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Old Time Country Music tour to the USA

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  • 11 September 2024
  • 8 Nights
  • 2,995 Per Person
  • Dublin
  • USA

Join us on an 8-night Old Time Country Music Tour to the USA, departing on 11 September 2024 and touching down on the country’s most musical states/cities: Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Memphis, Dyess, Tupelo, Nashville, and Pigeon Forge.

This 8-night tour will start in Memphis with a visit to Graceland Mansion, iconic home of Elvis Presley and the Elvis Presley Entertainment Complex. We will continue driving to Dyess, Arkansas, visiting the refurbished Administration Building and Museum and the restored Johnny Cash Boyhood Home.

Then we will drive to Tupelo, Mississippi, where we will have a tour through the Elvis Presley Birthplace Park before travelling back to Memphis for a guided tour of Sun Studios, one of the most famous recording studios in the world; where Elvis Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins recorded.

We will spend three nights at the home of country music Nashville Tennessee where we will attend the Grand Ole Opry Show and visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, and the legendary RCA Studio B plus Dinner & Show at the Nashville Nightlife Dinner Theatre.

From Nashville music city, we will travel to Pigeon Forge, where we will stay for two nights and enjoy a show at the ‘Country Tonite Theatre,’ voted the best show in the Smokies for the past 25 years.

The last part of our American Country Music tour is in Dollywood, Dolly Parton’s theme park in the Great Smoky Mountains, where we will attend Dolly Parton’s Stampede Show before flying from Knoxville to Dublin via Atlanta.

If you would like more details about our Old Time Country Music Tour or to book your place, you can contact our travel experts or book through the Book Now link.

Old Time Country Music tour to the USA

Join us on an 8-night Old Time Country Music Tour to the USA, departing on 11 September 2024 and touching down on the country’s most musical states/cities: Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Memphis, Dyess, Tupelo, Nashville, and Pigeon Forge.

This 8-night tour will start in Memphis with a visit to Graceland Mansion, iconic home of Elvis Presley and the Elvis Presley Entertainment Complex. We will continue driving to Dyess, Arkansas, visiting the refurbished Administration Building and Museum and the restored Johnny Cash Boyhood Home.

Then we will drive to Tupelo, Mississippi, where we will have a tour through the Elvis Presley Birthplace Park before travelling back to Memphis for a guided tour of Sun Studios, one of the most famous recording studios in the world; where Elvis Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins recorded.

We will spend three nights at the home of country music Nashville Tennessee where we will attend the Grand Ole Opry Show and visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, and the legendary RCA Studio B plus Dinner & Show at the Nashville Nightlife Dinner Theatre.

From Nashville music city, we will travel to Pigeon Forge, where we will stay for two nights and enjoy a show at the ‘Country Tonite Theatre,’ voted the best show in the Smokies for the past 25 years.

The last part of our American Country Music tour is in Dollywood, Dolly Parton’s theme park in the Great Smoky Mountains, where we will attend Dolly Parton’s Stampede Show before flying from Knoxville to Dublin via Atlanta.

If you would like more details about our Old Time Country Music Tour or to book your place, you can contact our travel experts or book through the Book Now link.

Itinerary

  • Scheduled return flights from Dublin with Delta Airlines
  • Coach transfers for the duration of the tour (From Airport pick-up on arrival to drop-off on departure)
  • 8 nights hotel accommodation with Bed & Continental Breakfast basis
  • All applicable local Accommodation Taxes
  • Visits to Memphis, Tennessee, Platinum Tickets to Graceland and Elvis Presley Boulevard
  • Lunch at Graceland included
  • Memphis – Guided tour of Sun Studios and  Union Avenue
  • Dyess, Arkansas – visit the restored boyhood home of Johnny Cash
  • Tupelo, Mississippi – Tour the Elvis Presley Birthplace
  • Jackson, Tennessee – Stop for lunch (included) en-route to Nashville
  • Nashville – Grand Ole Opry Show, show and dinner included at the Nashville Nightlife Dinner Theatre, guided tour of Studio B, self-guided tour of the Ryman Auditorium and tour the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
  • Pigeon Forge, Tennessee – Buffet Dinner included, show at the Country Tonite Theatre (The No.1 Show in the Smokies), entry to Dollywood, award winning Theme Park in the Smoky Mountains, and Dolly Parton Stampede Show with dinner included
  • Experience world famous Beale Street in downtown Memphis (including A. Schwab Five n’ Dime Store)
  • Free time in downtown Nashville to explore Broadway and visit the bars and Honky Tonks
  • Shopping at Opry Mills Mall
  • Shopping at Tanger Outlets Sevierville, Tennessee

