Dixieland & Rhythms - 2022

Dixieland & Rhythms - 2022
Dixieland & Rhythms - 2022
Dixieland & Rhythms - 2022
Dixieland & Rhythms - 2022
Dixieland & Rhythms - 2022
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The beautiful South comes alive on this wonderful holiday featuring locations that have played a role in the evolution of American music. This southern U.S. tour starts with two nights in Chicago, ends with two nights in New Orleans, includes two nights in Nashville and Memphis, and an overnight in St. Louis. Enjoy a sightseeing tour or an orientation tour in each of the cities. Highlights of this tour include places near and dear to music lovers’ hearts. In Nashville, visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, with its rare instruments and Elvis Presley’s “solid-gold” Cadillac, and RCA Studio B, Nashville’s oldest remaining recording studio and where Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, and many more stars recorded their biggest hits. You’ll also enjoy the world-famous Grand Ole Opry, a must for any country music fan and where you’ll have reserved seating for a show. In Memphis, see where the film, “Walk the Line,” was filmed and visit Grace land, Elvis’ palatial estate.

Highlights
  • ST. LOUIS Orientation tour; visit the Gateway Arch National Park
  • NEW ORLEANS Sightseeing with Local Guide
  • MEMPHIS Orientation tour; guided audio tour of Graceland
  • BROWNSVILLE Visit the Tina Turner Museum
  • INDIANOLA Visit the B.B. King Museum & Delta Interpretive Center
  • NASHVILLE Sightseeing; tour RCA Studio B; visit Country Music Hall of Fame; reserved seating at Grand Ole Opry
Destinations
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • New Orleans
  • Memphis
  • Nashville
  • USA
  • North America
  • North America
Tour Types
  • Active
  • Adventure
  • Scenic
  • 50 plus
  • Couples
  • Seniors
  • Museum
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Foodie
  • History
  • Music
  • Photography

Location: Chicago

Welcome to the “Windy City.” Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.

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Accommodation Name: Inn Of Chicago (or similar)

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Location: Chicago

Included sightseeing shows off the city’s landmarks, then an afternoon at leisure. Maybe ride the elevator to the top of Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower, or enjoy one of Chicago’s legendary blues clubs.

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Accommodation Name: Inn Of Chicago (or similar)

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Location: Chicago, St. Louis

Travel across the fertile Illinois farmlands to St. Louis, “Gateway to the West.” An orientation tour includes a trip to the top of the Gateway Arch National Park, which commemorates the city’s key role in westward expansion. Visit the museum under the Arch, celebrating Lewis & Clark’s famous expedition 200 years ago.

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Accommodation Name: Pear Tree Inn St. Louis Near Union Station (or similar)

Meals: ,No Meals,

Location: St. Louis, Nashville

Recross the Mississippi River today and roll southeast to Paducah on the Ohio River. Late-afternoon arrival in Nashville.

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Accommodation Name: The Inn at Opryland, Gaylord Hotel

Meals: ,Breakfast,

Location: Nashville

Start the day with a sightseeing tour of Nashville’s famous landmarks and the Music Row recording studios. Tour historic RCA Studio B, cradle of the 1960s “Nashville Sound” where stars such as Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley, Eddy Arnold, Willie Nelson, and the Everly Brothers recorded many of their biggest hits. Afterward, visit the Country Music Hall of Fame with its glittering costumes, rare instruments, and Elvis’ “solid-gold” Cadillac! Tonight, enjoy reserved seating for a show at the world-famous Grand Old Opry, a mecca for country musicians.

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Accommodation Name: The Inn at Opryland, Gaylord Hotel

Meals: ,No Meals,

Location: Brownsville, Memphis

Visit the Tina Turner Museum in the one-room schoolhouse attended by a young Anna Mae Bullock (a.k.a. Tina Turner). See the collection of the “Queen of Rock’s” memorabilia, including costumes, gold records and even her high school yearbook! Afterward, cross Tennessee to Memphis, “Home of the Blues” and a city with a distinct Southern flavor. Enjoy an orientation tour on arrival and see where the film Walk the Line was filmed. Consider the optional excursion to Sun Studio, where rock ‘n’ roll was first recorded, followed by dinner at a local restaurant.

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Accommodation Name: Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown (or similar)

Meals: ,No Meals,

Location: Memphis

A good portion of the day is devoted to Graceland, Elvis Presley’s beautiful estate. Your guided audio tour focuses on the memorial garden, and the opulent 15,000-square-foot mansion. Return to Memphis mid-afternoon and, if you haven’t done so already, get a taste of Memphis with some southern barbecue or visit the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum on historic Beale Street.

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Accommodation Name: Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown (or similar)

Meals: ,No Meals,

Location: Memphis, Indianola, New Orleans

Today, make your way through the state of Mississippi. Visit the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center. Discover the life of B.B. (Blues Boy) King, from his humble beginnings to his big break on Beale Street in Memphis, TN. An evening arrival in New Orleans allows the opportunity for exploring this lively city on your own.

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Accommodation Name: Wyndham New Orleans French Quarter (or similar)

Meals: ,No Meals,

Location: New Orleans

A full morning is dedicated to the sights and sounds of New Orleans, featuring a guided tour that includes the French Quarter landmarks, St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, and a visit to a unique above-ground cemetery. This afternoon, join an optional tour of one of the many plantation homes in southern Louisiana. The architecture and beauty of these homes alone is impressive and the stories that go with them are even better. This evening, perhaps join an optional Mississippi River dinner cruise, and enjoy a delightful buffet dinner complete with live jazz—the perfect finale to a memorable touring adventure of the South.

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Accommodation Name: Wyndham New Orleans French Quarter (or similar)

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Location: New Orleans

Your vacation ends this morning. You can extend your vacation with extra nights and explore the “Big Easy” further.

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Included
  • All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)
  • Accommodation
    -It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.
  • Meals
    -1 breakfast
  • Fully Guided

Not Included
  • International Travel
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  • Tipping and Gratuities
    -

Prices for sole occupancy are available on request

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Start:Chicago, IL, USA
Finish:New Orleans, LA, USA
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:Steady pace
Meals:1 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 0 dinners
Diets:Vegetarians, Please make Cosmos aware at the time of booking what your requirements are and they will endeavour to assist with your request.
Tour operated in: English
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