Crowne Plaza downtown. Memphis is famous for the influential strains of blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll that originated there. Elvis Presley, B.B. King and Johnny Cash recorded albums at the legendary Sun Studio, and Presley’s Graceland mansion is a popular attraction. Other music landmarks include the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Blues Hall of Fame and Stax Museum of American Soul Music.
Natchez is next on the itinerary, staying for 2 nights at the Hampton Inn & Suites. Natchez, the oldest settlement on the Mississippi River, has more antebellum houses than any other place in the United States. Many of these historic homes are open for tours. The friendly local people welcome visitors to their historic city with warm Southern charm. Tour the homes, the Grand Village of the Natchez and the Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture. Festivals and celebrations occur often throughout the year. For gamblers, the riverboat gaming experience is a fun and fascinating change from ordinary casinos. Active visitors will enjoy great golf, tennis, hiking, biking and fishing.
After driving for a couple of hours your final destination will be the Wyndham New Orleans French Quarter. Famous for its jazz music New Orleans is the perfect destination to end your musical heritage tour! Nicknamed the “Big Easy,” it’s known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene and spicy, singular cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures.
Car hire is included for 5 days. A one way fee is payable locally.
£1,185 per person– based on 2 adults for 10 nights