America’s Musical Heritage

08/22/2019 through 10/13/2020
08/22/2019 through 10/16/2020
Globus

On this Southern US tour, visit the cities and landmarks that have influenced America’s musical heritage-country, rock-n-roll, soul, blues, and jazz with Elvis Presley also thrown into the mix. Start in Nashville and visit the Country Music Hall of Fame; RCA Studio B, one of the country’s most important recording studios; and the Grand Ole Opry, where you have reserved seats. In Memphis, visit the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, celebrating the great Memphis soul music; Sun Studio, the most famous recording studio, which launched the careers of Elvis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, and more; and Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Travel deep into the heart of the Mississippi Delta, the “Birthplace of the Blues,” and visit the Delta Blues Museum, dedicated to the history and legends that made this style of music popular.

Other musical landmarks on this tour include the B.B. King Museum and the Delta Music Museum, where you will learn more about Louisiana Delta musicians such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Mickey Gilley, and more.

But that’s not all…in addition to musical heritage, you’ll also have the opportunity to learn about life on a plantation and cruise through the swampy waterways of Atchafalaya Basin. Plus, Globus has arranged unique experiences for you throughout this Southern US tour. Enjoy a special lunch with a private musician at Ground Zero Blues Club, owned by actor Morgan Freeman, and dinner at an antebellum mansion in Natchez. A special treat is the opportunity for you to make a recording at RCA Studio B that you can take home with you! It’s a vacation no music lover should miss!

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NASHVILLE
[LF] Visit and make a recording at RCA Studio B; sightseeing with a Local Guide including a visit to Honky Tonk Row; visit the Country Music Hall of Fame; reserved seats at the Grand Ole Opry

MEMPHIS
Visit Sun Studios and the Stax Museum of American Soul Music; sightseeing tour with a Local Guide; visit Graceland

CLARKSDALE
Visit the Delta Blues Museum; [LF] lunch at Morgan Freeman’s Ground Zero Blues Club with private entertainment

GREENWOOD
Sightseeing with a Local Guide, including sites from the movie The Help

INDIANOLA
Visit the B.B. King Museum

NATCHEZ
Enjoy dinner at an [LF] antebellum mansion

FROGMORE
Visit the Delta Music Museum; visit a cotton plantation

LAFAYETTE
[LF] Special program at Martin Accordions; cruise on the Atchafalaya Basin

GREAT RIVER ROAD
Guided visit of Houmas House Plantation

NEW ORLEANS
Sightseeing, farewell dinner

Itinerary

Day 1 Nashville
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Day 2 Nashville
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Day 3 Nashville – Memphis
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Day 4 Memphis. Excursion To Graceland
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Day 5 Memphis – Clarksdale – Greenwood
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Day 6 Greenwood – Indianola – Natchez
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Day 7 Natchez – Frogmore – Lafayette
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Day 8 Lafayette – Houmas House Plantation – New Orleans
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Day 9 New Orleans
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Day 10 New Orleans
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