Explore the bluegrass roots of the south


Memphis & New Orleans by Rail



It’s all about the music. From the home of Blues and Rock ‘n Roll in Memphis to the home of Jazz in the Big Easy, this is a music lover’s delight. Explore the iconic treasures in Memphis, including the famous Sun Studios and the home of the King himself at Graceland. Then head for the dizzy atmosphere of New Orleans to explore the jazz clubs and enjoy the amazing creole cuisine.


  • Memphis, home of the Blues and Elvis’s Graceland mansion
  • New Orleans, the throbbing heart of America’s south and jazz music
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8 Days
From £969 per person

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Memphis & New Orleans by Rail
From £969 per person

Your Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2-3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5-7
  • Day 8

Day 1 : UK - Memphis

Make your way to your hotel after your arrival into Memphis. The rest of the day and evening are free to explore the city that the King of Rock ‘n Roll made home.

Day 2-3 : Memphis

Memphis is all about the music and you’ve two days to explore the home of Blues and Rock ‘n Roll. We’ve included admission to the Memphis Music Hall of Fame and the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum. Elvis fans shouldn’t miss the opportunity to make a visit Graceland, Elvis’s mansion. Be sure to see the “Mountain Top”, a sculpture honouring Dr Martin Luther King, and to take in some live music on Beale Street.

Day 4 : Amtrak – New Orleans

Ride the rails to New Orleans and admire the architectural treasures in the French Quarter.

Day 5-7 : New Orleans

Three days to explore this marvellous city which still retains the flavour of French and Spanish culture which founded it. An included 24 hr ticket for the Hop on, Hop off city tour will showcase the highlights but be sure to explore to the full on your own. See Jackson Square, Royal Street, perhaps take a cruise on the Mississippi and be sure to try the Cajun and Creole cuisine. The “Big Easy” is home to jazz and Bourbon Street, where the party never stops – don’t miss it.

Day 8 : New Orleans - Departure

Your deep south music adventure comes to an end today.


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