Journey Beyond the Ordinary with Luxury Gold

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The Sumptuous Soul of America with Luxury Gold!

Two of life’s greatest pleasures – music and food – are at the forefront of this sensual journey through the American heartland. Start in Chicago, a great food city also known for its jazz and blues. Travel south to the musical meccas of Nashville and Memphis. Then head down through the Mississippi Delta and on to zesty New Orleans.

Date: 27 May 2018

Duration: 14 Days

From: €5,581pps

 

VIP Experiences:

  • Louisville: Visit Churchill Downs on a private tour and meet the world famous horse jockey, Charles Woods Jr.
  • Nashville: Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and get a private behind the scenes look at the songwriting process with a local songwriter and singer.

 

Journey Highlights:

  • Chicago: Appreciate the variety of impressive styles and achievements in design during your architectural river cruise, as a Local Expert reveals how the city was transformed after the Great Fire of 1871.
  • Memphis: Visit the National Civil Rights Museum.

 

Exceptional Dining:

  • Chicago: Experience a Highlight Dinner at a classic Chicago chophouse, Gibson’s Bar and Steakhouse.
  • Natchez: Learn to make the signature drink of the South, the Mint Julep, before an elegant, four-course Southern dinner in the period surroundings of the Monmouth Historic Inn and Gardens.
  • New Orleans: Join your Travelling Concierge for a Farewell Celebration Dinner accompanied by a lively jazz trio at Arnaud’s.
  • Dining Summary: 13 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch and 8 Dinners.

 

Luxury Hotels:

  • New Orleans: The iconic family-owned Hotel Monteleone offers an unparalleled combination of Southern hospitality, world-class service and historic surroundings inside the French Quarter.
  • St Louis: Four Seasons Hotel St Louis is a five-star hotel with epic views of the Gateway Arch, located in the heart of downtown.
  • Chicago: Experience a world class Chicago hotel at The Gwen.
  • Louisville: A favourite of Kentucky Derby attendees, The Brown Hotel is an opulent choice amongst travellers who will find a blend of Georgian Elegance, timeless Southern charm and impeccable service.
  • Memphis: The Westin Memphis Beale Street Hotel connects you to the unmistakable sound, culture and history of the blues, whilst offering you a soothing and relaxing retreat.

 

Terms and Conditions

  • Price shown is per person for twin share and includes EPD. Single supplements may apply.
  • Flights are excluded.
  • This offer is subject to availability and can be withdrawn or amended at any time without notice.
  • Book and pay in full by April 27 2018

 

Southern Grace

Step into the heartland of soul music, as you travel from Nashville through Memphis on to New Orleans. Take your reserved seat at the world-famous Grand Ole Opry in Nashville and enjoy a private meeting and tour alongside Elvis’ close friend at Graceland, Memphis. Along the way, you’ll meet local singer-songwriters, taste the region’s renowned cuisine and experience southern hospitality at its best.

Date: 01 June 2018

Duration: 9 Days

From: €5,586pps

 

VIP Experiences:

  • Memphis: Meet Elvis’ close friend for a tour of Graceland before sitting down to a dinner on the grounds in Memphis.
  • Nashville: Join the ranks of superstar musicians like Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson and record a song at legendary Studio B, take home the recording as a truly unique souvenir.
  • New Orleans: Visit Houmas House, the crown jewel of Louisiana’s river road, voted best Louisiana attraction for 2017.

Journey Highlights:

  • Memphis: Visit Sun Studios, where famous music icons like Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis and Johnny Cash recorded revolutionary albums.
  • Nashville: Attend a live taping of the Grand Ole Opry, America’s longest-running live radio program.
  • Natchez: At Frogmore Plantation, contrast early 19th century cotton plantation life with the modern processes of today.
  • New Orleans: Visit Houmas House, the crown jewel of Louisiana’s river road, voted best Louisiana attraction for 2017.

 

Exceptional Dining:

  • New Orleans: Discover the flair of Creole cuisine during a live demonstration and cooking class, followed by a special Highlight Dinner.
  • Memphis: Private, after hours, visit of Graceland, followed by a home-style cooked meal, favored by the King himself.
  • Dining Summary: 8 Breakfasts and 5 Dinners.

 

Luxury Hotels:

  • Memphis: The Westin Memphis Beale Street Hotel connects you to the unmistakable sound, culture and history of the blues, whilst offering you a soothing and relaxing retreat.
  • Nashville: Experience the finest in Southern hospitality at Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown.
  • Natchez: The Monmouth Historic Inn & Gardens offers a unique combination of hospitality, world-class service and luxurious surroundings.
  • New Orleans: The iconic Hotel Monteleone offers an unparalleled combination of Southern hospitality, world-class service and historic surroundings inside the French Quarter

Terms and Conditions

  • Price shown is for twin share. Single supplements may apply.
  • Flights are excluded.
  • This offer is subject to availability and can be withdrawn or amended at any time without notice.
  • Book and pay in full by 27 April 2018

Author Information

Travel Agent: The Travel Corporation