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

Tour code: 726-1608
From USD $2119
  • Available: Wed
  • Depart from: New Orleans, LA
  • Language: English
  • Duration: 13 Days 12 Nights

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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.

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 (313 miles)
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
    Memphis - Nashville (196 miles)
  • Day 8
  • Day 9
    Nashville - Chattanooga - Atlanta (216 miles)
  • Day 10
    Atlanta - Savannah (248 miles)
  • Day 11
  • Day 12
    Savannah - St. Augustine - Orlando (245 miles)
  • Day 13
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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.

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.

Day 3 New Orleans

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

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.

Day 5 Natchez - Jackson - Memphis (313 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.

Day 6 Memphis

Our tour of Memphis concludes with a visit to the most famous estate in the city, Graceland. After that, we will return to Memphis mid-afternoon and, if you haven't done so already, you could also get a taste of Memphis with some southern barbecue at Central BBQ. Then you could stop by the Gibson Guitar Factory for a tour or visit the National Civil Rights Museum. In the evening, you may visit famous Beale Street, and explore the melting pot of delta blues, jazz, rock 'n' roll and so on.

Day 7 Memphis - Nashville (196 miles)

This morning we will leave for Nashville, the "Capital of Country Music". We will arrive in Nashville around afternoon. This evening, we will enjoy a show with reserved seating at the Grand Ole Opry, a mecca for country musicians since 1925.

Day 8 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. Later, 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.

Day 9 Nashville - Chattanooga - Atlanta (216 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.

Day 10 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.

Day 11 Savannah

Today guests will have an entire day to explore Savannah at their leisure.

Day 12 Savannah - St. Augustine - Orlando (245 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.

Day 13 Orlando

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





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