Duration
8 Days
Fitness
Moderate
Travel
Multiple dates in 2020
Destination
USA
Take a walking tour through the iconic French Quarter of New Orleans. In Nashville, follow in the footsteps of great musicians on the Music Mile & attend a performance at the renowned Grand Ole Opry, the famous home of country music.  Travel from Tennessee to Louisianna on this 8 day tour diving into the mystic musical atmosphere of this world region.  In Nashville enjoy the historic RCA Studio B, one of the oldest remaining recording studios in the U.S.  Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, the world’s largest popular music museum. Tour Graceland, the palatial mansion of American legend Elvis Presley on his 14 acre estate and travel to Indianola to tour the BB King Museum honoring his extraordinary life and music and much more. This tour also includes a Cooking demonstration by a chef where you’ll have the opportunity to learn the secrets of classic New Orleans specialties.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Follow in the footsteps of great musicians on the Nashville’s Walk of Fame on Music Mile
  • Attend a performance at the renowned Grand Ole Opry, famous home of country music
  • Walking tour of the iconic French Quarter, the oldest neighborhood in vibrant New Orleans

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
MyDiscoveries exclusive discount- Save up to $450.pp!
Flights Sydney-Nashville, New Orleans-Sydney
Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
7 nights accommodations : 2 nights Nashville, 2 nights Memphis, 1 night Jackson, 2 nights New Orleans
Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
Hotel porterage
All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates
10 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
Entrance fees per itinerary
Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

TRAVEL DATES Departures dates in 2020:
  • Mar: 16
  • Apr: 13, 27
  • May: 25
  • Jun:15
  • Sep: 07, 21, 28
  • Oct: 12, 19
  • Nov: 02
PLEASE NOTE: Due to flight schedule and departing times, you may depart one day earlier/later *Advertised price based on 16 Mar 20 departure from Sydney at time of publishing.
ITINERARY 
  • Day 1:  Arrive in Nashville
  • Day 2: RCA Studio B, Music Row, Evening at the Grand Ole Opry / Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3:  Ryman Auditorium, Country Music Hall of Fame, Walk of Fame, Memphis/ Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 4: Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Graceland / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 5:  Indianola’s BB King Museum, Travel to Jackson / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 6:  Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, Jackson City Tour, New Orleans / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 7:  French Quarter Walking Tour / Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 8: Return Home / Meals: Breakfast
For Full Itinerary CLICK HERE
MAP
HOTELS
  • Nashville: Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Downtown
  • Memphis: Hilton Garden Inn Memphis Downtown & Hampton Inn & Suites Memphis Beale Street
  • Jackson: Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown
  • New Orleans: Drury Inn & Suites New Orleans

WHY BOOK WITH MYDISCOVERIES? At MyDiscoveries we want to help you make ‘one day’, today. Whether you’re into cruising or glamping, or if you’d prefer to holiday at home or abroad, we’re driven to make your holiday dreams come true. With over 20 years of travel experience, you can be sure we can create the right holiday for you. Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Call us on 1300 404 606 and one of our travel consultants can create an incredible package for you.
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Pay over 5 x monthly, interest-free instalments. Credit card holders can spread their payments over 5 months on all MyDiscoveries holidays

FINE PRINT 
  • Valid for travel: Multiple departure dates in 2020
  • Advertised price based on 16 Mar 20 departure from Sydney at time of publishing.
  • Advertised price may vary and is subject to availability at time of booking.
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only.
  • Airlines are subject to best available at the time of confirmation or may change depending on date of departure.
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior.
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee. We recommend taking out travel insurance as soon as you have booked your travel dates so you have protection against emergency cancellations that might be needed.
  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover.
  • Once your MyDiscoveries Voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by the MyDiscoveries Reservations team will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates.
  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements (e.g. vegetarian etc)
  • The MyDiscoveries team will send an email to you confirming all of your booking information.
  • Excludes: visa, travel insurance, meals not mentioned and items of a personal nature

VISA INFORMATION A visa gives a non-citizen permission to enter and stay in a certain country. MyDiscoveries cannot issue visas for your trip. You will need to research Visa requirements and contact the nearest embassy or consulate. Australian Government’s travel advice service smartraveller.gov.au is a good place to start. Read more Visa information here.
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1

Arrive in Nashville

Welcome to Nashville, lovingly called the “Music City” with its charming mix of music, history, and culture. Transfer independently to the hotel. Time to settle in and get acquainted with this spirited city that’s the wonderland of American music and gracious Southern hospitality. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Drink with your Tour Manager and fellow travelers during a briefing about the fabulous journey through American music that lies ahead. Your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 7 PM on the day of arrival. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in your destination no later than 5 PM on Day 1 of the itinerary or earlier, if possible Meals: Breakfast
2

RCA Studio B, Music Row, Evening at the Grand Ole Opry

Your Nashville discovery begins with a tour of historic RCA Studio B, the oldest remaining recording studio in the U.S. where legends such as Elvis Presley and Dolly Parton once recorded their hit songs. Hear about the secrets of their success and even record your own CD in the same studio. On to the heart of Nashville’s entertainment industry at Music Row, home to hundreds of businesses solely related to country, gospel, and Christian music. Travel past the Tennessee State Capitol, stopping at Bicentennial Mall State Park. Then drive through Centennial Park with the world’s only full-scale reproduction of the ancient Parthenon in Athens. Time for lunch on your own on Broadway, packed with live music, dive bars and dance halls. After, get ready for your fabulous evening! A celebratory Welcome Dinner is followed by a performance at the renowned Grand Ole Opry,* iconic home of country music *Location of the Grand Ole Opry performance may change due to special performances and events. MEALS: Breakfast, Dinner
3

