Experience the very best of America's Deep South and Tennessee with this tour of historic cities, iconic landmarks and the birthplaces of political and cultural movements that have helped shape our world today.
Prefer to not drive on your Deep South adventure? Check out our Heritage to Honky Tonk car-less holiday option too.
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Several of the areas homes are open to the public, or jump on the St Charles Streetcar for a true overall feel for the city and its beautiful neighbourhoods. No visit is complete without a cruise on an authentic Mississippi Paddle streamer or a peak into one of New Orleans many mysterious Voodoo shops. So, there is more than enough to do by day but do save your energy for the evening when the French Quarter pulsates with live music, dancing and Creole dining under the stars.
Distance: 82 miles
Distance: 95 miles
Stroll through historic Natchez-under-the-Hill, once a hang-out for pirates and ladies of the night. Today, it's a quaint riverboat-landing district of shops, riverboat gaming and restaurants.
Distance: 111 miles
Jackson, the state capitol, was a bitterly contested stronghold during the Civil War, you should visit the Governors Mansion, which was Sherman and Grant's headquarters. Another must do is the powerful Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.
Distance: 295 miles
Better known as the birthplace of rock 'n' roll and Home of the Blues, Memphis is a sound, a groove and a rhythm that races through your soul. Stroll along legendary Beale Street listen to the blues bands in many of the local bars. Visit Graceland, a shrine to musical legend, even non-Elvis fans feel they are re-living history touring this elegant mansion.
Distance: 210 miles
See the legendary Grand Ole Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame and RCA Studio B where the Nashville Sound was created by Chet Atkins, Dolly Parton, the Everly Brothers, Elvis and many others.
Be sure to listen to some live music at a classic honky tonk bars like Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge on Broadway or kick up your heels to the Country sounds at the lively Wildhorse Saloon. For as more sedate evening take a cabaret dinner cruise aboard the General Jackson Showboat on the Cumberland River.
Today you leave Nashville for your journey back home. Perhaps you want to extend your stay and take in some of the Deep South's other notable places such as Chattanooga, Dollywood or the Smoky Mountains?
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