From the best of country to rock ‘n roll icons, if you’re a fan of great music, this itinerary is the one for you!
Nashville is synonymous with country music and has been the stomping ground for some of the most legendary performers the world has ever seen. You will have three nights to discover them for yourself, from the Jonny Cash Museum to experiencing the thrill of live country music at the place that put Nashville on the map.
Then it’s time to relocate to Memphis, another icon of the American music scene. Here, you’ll enjoy a trip to Graceland, home of the King himself, where you can see the beautiful mansion first-hand, and hear the tales of Elvis Presley’s glittering career.
New Orleans is next on the list, renowned globally for its jazz music scene. Included on this stop is a Paddlewheeler Jazz cruise with dinner, which will see you rolling down the Mississippi as music fills the air. At the end of this incredible journey, embark Brilliance of the Seas and enjoy your next week of wind-down bliss. Continue to enjoy the music on your various ports of call, or kick back and relax, reflecting on what an amazing holiday you’ve had.
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Fly from the UK to Nashville.
On arrival, take your private transfer to your four-star hotel for a three-night stay.
Grand Ole Opry Show
Experience the thrill of a live concert at Nashville’s premier country music stage, the world-renowned Grand Ole Opry. See new stars, superstars, and the legends of country music all in one evening. Unlike a typical concert, the Grand Ole Opry presents multiple artists at each show, giving the audience a variety of musical styles to enjoy at one event.
After your coach journey to Memphis, make your way to your four-star hotel for a three-night stay.
Elvis in Memphis tour including Graceland.
Memphis’ music scene is legendary, and the city’s most famous musical icon is Elvis Presley. On this private walking tour, explore the city in the footsteps of Elvis, and visit sites such as his childhood home, the place where he very first worked and the studio where he signed his first contract. After lunch, spend the afternoon at Graceland on a VIP tour, the place the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll called home. Explore the beautiful mansion, walk the gardens where he found peace and where his family grew up, tour the aircraft that he traveled on from show to show, and encounter Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment complex for an unforgettable experience featuring legendary costumes, artifacts, and personal mementos from Elvis and his family. Spanning 120 acres, Graceland is visited by millions of fans each year who grew up listening to to his remarkable music and want to experience for themselves, a part of Elvis’s world.
After your AMTRAK train journey to New Orleans, take your private transfer to your four-star hotel for a three-night stay.
Steamboat Evening Jazz cruise with Dinner.
Step back in time on a New Orleans jazz cruise with dinner aboard a historic paddlewheeler boat. Treat yourself to a delightful evening out on the mighty Mississippi River accompanied by the tunes of a Dixieland jazz band.
As you board her open-air decks to the drifting sounds of live jazz, the sun slips behind the horizon, painting the sky in shades of pink and gold. For a pure New Orleans experience, you can opt to enjoy a lavish Creole buffet dinner onboard filled with New Orleans cuisine. Fill your plate with classics like delicious jambalaya, red beans and rice, and chicken and sausage gumbo, paired perfectly with crumbly hunks of cornbread.
Take to the dance floor to move and groove to the sounds of Dixieland jazz, consider grabbing a craft cocktail from the onboard bar, or step outside to enjoy the fresh air as you sail down the Mississippi at twilight.
Take your private transfer to the port and embark Brilliance of the Seas. Depart New Orleans.
With its lively tropical reefs, crystal-clear waters and ancient ruins, Cozumel is ripe for one-of-a-kind adventures. Cruise to Cozumel and head to Chankanaab National Park, where you can snorkel amongst the colourful reefs and schools of tropical fish that give this island its premier diving status. Or travel back in time on an adventure through the towering Maya ruins of Tulum. When you’ve finished exploring, unwind with a beachside massage at Playa Mia. From culture-savouring to soaking up sunshine, you’ll find a world of adventure waiting for you in Cozumel.
Puerto Costa Maya, Mexico
Past meets present in Costa Maya. Cruise to Costa Maya and find ancient Maya ruins and mysterious jungles just begging to be explored, as well as private beach clubs and trendy restaurants – all in one place. It’s 250 square miles of paradise packed with entertainment and history, all just 30 miles south of Cancun. The Great Maya Reef just off the coast is the second largest in the world – it’s a must-snorkel spot. Or you can kick back at the port village of Mahahual with an ice-cold michelada – a spicy beer cocktail – in hand. For a culture fix, head to the Kohunlick ruins to see the famous Temple of the Masks.
Grand Cayman is where the high life meets island life. This international banking haven is as much known for award-winning beaches as for the flocks of celebrities and high rollers that frequent them. You can sip Cayman Mama’s while rubbing shoulders with the global glitterati. During your Grand Cayman cruise, you can snorkel with stingrays in Stingray City. Treat your inner foodie at eateries established by acclaimed top chefs like Michael Schwartz, or chow down on conch fritters by the seashore. You can even soak up some rays at one of the beaches voted best in the world, Seven Mile Beach. And do it all in the same day.
Disembark in New Orleans and take your private transfer to the airport for your return overnight flight to the UK.