American Rhythms Escorted Tour

7 Nights

New Orleans, LA

You’ll discover American music’s most iconic music styles like jazz, blues, soul, country, and of course, rock and roll, among many others. You’ll begin your toe-tapping tour in Nashville where you’ll explore the capital of country music, inside and out, with stops at the Country Music Hall of Fame and the famous Grand Ole Opry where many a country superstar had their start. No tour of American Music highlights would be complete without paying a visit to Graceland, home of Elvis Presley in Memphis, influential to modern rock and roll music. You’ll close out your music-minded journey in New Orleans where you’ll appreciate the Crescent City’s magnificent architecture in its well-known neighbourhoods like Bourbon Street and French Quarter as well as be serenaded by its world-famous jazz.

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Highlights

  • Spend a full, non-stop day appreciating American music history at sites significant to country music such as Opryland U.S.A.
  • Visit the birthplace of blues music in Memphis that inspired its most famous resident, Elvis Presley, whose famous estate, Graceland, is also here.
  • Spend a full day taking in the French flavour and grandeur of New Orleans.
  • Day 1 - Nashville Arrival
  • Day 2 - Nashville
  • Day 3 - Nashville
  • Day 4 - Nashville - Memphis
  • Day 5 - Memphis - New Orleans
  • Day 6 - New Orleans
  • Day 7 - New Orleans
  • Day 8 - New Orleans Departure
  • Additional Information

Arrive into Nashville and transfer independently to your hotel and meet your Tour Director. Evening at leisure.

Meals Included: Ro

The Inn at Opryland, A Gaylord Hotel

Feel inspired by the sights and sounds of Music Valley Drive during a stay at The Inn at Opryland, A Gaylord Hotel. Located near the historic Grand Ole Opry, our first-class hotel combines the excitement of Nashville with a comfortable, inviting place to recharge. Enjoy complimentary shuttle service to popular area attractions including the Grand Ole Opry, General Jackson Showboat and Opry Mills Mall--Tennessee's largest shopping destination. From the moment you step inside, experience warm hospitality and modern amenities in our vibrant, country music-inspired atmosphere. Perfect for vacations, social events and business meetings alike, our hotel features on-site restaurants, an indoor pool, modern fitness center and 15,000 square feet of stylish meeting space. After a fun-filled day exploring the city, return to comfortable guest rooms complete with stylish furnishings, free Wi-Fi and luxurious bedding. Experience everything our hotel has to offer on your next trip to Music City.

Nashville is known as the capital of country music. The city earned its title with the very first airing of the WSM Barn Dance radio program, the forerunner of the Grand Ole Opry. The newly renovated Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville, once home of the Grand Ole Opry, the studios near Music Row, and Opryland itself attest to Nashville’s reputation as the most important city in country music. Explore Nashville by foot with your local Tour Director where you will take in the sounds of up and coming musicians playing along Broadway, passing by famous Honkie Tonks and Boots stores and soak in the essence of “Music City”. May we suggest a visit to the historic Grand Ole Opry including a backstage tour and enjoy the concert which is in fact a live radio broadcast (optional).




Meals Included: Ro

The Inn at Opryland, A Gaylord Hotel

Feel inspired by the sights and sounds of Music Valley Drive during a stay at The Inn at Opryland, A Gaylord Hotel. Located near the historic Grand Ole Opry, our first-class hotel combines the excitement of Nashville with a comfortable, inviting place to recharge. Enjoy complimentary shuttle service to popular area attractions including the Grand Ole Opry, General Jackson Showboat and Opry Mills Mall--Tennessee's largest shopping destination. From the moment you step inside, experience warm hospitality and modern amenities in our vibrant, country music-inspired atmosphere. Perfect for vacations, social events and business meetings alike, our hotel features on-site restaurants, an indoor pool, modern fitness center and 15,000 square feet of stylish meeting space. After a fun-filled day exploring the city, return to comfortable guest rooms complete with stylish furnishings, free Wi-Fi and luxurious bedding. Experience everything our hotel has to offer on your next trip to Music City.

The day is at leisure so immerse yourself in Music City and choose your activities, how about a visit to Country Hall of Fame where great artists have been honored for making Country Music what it is today. A visit will enlighten you more about great names and accomplishments, followed by a visit to the world famous RCA Studio B where artists like Elvis Presley, Waylon Jennings, Dolly Parton, and Roy Orbison, recorded their records (optional).

