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Until 09 Sep 19 by 4pm
7 day / 6 night self drive from
per person share twinFlights are additional
Taking this journey through Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee will have you learning about some significant US history, experiencing amazing live music, feasting on superb local cuisine and retracing the steps of some of your musical heroes.
✔ 6 nights accommodation
✔ 7 day intermediate Hertz rental car hire
Flights are additional
Travel: 20-31 Oct 19
From $1065 per person share twin
Travel: 01 Nov-18 Dec 19 & 01 Jan-29 Feb 20
From $1175 per person share twin
Travel: 01-31 Mar 20
Departures from New Orleans: Daily
• The creole style Laura Plantation with a fascinating family history.
• Frogmore Plantation which provides a fascinating history of cotton in the region
• Mississippi Blues Highway – Along the highway there are many blue markers where you can read about famous musicians who have an association to this area.
• Delta Blues Museum, Clarksdale – This local museum gives you a good understanding on how blues was shaped in this area.
• Ground Zero Blues Club, Clarksdale is a great spot to grab a bite and a beer and listen to some great local blues musicians.
• BB King Blues Museum in Indianola
Day 1: Nashville
Start your journey in the home of country music where you’ll enjoy checking out the County Music Hall of Fame, RCA Studio B, Grand Ole Opry and of course the honky tonks on Lower Broadway.
Day 2: Nashville - Memphis (340km)
Day 3: Memphis
Check out the attractions such as the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Graceland and the Civil Rights Museum as well as enjoying live music on Beale Street.
Day 4: Memphis – Clarksdale (125km)
Stop at the Gateway to the Blues Museum, housed in an old train depot, which gives a great overview of the history of the blues.
Day 5: Clarksdale – Vicksburg (250km)
Clarksdale, in the Mississippi Delta, is a great place to see the blues. Make sure to detour via Indianola to visit the BB King Museum after you’ve left Clarksdale.
Day 6: Vicksburg – Natchez (116km)
Take a self-guided driving tour of the Vicksburg National Military Park. Leave Vicksburg and get onto Highway 61, or the Blues Highway, which takes you through the Mississippi Delta, the birthplace of the blues. Natchez is perched on a high bluff above the Mississippi River and has over 430 antebellum homes.
Day 7: Natchez – Baton Rouge – New Orleans (315km)
Head along the Great River Road, alongside the Mississippi River between Baton Rouge and New Orleans to see a number of plantation homes such as Oak Alley and Laura Plantation. Check out the new and old capitol buildings of Baton Rouge.
From the home of the blues to the home of country music you’ll enjoy checking out the County Music Hall of Fame, RCA Studio B, Grand Ole Opry and of course the honky tonks on Lower Broadway.
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Sale ends 09 Sep 19 • Pricing has been based on dynamic hotel pricing and is correct as at 02 Aug 19 • Prices are thereafter subject to change without notice until time of confirmation. Prices may vary due to a number of factors including tax and surcharge increases, exchange rate movements and availability • Prices are per person in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only • Full payment is required no later than 4.59 pm 09 Sep 19 • Prices are per person in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only • Bedding configurations may vary on twin share option • Accommodation is subject to availability • Valid for travel commenced and completed as specified • Some surcharges and closeouts may apply • Group prices are not applicable on these packages • Amendment and cancellation fees apply – please ask your House of Travel consultant • Airfares are not included and are an additional cost • Hertz rental car is inclusive of Loss Damage Waiver (LDW), Liability Insurance Supplement (LIS), taxes, local surcharges, airport fees, unlimited mileage and Vehicle Licence fee (VLF) • Please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details. **PLEASE ASK YOUR HOUSE OF TRAVEL CONSULTANT FOR THE BEST AVAILABLE AIRFARE** HOT Code: CMPUSA0819
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