Your Holiday Includes:
- 8 day river cruise – Jewels of the Mississippi
- 3 nights in Nashville
- 3 nights in Memphis
- 2 nights in New Orleans
- Activities and excursions
- Optional UK flights
Day 1 to 3 - Welcome to Nashville
Arrive in Nashville on your scheduled flight, for a three-night stay in the Country Music Capital of the World. Once you’ve checked into your chosen Nashville hotel, it’ll be time to get out and start exploring this wonderfully musical city. To help you feel the ‘beat’, we’ve included tickets to the Country Music Hall of Fame and RCA Studio B which became known as the birthplace for the ‘Nashville Sound,’ a style characterized by background vocals and strings that helped establish Nashville as an international recording centre.
Day 4 to 5 - Memphis
Make your way today to Nashville airport for your onward flight to Memphis, the next stop on this magical music tour. Check into your chosen Memphis hotel when you arrive and then get out to enjoy the sights and sounds of this great city.
There’s lots to see and do in Memphis and a great place to start is famous Beale Street. Over the next couple of days you can spend your time here listening to live music, visiting the wonderful museums and trying some of the best barbecue in the country. An essential for all visitors to Memphis is a visit the home of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll himself, Elvis Presley’s Graceland Mansion. We’ve included a VIP ticket to ensure you get the chance to visit this iconic attraction.
Day 6 - Memphis
Enjoy a final night in downtown Memphis before your cruise embarks tomorrow. A cruise representative, as well as a local representative, will be readily available to provide you with dining, entertainment and sight-seeing suggestions so that you can maximise your last hours in Memphis.
7 to 13 - River Cruise
Today marks the start of you Jewels of the Lower Mississippi Cruise. After checking out of your hotel, there will be a transfer waiting to get you to the paddle boat. This 8 day Mississippi Cruise includes visits to:
- Baton Rouge
- Nottoway Plantation
- New Orleans
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Day 14 to 15 - New Orleans
The Mississippi Cruise ends in New Orleans. Disembark the paddle boat and make your way into the city to check in to your final hotel in New Orleans’ French Quarter.
To get acclimatised with the area, we’ve included a French Quarter Walking Tour. A local expert will unravel the mysteries of America’s oldest and most unique living neighbourhood on this two hour guided tour.
Day 16 - Farewell from New Orleans
Today is your final day in New Orleans. After enjoying some final exploration time in the city it’ll be time to say farewell to the ‘Big Easy’ and head to the airport for your scheduled flight back to the UK.
16 day Holiday Idea - from £2505
With flights from £3055
Prices are per person, based on 2 sharing. Flights, hotels and tours are subject to availability and seasonal variations may apply. Call Freedom Destinations for details.