Taste of the Deep South

Monday 2 December 2013

Join Saga Holidays’ magical, musical tour of the southern United States Visit music capitals where jazz, country and rock’n’roll all started Mardi Gras and Jazz Heritage Festival dates available

Taste of the Deep South

Tune in to the musical heritage of the American Deep South and dream of Glenn Miller during a stay at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel, in Tennessee, before moving on to the country music capital of the world, Nashville.

Rock and roll to Tupelo to visit the shack where Elvis was born and contrast his humble beginnings with Graceland, the King’s flamboyant mansion in Memphis. Travel south to Vicksburg and Baton Rouge before staying in New Orleans for three nights.

Join a jazz cruise and dine on board a traditional paddle steamer on the Mississippi River. Next stop, Montgomery to visit the church where Martin Luther King preached and pioneered the civil rights movement.

Spend the last day in Atlanta before flying back overnight to the UK, where a chauffeur will be waiting to make holiday extra special – right to your door.

Mardi Gras departure

New Orleans’ Mardi Gras celebrations coincide with the February 24, 2014 departure so get ready to join carnival.

Jazz festival departure

Jazz fans should make a musical note of the April 23, 2014 departure tie in with the annual New Orleans Jazz Heritage Festival from April 26 to May 5.

Price from £2099 for 13 nights, with departures February to April 2014, includes VIP door-to-door chauffeur service, return flights, airport taxes, accommodation, all breakfasts and one dinner welcome drink, excursions as described, porterage, tour manager, travel insurance and cancellation cover.

For details visit saga.co.uk/special-interest or call 0800 056 6078.

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For images contact email: naomi.thornton@saga.co.uk

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