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...

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.

Visit Nashville Tennessee (6 nights) Muscle Shoals Alabama (4 nights)  and Memphis Tennessee (2 nights) With visits to Lynchburg Tennessee, Tupelo Mississippi and much more.
 
Southern Style

SOUTHERN STYLE - 12 Nights (Plus one in flight)

DEPARTURE DATES IN 2019 and 2020*

  • 21st May 2019 SAVE UP TO £500*
  • 14th September 2019 LIMITED SPACE REMAINING
  • 19th May 2020
  • 19th September 2020
  • 2021 Dates coming soon...
* A £200 per person deposit is required at  the time of booking to secure your places. 2020 Prices will be held at 2019 prices for bookings made before 31st March 2019 - Thereafter the price will be £2649 per person
*Discount dependent on room occupancy - call for details

 

OUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • Return Flights from the UK
  • Airport to Hotel Transfer
  • 6 Nights Nashville Tennessee
  • 4 Nights Muscle Shoals Alabama
  • 2 Nights Memphis

Also includes visits to Lynchburg Tennessee, Franklin Kentucky, Redbay Alabama and Tupelo Mississippi.

TOURING

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

MEALS

  • 12 breakfasts
  • 4 Lunches - in well known locations
  • 4 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 Music at Flobama
  • Music & Dancing at the Rattlesnake Saloon

PRE PAID ATTRACTIONS

  • RCA Studio B
  • Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Guided Dry County Tour - Jack Daniel's Distillery
  • Tour of Fountanel Mansion
  • Tour of Helen Keller Home
  • Tour of FAME Recording Studios
  • Muscle Shoals Sound
  • Big River Broadcasting
  • Tour of Cypress Moon Studio
  • Tom's Wall
  • Alabama Hall of Fame
  • Admission to Elvis' Birthplace
  • Tour of Elvis Presley's Graceland Mansion
  • Lisa Marie & Houndog 2
  • Sun Studio Tour
  • Redbay Museum (Home of Tammy Wynette)
  • 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 8)

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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
  • Welcome drinks in the hotel bar.

Day 2

  • 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 in Franklin
  • Visit Old Friends
  • VIsit Old Friends, Mennonites and More

Day 4

  • Free Time in Nashville
  • Option – Self Guided visit to the Ryman Auditorium – the most famous home of the Grand Ole Opry!
  • Evening - Early 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 - Hendersonville - Johnny Cash & June Carter Graves and Shopping
  • Optional - evening entertainment - George Jones Rooftop Bar
  • Optional - Ray Stevens' fabulous new Nashville Dinner & Show "CabaRay" (Extra Cost)

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 - Patsy Cline 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 - 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.
  • Muscle Shoals Sound - 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.
  • Cypress Moon - The second home of Muscle Shoals Sound - is still a working Studio. Meet the owner Tonya Holly and possibly some session musicians and songwriters on your visit.
  • Group 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.
  • Dinner on your own and Live Music at Flobama

Day 9

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

Day 10

  • Travel to Tupelo Mississippi (1.5hr 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...
  • Visit the hardware store where Elvis bought his first guitar!
  • Leave Tupelo for the short journey to Redbay Alabama for a Group Lunch
  • Tour Redbay Museum (Home of Tammy Wynette)

Day 11

  • Before we leave Alabama, we will visit the Music Hall of Fame - you will be surprised how many artists are featured there. (You may even have met a few!!)
  • Travel from Alabama to Memphis Tennessee
  • 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 - Vernon's Smokehouse
    • Check in to the hotel and freshen up!
  • Visit Historic Beale Street (Suggestion - Jerry Lee Lewis Cafe & Bar)
  • 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
    • Option - Memphis Pyramid
  • Overnight Memphis

Day 13

  • Depart Hotel – for Memphis Airport

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