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Music Cities of the USA & Caribbean Cruise

14 Nights Inside Stateroom from £1,949 per Person Including Flights

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Overview

Starting with two nights in Chicago, you will spend the first week discovering America’s best musical cities via Amtrak train, journeying to Memphis – the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll, and New Orleans – home to a myriad of cultures and cool live music.

You’ll then board the Norwegian Pearl for seven nights of discovering some of the Caribbean’s most unspoilt islands, stopping at the likes of Cozumel, Roatan, Harvest Caye and Costa Maya. The Norwegian Pearl is a fabulous cruise ship chock full of excitement, including its very own swimming pool, casino and bowling alley.

This is a tailor-made itinerary so if you'd prefer to visit Nashville or would like to just fly in and out of New Orleans, then we can book this for you.

Highlights:

  • Tuck in to a deep-dish Chicago pizza
  • Board an overnight Amtrak train for an easy and laid-back journey to Memphis
  • Spend time exploring Memphis’ musical attractions, including Graceland
  • Enjoy an evening of live music and Creole dishes in New Orleans
  • Scuba dive in the crystal-clear reefs that surround Cozumel
  • Spot whale sharks in Roatan
  • Relax in the charming ports of Harvest Caye and Costa Maya

Details

Days 1-2

Upon arrival in Chicago, you will transfer to your hotel for two nights of exploring this lively city. Well-known for its bold architecture, spend your days exploring this wonderful metropolis – including Millennium Park, Cloud Gate and The Art Institution of Chicago, before ending the afternoon with an indulgent deep-dish Chicago pizza.

Chicago

Day 3

After another day of enjoying the city, you will board the Amtrak train for an overnight trip to Memphis. The Amtrak train is a comfortable and easy-going way of journeying between states, nestling yourself in a roomette with seats that convert into a bed, a picture window, climate control, and personal service. Dinner and breakfast is included.

Chicago – Memphis

Days 4-5

The next two nights will be spent exploring Memphis, a trendy city with a cool music scene. With over 100 BBQ restaurants you’ll never go hungry, and there are plenty of fantastic musical attractions to see, including the Gibson factory and Graceland.

Memphis

Day 6 -7

In the morning, you’ll hop on board the Amtrak train again, this time enjoying a full day journey to New Orleans. Sit back with a coffee and enjoy the sights whizzing past your picture window.

You’ll now spend two nights in New Orleans, another great city for foodies and music lovers. The city really comes alive at night thanks to its cool bars, live music, and delicious Creole cuisine.

Memphis – New Orleans

Day 8

On the afternoon of day nine you will board the Norwegian Pearl, a chic cruise ship offering a plethora of exciting activities and amenities. With 16 sumptuous dining options, a bowling alley, a casino, and a soothing spa, there’s so much to see and do as you sail across the ocean. You’ll be staying on the Norwegian Pearl for seven nights.

Caribbean Cruise

Day 9

Today is spent at sea, sailing across the azure waters as you take advantage of the wonderful amenities on board the ship. Play a game of basketball, splash around in the pool, or test your luck in the casino.

At sea

Day 10

Your first port of call is Cozumel, a gorgeous island offering splendid snorkelling and scuba diving opportunities. This is Mexico’s largest island, and is home to a mix of stunning beaches, trendy restaurants, fascinating archaeological sites, and verdant jungle.

Cozumel, Mexico

Day 11

One of Honduras’ Caribbean Bay Islands, the sugary sands of Roatan leads on to the topaz waters of Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, ideal for epic scuba diving excursions, and the chance to see whale sharks.

Roatan, Bay Islands

Day 12

A striking 75-acres of natural beauty and rich culture, with an expansive pool area, a gorgeous outdoor restaurant and bar, beachside cabanas, a shopping village full of Belizean crafts, and The Flighthouse – a 136ft high venue offering a heart-pumping zip line across the island.

Harvest Caye, Belize

Day 13

This small tourist region is full of charm, created to entice cruise lines for a day of soaking up the sun on the golden sands, and sipping a refreshing drink under thatched seating areas.

Costa Maya, Mexico

Day 14

Day 15 is spent at sea, again enjoying the plethora of excursions on board the Norwegian Pearl. Relaxing spa treatments, fun sports, delicious laidback restaurants…there’s plenty to do onboard.

At sea

Day 15

Today you will arrive back at New Orleans, where you will disembark and head to the airport ready for your overnight flight home

New Orleans

Day 16

Arrive back in the UK.

  • Flights into Chicago and home from New Orleans
  • 2 nights in Chicago
  • Overnight Amtrak train in a private Roomette from Chicago to Memphis
  • 2 nights in Memphis
  • Amtrak train from Memphis to New Orleans
  • 2 nights New Orleans

On The cruise:

  • 7 Nights Sailing the stunning islands of the Western Caribbean onboard Norwegian Pearl on a Full Board Basis
  • Inside cabin, upgrades available at a supplement

Onboard your NCL Pearl cruise:

Premium All Inclusive includes:

  • Varied selection of premium alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks in all bars, lounges and dining venues at any time throughout the cruise. From spirits, tap and bottled beers, to wines, cocktails, soft drinks and juices
  • Unlimited juices, water and soft drinks for children and teenagers
  • Lavazza coffee specialities during meals
  • One free bottle of water per person, per day in staterooms
  • Services charges and gratuities
  • Culinary excellence in the main dining venues on board – including buffets with live cooking, on-deck grills, informal eateries and up to three signature main dining rooms per ship
  • Award-winning entertainment, including Broadway hits, production shows, music and comedy
  • Outstanding leisure facilities for all ages
  • Additional exclusive benefits and privileges for guests staying in Suites and in The Haven by Norwegian®

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Sheraton Grand Chicago  

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Sheraton Grand Chicago Exterior - Music Cities of the USA & Caribbean Cruise

Stylish, relaxed and in the heart of Chicago, this is the perfect option for a stay in the Windy City. Make the most of the prime location, unwind in the spacious rooms and admire the views of the city and river from your room.

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Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown  

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Newly renovated, the Crowne Plaza Memphis hotel offers quiet accommodations in the heart of Memphis. Music enthusiasts will be pleased to find that the world-famous Beale Street Entertainment District is situated within walking distance of the hotel.

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Sheraton New Orleans Hotel  

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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

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