We've got a treat in store for you on this little gem of an itinerary. Combining the birthplace of rock and roll with the birthplace of jazz PLUS a Gulf of Mexico cruise....that's just plain holiday magic!
Walk in the footsteps of Elvis in Memphis and enjoy vibrant Beale Street before immersing yourself in the culture and fascinating history of New Orleans. Then it's time to set sail for a relaxing week cruising the calm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
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Ask about the latest NCL FREE AT SEA OFFERS to add Wifi, Drinks Package and Speciality Dining to your cruise package. NCL cruises operate from New Orleans November through April. Other cruise companies/departure ports are available for summer - your Bon Voyage consultant will talk through all of your options.
Perched above the Mississippi River, Memphis is the Birthplace of rock 'n’ roll, home of the blues and the starting point of soul. We've included the Musical Passport as part of your holiday with entrance to Graceland, Sun Studios, Rock 'N' Soul Museum and the Stax Museum. The entertainment complex and Graceland itself is a MUST for Elvis fans, but equally enjoyable for all music lovers. As for Sun Studios? Imagine the legends that have recorded there and you can walk in their footsteps.
In the evenings stroll along famous Beale Street with a delicious Memphis style BBQ for dinner and live entertainment everywhere.
For a truly moving experience, visit the Lorraine Motel and the National Civil Rights Museum where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. The hotel sits exactly as it was on April 4, 1968.
All aboard the City of New Orleans train to The Big Easy. You'll travel through the Mississippi Delta region past the historic town of Jackson before arriving early afternoon.
New Orleans is one of America’s most interesting cities. It's steeped in history with influences from Europe, the Caribbean and Africa. It’s a brilliant mosaic of culture, architecture, food and music. The roots of jazz are all over this city and the entertainment is like nowhere else on Earth. We've included a half-day New Orleans city tour and a Mississippi River paddle steamer cruise.
Use this relaxing day at sea to fully explore your ship. Sun-bathe by one of the two pools, get active in the fitness centre, try you luck in the casino or pamper yourself in the spa. Or, enjoy time on your cabin balcony watching the world go by - the day is yours to do as little or a much as you desire.
Belize is an eco-tourist’s dream, so be sure to get out and explore parks, nature reserves and the world’s second longest barrier. Trek or zip-line through rainforests, go inner tubing down an underground river through fantastic caves or enjoy a leisurely horse ride through the lush jungle.
Costa Maya, a lively Mexican port was built for fun! Here you'll be spoilt for choice on what to do. Shops, bars, restaurants, entertainment and gorgeous beaches with gin-clear water await you. Looking for a spot of culture? Check out the magnificent Kohunlich Mayan site. Built before 500 AD, this is home to a sunken palace, pyramid temple and unique sculpted masks of the Mayan sun god..