Journey from Chicago to New Orleans to the sound of the blues, country, rock 'n' roll and jazz - a must for music lovers.
You're going to discover the best of Chicago today in the company of your Local Guide. They'll point out renowned museums, galleries and theatres, and the array of shops along The Magnificent Mile. They'll even tell you the best restaurants to try Chicago's famous deep-dish pizza! You'll learn about the devastating fire of 1871 and hear tales about America's best-known gangster, Al Capone, before visiting Millennium Park to see the 'Bean' sculpture. End your morning at the impressive Navy Pier on the shores of Lake Michigan, where there's free time for lunch or an afternoon cruise if you wish. There's a great night ahead, starting with a Champagne reception at 360 Chicago observation deck. The city's skyline is impressive at any time, but at night the skyscrapers become dazzling works of art and from here, 1,000 feet up, you'll get fabulous views. After this, we're going to head to an authentic blues club to enjoy an evening of live music together.
In the country music capital of the world, of course the theme for today is music! Firstly, you'll enter Studio B, to stand where Elvis Presley and countless other performers recorded famous tracks. Next you'll see the vast collection of memorabilia that's on display in the Country Music Hall of Fame. There's one more exciting experience to come if you choose to join an optional excursion – an evening of live music at the Grand Ole Opry.
You're bound for Memphis today, stood proud on the bluffs of the Mississippi River. The city is synonymous with Elvis Presley and during your sightseeing tour you'll visit the famous Sun Studios where he made his first recordings in 1954. The evening is yours to do as you wish. A stroll down Beale Street, which is lined by blues clubs and restaurants, comes highly recommended.
Please note: 2019 departures will include 2 additional breakfasts in Chicago, entry only at 360 Chicago observation deck and Paddle steamer cruise with lunch in New Orleans will be an optional excursion.
You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.
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