b"Nashville 3 USANEW ORLEANS Tennessee Delta Heritage ChattanoogaYOUR ITINERARY 2Memphis 2 LynchburgUSA 1Days 1-3 - To Atlanta, Chattanooga and Lynchburg AtlantaWe fly to Atlanta, Georgias capital, where we spend the night. WeHammondexplore Atlanta on Day 2. We visit the Martin Luther King Center and2 3 New OrleansChurch before continuing to Margaret Michell House, where theHoustonauthor wrote Gone with the Wind. After lunch, we make our way to Chattanooga where we board the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway for a journey on one of the worlds steepest railways. We continue to our hotel for the night. We head to Lynchburg on Day 3, the home of theNights in hotel Rail CoachJack Daniels Distillery. After a tour and tasting, we continue to Nashville for three nights. Nashville is famous for its country music legacy, andUNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES we visit the legendary Grand Ole Opry for an evening of live music performed on whats often referred to as countrys most famous stage. Journey on the Lookout Days 4-6 - Nashville, Jackson and Memphis Mountain Incline Railway.A guided tour introduces us to the sights of Nashville, before we visitPay a visit to Graceland and the the Country Music Hall of Fame, the worlds largest music museum.Jack Daniels Distillery. Here, were immersed in country music, as we learn the story of theVisit the iconic Grand Ole Opry. genre through artefacts, sound recordings, and vintage video. On Day 5, youre free to explore Nashville. Alongside its reputation as a musicVisit Caf Du Mond in New city, Nashville is known for its vibrant neighbourhoods packed withOrleans for beignets and coffee. indie coffee shops, breweries and boutiques. Our journey through Tennessee continues on Day 6. We stop at Jackson where theres freeWHAT'S INCLUDEDTRACKS OF THE DEEP SOUTH time for lunch, before we continue to the Tennessee Delta HeritageUK Tour Manager throughoutCenter, dedicated to the history of the southern states. We complete our journey to Memphis this afternoon and check into our hotel.Flights from London Heathrow 14 DAYS FROM 2,695 POPULAR TOUR Days 7-8 - Graceland, Sun Studios and the City of New Orleans train to Atlanta, and from Houston to We visit fantastic Graceland, the mansion that Elvis Presley calledLondon Heathrow Historic tracks lead us on a tour through the heartland of great home. We have a fascinating insight into the King of Rock n Roll as we American music. From Nashville, home of Country Music, to the Blues, Soulview his preserved living quarters, as well as his car collections. ThisAll rail and coach transfersafternoon introduces us to the musical history of Memphis. We visitLuggage transfers on some and Rock n Roll of Memphis and the jazz of New Orleans, this culture-packedSun Studio, an iconic studio that lays claim to being the birthplace ofsections of the touradventure is a trip of a lifetime. rock n roll. We board Amtraks City of New Orleans service on Day 8.12 nights 3 and 4-Star hotel Its claimed that the blues spread along this route by rail, and we traceaccommodationthe journey through Mississippi to Louisiana. We alight in Hammond FLIGHT UPGRADES FROM 250 PER PERSON EACH WAY - SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY and take a coach to the Oak Valley Plantation for a guided tour. The2 breakfastsrestored house stands as a testament to the grand lives of Louisiana landowners and the suffering of those enslaved here. We continue toAll tour excursionsNew Orleans, where we check into our hotel for three nights.MARDI GRASREGIONAL DEPARTURES AVAILABLEDays 9-11 - New Orleans and Houston from Birmingham, Newcastle, This mornings tour introduces us to the renowned French Quarter.Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh and On our 12th Feb 2023 departure we experience theWe stop at Caf Du Mond for a beignet, a deep-fried choux pastry,Aberdeen from 50 per person.marvel of legendary Mardi Gras, one of Americasand coffee. Following some free time, we board a traditional paddle biggest and oldest traditions, from our includedsteamer for a sightseeing cruise along the Mississippi River, taking in2022 TOUR DATESgrandstand seats.the site of the Battle of New Orleans. Youre free to enjoy your evening in the city. Day 10 is free to soak up the splendour the Big Easy. AApr 17 2,995 Sep 25 2,895The Carnival of Mardi Gras refers to the period ofwander through the colourful streets offers an excellent introductionMay 15 2,795 Oct 2 2,795feasting and festivities that begins on the Christianto the eclectic architecture that stretches back centuries, or BourbonJun 12 2,895 30 2,795Feast of the Epiphany in January, and ends onStreet is the place to go for a lively atmosphere and great cocktails.WeSep 11 2,895Mardi Gras - known as the final day of revelryleave New Orleans behind on Day 11 and board our Amtrak service to before Lent begins. When we visit New Orleans inHouston. Found in larger-than-life Texas, Houston is the home of Space2023 TOUR DATESFebruary, we find the high-spirited celebrations inCenter Houston and mission control for many space expeditions.full swing. Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience, asFeb 12 3,195 Jun 11 2,845we witness an explosion of exuberant colour andDays 12-14 - Houston and home Apr 30 2,695 Sep 10 2,895vitality, with floats making their way through theWe discover Houston today, as we visit NASAs Lyndon B. JohnsonMay 14 2,795 Oct 29 2,795streets painted in vibrant hues of purple, green,Space Center, a research institute and the bustling hub of human and gold - standing for justice, faith, and power. Tour Code: DSG| per person based on 2 spaceflight activity. We explore the visitor centre, seeing the historicsharing. Deposit from 490 per person. Mission Control of Houston, we have a problem fame, alongsideSupplement for solo travellers from 995. Please displays dedicated to NASAs history.Our explorations of the southnote the itinerary for 2022 departures may come to an end on Day 13, as we transfer to the airport for ourdiffer, please call for more details. For the latest guidance on entry requirements, please visit overnight flight home, where we land on Day 14. www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice60 USA Call us on 01904 527194 or visit GreatRail.com for more details 61"