Sounds of the South Fly Drive
The lively French Quarter, New Orleans
Visit Graceland, Elvis’ extravagant mansion, near Memphis
The Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville
Drive through scenic Tennessee and balmy Louisiana
Music lovers will relish this gentle journey through America’s Deep South.
The warm sounds of jazz, blues and country music float on the heavy southern air as your fly drive follows the Mississippi to discover how this region and its music are inextricably linked. Start your journey is Nashville, known as Music City and the home of country music. Continue to Memphis to visit Graceland and enjoy a night out on Beale before finishing in the bayou country at New Orleans.
UK to Nashville
Touchdown in the home of country music and explore how the music of the rural Tennessee communities came to the mainstream. Visit The District, famous for its live music venues, and see the accolades at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Our holiday includes the Music City Passport giving you entry to all the top attractions.
Nashville to Memphis
Considered by many to be the most musical city in the world, rock ‘n’ roll and blues seem to spill from every bar and every open window. Visit the home of The King and learn about his extraordinary life, career and legacy on a trip to Graceland. Whether you are a fan of Elvis’ music or not, this intriguing museum reveals the man behind the mania. Tour Sun Studios then, as night falls, head to the neon lights and live music of Beale St.
Distance approx: 212 Mi
Time to travel approx: 3 hour 10 minutes
The warm southern air drips with the long slow notes of jazz music as you walk the length of legendary Bourbon Street. Discover other styles too – Cajun and zydeco – born out of the city’s varied influences. We recommend finishing your holiday with a romantic evening jazz cruise on the Mississippi River.
Distance approx: 395 Mi
Time to travel approx: 5 hour 45 minutes