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Day 1: Malta to Atlanta
Depart Malta on your scheduled flight direct to Atlanta. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: (Breakfast, Dinner Included) Atlanta to Nashville
After a brief city tour of Atlanta, depart for Nashville stopping at the historic Look-out Mountain with its fabulous views across terrain fought over during the Civil War. Later, a visit to the Jack Daniels Distillery in Lynchburg reveals where the eponymous whisky has been made since 1884.

Day 3: (Breakfast Included) Nashville
Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, home to Elvis Presley’s solid gold Cadillac then on to admire historical documents, awards and costumes at the Johnny Cash Museum. Your group will also have the chance to visit one of Nashville’s famous honky-tonks playing live country music as well as the Ryman Auditorium and the impressive Parthenon. Whilst in Nashville, you have the option of attending a country music concert at the famous ‘Grand Ole Opry’ at an additional cost.

Day 4: (Breakfast, Dinner Included) Nashville to Memphis
Following breakfast, visit Studio B, Nashville’s oldest surviving recording studio regularly used by stars such as Elvis Presley and Dolly Parton. Then head to Memphis, where you will take a trip to the National Civil Rights Museum, built on the spot where Martin Luther King was assassinated in 1968. This evening dine at BB Kings Blues Bar on Beale Street for a great night of Southern food, music and a lively atmosphere.

Day 5: (Breakfast Included) Memphis
A visit to Graceland today reveals the home of Elvis and one of the most iconic houses in America. Enjoy an audio tour through the decadent and quirky rooms before moving on to Sun Studio where Elvis recorded his first hit and where Jerry Lee Lewis’ piano still remains. Tonight is at leisure for you to explore and experience the many bars, restaurants and music scene of Memphis.

Day 6: (Breakfast, Dinner Included) Memphis to New Orleans
Leaving Memphis, trace the mighty Mississippi River into Louisiana and New Orleans, a melange of European style, Caribbean flavours and a city full of flamboyance and soul. This evening visit the New Orleans School of cooking for an entertaining demonstration from one of their Creole/Cajun experts followed by dinner and the chance to try a local speciality such as Gumbo, Jambalaya and Pralines.

Days 7-8: (Breakfast Included) New Orleans
This morning visit some of New Orleans’ highlights including the famous French Quarter, Bourbon Street, the art galleries and antique shops of Royal Street and Jackson Square with its many artists, museums and fortune tellers. Enjoy day eight at leisure for you to relax or explore New Orleans in your own time.

Day 9: (Breakfast Included) New Orleans to Houston
After breakfast it’s time to leave New Orleans and travel to Houston. Stop along the way in Lake Charles before arriving in Houston and checking into your hotel this evening.

Day 10: (Breakfast Included) Houston to Malta
This morning, take a visit to the Houston Space Centre, home to NASA. In the afternoon transfer to the airport for your return flight to Malta.



TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy Nashville – home to the Johnny Cash Museum and Country Music Hall of Fame

  • A tour of the Jack Daniels Distillery

  • BB Kings on Beale street in Memphis and Graceland, home of Elvis Presley

  • America’s moving and emotive National Civil Rights Museum

  • Three Nights in The Big Easy, New Orleans

  • Mission Control, Apollo rockets and more at N.A.S.A’s Space Centre in Houston 


YOUR HOTELS

Atlanta 1 night
3* Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Nashville 2 nights
3* Gaylord Opryland
Memphis 2 nights
3* Holiday Inn Memphis
New Orleans 3 nights
3* Royal St Charles Hotel
Houston 1 night
3* Hampton Inn & Suites

  

EXTENSION

Houston City Stay

2 nights B&B from €289



DEPARTURES & PRICES

 

OUR PACKAGES INCLUDE
9 breakfasts, 3 dinners
Fully escorted tour with local English speaking guides throughout
Return flights from Malta to the US
All internal travel including flights and air-conditioned/heated transportation
Accommodation, 8 excursions and entry fees to all sights



2017FROM
15 JUN €3059
14 SEP €3059
05 OCT €2929
23 NOV €2629

 

2018FROM
22 FEB €3049
08 MAR €3199
31 MAY €3319
13 SEP €3319
11 OCT €3159
31 OCT €2849


  

Single supplement for the main tour starts from just €649


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