Join Travelling Time on this exclusive one of a kind Music Themed Holiday!  With no long bus journeys, you have more time to enjoy yourself! This fun filled, value for money tour is not to be missed!

ENJOY COUNTRY, SOUL, BLUES & ROCK 'N' ROLL...

Visit Nashville Tennessee (6 nights) Muscle Shoals Alabama (3 nights) Tupelo Mississippi (1 night) and Memphis Tennessee (2 nights)

SOUTHERN STYLE - 12 Nights (Plus one in flight)

DEPARTURE DATES IN 2018 and 2019*

  • 22nd May 2018
  • 15th September 2018
  • 29th September 2018
  • 21st May 2019
  • 14th September 2019
* A £200 per person deposit is required at  the time of booking to secure your places. 2019 Prices will be held at 2018 prices for bookings made before 31st March 2018 - Thereafter the price will be £2649 per person

If you want unforgettable memories and great value for money,  join us on our flagship tour "Southern Style" This tour will give you a taste of the South as it really is. It's an  informal, friendly and fun trip designed with music lovers in mind! You will discover all the different types of music born here and meet the people who created it and raised it! We have unique and exclusive access to people and places other companies simply cannot reach.

As you travel with us - just relax and enjoy the music and scenery, we take care of the rest. It's what we are good at! Hotels, food, show tickets and attraction passes, all the important stuff is looked after by us and we are always there with help and advice so that you can make the most of your all important free time.

 

OUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • Return Flights from the UK
  • Airport to Hotel Transfer
  • 6 Nights Nashville Tennessee
  • 3 Nights Muscle Shoals Alabama
  • 1 Night Tupelo Mississippi
  • 2 Nights Memphis

TOURING

  • Coach travel throughout
  • Travelling Time escorts and local guides
  • Welcome Meeting at Hotel

MEALS

  • 12 breakfasts
  • 5 Lunches - in well known locations
  • 5 Dinners - in iconic venues

PRE PAID MUSIC EVENTS

  • Live Music & Dancing at the Nashville Palace
  • Grand Ole Opry Show and Backstage Tour
  • Water, Light and Music Show in Spring Park
  • Live Show at Cypress Moon
  • Music & Dancing at the Rattlesnake Saloon

PRE PAID ATTRACTIONS

  • RCA Studio B
  • Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Guided Tour - Jack Daniel's Distillery
  • Tour of Fountanel Mansion
  • Tour of Helen Keller Home
  • Tour of FAME Recording Studios
  • Tour of Cypress Moon Studio
  • Alabama Hall of Fame
  • Admission to Elvis' Birthplace
  • Tour of Elvis Presley's Graceland Mansion
  • Sun Studio Tour
  • Stax Museum
  • Rock & Soul Museum
  • And a few Travelling Time Surprises along the way!

*Travelling Time are please to take private group bookings for Southern Style. If you are booking for your group - and these dates do not suit - please call our group department to check availability of other available dates. (Minimum party size 10)

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Escorted Tour Itinerary - Fixed Price - £2599 per person (Single Supplement Applies)

Day 1

  • Arrive Nashville
  • Shuttle Transfers to The Clarion Hotel Downtown
  • Free Time in Nashville to settle in!

Day 2

  • Welcome Meeting after breakfast
  • Historic RCA Studio B (Guided Tour) Visit historic RCA Studio B, the famous recording studio where Elvis recorded over 200 songs. Roy Orbison, Dolly Parton, and many more recorded classic hits here.
  • Self-Guided Tour of the Country Music Hall of Fame! Not just a museum; it's an experience with something for everyone. Rhinestone costumes, seasoned instruments, and tear-stained lyric sheets are only the beginning, as the museum is home to the largest collection of country music artifacts in the world.
  • Lunch on your own
  • Freetime in Nashville

Day 3

  • Visit to Prichards Distillery
  • Guided Tour of Fontanel Mansion
  • Travel to Franklin Kentucky
  • Sanford Duncan Inn
  • Group lunch at Tanglewood
  • Visit Old Friends
  • VIsit Old Friends, Mennonites and More
  • Group dinner and live music at The Brickyard Cafe

Day 4

  • Free Time in Nashville
  • Option – Self Guided visit to the Ryman Auditorium – the most famous home of the Grand Ole Opry!
  • Evening - Dinner and live music at Nashville Palace
  • Grand Ole Opry
  • Post Show Opry Backstage Tour (Guided)
  • A must-see in Nashville! Get a behind-the-scenes look at country music's most famous show. Take a tour following the Opry performance and see what's happening behind the big red curtain right after the show ends.

