Big cities, little cities, villages and towns. Everything about the Deep South is Southern; a culture that is both American and unique in the world.
The Cotton States of the Deep South, remain an area of the USA which is largely undiscovered by international visitors, but this is home to some stunning cities and amazing scenery, this adventure starts in the city of Atlanta and ends in The Big Easy, New Orleans and takes in Birmingham, Alabama. So as they say in Cajun: Laissez les bons temps rouler - Let the good times roll.
Holidays to Alabama offer something special. Alabama's breath taking scenic views, enchanting historic landmarks and unforgettable hospitality are legendary. Mix in the lively port city of New Orleans and the Country Music Capital, Nashville, and you've got yourself a delightful taste of the intriguing Deep South, USA.
Alabama has an important place in the story of the blues, most notably with Florence native W. C. Handy, the “Father of the Blues.” Handy played a unique role in jump-starting the music scene during the “roaring 20s,” and helped to bring the blues to international audiences. The combined efforts of Handy and another Alabamian, songwriter Perry Bradford , culminated in the first blues recording, “Crazy Blues.” Sung by Mamie Smith and released in 1920, this song became an unexpected, overnight sensation, selling more than 1 million copies in one year.
This music and mountains tour through the states of Georgia, Albama, and Tennessee offer up an inviting combination of mountainous scenery and iconic music culture, unique to America's South.
It’s no wonder US rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd raved about “Sweet Home Alabama” in their 1970's hit.
On this 12 day music-themed fly-drive through Tennessee and Alabama you'll encounter the music cities of Nashville, Birmingham, Muscle Shoals and Memphis. Discover "Where history made music......then music made history" as you connect with the people, places and stories in America's legendary Deep South.