Space Camp

13 day self drive itinerary

Rock 'n' Roll, Rockets and Elvis

Enjoy a taste of the music and heritage of the South

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This trip travelling through Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia will be a big hit among music fans. Stroll through Birmingham's historic downtown, and stop in to hear the gospel choir at the 16th Street Baptist Church.

Head to the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis where Elvis Presley cut his first record and visit Muscle Shoals Sound Studio and FAME studios in Muscle Shoals where artist like Aretha Franklin and the Rolling Stones recorded.

Get your Country on in Nashville with a visit to the Grand Ole Opry or the lively Honky-tonks on Broadway and explore the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville before finishing your journey in cosmopolitan Atlanta. 

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Discover Birmingham's Civil Rights history
  • Visit the Rock 'n' Soul Museum in Memphis
  • Stop by Elvis' birthplace in Tupelo
  • See the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville
  • Hit the Honky-tonks on Broadway for fantastic live music
  • Step back in history at Margret Mitchell House in Atlanta

Sample Itinerary Summary

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13 days
Guide Price
£1,999 per person
Price based on
Based on 12 October 18 departure from London Heathrow flying with Virgin Atlantic, meal basis as per itinerary (2 adults sharing).
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for an itinerary like this. The price will vary based on many elements including exchange rates, and your choice of accommodation, duration, departure date, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
  • International flights
  • 11 nights hotel accommodation
  • Car hire
Not included
  • Car insurance (including any applicable one way drop off fees)
  • Meals or excursions unless specified
  • Park entrance fees (if applicable)
  • Ferry charges (if applicable)
  • Birmingham

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
    • 16th Street Baptist Church
    • Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
    • Vulcan Park and Museum
    • Explore Downtown Birmingham
  • Memphis

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Blues bars on Beale Street
    • Elvis Presley's former home Graceland
    • Rock 'n' Soul Museum
    • Historic Sun Studios
    • National Civil Rights Museum
  • Alabama

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Stop by Elvis' birthplace in Tupelo, Mississippi
    • FAME Studios
    • Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
    • Rattlesnake Saloon
    • W.C Handy's birthplace and museum
  • Nashville

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Historic RCA Studio B
    • Country Music Hall of Fame
    • Bluebird cafe
    • Grand Ole Opry
    • Lively Honky-tonks on Broadway
  • Alabama

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Stop in at the Jack Daniels Distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee
    • U.S. Space & Rocket Center
    • Downtown Huntsville Craft Beer Trail
    • Burritt on the Mountain
    • Weeden House Museum and Garden
  • Atlanta

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Atlanta Beltline
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site
    • Stone Mountain Park
    • Shopping in the Buckhead district
    • Sweet Auburn Curb Market