Meals Included: Ro

The Inn at Opryland, A Gaylord Hotel

Feel inspired by the sights and sounds of Music Valley Drive during a stay at The Inn at Opryland, A Gaylord Hotel. Located near the historic Grand Ole Opry, our first-class hotel combines the excitement of Nashville with a comfortable, inviting place to recharge. Enjoy complimentary shuttle service to popular area attractions including the Grand Ole Opry, General Jackson Showboat and Opry Mills Mall--Tennessee's largest shopping destination. From the moment you step inside, experience warm hospitality and modern amenities in our vibrant, country music-inspired atmosphere. Perfect for vacations, social events and business meetings alike, our hotel features on-site restaurants, an indoor pool, modern fitness center and 15,000 square feet of stylish meeting space. After a fun-filled day exploring the city, return to comfortable guest rooms complete with stylish furnishings, free Wi-Fi and luxurious bedding. Experience everything our hotel has to offer on your next trip to Music City.

Travel across the countryside and arrive in Memphis, the city known for blues music, cotton and home of Sun Records. Take a city tour including Beale Street, the heart of the blues music scene. This afternoon, fans of “The King of Rock and Roll” have the opportunity to tour Graceland, former home of Elvis Presley (optional).

Meals Included: Ro

Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown Hotel

Property Location With a stay at Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Memphis, steps from St. Mary's Catholic Church and minutes from Memphis Cook Convention Center. This hotel is within close proximity of Cannon Center for Performing Arts and Danny Thomas/ALSAC Pavillion.

Today’s tour takes you to Mississippi, the Magnolia State. Pass through Jackson, the state capital, and continue to Louisiana and New Orleans, the home of the infamous Mardi Gras celebrations. Tonight, immerse yourself in Creole culture on board an authentic Mississippi Riverboat dinner cruise and enjoy the rhythms of a Dixieland jazz band (optional).

Meals Included: Ro

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Explore the best of New Orleans from the Hilton New Orleans Riverside hotel in the heart of downtown. Unwind in a comfortable guest room that offers WiFi, a 37-inch flat-screen TV, mini-refrigerator and work desk. Upgrade to a View room for amazing views of the Mississippi River or French Quarter. Choose an executive room to enjoy Executive Lounge access with complimentary breakfast, evening appetizers, complimentary in-room WiFi, and complimentary access to the Health Club by Hilton fitness facility.

A full day at leisure to take in the French flavor and grandeur of New Orleans. Explore the French Quarter with its trademark wrought iron balconies overlooking the narrow cobblestone streets. Stand atop one of the infamous New Orleans levees and gain the perspective of how these unique feats of architecture guard the city. Travel back in time on the historic river road just outside of New Orleans and visiting one of its most famous plantation homes, Oak Alley followed by lunch (optional).

Meals Included: Ro

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Explore the best of New Orleans from the Hilton New Orleans Riverside hotel in the heart of downtown. Unwind in a comfortable guest room that offers WiFi, a 37-inch flat-screen TV, mini-refrigerator and work desk. Upgrade to a View room for amazing views of the Mississippi River or French Quarter. Choose an executive room to enjoy Executive Lounge access with complimentary breakfast, evening appetizers, complimentary in-room WiFi, and complimentary access to the Health Club by Hilton fitness facility.

Full day at leisure, explore more of the French Quarters and other neighbourhoods, stroll the banks of the Mississippi river or participate in some of the local excursions.

Meals Included: Ro

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Explore the best of New Orleans from the Hilton New Orleans Riverside hotel in the heart of downtown. Unwind in a comfortable guest room that offers WiFi, a 37-inch flat-screen TV, mini-refrigerator and work desk. Upgrade to a View room for amazing views of the Mississippi River or French Quarter. Choose an executive room to enjoy Executive Lounge access with complimentary breakfast, evening appetizers, complimentary in-room WiFi, and complimentary access to the Health Club by Hilton fitness facility.

Your tour ends upon check-out.

Meals Included: Ro

Tour Highlights Inclusions:

  • City/Walking tour of Nashville
  • Fully guided tour of Memphis
  • New Orleans and French Quarter tour
  • Fully escorted from Day 3 to Day 7

Optional Experiences:

  • Grand Old Opry Show
  • Nashville Night tour and dinner
  • Graceland Tour
  • Mississippi River Boat cruise and jazz dinner
  • Oak Alley plantation and lunch
  • New Orleans School of Cooking