Call us 9am - 9pm Mon - Sun 01342 331798

Search

Self Drive A Taste of the South

7 Nights Tour from £1,389 per Person Including Flights

Click here for Pricing & Dates

Overview

This self-drive tour takes you on an exciting journey through some of the most fascinating cities of the South. Starting in Nashville, the home of country music, and ending in Memphis, the birthplace of rock 'n' roll, you'll have the chance to explore America's iconic music cities at your own pace. You’ll also drive south to the fascinating town of Natchez - steeped in colonial charm, history and culture, before visiting New Orleans to experience all the sights, sounds and tastes of this truly wonderful city.

Highlights:

  • Dance the night away at live music bars
  • Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Stroll along the famous Beale Street
  • Explore Graceland, the estate of Elvis Presley
  • Enjoy a city tour of Memphis

Details

DAY 1

Nashville

Fly to Nashville and pick up your hire car. After checking into your hotel, take a stroll to one of the many live music bars to enjoy your first the tastes and sounds of the south.

Overnight: Ramada Downtown Nashville

DAY 2

Nashville

A full day to experience Nashville – visit the Country Music Hall of Fame or take a tour of the Ryman Auditorium where the biggest country music stars play. You could also visit RCA’s Studio B, one of the world’s most famous recording studios. Perhaps head to Grand Ole Opry this evening, home to America’s longest running live radio show.

Overnight: Ramada Downtown Nashville

DAY 3

Nashville - Memphis (212 miles)

Hit the road and head along the Mississippi Delta to Memphis, the birthplace of Rock’n’Roll and Blues music.  Stroll along the famous Beale Street with shops and nightclubs where you can listen to live music.

Overnight: Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown

DAY 4

Memphis

Soak up the atmosphere of Memphis, visit the National Civil Rights Museum or head to Graceland, the estate of Elvis Presley. Here you can take an unforgettable tour through the most famous rock n roll residence in the world.

Overnight: Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown

DAY 5

Memphis – Natchez (304 miles)

Head south to the historic plantation town of Natchez. Here you will discover a world of antebellum houses and southern hospitality.

Overnight: Vue Hotel Natchez

DAY 6

Natchez – New Orleans (172 miles)

Head for the bright lights of New Orleans. Perhaps start with an evening on the town sampling the local Creole cuisine and soaking up the atmosphere in a jazz club

Overnight: Sheraton New Orleans

DAY 7

New Orleans

A full day to explore this fascinating city – there are several tours on offer, by horse and cart, on a Mississippi river boat or a classic city tour. Or do your own thing and choose from the Voodoo Museum, wander around iconic Jackson Square and St Louis Cathedral, explore the French Quarter or visit the historic Lafayette Cemetery.

Overnight: Sheraton New Orleans

DAY 8

Fly home

End your Southern Adventure and head to the airport to return home. Or you could extend your stay in New Orleans for a few more nights of fun in this vibrant city.

What's Included:

  • International flights
  • Internal travel: Car hire including fully inclusive insurance
  • Seven nights hotel accommodation as shown above or we can book you into an alternative hotel – just ask for details

What’s Not Included

  • Hotel parking fees

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

TODAY 15ºC
FRI 10ºC
SAT 13ºC
SUN 18ºC
MON 22ºC
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Temperature (Celsius) Average Rainfall (Inches)
19ºC
20ºC
23ºC
26ºC
30ºC
32ºC
33ºC
33ºC
31ºC
27ºC
23ºC
19ºC
6
4
5
4
6
8
6
5
5
3
5
4

Average Temperature (Celsius) Average Rainfall (Inches)

Jan
19ºC
6
Feb
20ºC
4
Mar
23ºC
5
Apr
26ºC
4
May
30ºC
6
Jun
32ºC
8
Jul
33ºC
6
Aug
33ºC
5
Sep
31ºC
5
Oct
27ºC
3
Nov
23ºC
5
Dec
19ºC
4

Book today

Talk to our travel experts for more information and to book or tailor-make your holiday.

01342 3317989am - 9pm Mon - Sun

Business & First Class01342 310 587

Adam Brinklow

American Sky also recommends

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

 

from £41 per person per night

The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is located in the heart of New Orleans, with all the fantastic attractions, bars and restaurants of this vibrant city on your doorstep

More Details

New Orleans

America's Music Cities

7 Nights Tour from £2,119 Including Flights

A fantastic opportunity to tour America’s most famed musical cities, including Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans as you revel in the sounds of the blues, jazz, country and rock ‘n’ roll.

More Details

Monteleone

 

from £73 per person per night

Since 1886, the Hotel Monteleone has proudly stood as one of the first landmarks in the famous French Quarter.

More Details


Back to Top

Get exclusive offers & deals delivered to your inbox

Tell us your holiday preferences and receive special deals and exclusive offers straight to your inbox.