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Boot Scoot N Blues

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The one that has you Rock 'n' Rolling your way through the best of the deep south

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  • Duration

    15 days

  • Places

    10 places

  • Meals

    11 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners

  • Transport Style

    Coach

  • Group Size

    Maximum 36 people

  • Team

    Expert Trip Manager and Driver team

Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, Houston, New Orleans, Memphis, Nashville, The Great Smoky Mountains, Atlanta, Lynchburg

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About this trip

Looking for the ultimate southern road trip? Take a venture to the deep south for 15 days of mouthwatering eats, bright lights, breathtaking national parks and music filled late nights. This trip will see you shimmying around the sights and delights of New Orleans, Nashville, Memphis and Austin to name just a few, with the show stopping glamping in the smoky mountains to top it all off, all to the sultry sound of sweet southern jazz and twittering songbirds.

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Map & Itinerary

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Nights spent per location

  1. Dallas/Fort Worth

  2. 2 2 nights

    Austin

  3. 1 1 night

    San Antonio

  4. 1 1 night

    Houston

  5. 3 3 nights

    New Orleans

  6. 2 2 nights

    Memphis

  7. 3 3 nights

    Nashville

  8. via via

    Lynchburg

  9. 2 2 nights

    The Great Smoky Mountains

  10. Atlanta

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DAY 1 - Dallas-Fort Worth to Austin

Dallas/Fort Worth

Feel the famed Southern hospitality as we meet up with the rest of our Contiki family in the ‘bigger is better’ scene of Dallas. From Fort Worth we’ll head to the decidedly more laid-back vibes of Austin.

Austin

 You can't say we don’t treat you. Diving straight into the local way of life, this evening you’ll get to know your new travel crew over an authentic & mouthwatering Texan BBQ.

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • See the State Capital Building, Moon Towers & The Driscoll Hotel

  • See the University of Texas

  • Visit Congress St

  • Feast on Texas BBQ

DAY 2 - Austin

Austin

Today is yours to get the low-down on Texan life. You have the option to take to two wheels to see the sights on a city bicycle tour, pick yourself out some new cowboy boots or kick-back poolside to preserve your energy for a night on the town – Austin has a world famous music scene for a good reason.

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Kayaking

  • Stand-Up Paddleboarding

DAY 3 - Austin to San Antonio

Austin

Having conquered Austin, we'll venture onto San Antonio...

San Antonio

Welcome to a charming melting pot of Spanish, Mexican & American infusions. After eating our way around the largest Mexican market outside of Mexico and enjoying a walking tour to get our bearings, a serene river walk will offer us shops, restaurants & music to soak up and enjoy.

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Walking tour to visit the Alamo, San Antonio Mission

  • River Walk

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • River Cruise

DAY 4 - San Antonio to Houston

San Antonio

Leaving San An feeling like a local, it's time to make our way to Texas' largest city.

Houston

With huge belt buckles & portion sizes to match, Houston city certainly lives up to its larger than life reputation.

DAY 5 - Houston to New Orleans

Houston

Bellies full of BBQ, we'll head to the romantic metropolis of New Orleans

New Orleans

The love-child of French & Caribbean culture, New Orleans will steal our hearts as soon as we arrive.

DAY 6 - New Orleans

New Orleans

We'll kick off the festivities today with a swoon-worthy walking tour of the French quarter, jamming in Jackson Square before sampling beignets & marveling at elegant, pre-war mansions, all to the sweet sounds of Southern jazz, of course. Then it's time to head for the New Orleans school of cooking to trade tales with your new friends over some traditional gumbo.

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Walking Tour of the French Quarter with tasting of pralines & beignets

  • EatWith Dinner in New Orleans with creole specialities & Southern hospitality

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Airboat Swamp Tour

    USD $60.00

DAY 7 - New Orleans

New Orleans

Now that you know New Orleans like one of the locals, it's your day to do your own thing. Stroll down Frenchmen street for the sounds of jazz and funk, head to the vast grassy oasis of the city park or check out the New Orleans museum of art for an extensive collection of gorgeous French masterpieces.

DAY 8 - New Orleans to Memphis

New Orleans

Bidding farewell to New Orleans, we're off to another musical mecca...

Memphis

Welcome to Memphis. It's time to pay homage to 'The King' today, as we're going to Graceland, the iconic home of Elvis. Then it's time to pay appreciation to another King, Martin Luther King JR, as we visit the Civil Rights museum, learning all about this vital force in the civil rights movement, before heading to sun studios, the place where Elvis recorded his very first song. What a day; and we're not even done with Memphis yet.

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • See the Civil Rights Museum & Sun Studios in Memphis

  • City Orientation

DAY 9 - Memphis

Memphis

Now we're nice and intimate with Memphis, it's your own day to explore. Take a taste of traditional food in downtown, visit the museum of soul music, check out the famous zoo and aquarium or take a tour of the Wiseacre brewery. No matter what you choose to do today, you'll fall in love with this melodic city.

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Visit the Legendary Sun Studios

  • Dinner at Blue City Café

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Visit Graceland

  • Rock & Soul Museum

    USD $10.00

DAY 10 - Memphis to Nashville

Memphis

See ya, Memphis, Nashville is calling!

Nashville

Pull those boots out. Home to some of the musical greats, this city also played a crucial role in the civil rights movement. Tonight we'll have dinner at the famous woolworths where the first sit-in took place to desegregate lunch counters.

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Dinner at Woolworths

DAY 11 - Nashville

Nashville

Today it's time for more nourishing Nashville. Truly a musical paradise, a tour around the Country Music Hall of Fame will give us the low down on this city's musical past. Then, with the smell of Southern delicacies in the air, the city is ours to explore.

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Country Music Hall of Fame

DAY 12 - Nashville

Nashville

Today is yours to explore Nashville but if you're into your music or just want to experience this place's local heritage, we recommend checking out the Johnny Cash museum, to learn all about one of the best selling artists of all time.

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Visit the Johnny Cash Museum

DAY 13 - Nashville to the Great Smoky Mountains via Lynchburg

Nashville

Thanks for the hospitality Nashville!

Lynchburg

Next, it's time to head Jack Daniels Distillery for a guided tour and whiskey sampling. before heading to the "Land of the Blue Smoke"

The Great Smoky Mountains

Named by the Cherokee for its bluish haze and mist like clouds, we'll settle down in this mountain paradise with our luxury glamping yurts, surrounded by pristine views and lush forestlands. Tonight we'll swap stories under the canvas of stars.

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Tour & Tasting of Jack Daniels Distillery

DAY 14 - Great Smoky Mountains

The Great Smoky Mountains

As well as all that natural beauty, the Smoky Mountains are packed with options for unforgettable adventure activities. Today you can try your hand at ziplining, soak up that scenery atop a horse or whizz around on your very own ATV. The choice is yours.

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • ATV

  • Ziplining

  • Horseback Riding

  • Pink Jeeps

DAY 15 - Great Smoky Mountains to Atlanta

The Great Smoky Mountains

Today, we travel to the cosmopolitan city of Atlanta where our tour ends on arrival.

Atlanta

Tissues on deck & souvenirs in tow, it's time to say our goodbyes. This has been the journey of a lifetime, so make sure to keep in contact for a reunion trip soon…

Where You'll Stay

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    Under Canvas Glamping

    The Great Smoky Mountains, United States

    A luxe glamping experience in the Smoky Mountains lets you sleep under the stars, with luxury amenities that keep things nice and cosy

    2 nights

  • 14 nights

    All accommodation is included on this trip

    12 nights in Hotel, 2 nights in Glamping - Luxury Camping

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