The Old South & Florida with New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
About New Orleans, Louisiana
Enjoy the sights and sounds on this wondrous vacation through the heart of the South, including Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida. Your trip starts in New Orleans, where you’ll visit the French Quarter, see the stately mansions and clanging streetcars, and learn about New Orleans’ unique burial customs at an above-ground cemetery. Plus, enjoy the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival with a 1-day pass and round-trip transportation to the Jazz Fest grounds.Then drive through the heart of Cajun Country to elegant Natchez, where you can admire a pre-Civil War home. See the passing rural landscape of Mississippi as you cross the state and venture into Tennessee. In Memphis, visit Graceland, Elvis Presley’s grand estate. In Nashville, see the famous sights and visit the Country Music Hall of Fame. No vacation to Nashville is complete without a visit to the Grand Ole Opry, and you’ll have reserved premier seating for a Grand Ole Opry show!Stop in Chattanooga, home of the Chattanooga Choo Choo, before heading through Chattahoochee National Forest to the metropolis of Atlanta. Enjoy a tour of Atlanta and leisure time to explore the city on your own. Continue to Savannah for a trolley tour, time to discover the city, and a 2-night stay. Your vacation ends in the “capital” of Disney’s entertainment parks, Orlando, with a 2-night stay. From one end of the spectrum to the other, this trip has it all. If you want to see and experience the beauty and charm of the South, this vacation is for you!
Sightseeing:In New Orleans, Nashville, Atlanta; Savannah Trolley Tour, orientation tours in Baton Rouge, Natchez, Memphis, St. Augustine, Natchez including a pre-Civil War home, Graceland, Studio B, Country Music Hall of Fame, and reserved premier seating at the Grand Ole Opry.
NEW ORLEANS Sheraton New Orleans (SF)NATCHEZ Hampton Inn & Suites Natchez (ST)MEMPHIS Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown (MF)NASHVILLE Millennium Maxwell House Hotel (F)ATLANTA Holiday Inn Express and Suites Atlanta Buckhead (MF)SAVANNAH Inn at Ellis Square (ST)ORLANDO Courtyard by Marriott-Marriott Village (F)
1 breakfast (B), 3 continental breakfasts (CB)
NOTE:A 1-day pass with roundtrip transportation to the Jazz Fest grounds is included.
Transportation:Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.