b"Nashville 3 USATennessee Delta Heritage ChattanoogaYOUR ITINERARY 2Memphis 2 LynchburgUSA 1Days 1-2 - To AtlantaAtlantaWe fly to Atlanta, the capital of Georgia, where we spend the night.HammondOn Day 2, we explore Atlanta, a city that played a crucial part in2 3 New Orleansthe American Civil War. We begin by visiting the Martin Luther KingHoustonCenter and Church, which pays homage to the man himself as well as the civil rights movement. We continue to Margaret Michell House, where the author wrote Gone with the Wind. After lunch, we travel to Chattanooga. Chattanooga is nicknamed the Scenic City, whichNights in hotel Rail Coachwe discover as we board the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway for a journey on one of the worlds steepest railways, taking in views acrossTOUR HIGHLIGHTSthe city, mountains and river. We continue to our hotel for the night. Days 3-5 - Lynchburg, Jack Daniels Distillery and Nashville Journey on the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway.Today we head to Lynchburg, home of the Jack Daniels Distillery. After a tour and tasting of the iconic whiskey at the distillery, we continue toPay a visit to Graceland and the Nashville, where we spend three nights. Nashville is famous for its richJack Daniels Distillery. country musical legacy, and this evening we visit one of its most famousVisit the iconic Grand Ole Opry. institutions, the legendary Grand Ole Opry. We enjoy an evening of live music performed on whats often referred to as countrys mostVisit Caf Du Mond in New famous stage. We delve further into Nashvilles musical history on DayOrleans for beignets and coffee. 4. A guided tour introduces us to the sights before we visit the CountryTake a steam boat cruise along Music Hall of Fame, the worlds largest music museum, where wereNew Orleans Mississippi River.immersed in the sounds and history of country music. On Day 5, youre free to explore. WHAT'S INCLUDEDDays 6-8 - Jackson, Memphis and the City of New Orleans TrainOur journey through Tennessee continues. We stop at Jackson whereUK Tour Manager throughouttheres time for lunch, before continuing to the Tennessee DeltaFlights from London Heathrow Heritage Center in Brownsville. This series of museums is dedicatedto Atlanta, and from Houston to to the diverse history of the south; from its musical traditions to itsLondon Heathrow infamous history of slave labour. We arrive in Memphis this afternoon and check into our hotel. We begin Day 7 by visiting Graceland, theAll rail and coach transfersmansion that Elvis Presley called home. We have a fascinating insightLuggage transfers on some into the King of Rock n Roll as we view his preserved living quarters,sections of the tourand private car collections. This afternoon we visit Sun Studio, an iconic studio that lays claim to being the birthplace of rock n roll. We board12 nights 3 and 4-Star hotel Amtraks City of New Orleans service on Day 8 and alight in Hammond,accommodationto take a coach to the Oak Valley Plantation for a guided tour. The restored house stands as a testament to the grand lives of Louisiana4 breakfastslandowners and the awful suffering of those enslaved here. Later, weAll tour excursionscontinue to New Orleans, where we check into our hotel for the next three nights.REGIONAL DEPARTURES AVAILABLEDays 9-11 - New Orleans from Birmingham, Newcastle, This mornings guided tour provides an introduction to New OrleansManchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh and French Quarter. We stop at Caf Du Mond for beignets, a deep-friedBristol from 100 per person.choux pastry, and coffee. Following some free time, this afternoon we enjoy a sightseeing cruise along the Mississippi River, seeing the site of2021 DEPARTURESthe Battle of New Orleans. Our cruise takes place on board an authentic steamboat, and offers a view of the Big Easy that only a vantage pointSep 12 3,195 Oct 3, 31 2,995on the river can provide. After disembarking, youre free to enjoy your evening, and Day 10, exploring the city. We leave New Orleans behind2022 DEPARTURESon Day 11 and board our Amtrak service to Houston, the famous home of space travel. Feb 20 3,295 Jun 12 3,195Apr 24 3,095 Sep 11 3,295Days 12-14 - Houston and home May 15 3,195 Oct 30 2,995Today discover Houstons fascinating space heritage, as we visit NASAsTour Code: DSG| per person based on 2 Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. We see the historic Mission Controlsharing. Deposit from 490 per person. of Houston, we have a problem fame, alongside displays dedicated toSupplement for solo travellers from 995. Please NASAs history. We transfer to the airport on Day 13 for our flight home,note the itinerary for 2021 departures may arriving on Day 14. differ, please call for more details. For the latest guidance on entry requirements, please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-adviceCall us on 01904 521990 or visit GreatRail.com for more details 61"