Music & Rhythms of the South

3 men in a circle playing guitars, Nashville

Self-drive Holidays

If you’re looking to get into a Southern frame of mind there’s only one way to do it, and that’s through the music. Following the roots of Country, Blues and Jazz, you’ll set off from Atlanta, Georgia, on a musical odyssey packed full of surprises. This rhythmical road trip heads north to Nashville before following the Mississippi south to Memphis and New Orleans. It’s a chance to live life on the road as you keep the radio locked to your favourite station and stop for Creole and Cajun cuisine along the way. Alongside Dollywood, Graceland, and the Grand Ole Opry, you’re never far from a live music venue. And when you finally enter the Big Easy, best advice is to become one with the river and just go with the flow. This is the most affordable way to experience the Southern states without having to stick to anybody else’s schedule. It’s the trip you always wanted to take, and there’s no better place to start than right here.

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  • Award-winning holidays
  • ATOL protected
  • Incredible value



12 nights in hotels

Excursions and visits

  • Gatlinburg, gateway to the Smoky Mountains
  • Learn how to line dance in country music saloons
  • Dive into the blues bars on Beale Street, Memphis
  • Optional visits to Graceland and Dollywood
  • Plantation estate mansions in Natchez
  • Musical heritage museums and Civil War history parks
  • Listen to live jazz in New Orleans

Not included

  • International flights
  • Visas (if required)
  • Activities, sightseeing and attraction entrance fees
  • National Parks Pass (or entry fees)
  • Resort Fees (if required by any of your chosen hotels)


Economy car rental (13 days) with unlimited mileage, third party insurance and CDW – please ask for vehicle upgrades and full terms & conditions

Personalised digital destination guide & driving instructions (accessed via online/mobile app, and printable at home)


  • 12 nights

  • North America . USA . Georgia . Atlanta . Louisiana . New Orleans . Tennessee . Gatlinburg . Memphis . Nashville

  • International flights not included

From £1,647 per person

Mon - Fri: 9am - 8pm

Saturday: 9am - 6pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm


Duration: 13 days


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