Day 5

  • Free Time in Nashville
  • Optional - evening entertainment - George Jones Rooftop Bar

Day 6

  • Free Time in Nashville
  • Optional - Nashville Cowboy Church - Music Valley
  • Optional - General Jackson Showboat Brunch Cruise (Extra Cost)
  • Optional - Johnny Cash Museum (Extra Cost)
  • Optional George Jones Museum (Extra Cost)

Day 7

  • Travel to Lynchburg Tennessee
  • Escorted Tour of Jack Daniels Distillery
  • Freetime in Lynchburg
  • Lunch at Miss Mary Bobo's
  • Travel to Muscle Shoals Alabama
  • Dinner and Drinks on your own in Florence Alabama

Day 8

  • After breakfast we will visit FAME Studios
  • Muscle Shoals Sound
    • FAME (Florence Alabama Music Enterprises) has been an integral part of American popular music from the late 1950s to the present. Artists who recorded there included Wilson Pickett, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Joe Tex, Candi Staton, Paul Anka, Tom Jones, Etta James, Andy Williams, The Osmonds and many others.
    • Stop for photo opportunity at 3614 Jackson Hwy (original Muscle Shoals Sound Studio)
    • - The original Muscle Shoals Sound Studios building is located at 3614 Jackson Highway and is listed on The National Register of Historic Places. Although the original Muscle Shoals Sound Studios relocated to an updated and larger facility on Alabama Avenue in Sheffield, the building still sees occasional use as a recording studio.
  • Lunch at Claunch Cafe
  • Water, Light & Music Show in Spring Park
    • This show offers a spectacular display of dancing waters, with 51 flumes propelling water 150 feet into the air; choreographed to the music of Alabama's nationally known artists with a focus on those who recorded in Muscle Shoals.
  • Concert at Cypress Moon Studio

Day 9

  • Visit Tom's Wall
  • Big River Broadcasting Tour
  • Lunch and Free time in Florence
  • Tour of The Helen Keller Home
  • Our evening entertainment is at The Rattlesnake Saloon
  • Overnight Muscle Shoals

Day 10

  • Alabama Music Hall of Fame Tour
  • Leave Muscle Shoals and travel to Tupelo Mississippi (2 hour drive)
  • Admission to Elvis' Birthplace Home, Museum & Chapel
    • We all know about the meteoric rise to fame. We all know about the mansion called Graceland. We all know how it ended. Here you can see how it began...
  • Freetime in Tupelo - perhaps visiting the hardware store where Elvis bought his first guitar!
  • Dinner at The South Restaurant
  • Overnight Tupelo

Day 11

  • Travel Tupelo to Memphis – 1 ½ hour drive
  • Admission to Graceland's Platinum Tour (self-guided with audio tour)
    • Graceland was the fulfillment of a promise Elvis made to his parents when he was a child. He would often tell them that one day he would be rich and buy them the finest house in town. At the time, that house was Graceland.
    • Lunch at Graceland's Chrome Grill
    • Check in to the hotel and freshen up!
  • Dinner and Music at Jerry Lee Lewis Cafe & Bar on historic Beale Street
  • Free Time in Memphis
  • Overnight Memphis

Day 12

  • Guided Tour of Sun Studio
    • The Birthplace of Rock N' Roll and home to the 'Million Dollar Quartet' (This is a description of Sun Studios)
  • Free Time In Memphis
    • Options – Rock & Soul Museum* and Stax Museum of American Soul Music*
    • Option - Visit the Peabody Hotel to see the Duck Parade
  • Overnight Memphis
  • *Free Admission Included but not part of our tour!

Day 13

  • Depart Hotel – for Memphis Airport

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