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Jazz, Blues and Rock 'N' Roll

$1,399 - 9 Days

Chicago > Memphis > New Orleans

 

Celebrate American rhythm on a nine-day rail journey through three cities pulsing with legendary music. Launch your vacation in Muddy Waters' Chicago. Sample the city's sounds and the fare at a popular local restaurant. Then move on to Memphis, the birthplace of Rock ‘N' Roll. While there, tour Graceland®, and visit the world-famous Sun Studio. Rejoin Amtrak, and ride to New Orleans. Savor a jazz brunch at Court of Two Sisters, and feel the beat of Bourbon Street. Trace the story of three musical genres rooted to three heartland cities.

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Highlights:

    • Explore Chicago on a hop-on / hop-off sightseeing tour
    • Enjoy Memphis on a platinum tour including Graceland
    • Savor New Orleans with brunch at The Court of Two Sisters
    • Enjoy a Battlefield Cruise in New Orleans aboard a paddlewheel boat

     

     

     

    Package Also Includes:

    • One-way Amtrak from Chicago to Memphis to New Orleans in Coach accommodations
    • 7 nights' hotel accommodations; one night on board Amtrak®
    • 3 meals included (1 brunch, 2 dinners)
    • Experience the sights and excitement of New Orleans on a city tour


Other Packages Available:

    Disclaimer:

    Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

    DAY 1 YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN CHICAGO
    Welcome to Chicago! Enjoy a hop-on / hop-off sightseeing tour of Chicago with your multi-day pass. Later in the day, take a walk down the Magnificent Mile for world-class shopping, dinner and attractions. (Overnight in Chicago)


    DAY 2 CHICAGO
    Continue your sightseeing tour with your multi-day pass. Dinner this evening at a popular restaurant in Chicago is included. (Overnight in Chicago) D


    DAY 3 OVERNIGHT ABOARD AMTRAK®
    Transfer on your own and board Amtrak to Memphis for a relaxing overnight trip to the South in your Coach accommodations. (Overnight on the train)


    DAY 4 MEMPHIS
    Your arrival in Memphis will be very early in the morning. Transfer on your own to your hotel. Today enjoy some free time exploring the sights and sounds of Memphis. (Overnight in Memphis)


    DAY 5 MEMPHIS
    Today enjoy a platinum tour of Memphis including Graceland. Discover for yourself where rock ‘n' roll was born. This evening, enjoy your included dinner at a popular Memphis restaurant. (Overnight in Memphis) D


    DAY 6 MEMPHIS TO NEW ORLEANS
    Transfer on your own and board Amtrak to New Orleans. Upon arrival, you will transfer to your hotel in the “Big Easy”. (Overnight in New Orleans)


    DAY 7 NEW ORLEANS
    Start the day with a jazz brunch at the famous Court of Two Sisters restaurant. After brunch, enjoy your included New Orleans city tour. (Overnight in New Orleans) BR


    DAY 8 NEW ORLEANS
    Enjoy a Battlefield Cruise and take in the picturesque sights of New Orleans and the French Quarter from a unique vantage point - the outside deck of an old-fashioned paddlewheel boat! (Overnight in New Orleans)


    DAY 9 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN NEW ORLEANS


    Legend for meals: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

    Disclaimer:

    Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

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