Dixieland Rhythm and Blues

 April 21-28, 2017   *Sold Out!

Tour Price Includes:

  • Round Trip airfare from Salt Lake City
  • First class and Deluxe Hotels in great locations
  • Fully escorted from Salt Lake City by Brian Judd
  • All sightseeing and admissions paid!
  • 12 Meals: 7 Full breakfasts, 1 Lunch and 4 Dinners
  • Deluxe motor coach transportation, restroom and DVD equipped.
  • Baggage handling throughout
  • City of New Orleans train from Memphis
  • Pre-reserved tickets at the Grand Ole Opry
  • Natchez Paddle Wheeler Dinner & Jazz Show
  • Experienced Tour Guides who take very good care of you!

All for only $2185.00 per person double occupancy. $2615.00 single, $2095.00 triple/quad
* Prices reflect pay by check discount price.(Please call for credit card rate)

Itinerary

Day 1: Salt Lake City - Nashville

Depart this morning for your fun-filled tour Dixieland Rhythm and Blues. After arriving in Nashville this afternoon, we'll enjoy a lunch break before checking into our Hampton Inn Hotel. You'll have some free time to rest and enjoy the sights, before we depart for a fun filled Nashville Nightlife Dinner show. After a nice buffet dinner, enjoy music that made Nashville famous worldwide. This show celebrates today's country and also honors past tradition such as Han Williams Sr., Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings. (D)

 
Day 2: Nashville - Grand Ole Opry

After breakfast enjoy a sightseeing tour of Nashville. You'll see famous landmarks and the recording studios of Music Row. We'll have a special visit to RCA Studio B, the birthplace of the "Nashville Sound". Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley and Chet Atkins are just a few of the famous musicians to record here. Later today we spend time at the Country Music Hall of Fame with everything country inside, including Elvis Presley's "solid gold" Cadillac! Free time this evening to rest, relax and have dinner on your own before departing for the Grand Ole Opry. Enjoy pre-reserved seats to the world-famous Mecca for country musicians. (B)

Day 3: Nashville - Memphis

Depart this morning crossing Tennessee to Memphis. This city has its own distinct Southern flavor and is known as "The Home of the Blues." After arriving in Memphis we'll take a step back in time as we visit Sun Studio. Famous for its role in the first recording of "Rock and Roll music" the Sun Studio also recorded future stars such as Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and an 18-year old Elvis! Tonight enjoy a Southern style Memphis BBQ dinner with the group. (B,D)

Day 4: Memphis - Graceland

Elvis is in the building! We'll spend most of the day at Graceland. You'll have a tour of the Mansion, state grounds, living room, music room, parent's bedroom, dining room kitchen, TV room, trophy building and more! Afterwards you'll have free time on your own in the "City of Blues" to explore Beale Street and have lunch. Later this afternoon we'll visit the Peabody Hotel for "The Ducks", a custom dating back to the 1930's. This is an unique and fun experience that you won't soon forget! (B)

Day 5: Memphis - City of New Orleans Train - Lafayette

After breakfast we'll depart our hotel and make our way to the Amtrak station. We'll board the "City of New Orleans Train" taking us on a scenic and colorful journey through Mississippi to Hammond. Our bus will meet us here and take us into Lafayette for a break at our hotel before dinner. Dinner tonight is at the very popular Mulate's Cajun Sensation. (B,D)

Day 6: Lafayette - New Orleans

This morning we visit the famous oak tree from Longfellow's poem, Evangeline. Later we board our boat for a cruise through the swampy winding waterways of the Atchafalaya Basin. This gives us a great opportunity to look for alligators and other wildlife. After a fun filled afternoon we arrive in "The Big Easy" also known as New Orleans. Your evening is free to enjoy on your own on famous Bourbon Street! (B)

Day 7: New Orleans

This day is all about New Orleans. Enjoy this historical city with the many exciting activities included on today's itinerary. First we'll visit the Oak Valley Plantation for a guided tour and then a delicious plantation lunch. Later step back in time as we visit the French Quarter and Bourbon Street, some of the most famous sights in New Orleans. Tonight we board the Natchez Paddle Wheeler for a dinner and Jazz cruise on the Mississippi River. Enjoy a Creole buffet dinner and experience the sparkling skyline of one of the busiest sea ports in America. (B,L,D)

Day 8: New Orleans - Salt Lake City

Enjoy breakfast this morning before our tour of the "City of the Saints", including the famous French Market and the setting for "A Streetcar named Desire". Later this afternoon we make our way to the New Orleans airport and say goodbye to the South. We fly home with many wonderful memories of great fun enjoying the sights and sounds of Jazz, Gospel, Country Rock, Rock 'n Roll, Cajun and Dixieland Rhythm and Blues! (B)

Tour Includes:

  • Nashville
  • RCA Studio B
  • Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Grand Ole Opry
  • Memphis
  • Sun Studio
  • Graceland
  • Beale Street
  • Amtrak "City of New Orleans Train"
  • Lafayette
  • Atchafalaya Basin
  • New Orleans
  • Natchez Paddle Wheeler Dinner and Jazz Cruise
  • St. Martins de Tours
  • Court of Two Sisters
  • "The Ducks" *Bourbon Street
  • Oak Valley Plantation *French Quarter and more!!

About this tour

We invite you to join us for a fun-filled Deep South experience. We are excited about this well planned, well organized itinerary taking you to all the sights and special points of interest in Nashville, Memphis, Lafayette and New Orleans. You will appreciate the top quality service, first class hotels, 12 delicious meals, outstanding value and complete sightseeing. The Grand Ole Opry, Cajun Country and Graceland are just some of the highlights of this fabulous tour!

Don't miss this outstanding trip!

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