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Nashville, Memphis, and New Orleans

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Nashville Memphis New Orleans

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Nashville, Memphis, and New Orleans

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Trip Overview

Take in three of America’s most musical cities on your Nashville, Memphis, and New Orleans rail journey! Begin in Nashville, the heart of the Country Music industry. Take a tour of the city and enjoy an unforgettable live music experience at the Grand Ole Opry! Next, travel to Memphis to see where blues was born and tour Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley. New Orleans abounds with live music venues and a vibrant jazz scene. Savour the city’s fine entertainment and excellent local cuisine.

Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in the USA's unforgettable musical heritage
  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Nashville with a guided tour
  • Discover Elvis's Gracelace mansion in Memphis
  • Explore New Orleans using a multi-day attraction pass
  • Enjoy a walking tour or battlefield cruise of New Orleans

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Amtrak rail travel in standard (coach) class throughout
  • 8 nights' hotel stay
  • 1 meal included (1 dinner or brunch)
  • Intermediate car rental for 4 days in Nashville
  • Sightseeing city tour of Nashville with admission to the Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Admission to the Johnny Cash Museum
  • Admission to a Grand Ole Opry performance
  • Sightseeing city tour of Memphis with admission to Graceland
  • Multi-day New Orleans Pass
  • Sightseeing walking tour or battlefield cruise of New Orleans (French Quarter Walking Tour, Cemetery and Gris Gris Walking Tour, Original Cocktail Walking Tour, or Chalmette Battlefield Cruise)
Trip Map

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 - ARRIVE IN NASHVILLE
Arrive at the airport and pick up your rental car and head in to Nashville. Upon arrival, check in for a three night stay at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center and begin exploring the city. This evening you are free to enjoy Nashville on your own. Your rental car is also a great way to experience popular attractions outside the city proper such as the live music at world-famous Bluebird Café. (Overnight in Nashville)

DAY 2 - NASHVILLE
Today you will experience “Music City” on a comprehensive tour of Nashville. Your guided tour will bring you to such important Nashville spots as Honky Tonk Row, the Parthenon (a replica of the famous structure in Athens, Greece), and a tour of the classic Ryman Auditorium. You will also get to experience the Country Music Hall of Fame, an unforgettable journey through country music's history and its most legendary artists, writers, and performers. (Overnight in Nashville)

DAY 3 - NASHVILLE
Enjoy another day exploring the city. Tonight, you will head over to the Grand Ole Opry for a live show and radio broadcast. With historic performances dating back to 1925, taking in a show at the Grand Old Opry is the perfect way to complete your Nashville experience. (Overnight in Nashville)

DAY 4 - NASHVILLE TO MEMPHIS
Enjoy the morning in Nashville before hitting the road for Memphis. Drive over the mighty Cumberland River and past Jackson, TN, made famous in a classic Johnny Cash song. Upon arriving into the city, drop off your rental car and check-in to your hotel for a relaxing evening or begin your sightseeing in Memphis. (Overnight in Memphis)

DAY 5 - MEMPHIS
Today, your exploration of Memphis continues with a sightseeing tour of the city. Your tour will take you past some of Memphis's top attractions such as Beale Street with its lively blues clubs, the famous Peabody Memphis Hotel, and the towering Memphis Pyramid. After your tour of the city, you will be transported out to Graceland where you will enjoy a tour of Elvis' mansion. (Overnight in Memphis)

DAY 6 - MEMPHIS TO NEW ORLEANS
This morning board Amtrak's famous City of New Orleans train for your journey south to the “Big Easy”! Marvel as you travel past sprawling farm country and vibrant marshland as the train winds its way to Louisiana. (Overnight in New Orleans)

DAY 7 - NEW ORLEANS
Today you will get to explore the “Big Easy” with your multi-day attraction pass. Use the pass to gain admission to top attractions such as Mardi Gras World where you will get to see the floats and characters from the Mardi Gras parades as well as the artists working to create them, the Louisiana State Museum known as the Cabildo, or even take a course in Creole cuisine at a local cooking school. (Overnight in New Orleans)

DAY 8 - NEW ORLEANS
This morning, enjoy a fine brunch accompanied by some of the city's best live jazz music or, if you prefer, an excellent dinner of creole classics later this evening. Today you will also continue to see that best of what New Orleans has to offer on a guided walking tour of the city. Your knowledgeable guide will escort you around the city, delighting you with surprising stories, and tales of the exciting “Crescent City”. (Overnight in New Orleans) BR or D

DAY 9 - DEPART NEW ORLEANS

MEAL GUIDE: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, AT - Afternoon Tea, D -Dinner

Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown

Stay in the heart of historical Memphis traditions at the fully renovated Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown. Fresh from a multi-million-dollar renovation, with no detail overlooked, our hotel is within minutes of famed Barbeque and Blues. Situated between the Memphis Cook Convention Center and Beale Street, the Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown is the ideal location for those in town for business and pleasure

Peabody Memphis Hotel

In the heart of "Blues City," you'll find The Peabody Memphis, a magnificent hotel. Our convenient downtown location is just blocks from Beale Street, the Memphis Rock N Soul Museum, Gibson Guitar Factory, Fed-Ex Forum, National Civil Rights Museum, Sun Studio, Orpheum Theatre, and the Memphis Cook Convention Center.

Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter

Enjoy the best of the past and present in a single location at the Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans hotel. Only steps away from top attractions in the Big Easy, this hotel in the Warehouse District of New Orleans pairs historic features like original exposed brick and plantation shutters with modern touches.

Holiday Inn Downtown Superdome

The Holiday Inn® New Orleans Downtown Superdome hotel's outstanding location and amenities promise to make your New Orleans vacation a dream come true. You can enjoy all the legendary sights and sounds of this world-class city when you stay at one of the best New Orleans, LA hotels. Sample and savor the revelry of the French Quarter or test Lady Luck at Harrah's Casino. The allure of stunning museums of the Arts District are easily reached via our free shuttle.

Hotel Monteleone

It's been said that the French Quarter begins in the lobby of the Hotel Monteleone. In fact, this venerable establishment sits majestically at the foot of Royal Street. giving guests the best point of departure for all things New Orleans. This historic landmark is a member of Historic Hotels of America. The hotel boasts 25 meeting and reception rooms, 600 newly renovated rooms and suites, two award-winning restaurants, the famous Carousel Bar, Logo Shop, and heated rooftop pool.

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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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