Dixieland & Rhythms With New Orleans Jazz Fest

Day 1 - CHICAGO. Welcome to the "Windy City." Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.
Day 2 - CHICAGO. Included sightseeing shows off the city's landmarks, then an afternoon at leisure. Maybe ride the elevator to the top of Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower, stroll in Grant Park, or cruise on the Chicago River.
Day 3 - CHICAGO - ST. LOUIS. Travel across the fertile Illinois farmlands to St. Louis, "Gateway to the West." An orientation tour includes a trip to the top of the GATEWAY ARCH, which commemorates the city's key role in westward expansion. Visit the museum under the Arch, celebrating Lewis & Clark's famous expedition 200 years ago.
Day 4 - ST. LOUIS - NASHVILLE. Recross the Mississippi River today and roll southeast to Paducah on the Ohio River. Late-afternoon arrival in Nashville. (CB)
Day 5 - NASHVILLE. Start the day with a sightseeing tour of Nashville's famous landmarks and the Music Row recording studios. Tour historic RCA STUDIO B, cradle of the "Nashville Sound" in the 1960s and where stars such as Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley, Eddy Arnold, Willie Nelson, and the Everly Brothers recorded many of their biggest hits. Afterward, visit the COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME with its glittering costumes, rare instruments, and Elvis' "solid-gold" Cadillac! Tonight, enjoy reserved seating for a show at the world-famous GRAND OLE OPRY, a mecca for country musicians.
Day 6 - NASHVILLE - MEMPHIS. Cross Tennessee to Memphis, "Home of the Blues" and a city with a distinct Southern flavor. Enjoy an orientation tour on arrival and see where the film, Walk the Line was filmed. Join the optional excursion to Sun Studio, where rock "n' roll was first recorded, followed by dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 7 - MEMPHIS. VISIT TO GRACELAND. A good portion of the day is devoted to GRACELAND, Elvis Presley's beautiful estate. Your guided audio tour focuses on the memorial garden, and the opulent 15,000-square-foot mansion. Return to Memphis mid-afternoon where your Tour Director will have suggestions for your free time. Tonight, you may want to visit a blues club on famous Beale Street.
Day 8 - MEMPHIS - AMTRAK CITY OF NEW ORLEANS TRAIN - NEW ORLEANS. Providing the locomotion for today's journey through the state of Mississippi and into the Mississippi River Delta is the CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, the famous train of story and song. Cotton fields and catfish ponds slide past on the way to New Orleans. The evening is free to begin exploring this lively city.
Day 9 - NEW ORLEANS. A full morning is dedicated to the sights and sounds of New Orleans, featuring a guided tour that includes the French Quarter landmarks, St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, and a visit to a unique above-ground cemetery. This afternoon, join an optional cruise through the winding, swampy waterways.
Day 10 - NEW ORLEANS. Today, be part of the 49th Annual Jazz & Heritage Festival that showcases the most storied names in music history alongside many of Louisiana's equally respected musical artists. A true heritage festival, Jazz Fest stands alone in presenting the highest caliber artists. Your 1-day pass allows you to enjoy great music, and classic New Orleans staples, including Creole, Cajun, and international cuisine.
Day 11 - NEW ORLEANS. The trip ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers to the New Orleans International Airport are included.

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  Tour Name   Dixieland & Rhythms With New Orleans Jazz Fest
  Tour Code  
8270
  Tour Duration    11 Days
  Start City:   Chicago
  End City:   New Orleans
  Price From   USD $2,359.00   See in Cart
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    Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.

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Features

  • City Highlights
  • In Chicago, Nashville, and New Orleans; orientation tours in St. Louis and Memphis; Gateway Arch, RCA Studio B, Country Music Hall of Fame, reserved seating at the Grand Ole Opry, and Graceland.
  • Guides
  • Services of a professional Tour Director; Local Guide for sightseeing in New Orleans.
  • Launch Date
  • 09/12/17 8:00pm
  • Meals
  • 1 continental breakfast
  • Notes
  • This special departure includes all activities on our regular departures plus a 1-day pass with round-trip transportation to the Jazz Fest grounds.
  • Scenic Highlights
  • Mississippi River.
  • Title
  • Dixieland & Rhythms with New Orleans Jazz Fest
  • Transportation
  • AMTRAK® City of New Orleans train from Memphis to New Orleans; private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.
 

Hotels

    CHICAGO Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza (F)
    ST. LOUIS Pear Tree Inn Union Station (TC)
    NASHVILLE The Inn at Opryland (MF)
    MEMPHIS Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown (MF)
    NEW ORLEANS Wyndham New Orleans French Quarter (MF)
 
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