Sample Itinerary
Americana Music
For music lovers, journey through the deep South, where the soul of American music was birthed.

A circular tour from New Orleans – 7 to 14 days

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Hotels from 2 to 4 Star

New Orleans to Natchez, MS: 290 km

Travel through Cajun country, stopping along the way at Whiskey River Landing for an authentic zydeco experience, before heading to Natchez on the Blues Trail, home to the famous Rhythm Night Club. 

Natchez to Vicksburg, MS: 120 km

Follow the Mississippi River on the famous Delta Highway to visit Catfish Row and nearby Leland, home of the Highway 61 Blues Museum. Travel on to Indianola, B.B. King's hometown and the famous Club Ebony.

Vicksburg to Memphis, TN: 400 km

Journey through the Mississippi Delta crossing into Tennessee ending in Memphis, home to Sam Phillips' famous Sun Studio, Beale Street, Elvis Presley's Graceland and Stax Museum of America Soul Music. Take a tour through the Gibson guitar factory.

Memphis to Nashville, TN: 350 km

Stop in Jackson to visit the Rockabilly Hall of Fame and onto Music City, Nashville, TN, home of country music and the Grand Ole Opry. Visit the Ryman, Hall of Fame, Studio B, Bluebird Cafe and and enjoy your evenings listening to live music in one of the many honky tonks. 

Nashville to Muscle Shoals, AL: 210 km

Travel through Leiper's Fork stopping at the original Puckett's to hear local world renowned songwriters pickin' and singing their songs in an intimate country setting. Onto Muscle Shoals, home to FAME Studios and the iconic Muscle Shoals Sound.

Muscle Shoals to Tupelo, MS: 150 km

Visit Elvis Presley's childhood home and the still operating local hardware store where his mother bought him his first guitar. Stop by the Sparta Opry in nearby Houston for a fun night of live bluegrass, country and gospel music

Tupelo to New Orleans, LA: 550 km

Return via Jackson, Mississippi to New Orleans, a city thriving with culture and creativity. Get your fill of jazz, blues, Cajun and zydeco music. Visit Preservation Hall, Louis Armstrong Park and Frenchman and Bourbon Streets. Make sure to enjoy a delicious beignet at Cafe du Monde in the French Quarter before your trip home.