Regional Music Tour:
all-inclusive package is such a
value because it includes
the following fabulous features:
This tour package begins in Memphis, ends in Atlanta and is offered on the following departure dates:
All prices are subject to change and availability.
Optional extended stay in Atlanta also can be added.
Terms and conditions: A $250 PER PERSON, nonrefundable deposit is required at time of reservation. Payment in full is due 45 days before the tour departure. Payments accepted by check, money order or most major credit cards. A $30 handling charge will be assessed for reservation changes. All prices are $US and subject to change and availability.
Cancellation Waiver and Insurance is available for $149 - $179 per person and highly recommended. Call for details of this Travel Protection Plan option.
Note: Shows are based on ticket availability and show schedules. If unforeseen conditions necessitate changes, the itinerary may vary with shows substituted with the best alternatives available.
To make your reservation for this tour:
Phone: 1-800-331-5601 or 1-703-556-9010
M-F 9am-5pm Eastern Time Zone)
or e-mail: GetAway@QualityTravelServices.com
All package rates are accurate at the time of printing; however, they are subject to change without notice. Prices shown are based on specific dates of travel and are subject to availability. Special Event and Holiday Packages prices and policies may vary. Charges imposed by hotels for items such as telephone calls, parking, or amenities are not included in package prices.
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|Day 1: Arrive Memphis, Tennessee (Sat.) Welcome to Memphis, the “Home of the
Blues.” This evening, mix and mingle with your
traveling companions at 6 pm, for a welcome
drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for
your upcoming adventure. (WR)|
Day 2: Memphis (Sun.) This morning, enjoy a guided tour of the city including a tour of the Rock N Soul Museum, which traces Memphis’ cultural and musical past and features the Smithsonian’s Social Crossroads exhibition. Continue to the gardens and mansions of Elvis Presley’s Graceland, named a National Historic Landmark in 2006. You’ll also be able to board his private jet. The remainder of your day is free to explore on your own; perhaps visit the National Civil Rights Museum. Located at the Lorraine Motel, site of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., it traces the civil rights movement. (B,D)
Day 3: Memphis to Nashville (Mon.) Depart for Nashville. Upon arrival, experience this city up close and personal with a sightseeing tour of landmarks with a Local Guide, including Centennial Park’s full-size replica of Athens’ Parthenon and the recording studios of Music Row. This evening you may opt to join an excursion to Nashville Nightlife, combining dinner and the best of Music City’s country entertainment. (B)
Day 4: Nashville (Tue.) Today, visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to see its rich collection of costumes, memorabilia, instruments, photographs, and, of course, Elvis Presley’s “solid gold” Cadillac. Also, visit historic RCA Studio B - once a recording home of Elvis Presley. You’ll even have the chance to make your own recording and take it home with you! Tonight you have reserved seats for an unforgettable show at the world-famous Grand Ole Opry, the mecca for country musicians. (B)
Day 5: Nashville to Louisville, Kentucky (Wed.) Head into the heart of Kentucky bluegrass country. At Sinking Spring Farm, Abraham Lincoln’s birthplace, see a replica of the original log cabin preserved as a shrine to the best-loved of American presidents. In Bardstown, visit My Old Kentucky Home State Park, where Stephen Foster composed Kentucky’s anthem. Continue to the world’s largest bourbon distiller, the Jim Beam Distillery, showcasing some of the world’s finest bourbon, its production process, and the beautiful T. Jeremiah Beam home. (B,D)
Day 6: Louisville to Lexington (Thu.) Start your day at Churchill Downs, home of the “greatest two minutes in sports.” Experience a morning on the track with a preview of the process of training world-class thoroughbreds during their early morning workout and a visit to the stables. Next, experience Derby Day from the starting gate to the finish line at the Kentucky Derby Museum. This afternoon, travel the Bluegrass Parkway to Lexington for a visit of the fascinating Kentucky Horse Park, where legends like Man o’ War and Secretariat conquered the racing world. Stops include the International Museum of the Horse; the Hall of Champions, where famous horses from the past enjoy their retirement; the Parade of Breeds; and many exhibits and demonstrations. Pay your respects to Seabiscuit’s great rival, War Admiral. He’s buried at the foot of his father’s famous statue, alongside the great Man o’ War himself. (B)
Day 7: Lexington to Smoky Mountain National Park - Gatlinburg, North Carolina (Fri.) This morning, depart for Gatlinburg, nestled at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains. Journey along the spectacular Newfound Gap Road through Great Smoky Mountains National Park, America’s most visited national park. As you travel to Clingmans Dome, the highest peak in the park, witness the mist or blue haze that surrounds the mountains for which the park is named. Upon arrival in Gatlinburg, enjoy an orientation tour. (B,D)
Day 8: Gatlinburg - Excursion to Dollywood, Pigeon Forge (Sat.) Spend the day at world-famous Dollywood, an 88-acre landscaped theme park inspired by Dolly Parton and her love for the mountains, family, and country music. Before entering the park, stop in Pigeon Forge with time to shop for unique pottery and regional crafts. This evening, join an optional excursion to the Dixie Stampede, showcasing a hearty country dinner and an action-packed show. (B)
Day 9: Gatlinburg to Atlanta, Georgia (Sun.) Travel east through the Smoky Mountains to Asheville, North Carolina. a city steeped in history. Step back in time and experience Gilded Age elegance at America’s largest home, George Vanderbilt’s 250-room Biltmore House. Much of the architecture in downtown was constructed by the same craftspeople who built Biltmore House. Asheville boasts more Art Deco architecture than any southeastern city other than Miami Beach. This evening, gather for tonight’s special farewell dinner hosted by your Tour Director. (B,D)
Day 10: Depart Atlanta (Mon.) Travel south to Atlanta for a morning city tour with a Local Guide focusing on the downtown area and the elegant residential neighborhoods that reflect a pride in tradition. Highlights of the tour include Peachtree Plaza, Olympic Village, the CNN Headquarters, and the Governor’s Mansion. The tour ends at Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport where this vacation ends with guests departing on individual schedules. Please schedule flights after 3pm. (B)