If you’re a fan of great music, this itinerary is the one for you!
Nashville is synonymous with country music ans has been the stomping ground for some of the most legendry performers the world has ever seen. You will have three nights to discover then for yourself, from the Johnny Cash Museum and hop-on hop-off trolley train 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 tour of the city, complete with a stop at Sun Studio.
New Orleans is next on the list, renowned globally for its jazz music scene. Included on this stop is a steamboat 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.
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Fly from the UK to Nashville, Tennesse.
On arrival, take your private transfer to your four-star hotel for a three-night stay.
Enjoy the Nashville Fun Pass which includes the Johnny Cash Museum, hop-on hop-off trolley train, moonshine tasting & more.
After your coach to Memphis, make your way to your four-star hotel for a three-night stay.
Memphis City Tour with Sun Studio
This tour encompasses some of the most iconic sights in Memphis. Highlights include a visit to the National Civil Rights Museum, where you will gain a deeper understanding of the civil rights movement. Stand in the very spot where Martin Luther King Jr. was tragically assassinated, and learn about the brave individuals who fought for equality and justice. You will also stop at Sun Studio, a historical recording studio often referred to as the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll. Arguably one of the most influential studios in history, it hosted performers such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis.
Take the Amtrak train from Memphis to New Orleans and make your way to your four-star hotel for a three-night stay.
Steamboat NATCHEZ evening jazz cruise with dinner
Take your private transfer to the port and embark Brilliance of the Seas for your seven-night Caribbean cruise. 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.