Explore the sounds and spirit of the south and stop by the house of the King himself.

Visit Nashville, the capital of country music, and tour the recording studios of Music Row before heading to the Country Music Hall of Fame to record your own track. Memphis is the place for music lovers, bursting with the sounds of country, soul, blues and jazz, it was also the home of the King, Elvis Presley himself. New Orleans is one of America's most unique cities, where the spirit of the Old South still lives on. Explore the French Quarter around Jackson Square, follow in Mark Twain's footsteps and take a river cruise up the Mississippi.

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Time difference:

GMT -6 hours


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Flying time to destination:

Memphis: 10½ hours, New Orleans: 11¾ hours

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When to visit

Jan 16°c
Feb 18°c
Mar 21°c
Apr 25°c
May 29°c
Jun 31°c
Jul 32°c
Aug 32°c
Sep 30°c
Oct 26°c
Nov 21°c
Dec 18°c
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Pause for a moment on Bourbon Street in New Orleans and take in the sights and sounds of the unique French quarter – wonderful architecture, diverse colourful happy people, soulfull jazz – traditional and modern – and the delightful smells of Cajun cooking. A unique experience that will stay with you forever.

Sandy Dodd

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