13-Day The Old South & Florida Tour - New Orleans In, Orlando Out

  • Tour code: 726-1608
  • Available: Wed;Thu
  • Depart from: New Orleans, LA
  • Duration: 13 Days 12 Nights
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Highlights:

12-night hotel accommodations. Sightseeing in New Orleans, Nashville, and Atlanta; Savannah Trolley Tour; orientation tours in Baton Rouge, Natchez, Memphis, and St. Augustine; Natchez including a pre-Civil War home, Graceland, Country Music Hall of Fame, Grand Ole Opry.

Pricing Details

Single: $2844
Double (/Person): $2019
Third Person Adult: $1479
Child (Age 8-17): $1817.10
Fourth Person Adult: N/A
Child (Age 8-17): N/A

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

  • Price: All Prices are in USD. Prices are per person based upon shared twin room occupancy. All prices are based on current exchange rates and are subject to change without notice.
  • Child Rate: Young travelers aged 8-17 receive a 10% discount on the land price. We regret that we are unable to accept children less than 8 years old on these types of vacations.
  • No more than 3 passengers allowed in room 1.

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 New Orleans
  • Day 2 New Orleans
  • Day 3 New Orleans
  • Day 4 New Orleans - Baton Rouge - Natchez(171 miles)
  • Day 5 Natchez - Jackson - Memphis(312 miles)
  • Day 6 Memphis - Nashville(212 miles)
  • Day 7 Nashville
  • Day 8 Nashville - Chattanooga - Atlanta(250 miles)
  • Day 9 Atlanta - Savannah(248 miles)
  • Day 10 Savannah
  • Day 11 Savannah - St. Augustine - Orlando(281 miles)
  • Day 12 Orlando
  • Day 13 Orlando
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Day 1 New Orleans

Today we will gather in New Orleans. The tour director will be on hand this evening to answer any questions.
Standard Hotel: Sheraton New Orleans

Day 2 New Orleans

In the morning, we will explore the famous French Quarter, including St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square. Next, we will learn about the city's unique burial customs at an above-ground cemetery, followed by a leisurely drive down historic St. Charles Avenue. The afternoon and evening are free for self-exploration.

The city known as the "Big Easy" is most famous for its colorful and exciting Mardi Gras celebration. Visitors will marvel at its distinctive Cajun culture and cuisine that is unlike anything else in the world.

  • Always Visit
    The most famous area of New Orleans is also the oldest. Dating back to the city's founding in 1718, this National Historic Landmark district is known for its nightlife, restaurants, and celebrations. Its most famous locale is Bourbon Street.
Standard Hotel: Sheraton New Orleans

Day 3 New Orleans

Today guests will have an entire day to explore the city of New Orleans, LA at their leisure.

The city known as the "Big Easy" is most famous for its colorful and exciting Mardi Gras celebration. Visitors will marvel at its distinctive Cajun culture and cuisine that is unlike anything else in the world.

Standard Hotel: Sheraton New Orleans

Day 4 New Orleans - Baton Rouge - Natchez(171 miles)

Today we will head to the capital city of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA. Here, we will take a tour of the city that includes stops at Capitol Hill and the Governor's Mansion. Our day ends in Natchez, MS, where we will explore the antebellum history of the city before checking in to the hotel for the night.

The capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. It forms the county seat of East Baton Rouge Parish and is located on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River.

  • Always Visit
    This incredible Art Deco-style building that dominates the skyline of the Louisiana capital. In addition to being the center of the state's government, the building is a National Historic Landmark and member of the Register of National Historic Places.
  • Always Visit
    Modeled after the White House, this member of the National Register of Historic Places was constructed by controversial depression-era politician Huey Long. It was added to the NRHP in 1975 and the museum as it is today opened in 1978.
Standard Hotel: Isle of Capri Hotel

Day 5 Natchez - Jackson - Memphis(312 miles)

Today we will drive from Natchez to Memphis, TN via Jackson, MS. Upon our arrival in the afternoon, we will take an introductory tour of the city. After, guests will have free time to explore.
Standard Hotel: Crowne Plaza

Day 6 Memphis - Nashville(212 miles)

Our tour of Memphis concludes with a visit to the most famous estate in the city, Graceland, the former home of Elvis Presley. We will drive to Nashville, TN for the night.

Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee. And it is the youngest of Tennessee's major cities, founded in 1819 as a planned city by a group of wealthy Americans including judge John Overton and future president Andrew Jackson.

  • Always Visit
    This massive, opulent mansion in Memphis, Tennessee was the home of Elvis Presley. It is a National Historic Landmark and today serves as a museum. Guests can visit the site of Elvis' grave and tour the thirteen-acre estate.
Standard Hotel: Millennium Maxwell House Hotel

Day 7 Nashville

Today we will tour the city of Nashville, TN, a country music Mecca. Our day begins with a visit to Studio B, Nashville's oldest surviving recording studio. After, we will sightsee around the city proper, stopping at some of its most important locations, such as the state capitol. In the afternoon, we will visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry, a world-famous venue.

Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County.

  • Always Visit
    The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum was established in 1961, although a building itself wasn't constructed until 1967. The Hall is dedicated to the preservation and exploration of both country music itself and the culture that surrounds it.
  • Always Visit
    The Grand Ole Opry House is the current location of the Grand Ole Opry, a weekly concert series that has been running since 1925 and is broadcast on radio. Participation in the show is considered one of country music's highest honors.
  • Always Visit
    This historic recording studio (and a member of the National Register of Historic Places) helped make Nashville a musical Mecca and put country music on the map. Artists who recorded here include Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley, and Roy Orbison.
Standard Hotel: Millennium Maxwell House Hotel

Day 8 Nashville - Chattanooga - Atlanta(250 miles)

Today we will drive from Nashville to Atlanta, GA, making a brief stop along the way in Chattanooga, TN. Upon our arrival in Atlanta, we will take a brief sightseeing tour of the city before having some free time to do as we please.
Standard Hotel: Country Inn & Suites Buckhead

Day 9 Atlanta - Savannah(248 miles)

From Atlanta, we will drive to Savannah, GA, often called the most-haunted place in the United States. Here, we will take a Trolley Tour of this historic city, which includes sights such as the City Market, Forsyth Park, Mercer House, Madison Square, and much more. In the evening, guests will have free time.

This important port city in the Deep South is considered the most haunted place in America. Those who aren't into ghost hunting can visit the downtown Savannah Historic District to see sights such as the German Memorial Fountain.

Standard Hotel: Inn at Ellis Square

Day 10 Savannah

Today guests will have an entire day to explore Savannah at their leisure.
Standard Hotel: Inn at Ellis Square

Day 11 Savannah - St. Augustine - Orlando(281 miles)

Today we will make our way into sunny Florida. Our first stop will be the city of St. Augustine, FL, home to landmarks such as he Oldest House and the Spanish Fortress. After a tour of the city, we will drive to Orlando, FL for the night.

This city on the northeast coast of Florida was founded in 1565, making it the oldest continually-inhabited city in the continental United States. Whether you come for the history or the scenery, St. Augustine is not to be missed!

Standard Hotel: Wyndham Orlando Resort

Day 12 Orlando

Today guests will have the entire day to explore the famous resort area of Orlando, FL. Guests can arrange visits to one of its famous theme parks or simply opt to relax on the beach!

This sunny city in central Florida is best known for its theme parks. It is the home of Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, and more. Fun for the entire family is in store in this land of imagination!

Standard Hotel: Wyndham Orlando Resort

Day 13 Orlando

The trip ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers to Orlando International Airport are included.

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