Piedmont Park Atlanta

12 day escorted tour itinerary

Gone with the Wind Tour

A taste of the Deep South

Georgia, South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, Louisiana and mighty Mississippi are united by a haunting history but they're probably most famous now for their lively music, delicious Deep South cooking and charming southern hospitality.

One of our most popular escorted tours, ‘Gone with the Wind’ is the perfect introduction to this fascinating region.

Start your 12 day adventure in Atlanta where you will meet your tour guide and the rest of your party before heading out to beautiful South Carolina coast and the enchanting city of Charleston, where you can explore the historic district or perhaps take a horse drawn carriage ride.

As you continue down the coast to the beautiful city of Savannah your guide will share some of the city’s fascinating antebellum history.

Travel along the Gulf Coast through Pensacola and Mobile to Louisiana’s vibrant party city, New Orleans.Enjoy a change of pace as you explore lively Bourbon Street and the historic French Quarter.

Your journey then weaves along the picturesque Natchez Trace Parkway, keep an eye out for the abundant wildlife that call this green way home before reaching the next music city on your itinerary, Memphis.

You’ll have time here to explore Elvis’ former home Graceland or Sun Studios where he recorded his first record before spending an entertaining evening down Beale Street.

Next up is Country music capital Nashville where you’ll be able to sample some live music and perhaps even learn to two step before heading back to Atlanta where you’re Deep South adventure comes full circle.

Selected departure dates are available between May and October.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Road to Tara museum
  • Stately Oaks Plantation
  • Historic Charleston
  • Natchez Antebellum home
  • Memphis City tour
  • Nashville honky-tonks

Sample Itinerary Summary

We can tailor any part of this itinerary or create a new one just for you.

12 days
Guide Price
£2,539 per person
Price based on
Based on 02 May 19 flying with British Airways, meal basis as per itinerary (2 adults sharing) including transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of pricing which will vary depending on exchange rates, accommodation, duration, dates, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Group basis, Escorted
  • International flights
  • 11 nights hotel accommodation
  • Service of an ATI Tour Director
  • Road to Tara Museum tour
  • Atlanta city tour
  • Charleston guided walking tour
  • Savannah Trolley tour
  • Antebellum home tour
  • Memphis city tour
  • Deluxe air-conditioned coach
  • Baggage porterage
  • Meals included as stated
Not included
  • Optional excursions
  • Gratuities
  • Atlanta

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Martin Luther King Memorial
    • Margaret Mitchell House
    • Road to Tara Museum
    • Stately Oaks Plantation
    • Buckhead shopping
  • Charleston

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Visit Augusta
    • Guided walking tour of Charleston
    • Horse drawn carriages
    • Boone Hall Plantation
    • Rainbow Row
  • Savannah

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Travel to Beaufort, filming location for Forrest Gump
    • Trolley tour of Savannah
    • Forsyth Park
    • Savannah Historic District
    • Lafayette Square
  • Tallahassee

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Charming St. Augustine
    • Florida State Capitol
    • Knott House Museum
    • National Blues Trail
    • Museum of Florida History
  • New Orleans

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Creole and Cajun cuisine
    • Lively Bourbon Street
    • Historic French Quarter
    • Open air French Market
    • Beautiful Garden District
  • Natchez

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Stop in state capital Baton Rouge
    • Picturesque Natchez Trace Parkway
    • Antebellum home tour
    • Natchez National Historical Park
    • Historic Jefferson College
  • Memphis

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Memphis city tour
    • Elvis' former home Graceland
    • Sun Studios
    • Beale Street Entertainment district
    • Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
  • Nashville

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Downtown Honky-tonks
    • Grand Ole Opry
    • Country Music Hall of Fame
    • RCA Studio B
    • Ryman Auditorium