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This trip gives you time to enjoy the South's music and food—from Elvis's Graceland to Creole cooking in New Orleans and grand antebellum hospitality in Natchez.
You'll enjoy Insider moments like... experiencing Southern hospitality at two period homes in one amazing evening. Joe Stone plays the piano for you as you sip a beverage, while Esther Carpenter – once listed among America's top 20 female chefs – invites you to dinner. It's getting to know the home of Rock n' Roll with our passionate Memphis expert, and learning about the city's role in the civil rights movement. And it's learning about ‘white gold' and the stark contrasts between life on a modern and pre-Civil War cotton plantation.
9 nights' accommodations, 9 full breakfasts, 4 dinners.
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|13 Sep 17||22 Sep 17||$2,695pp||Request Quote Book Now|
|20 Sep 17||29 Sep 17||$2,695pp||Call 1-877-622-9109|
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|27 Sep 17||6 Oct 17||$2,695pp||Request Quote Book Now|
|4 Oct 17||13 Oct 17||$2,695pp||Request Quote Book Now|
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|25 Oct 17||3 Nov 17||$2,695pp||Request Quote Book Now|
|1 Nov 17||10 Nov 17||$2,695pp||Request Quote Book Now|
|21 Mar 18||30 Mar 18||$2,795$2,516pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|9 May 18||18 May 18||$2,875$2,588pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|10 May 18||19 May 18||$2,875$2,588pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|17 May 18||26 May 18||$2,875$2,588pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|23 May 18||1 Jun 18||$2,875$2,588pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|30 May 18||8 Jun 18||$2,875$2,588pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|6 Jun 18||15 Jun 18||$2,875$2,588pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|5 Sep 18||14 Sep 18||$2,750$2,475pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|12 Sep 18||21 Sep 18||$2,750$2,475pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|19 Sep 18||28 Sep 18||$2,750$2,475pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|26 Sep 18||5 Oct 18||$2,750$2,475pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|10 Oct 18||19 Oct 18||$2,750$2,475pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|17 Oct 18||26 Oct 18||$2,750$2,475pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|24 Oct 18||2 Nov 18||$2,750$2,475pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|7 Nov 18||16 Nov 18||$2,750$2,475pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
Crossovers: These departures will operate per the 2016 brochure; hotels and inclusions may vary.
Mardi Gras: These departures will include tickets to the Mardi Gras Parade and will not visit Grand Ole Opry.
Jazz Festival: This departure will include tickets to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and will not visit Grand Ole Opry.
2018 dates: Subject to date, price and itinerary changes; final details will be confirmed.
Price is per person and is based on two people sharing a twin bedded room. Single rooms are available at a supplement.
Single Room Supplement: from $925.
Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver $103 per person.
Early Payment Discount: Pay in full to save the amount listed above. For details, click here.
AARP Members are entitled to an exclusive Member Benefit Discount on all Grand European Travel vacations. Plus receive a free travel gift! Call Toll Free: 1-866-847-3858 for details.
Past Travelers: Save an additional 5% off the Land Only price of the vacation.
At the end of your guided vacation, it’s customary to offer your motor coach driver and Travel Director a gratuity. We recommend $4-5 per person/per day for your driver and $6-7 per person/per day for your Travel Director. Recommended gratuity for a Local Host and Local Specialist is 1-2 dollars per person, paid at the conclusion of each guided visit. A convenient option is to prepay your tips before your departure.
Baggage on our trips is restricted to one large suitcase per person with dimensions not exceeding 30x19x10 inches and a maximum weight of 50 pounds. You are also permitted one piece of hand luggage, which should be small enough to fit under your coach seat or on the small overhead shelf compartment. Please note that luggage with an adjustable handle and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartment of the coach. Hotel porterage is included in your vacation.
You will need to be comfortable on your feet, walking and standing for up to three hours in various weather conditions. All of our vacations involve walking, often on cobblestone and uneven surfaces in historic city centers. In order to get the most out of your vacation you need to be able to comfortably walk 1-3 miles unassisted in one day, be in good condition and be able to keep pace with the group.
If you need any medications, it is important that you bring enough to last you the whole trip and keep them in your carry-on bag while you travel.
We highly recommend our optional Travel Protection Plan, which allows you to cancel for any reason up to 48 hours before departure. The plan also includes trip interruption, baggage loss or delay, and medical and emergency assistance. Click here for a summary of coverage details, terms and conditions.
Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.
Adult Price: $24.00 | Child Price: $15.00
"True fans of The King may want to upgrade their homage to Graceland with the Elvis Experience Tour. In addition to the interactive, audio guided tour of Elvis’ estate and final resting place the Elvis Experience pass will provide you with access to the brand new Visitor Entertainment Complex, tours of Elvis’ two custom, private jets – the Lisa Marie and the Hound Dog II, Elvis’ Car Museum, the Elvis: the Entertainment Career Showcase Museum, and the Elvis Discovery Exhibits. "
Adult Price: $46.00 | Child Price: $68.00
"Die-hard fans will want to make the most of their visit to Graceland with this VIP Tour upgrade. In addition to all of the added features accessed with the Elvis Experience, VIP guests at Graceland will have access to an exclusive, VIP Exhibit, and front-of-the-line privileges for the Graceland Mansion tour which can be reused anytime during your stay. "
Adult Price: $81.00 | Child Price: $38.00
Enjoy your evening in New Orleans aboard the authentic Steamboat Natchez for a jazz dinner cruise on the Mississippi River. Enjoy a freshly prepared dinner while taking in lovely views of downtown New Orleans all while enjoing the sounds of the Grammy nominated "Dukes of Dixieland". A full bar is also available for your pleasure.
Adult Price: $49.00 | Child Price: $24.00
After a short motorcoach ride across the Mississippi River, take a fascinating boat trip into the Louisiana swamps and bayous through part of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park – Barataria Preserve. Native guides will reveal the mysteries of the swamps and bayous and you will discover how the seafood from these bountiful waters provides a wide assortment of delectable local dishes! Observe the nesting grounds of alligators, egrets, raccoons, nutria, and many species of snakes. Transportation included.
Adult Price: $26.00 | Child Price: $26.00
There's nothing like a backstage tour of the Grand Ole Opry House - it's a must-see for everyone in Music City! Walk in the footsteps of country music's superstars and get an exclusive look at what happens behind the scenes of the show that made country music famous! Your knowledgeable guide will share stories about the Opry and country music greats, past and present (from Minnie Pearl to Carrie Underwood, you might say), show you photos from the Opry's biggest moments in history and take you to the artist entrance - where legends, new artists, and superstars alike enter the Opry House on the night of an Opry show. You may even have the chance to step on stage and into the famed wooden circle as decades of artists have done. Tours may also make a stop in Studio A, a live television studio and former home of HEE HAW.
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