USA Escorted Tour | Nashville, Memphis and Dollywood - JWT Travel

USA Escorted Tour | Nashville, Memphis and Dollywood

  • 1 April 2025
  • 8 Nights
  • 3295 Per Person
  • Dublin
  • USA

Join us on a fantastic escorted tour to the USA, departing April 2025 and touching down in the country’s most musical cities: Memphis and Nashville.

This 8-night tour will start in Memphis, where we will visit one of the most famous recording studios in the world, Sun Studios “The Birthplace of Rock n Roll” as well as Graceland, the home of one of the greatest of all time, Elvis Presley.

Blues, Soul, rock and roll and country music are all part of the extraordinary musical history of Memphis, the town where Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash recorded some of their best tracks.

From Memphis we will travel on to the home of country music, Nashville Tennessee, where we will experience an incredible Country Music show on the General Jackson Showboat, visit the famous Madame Tussauds Museum, The Country Music Hall of Fame, and the legendary RCA Studio B, followed by a show at the Grand Ole Opry.

We will finish up in Dollywood, Pigeon Forge where we will spend 2 nights in Dollywood Resort and a day at the amazing Dollywood Theme park.

For more details about our Escorted Tour to the USA or to book your place, contact our travel experts.

USA Escorted Tour | Nashville, Memphis and Dollywood

Join us on a fantastic escorted tour to the USA, departing April 2025 and touching down in the country’s most musical cities: Memphis and Nashville.

This 8-night tour will start in Memphis, where we will visit one of the most famous recording studios in the world, Sun Studios “The Birthplace of Rock n Roll” as well as Graceland, the home of one of the greatest of all time, Elvis Presley.

Blues, Soul, rock and roll and country music are all part of the extraordinary musical history of Memphis, the town where Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash recorded some of their best tracks.

From Memphis we will travel on to the home of country music, Nashville Tennessee, where we will experience an incredible Country Music show on the General Jackson Showboat, visit the famous Madame Tussauds Museum, The Country Music Hall of Fame, and the legendary RCA Studio B, followed by a show at the Grand Ole Opry.

We will finish up in Dollywood, Pigeon Forge where we will spend 2 nights in Dollywood Resort and a day at the amazing Dollywood Theme park.

For more details about our Escorted Tour to the USA or to book your place, contact our travel experts.

Itinerary

  • Flights from Dublin to Memphis, and Knoxville to Dublin
  • 20kg checked bag + personal cabin bag
  • Airport transfers
  • Coach transport for excursions throughout the tour as required
  • 2 night stay in Memphis with breakfast included in the morning
  • 4 night stay in Nashville with breakfast included each morning 
  • 2 night stay in Dollywood Resort, Pigeon Forge with breakfast included each morning
  • Entry to Dollywood Theme Park
  • General Jackson Boat Cruise with lunch included
  • Visit to Madame Tussauds
  • Tour of Ryman Auditorium
  • Visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame and RCA Studio B
  • Visit to Loretta Lynn Ranch
  • Take in a show at the Grand Ole Opry 
  • Visit to Sun Studios
  • Visit to Graceland

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.

  • 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 €300 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
  • Bookings are financially protected under our license and bond held with the Irish Aviation Authority

 

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