America's Music Cities Holiday featuring New Orleans, Memphis & Nashville

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  • Collette, Inc.

Take in the sights and sounds of the holidays in America’s most famed musical cities - New Orleans, Memphis, and Nashville. Experience New Orleans, where jazz, food, and fun are always on the menu. Choose how you explore New Orleans – by foot or by coach. Discover Mardi Gras World, where the massive, magical parade floats are crafted. Spend 1 night in Memphis, "birthplace of the blues," and tour Elvis Presley’s Graceland decked out for the holidays. Marvel at the more than two million holiday lights along with acres of stunning décor at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville. Create your own Goo Goo Cluster Candy at a chocolate-making lesson. Enjoy reserved seats at the Grand Ole Opry. See where country legends recorded hit tunes at RCA Studio B. Delight in a magical holiday dinner and show at the Opryland Resort. Discover America’s musical legacy wrapped in dazzling lights and seasonal décor.

Highlights
  • Embark on a one-of-a-kind tour of Memphis where local musicians share the story of the city’s musical heritage and history.
  • Enjoy reserved seats at the Grand Ole Opry, the “home of American music.”
  • Experience the Gaylord Opryland Resort’s magical holiday displays with over 2 million lights and unique Music City-inspired décor.
  • Create your own Goo Goo Cluster Candy at a chocolate-making lesson.
  • Enjoy Creole delights at a favorite French Quarter restaurant in New Orleans.
  • Visit Graceland, the opulent home of Elvis Presley.
  • Indulge in a king cake tasting at Mardi Gras World.
  • Stop to taste a true New Orleans favorite — beignets at Café Du Monde.
  • Discover historic Ryman Auditorium, the original home of the Grand Ole Opry.
  • Explore the Country Music Hall of Fame, the largest museum of popular music in the world.
Experiences
  • Embark on a one-of-a-kind tour of Memphis where local musicians share the story of the city’s musical heritage and history.
  • Enjoy reserved seats at the Grand Ole Opry, the “home of American music.”
  • Experience the Gaylord Opryland Resort’s magical holiday displays with over 2 million lights and unique Music City-inspired décor.
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New Orleans, LA: New Orleans Jazz Afternoon

This afternoon, enjoy a jazz brunch at one of New Orleans’ most famous restaurants, The Court of Two Sisters. Relax and enjoy the live jazz music as you soak in the centuries-old atmosphere and the largest courtyard in the French Quarter. Indulge in the expansive brunch buffet, with over 60 items available, including made to order omelets and Eggs Benedict. After lunch, embark on a leisurely cruise aboard the traditional Steamboat Natchez, iconic in New Orleans. The ambience will transport you back in time to the 19th century when steamboats were the mode of transportation of choice to travel along the Mississippi. Sit back and take in your surroundings during your narrated harbor tour, listening to stories of days gone by along the way. As your paddlewheel boat makes its way back, it is time for a lively jazz band to take the stage for some toe-tapping fun! Duration approximately 4.5 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 10 passenger(s) is required to operate this option.

Price: £95


Destinations
  • USA
  • North America
  • North America
Tour Types
  • Collette

Location: New Orleans, LA

Step back in time on a holiday getaway that opens in the “Jazz Capital of the World,” New Orleans! This soulful city abounds with rich history, mouthwatering Cajun and Creole cuisine, and of course, an incomparable soundtrack.

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel

Location: New Orleans, LA

It’s your choice! Embark on a walking tour of New Orleans’ famous French Quarter, viewing St. Louis Cathedral, the bustling French Marketplace, Pirates Alley and more -OR- set out on a panoramic motor coach tour of New Orleans with a local guide seeing the famous St. Louis Cemetery #3 and stunning mansions. Later, taste a true New Orleans favorite – beignets at Café Du Monde. Tonight, get to know your travel companions at a festive New Orleans-style welcome dinner.

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Location: New Orleans, LA

Journey through Louisiana’s swamp on a cruise* narrated by the captain himself. Learn about the ecosystem’s history and ecology while keeping an eye out for wildlife including bald eagles, herons, turtles and alligators. Celebrate the festive side of New Orleans at Mardi Gras World, the working warehouse where artisans create the floats for the famous parades, and get a taste of king cake. Tonight, enjoy dinner on your own before meeting your fellow travel companions at Maison Bourbon, a live jazz club in the French Quarter.

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Location: New Orleans, LA

Travel north to Memphis, the birthplace of the Blues, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Soul. Enjoy Southern hospitality at your hotel just steps away from the iconic Graceland.

Accommodation: The Guest House at Graceland

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Location: Memphis, TN

This morning, head out on a one-of-a-kind tour of the city of Memphis. You may be tempted to sing along as local musicians board the coach to tell the stories of Memphis’ musical heritage and its rich history. Put on your blue suede shoes and get ready to visit Graceland, the opulent home of the King himself, Elvis Presley. Enter Elvis’ 14-acre estate, decorated in its holiday best with impressive poinsettia displays, and visit his home, original business office, trophy building with exhibits depicting Elvis’ life at Graceland, racquetball building, and the Meditation Garden, as well as his private jets. Then, journey along Music Highway to the “Music Capital of the World” – Nashville – and the glorious Gaylord Opryland Resort. This impressive property is a year-round wonderland but during the holidays it truly sparkles even brighter!

Accommodation: Gaylord Opryland Resort

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Location: Nashville, TN

Your day begins with a tour of the historic Ryman Auditorium,** the original home of the Grand Ole Opry. Test your culinary skills at a hands-on chocolate-making lesson at the iconic Goo Goo Candy Shop. This evening, take your reserved seat at the renowned Grand Ole Opry.***

Accommodation: Gaylord Opryland Resort

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Nashville, TN

Tour RCA Studio B and gain an insider’s look at Nashville’s oldest remaining recording studio, where Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton and Charley Pride once recorded some of their classic hits – you may even have the opportunity to record your own! Explore the Country Music Hall of Fame, the largest museum of popular music in the world. The museum's vast collections of memorabilia, costumes, recordings and instruments are artfully presented in cutting-edge exhibits relaying the colorful histories of country music and its artists. This evening, gather for a spectacular dinner and holiday show at the Gaylord Opryland Resort. Then, it’s your choice! Embark on a cozy horse-drawn carriage ride -OR- take in your resort’s amazing lights and décor on a relaxing river cruise.

Accommodation: Gaylord Opryland Resort

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Location: Nashville, TN

Your rockin’ holiday journey comes to a close today.

Meals: Breakfast

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

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This tour is operated by Collette, Inc.

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Start:Southern USA
Finish:Southern USA
Physical rating:2
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Collette with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English
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