Garden District

9 day sample itinerary

New Orleans, Memphis and Nashville Multi Centre

A culture, cuisine and musical extravaganza

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Memphis, Nashville and New Orleans come together to make the perfect holiday destinations for fans of jazz, blues, country, rock 'n' roll and bluegrass. These unique cities have not only welcomed some of the most famous names in music but have also provided a backdrop to some of the most pivotal moments in the recent history of the USA. So fill your boots with all the legendary history of Memphis, Nashville and New Orleans that you can muster, then hit the trail and chill in some of the most strikingly beautiful scenery to be found anywhere in the Southern states of America.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • A back-catalogue of musical history you will never forget
  • Beautiful Tennessee pine forests, river valleys and mountain scenery
  • A fantastic opportunity for a self-drive holiday. Just choose your wheels and drive
  • Lively cities with a rich history

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
9 days
Destination Breakdown
Options
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  • New Orleans

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Historic French Quarter
    • Lively Bourbon Street
    • Creole and Cajun cuisine
    • Historic streetcars
    • St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
  • Memphis

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Elvis' former home Graceland
    • Historic Sun Studios
    • Rock 'n' Soul Museum
    • National Civil Rights Museum
    • Peabody Hotel Duck March
  • Nashville

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Grand Ole Opry live radio show
    • The famous Bluebird Cafe
    • Southern cuisine
    • Country Music Hall of Fame
    • Honky-tonks down Broadway
New Orleans

Discover the unique atmosphere of New Orleans, when spicy Cajun cuisine thrills the senses and the sounds of blues and jazz bring the French Quarter to life its no surprise that this city is know as the Big Easy. Spend some time exploring the narrow streets of the French Quarter, stop by New Orleans Jazz National Historic Park, where you can learn about the history and culture of jazz in New Orleans or take a streetcar ride through the Garden District to see the beautiful homes.

Memphis

Known as the "Home of the Blues" Memphis, this city combines the charm of the Old South with the exciting pace of a modern metropolis. Stop in at one of the lively bars along famous Beale Street, visit Sun Studios, where Elvis Presley recorded his first song and Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Ray Harris launched their careers and don't miss a visit to Elvis Presley's palatial home, Graceland.

Highlights

Nashville

Leave Memphis and reach the capital of country music, Nashville where you can visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, catch a live performance at the Grand Ole Opry, and listen to a local band play in one of the many Honky-tonks on music row.