Grand Southern Adventure
A wonderful meander through some of the best of America's south for those not wishing to hurry the experience.
- Stone Mountain Park
- Smoky Mountains National Park
- Grand Ole Opry
- Bourbon Street & the French Quarter
Cosmopolitan Atlanta dubbed "capital of the new South" offers great shopping, cultural attractions, fantastic bars and world class restaurants. Spend tonight and tomorrow exploring this exciting city.
Highlights: Stone Mountain Park.
If you can see only one city in the American Southeast, make it Savannah. Bringing together an exotic history with modern day living, rows of European townhouses border cobblestone streets and shady squares full of Grecian fountains, obelisks, and towering magnolias.
Highlights: Great fish and seafood restaurants and River Street – Savannah’s answer to Bourbon Street in New Orleans.
Charleston has suffered great fires, earthquakes, pirates, a civil war and a hurricane and weathered them all with grace and dignity. Indulge yourself in a little history, but at the same time enjoy some of it’s wonderful beaches.
Highlights: A boat trip to Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbour.
Continue your journey into North Carolina to the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. Stop en route at Chimney Rock Park for a spectacular view of the area.
In Asheville see Biltmore House, the former home of George Vanderbilt.
Highlights: Gateway to majestic Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Welcome to Nashville, ‘Music City USA’, the home of country music and some of America’s biggest recording companies.
Highlights: The Grand Ole Opry and The Country Music Hall of Fame.
Memphis is the place where blues came of age and where rock & roll was born. Discover world famous Beale Street , a key arena in which bluesmen from BB King to Howlin’ Wolf made their names.
Highlights: Tour Graceland and Sun Studios or visit the exceptional Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum in the new Gibson Guitar factory.
Continue to Mississippi State capital Jackson, famous for it’s antebellum homes and international museum exhibits.
Highlights: the Mississippi Governor’s Mansion and the Old Capitol Historical Museum.
Welcome to The Big Easy! Get to know New Orleans and its many sights and sounds. Take a steamboat trip along the Mississippi and sample some amazing Creole cuisine that this city is world famous for.
Highlights: Bourbon Street and the French Quarter.
Alabama’s coastal towns of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach boast over 32 miles of sugary white sands. As well the best outlet shopping in the state and a fantastic array of bars and restaurants.
Highlights: Night owls will love ‘Florabama’, the famous roadhouse beach bar on the Florida State line.
Home to the original Mardi Gras since 1703, that’s still celebrated every year in Mobile two weeks before Lent. The Carnival Museum tells a fascinating story of the festival and its history.
Highlights: Tour the nearby WWII battleship The USS Alabama, and take one of the various Wildlife boat rips and cruises out on the beautiful Bay of Mobile.
Alabama’s State capital is rich in history. This was where the first shot was ordered on Union troops starting the Civil War. Discover where the Civil Rights Movement gathered pace under the leadership of Dr Martin Luther King in key museums and landmarks.
Highlights: The Rosa Parks Museum and The Civil Rights Memorial. Also tour the State capitol where a bronze star marks the spot where Jefferson Davis was sworn in as president of the confederacy in 1861.
Make your way back to Atlanta to catch your flight home.
- Return flights from London (Please ask about other departure airports)
- 21 nights hotel accommodation and room tax
- Fully insured compact car hire
- A travel packet with itinerary, maps, suggestions, brochures
Daily Departures Year Round.
We can also offer this itinerary in a wide range of other accommodation types, including superior hotels, character properties and small inns.