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Washington DC to New Orleans
15 days
From $4,249
Tour code: NUDN

Highlights

Immerse yourself in Charleston's Civil War history, Tour the Jack Daniel's Distillery in Tennessee, Visit the birthplace of rock 'n' roll in Memphis, Learn to cook cajun cuisine in New Orleans

Take a deep dive into the Deep South on a 15-day tour that brings together history, culture, and some of the tastiest food you can find in America. Start by exploring historic Washington DC before heading into charming Charleston, the Southern Belle that is Savannah, the country music mecca of Nashville, and digging into barbecue eats in Memphis. These sounds, eats, and treats truly make the south come alive like you've never experienced before.

What's included?

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.

Meals

14 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner

Transport

Private vehicle, boat, walking.

Accommodation

Hotels (14 nts).

Included activities

Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Discover Moment: Charleston Your Discover Moment: Savannah Your Discover Moment: Atlanta Your Foodie Moment: Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour, Lynchburg Your Discover Moment: Nashville Your Foodie Moment: Central BBQ Dinner, Memphis Your Discover Moment: Memphis Your Foodie Moment: Café du Monde Visit, New Orleans Your Foodie Moment: New Orleans Cooking Demonstration, New Orleans. Georgetown District Visit, Charleston Harbor Tour, Savannah Historic Walking Tour, Nashville Saloon Line Dancing, Memphis Night Out. Free time Washington DC and New Orleans. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Itinerary

Day 1
Washington DC
Arrive at any time.

Included activities: Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2
Washington DC - Richmond
Travel to Georgetown, one of the oldest districts of Washington, D.C. for some free time in this historic area. Then head to one of the oldest cities in the US, Richmond, the capital of Virginia. Home to the famous quote “Give me liberty or give me death” this city played a large part in the US Civil War. In modern times, the city is undergoing a cultural revolution, centering around food, craft beer and art. Enjoy a free evening to explore.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Included activities: Georgetown District Visit

Optional activities:

  • National Mall Visit
  • White House Visit (Outside)
  • Washington Monument Visit
  • Smithsonian Museums

Meals: breakfast

Day 3
Richmond - Charleston
Leave Virginia behind and head to Charleston, South Carolina, full of cobblestone streets and pre-civil war houses. Enjoy a free evening and opt to visit the Charleston City Market or catch sunset at Folly Beach.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Optional activities:

  • Historic City Market Visit
  • Folly Beach Visit

Meals: breakfast

Day 4
Charleston
In the morning, take an included Charleston harbour history tour, see and learn about over 75 points of interest, including Fort Sumter, the location of the first shots of the Civil War. Enjoy the rest the day to explore this southern charmed city. Opt to take a historic house tour, take a food or brewery tour, tour Boone Hall Plantation, lounge on the beach or try stand-up paddleboarding.

Included activities: Charleston Harbor Tour

Optional activities:

  • Drayton Hall Visit
  • Historic City Market Visit
  • Boone Hall Plantation Tour
  • Charleston Historic Homes Tour
  • Folly Beach Visit

Meals: breakfast

Day 5
Charleston - Savannah
Head to Savannah and arrive in time for lunch. Take a guided historic walking tour of Savannah, tasting some of the regional favourite sweets. In the evening, opt to take a riverboat cruise or stroll through the cobblestone streets in town admiring the architecture and oak trees covered in Spanish moss.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Included activities: Savannah Historic Walking Tour

Optional activities: Savannah Riverboat Cruise

Meals: breakfast

Day 6
Savannah
Enjoy a free day to explore this Georgia Peach of a town. Opt to check out City Market for local restaurants and art, tour around the Bonaventure Cemetery, visit the maritime museum, or stroll the grounds of a historic plantation.

Optional activities:

  • Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum
  • Plantation Visit
  • Savannah City Market
  • Bonaventure Cemetery Visit

Meals: breakfast

Day 7
Savannah - Atlanta
Continue to Atlanta, the capital of Georgia and original home of Coca-Cola. If the Braves are in town, opt to partake in America's Favourite Pastime, with a baseball game.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Optional activities: Atlanta Braves Baseball Game

Meals: breakfast

Day 8
Atlanta
Take a deep dive into this southern capital city. Options include visiting some of the Martin Luther King Jr sites, a tour of the Coca Cola Factory, or check out the famous graffiti art. Check out some local joints here, like one of the many true American diners from the early 1900s.

Optional activities:

  • Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site Visit
  • World of Coca-Cola Tour
  • Atlanta Braves Baseball Game

Meals: breakfast

Day 9
Atlanta - Nashville
Continue to Tennessee, stopping in Lynchburg and take a tour of the Jack Daniel's Distillery. Learn about the history of this whiskey and then get to try a flight of their favourites. Head to the Country Music capital of the world. Stroll the streets of Nashville and let the music pull you into one of the many watering holes. Live like a local with some line dancing at a local saloon.

Transport: Private Vehicle, Private Vehicle

Included activities: Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour, Saloon Line Dancing

Optional activities:

  • Cowboy Bar Visit
  • Nashville Pedal Tavern

Meals: breakfast

Day 10
Nashville
Enjoy a free day in Music City, U.S.A.. Opt to visit the Grand Ole Opry, Country Music Hall of Fame, Johnny Cash Museum, or try some of the city's famous hot fried chicken. Later, head out for live music and cowboy nightlife in this country music capital.

Optional activities:

  • Cowboy Bar Visit
  • Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Johnny Cash Museum
  • Grand Ole Opry
  • Hattie B's Hot Chicken
  • Nashville Pedal Tavern

Meals: breakfast

Day 11
Nashville - Memphis
Continue through the heart of Tennessee to the land of Rock, Blues and Soul. Dig into an included barbecue dinner at Central BBQ, a Memphis institution. Then catch some live music on Beale Street, where Blues was born.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Included activities: Central BBQ Dinner, Memphis Night Out

Meals: breakfastdinner

Day 12
Memphis
Take advantage of a free day in Memphis. Stroll Beale Street, opt to tour Elvis' home, Graceland; check out the birthplace of rock 'n' roll, Sun Studios; or tour the National Civil Rights Museum.

Optional activities:

  • National Civil Rights Museum
  • Graceland Visit
  • Sun Studio Visit
  • Rock & Soul Museum Visit

Meals: breakfast

Day 13
Memphis - New Orleans
Travel through the southern state of Mississippi to the bayous of Louisiana. Head out and enjoy the music, architecture, and culture of this vibrant city. Opt to explore the French Quarter and try some authentic Cajun food for dinner.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Optional activities: French Quarter and Bourbon St Visit

Meals: breakfast

Day 14
New Orleans
Start the morning with beignets at Café du Monde before a enjoying a Creole cooking demonstration for lunch. Enjoy a free afternoon to take a bike tour of the city, hop on a steamboat on the Mississippi, take a bayou swamp tour or wander the streets soaking up the music and culture around town. In the evening, opt to join the group to head to Frenchmen Street to take in the jazz music pouring out of the bars and cafes.

Included activities: Café du Monde Visit, New Orleans Cooking Demonstration

Optional activities:

  • Historical Tours
  • Mississippi River Steam Boat Ride
  • Bayou Swamp Tour
  • New Orleans Bike Tour
  • Music Box Village

Meals: breakfastlunch

Day 15
New Orleans
Depart at anytime.

Included activities: Departure Day

Meals: breakfast

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