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MULTI-CENTRE FLY-DRIVE EXPERIENCE
A SOUTHERN SOJOURN
Atlanta Gatlinburg Nashville Memphis Natchez New Orleans
Mobile Montgomery Atlanta
168 miles 169 miles
YOUR ITINERARY INCLUDES
FREE airport to hotel transfer on arrival FREE car satellite navigation FREE tank of fuel
FREE personalised roadbook
DAY 10: NATCHEZ – NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA (207 miles)
Your drive along the Mississippi River will pass many plantation homes, any number of which are worth stopping off at for a tour.
Hotel: Maison Dupuy
DAY 11: NEW ORLEANS
Discover the appeal of ‘The Big Easy’ as you wander through the historic French District, cruise on an authentic Paddlewheeler, sample the amazing Cajun food or simply listen to the music drifting out of countless bars and clubs.
Hotel: Maison Dupuy
DAY 12: NEW ORLEANS – MOBILE, ALABAMA (146 miles)
You should aim to arrive in Mobile by lunchtime, allowing time to visit such sights as the USS Alabama, Mobile Bay, site of one the Civil War’s most famous battles, and Historic Oakleigh House. Hotel: Battlehouse Renaissance
DAY 13: MOBILE – MONTGOMERY
(168 miles)
Time spent in Montgomery will remind of the Civil Rights Movement era, with many sites bearing testament to high profile activists such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks.
Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites
DAY 14: MONTGOMERY – ATLANTA, GEORGIA (169 miles)
Before leaving Montgomery, dip into 19th-century ‘Old Alabama Town’, then head back to Atlanta, your journey’s end. Depending on your return or onward travel times, you may wish to spend an extra night in Atlanta.
232 miles 288 miles
NUMBER OF DAYS
14 DAYS
DAY 1: ATLANTA, GEORGIA
On arrival in Atlanta, make your way to your downtown hotel, and the rest of the day is then free for you to get to know the area.
Hotel: The Ellis
DAY 2: ATLANTA
Today, you should visit the birthplace and burial site of the one-time leader of the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King. Make time also for the World of Coca Cola and a CNN Studio Tour. Hotel: The Ellis
DAY 3: ATLANTA – CHATTANOOGA - GATLINBURG, TENNESSEE
(232 miles)
Before leaving Georgia, take a ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway. Then head for the Tennessee border and visit Chattanooga to experience its 13-mile paved Riverwalk and maybe cruise the Tennessee River.
Hotel: River Terrace Resort
DAY 4: GATLINBURG – NASHVILLE
(288 miles)
Head west towards Nashville, allowing time to stop at Knoxville for a stroll around the historic Market Square.
Hotel: Gaylord Opryland Resort
DAY 5: NASHVILLE
Be sure to take a tour of the Country Music Hall of Fame, Ryman Auditorium, where Johnny Cash met June Carter, and definitely try to take in a show at the world-famous country music venue, Grand Ole Opry.
Hotel: Gaylord Opryland Resort
212 miles
300 miles 207 miles
PRICES FROM
13 nights / 14 days – from £2299pp
Based on 2 people travelling
Price includes return flights from London
Hotel accommodation as stated
Compact sized car rental – Inclusive car rental insurance
DAY 6: NASHVILLE – MEMPHIS
(212 miles)
Before leaving Nashville, tour the stunning Belle Meade Plantation, dating back to 1807 and a true representation of Tennessee’s architecture and history. Arrive in Memphis to spend the evening in lively Beale Street.
Hotel: Peabody Memphis
DAY 7: MEMPHIS
A full day in Memphis to visit Sun Studio –
the birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll – the ‘Rock ‘n’ Soul’ museum and of course, ‘Graceland’, Elvis Presley’s one-time home and now his legacy.
Hotel: Peabody Memphis
DAY 8: MEMPHIS – INDIANOLA – NATCHEZ, MISSISSIPPI
(300 miles)
Once over the state border into Mississippi, there’s time to stop in Indianola for a visit to the museum of the legendary Blues singer, BB King, before driving through the cultural and historical sites of the Delta’s backroads.
Hotel: Monmouth Plantation
DAY 9: NATCHEZ
Set on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, a full day in Natchez will allow you to step back in time. Visit magnificent Longwood, a historical antebellum octagonal mansion, Natchez National Historical Park and the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians.
Hotel: Monmouth Plantation
146 miles


































































































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