8 days (10 with extension)
Group size: 18-35 travelers
Travel along the Mississippi River to see the best of the South.
Experience the diverse landscapes, welcoming people, and robust flavors of the deep South. You’ll start in colorful New Orleans, which bursts with life around the clock. Explore antebellum architecture at its finest in Natchez and uncover Civil War history in Vicksburg. Then, discover the musical Meccas of Memphis and Nashville, which offer up bluesy roots, country rhythms, and unique cultures.
Your tour package includes
7 nights in handpicked hotels
4 three-course dinners
6 guided sightseeing tours
Expert Tour Director & local guides
Private deluxe motor coach
St. Louis Cemetery, the French Quarter, Antebellum Natchez, Vicksburg National Military Park, the National Civil Rights Museum, Hermitage mansion
On this guided tour, you’ll walk for about 1.5 hours daily across mostly flat terrain, including paved roads and cobblestone streets, with some stairs.
We handpick every hotel to strike the balance of comfort, location, and local charm. While we can't confirm specific accommodations far in advance, these are common hotels for this tour and we're confident you'll be comfortable and satisfied.
Springhill Suites New Orleans Downtown
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
This downtown hotel is located between the Garden District and the French Quarter. Guests enjoy a fitness room, free Wi-Fi, and vibrant décor. Nearby, you’ll find Harrah's Casino, the National WWII Museum, and Bourbon Street.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Natchez
Natchez, Mississippi, United States
This riverfront hotel is located in the quaint downtown neighborhood. Guests enjoy a fitness center, pool, and laundry facilities. Nearby, you’ll find the Mississippi River, historic antebellum homes, and Grand Village of the Natchez Indians.
Springhill Suites Memphis Downtown
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
This downtown hotel is located next to Court Square. Guests enjoy a fitness center, pool, and free Wi-Fi. Nearby, you’ll find the Main Street Trolley, Beale Street, and Graceland.
Courtyard Nashville Vanderbilt
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
This modern inn is located in the West End neighborhood. Guests enjoy a fitness center, a pool, and, and event space. Nearby, you’ll find the Grand Ole Opry, Second Avenue, and the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Courtyard Louisville Downtown
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
This contemporary hotel is located in the downtown neighborhood. Guests enjoy a pool and fitness center. Nearby, you’ll find the Louisville Slugger Museum, the Louisville Zoo, and Churchill Downs.
Our team of experts will create a personalized flight itinerary for you. Meet up with friends, arrive early, stop over somewhere new, or stay longer — we've got you covered.