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Music, Mountains, & Monuments

 

 

8 days from $1499

Feeling the beat in Memphis, Nashville and New Orleans, driving through the Appalachian Mountains along the stunning Blue Ridge Parkway, feeling independent in Philadelphia and Washington, DC, seeing the sites in New York City.

Culture vultures, get ready to take flight on an incredible tour of American capitals—business, political and musical. From Manhattan, follow the trail of independence through Philadelphia to Washington, DC. Then drive the stunning Blue Ridge Parkway into the South. Just try to prevent your boots from shufflin' in the music meccas of Memphis, Nashville and New Orleans.

Shenandoah National Park

 

 

    Drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway through the Appalachian Mountains

    Explore the birthplace of Rock 'n Roll and the home of the Blues

    Relive history at the National Civil Rights Museum

    Sightseeing per itinerary

    Entrance fees to all National Parks and National Monuments with hiking and walking excursions.
    5 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 4 Dinners (Allow USD75-100 for meals not included.)
    Centrally-located hotels (1 nightt), hostel (1 nightt), and participation camping (5 nights)
    Air-conditioned private touring van
    Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
    Small group experience: Maximum 13 travelers; average 10

 

Day 1 – New York
Kick-off you vacation with a city tour of New York City. Visit New York City's landmark, the Statue of Liberty, stand on top of the world of the Empire State Building and take a look back on 9/11 as you stand at Ground Zero.

Day 2 – Philadelphia / Washington, DC
With a skyline that’s recognizable worldwide and more than 8.3 million people from all corners of the globe who call it home, New York City is a one-of-a-kind destination. Each of the five boroughs has its own distinctive flavor, while individual neighborhoods, streets and even single blocks maintain identities all their own. Whether it’s your first visit or your hundredth, there’s always something new to see and do. From world-class dining to shopping to nightlife to culture, New York City’s streets pulsate with an unmistakable rhythm that attracts more than 45 million visitors annually: and you are one of them! Then discover the path of American History in Philadelphia. Visit Independence Hall and explore the facts and myth surrounding the Liberty Bell, the symbol of freedom. In the late afternoon arrive in the Capitol of the USA: Washington DC!(D)

Day 3 – Washington DC
Today is all about the Capitol of the United States. There is so much to see and do in Washington DC that you can't see it all in one day. Take your time as you spend a full day exploring this fascinating city. Tour the National Monuments and Memorials including the White House, Washington Monument, Reflecting Pool and the Lincoln Memorial. Visit the National Mall that includes 15 museums such as the Air and Space Museum and the National Museum of Natural History. Take a moment of silence as you gaze into the eternal flame of John F Kennedy's grave at the Arlington Cemetery and pay respect to the many other fallen soldiers around you. (B)

Day 4 – Shenandoah National Park/Wytheville
Travel through the Appalachian Mountains. See remains of the settlements along the journey, learn their history as we take our time exploring this fabulous drive! The Mountains are a perfect place to relax and to enjoy the fresh, clean air and see the true beauty of North America! Optional short hikes on the many trails throughout the park. (B, L, D)

Day 5 – Nashville
Continuing on the Blue Ridge Parkway we are passing we reach Nashville. Go to the most famous recording studio in the world, Sun Studio! Visit Grand Ole Opry, the show that made country music famous and where unforgettable moments happen! Check out the nightlife and visit real country cowboy bars. (B, L, D)

Day 6 Nashville/Memphis
In the morning walk in the footsteps of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll at Elvis Presley’s home, Graceland (optional). See how the legend lived and discover videos, pictures, stage costumes and much more. Then Hear the beat in Memphis, Tennessee! Explore the birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll, Home of Blues and the starting point of soul. Music Legends including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and B.B.King made their marks on Memphis. Relive history at the National Civil Rights Museum, located where the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr took place in 1968. Optional visit to the Rock & Soul Museum. Enjoy another must-see attraction, "The Peabody Hotel" with the now famous Peabody Duck March! In the evening stroll one of America's most famous streets: Beale Street with it's live entertainment! (B,L)

Day 7 – Memphis/New Orleans
Enjoy a guided city tour in New Orleans, including a visit to worlds famous plantations. Experience New Orleans at its best. Party in the French Quarter till the early hours, dance to great jazz bands and try out delicious Creole food. Enjoy a last dinner our with the group before it's time to say good bye! (B)

Day 8 – New Orleans
Depart at any time.


 

 

 

 

Departure Date Twin Single Triple
April 26, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  
May 17, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  
May 14, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  
July 14, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  
June 26, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  
July 3, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  
July 19, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  
July 24, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  
August 2, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  
August 7, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  
August 16, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  
August 21, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  
August 28, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  
September 4, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  
September 11, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  
September 20, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  
September 27, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  
October 4, 2014 $1,149 $1,598  

 

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Prices are land-only, per person.