Day 1 – Flight from Dublin to Memphis
Today we will depart on our flight from Dublin to Memphis via Atlanta. On arrival in Memphis we will board the bus that will transfer us to our hotel.

Note – Luggage will be checked through from Dublin to Memphis. Overnight in Memphis for 3 nights

Day 2 – Graceland Mansion, Automobile Museum & Dyess
On our second day we will visit Graceland Mansion, iconic home of Elvis Presley and the Elvis Presley Entertainment Complex. Lunch at Graceland included.

We will enjoy a self-guided tour of the ‘Automobile Museum’ and Elvis’s two planes. We will drive to Dyess, Arkansas, and visit the refurbished Administration Building and Museum as well as a visit to the restored Johnny Cash Boyhood Home, see the setting that inspired the movie ‘Walk The Line’. On return to Memphis there will be time to explore Beale Street.

Day 3 – Tupelo & Memphis. Guided tour of Sun Studio
We will drive to Tupelo, Mississippi, tour the Elvis Presley Birthplace. The complex chronicles the first 13 years of Elvis Presley’s life. It includes the house that Elvis was born in.

On return to Memphis take a guided tour of Sun Studio, one of the most famous recording studios in the world; where Elvis Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins recorded.

Day 4 – Memphis to Nashville
Depart Memphis and drive to Nashville where we will stop at the Old Country Store in Jackson for lunch ( included ) . Arrive in Nashville in the afternoon and check into hotel.
Tonight we will attend the ‘Grand Ole Opry Show’ before overnight in Nashville for 3 nights.

Day 5 – Opry Mills Mall & Nightlife Dinner Theatre
Today, we will spend the afternoon shopping at the Opry Mills Mall. This evening we will attend the Nashville Nightlife Dinner Theatre,’Best of Country Show’ & Dinner (included).

Day 6 – RCA Studio B, Ryman Auditorium & Country Music Hall of Fame
Today we will enjoy a guided tour of ‘RCA Studio B,’ home of 1000 hits, followed by a self-guided tour of the Ryman Auditorium ‘The Mother Church of Country Music’, afterwards there will be a tour  to the ‘Country Music Hall of Fame’. Then, free time on Broadway to experience Nashville’s music, check out the shops, bars and restaurants.

Day 7 – Nashville to Pigeon Forge
We will drive from Nashville to Sevierville in East Tennessee, stopping at Tanger Outlets. In the afternoon we will check into hotel in Pigeon Forge. We will also enjoy a Buffet dinner (included) before attending a show at the ‘Country Tonite Theatre,’ voted the best show in the Smokies for the past 25 years. Overnight at Pigeon Forge for 2 nights.

Day 8 – Dollywood
Today will be spent in Dollywood, Dolly Parton’s theme park in the Great Smoky Mountains. This evening we will eat Southern Style, when attending Dolly Parton’s Stampede Show and dinner (included).

Day 9 – Pigeon Forge to Knoxville Airport

Today we will depart Pigeon Forge and drive to Knoxville Airport to check in for flight to Dublin via Atlanta.

Day 10 – Flight home
Following a Transatlantic flight we will arrive into Terminal 2 Dublin Airport.

  • Price per person based on two adults sharing rooms 
  • Single occupancy is available on request at a supplement (enquire for details)
  • Airport taxes, charges and airline related fees included
  • Travel insurance is available as optional extra
  • Deposit of €400 is required at the time of booking
  • Meals where not stated, in-flight catering and expenses of personal nature are not included
  • Itinerary may be subject to change
  • Petriva Ltd T/A JWT TRAVEL is licensed by the Irish Aviation Authority TA 0804 TO 273

 

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