DAY 1: DEPART DUBLIN, ARRIVE MEMPHIS
You will be welcomed by your friendly tour guide at Dublin Airport before flying to Memphis via Atlanta. You will be given the evening free to relax and rest after your travels or to explore at your own leisure.
DAY 2: MEMPHIS – VISIT SUN STUDIOS & GRACELAND
Early this morning we begin our exploration of the stronghold of rock & roll, Memphis. We will also be visiting one of the most famous recording studios in the world Sun Studios “The Birthplace of Rock n Roll”. Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and Carl Perkins are just a few of the big names to record here. We will then settle into our last hotel for the tour. In the afternoon, you will be taking in the truly unbelievable Graceland mansion seeing how the King lived and paying respects at the grave of Elvis and his family. We will then settle into our last hotel for the tour.
DAY 3: TRAVEL TO NASHVILLE & LORETTA LYNN RANCH
This morning we depart Memphis to head for Nashville, with a stop en route at the Ranch of the late Loretta Lynn to pay our respects. We continue to Nashville in the afternoon and check in to your hotel there.
DAY 4: GENERAL JACKSON & MADAME TUSSAUDS
Experience an incredible Country music show and lunch on the General Jackson Showboat, which is one of the many highlights of our amazing USA / Nashville tour. Once we have finished our cruise you will get to “meet” face-to-face with a huge range of waxwork recreations for the biggest stars in music and more in the fabulous Madame Tussauds.
DAY 5: FREE DAY TO EXPLORE
Today you have the full day to free explore the area at leisure or relax at the hotel. The local guide will offer recommendations on things to see and do in the area.
DAY 6: RYMAN AUDITORIUM TOUR, COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME & RCA STUDIO B, GRAN OLE OPRY SHOW
We have a jam-packed day of amazing locations steeped in music history and even a live show. The fantastic Ryman Auditorium, The Country Music Hall of Fame and the legendary RCA Studio B, which collects and preserves the evolving rich history and traditions of country music, followed by a show at the Grand Ole Opry one of the most popular cultural spots Nashville has to offer.
DAY 7: TRAVEL TO PIGEON FORGE
Once we have finished our first American breakfast, we travel towards Pigeon Forge, with a stop in Knoxville in the afternoon on the way. Check in to Dollywood resort for 2 night stay.
DAY 8: FULL DAY DOLLYWOOD
Today you will have a full day at the amazing Dollywood resort which impressed our tour so much last year that we have ensured more time to take in everything that Dolly Parton's magnificent 160-acre park has to offer.
DAY 9: TRANSFER TO KNOXVILLE AIRPORT
This morning you will enjoy breakfast in your hotel, before checking out and travelling to Knoxville airport. We fly via Atlanta and arrive back into Dublin next morning.
DAY 10: ARRIVING IN IRELAND
We arrive in Ireland early today after our incredible United States of America tour.
*Itinerary may be subject to change.