Ryman Auditorium, Country Music Hall of Fame, Walk of Fame, Memphis

Morning visit to the Ryman Auditorium to discover the roots of country music and the influence that this historic building has had on the area. Continue to the Country Music Hall of Fame, the world’s largest popular music museum, offering ever-changing exhibits highlighting the performers of country music past and today’s hottest stars. View the museum’s huge assemblage of costumes, recordings, instruments and memorabilia in exhibits that tell a tale of the history of country music and its artists. Because of its unrivaled collections, the museum is called the “Smithsonian of Country Music”. Then follow in the footsteps of great musicians on the Walk of Fame on Music Mile, a landmark tribute to those who have made a significant contribution to the industry. After lunch on your own, you are off to Memphis; known for its Blues, Jazz and Rock ‘n’ Roll music that can be heard from numerous clubs on Beale Street. Enjoy your evening at leisure to try some of Memphis’ fantastic BBQ and soul food MEALS: Breakfast
4

Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, Graceland

Begin your day with a tour of Memphis, view historical statues and cultural landmarks such as Pyramid Arena. Arrive at the corner of legendary Highway 61, “The Blues Highway”, and world famous Beale Street to visit the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, an exhibition highlighting the birth of rock and soul music. Then, a highlight of the day as you depart for Graceland, the palatial mansion of American legend Elvis Presley. Tour the mansion on his gorgeous 14-acre estate that includes several rooms of the home, as well as other buildings. Continue with a visit to the Meditation Garden where Elvis and members of his family have been laid to rest. You can also explore exhibits that display his well-known jumpsuits and collection of gold records, awards, and other memorabilia. Lunch on your own at Graceland with time to linger before returning to Memphis for an evening at leisure MEALS: Breakfast
5

Indianola's BB King Museum, Travel to Jackson

Travel to Indianola, in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, to tour the BB King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center. Hometown of the legendary musician, this museum honors his life and music and preserves the rich cultural and musical heritage of the Delta. At the guitar studio, you can try some of the instruments he actually used! After lunch at a nearby club with live music, your day continues with a drive to Jackson, the capital city of Mississippi with full of music and civil rights history. Spend your evening at leisure to explore the city at your own pace MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch
6

Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, Jackson City Tour, New Orleans

This morning, begin your day with a visit to Mississippi Civil Right Museum. View the history of the civil rights movement in Mississippi through eight galleries. Lunch at leisure during your journey to New Orleans, the birthplace of Jazz and home of the Mardi Gras, lovingly referred to as the “Big Easy”. As you approach New Orleans, drive through Lake Pontchartrain, known for its slow flowing rivers and bayous, tranquil swamps, and lush hardwood forests. The Basin provides a necessary habitat for numerous types of flora and fauna. See trunks of bald cypress trees covered in thin bark that changes in color from gray to reddish-brown when it peels off the tree in strips. Upon arrival, the rest of the day is at leisure MEALS: Breakfast
7

French Quarter Walking Tour

On this morning’s walking tour of the iconic French Quarter, the oldest neighborhood in the city, delight in the sights and sounds of vibrant New Orleans. At historic Jackson Square, admire gorgeous views of the timeless Mississippi and the city’s lovingly preserved historic buildings, including the majestic St. Louis Cathedral and the Cabildo, once a seat of the colonial government. Visit the Musical Legends Park located on the lively Bourbon street. View commemorative displays and artwork, a tribute to New Orleans Music Legends, followed by a visit to the Jazz Museum that is located in the Old Mint Building of New Orleans. The balance of the day is at leisure. Tonight, attend a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travelers and Tour Manager MEALS: Breakfast, Dinner
8

Return Home

Transfer independently to the airport for your departure flight MEALS: Breakfast
DESTINATION The South Atlantic states of Tenessee and Luisianna are full of history. If you love country music and Jazz this tour needs to be first on your bucket list!

FLIGHT Flights are included in the deal!
Please note: Airlines cannot be confirmed until three weeks prior to departure and changes in airline may be made to accommodate tour requirements.
WEATHER The Gulf and South Atlantic states have a humid subtropical climate with mostly mild winters and hot, humid summers. All have average summer highs from near 32 °C, and lows generally from 21 to 24 °C; combined with moist tropical air, this creates the sultry summer weather conditions that prevail here. December, March or April are typically the wettest months, and August to October the driest months.
VISA A visa gives a non-citizen permission to enter and stay in a certain country. MyDiscoveries cannot issue visas for your trip. You will need to research Visa requirements and contact the nearest embassy or consulate. Australian Government’s travel advice service smartraveller.gov.au is a good place to start. Read more Visa information here.
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Are there any health precautions or vaccinations that I need? We recommend you see your doctor at least six weeks prior to travel to get their advice and to allow time for any necessary vaccinations.
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Do I need travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you – call us on 1300 404 606
Can MyDiscoveries organise my travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote at competitive rates for you – call us on 1300 404 606
When will my booking be confirmed? Once your MyDiscoveries holiday voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by a member of the MyDiscoveries Reservations team. MyDiscoveries will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates and will send you an email to confirm your booking information. If for any reason we are unable to book you onto your preferred dates please refer to the MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee to understand our refund policy. When booking in to your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements.
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