American Music And Movie Trails

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American Music And Movie Trails

MMO-14

14 days/13 nights

From Chicago to Chicago

Visiting

Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, Alabama, Chicago, Louisville, New Orleans, Vicksburg, St. Louis, Chattanooga, Memphis, Nashville, Birmingham

Prices Per Person

Standard Rates Superior Rates
Daily Departures
Category
1 Person

(1 Room)

Single
2 People

(1 Room)

Double
3 People

(1 Room)

Triple
4 People

(1 Room)

Quad
3 People

(2 Rooms)

Sgl & Dbl
4 People

(2 Rooms)

2 Dbls
Daily Departures:
01-Apr-2018 - 30-Jun-2018
Category:
Standard
1 Person / (1 Room) / Single:
$3168
2 People / (1 Room) / Double:
$1639
3 People / (1 Room) / Triple:
$1193
4 People / (1 Room) / Quad:
$965
3 People / (2 Rooms) / Sgl & Dbl:
$1705
4 People / (2 Rooms) / 2 Dbls:
$1311
Daily Departures:
01-Jul-2018 - 31-Aug-2018
Category:
Standard
1 Person / (1 Room) / Single:
$3451
2 People / (1 Room) / Double:
$1775
3 People / (1 Room) / Triple:
$1287
4 People / (1 Room) / Quad:
$1032
3 People / (2 Rooms) / Sgl & Dbl:
$1794
4 People / (2 Rooms) / 2 Dbls:
$1373
Daily Departures:
01-Sep-2018 - 31-Oct-2018
Category:
Standard
1 Person / (1 Room) / Single:
$3168
2 People / (1 Room) / Double:
$1639
3 People / (1 Room) / Triple:
$1193
4 People / (1 Room) / Quad:
$965
3 People / (2 Rooms) / Sgl & Dbl:
$1705
4 People / (2 Rooms) / 2 Dbls:
$1311
Daily Departures:
01-Apr-2018 - 30-Apr-2018
Category:
Superior
1 Person / (1 Room) / Single:
$3890
2 People / (1 Room) / Double:
$2040
3 People / (1 Room) / Triple:
$1498
4 People / (1 Room) / Quad:
$1190
3 People / (2 Rooms) / Sgl & Dbl:
$1879
4 People / (2 Rooms) / 2 Dbls:
$1642
Daily Departures:
01-May-2018 - 30-Jun-2018
Category:
Superior
1 Person / (1 Room) / Single:
$4219
2 People / (1 Room) / Double:
$2188
3 People / (1 Room) / Triple:
$1610
4 People / (1 Room) / Quad:
$1287
3 People / (2 Rooms) / Sgl & Dbl:
$2338
4 People / (2 Rooms) / 2 Dbls:
$1766
Daily Departures:
01-Jul-2018 - 31-Aug-2018
Category:
Superior
1 Person / (1 Room) / Single:
$4496
2 People / (1 Room) / Double:
$2333
3 People / (1 Room) / Triple:
$1722
4 People / (1 Room) / Quad:
$1365
3 People / (2 Rooms) / Sgl & Dbl:
$2426
4 People / (2 Rooms) / 2 Dbls:
$1842
Daily Departures:
01-Sep-2018 - 31-Oct-2018
Category:
Superior
1 Person / (1 Room) / Single:
$4219
2 People / (1 Room) / Double:
$2188
3 People / (1 Room) / Triple:
$1610
4 People / (1 Room) / Quad:
$1287
3 People / (2 Rooms) / Sgl & Dbl:
$2338
4 People / (2 Rooms) / 2 Dbls:
$1766

Your Tour Package Includes

13 Nights Hotel Accommodation as detailed in the Day by Day Itinerary as described below. All Hotel Taxes and Service Charges. 13 Days Hertz Compact Rental Car, Including Unlimited Mileage, Loss Damage Waiver (LDW), Liability Insurance Supplement (LIS), Taxes, Surcharges & Fees. Maps, Information, Driving Instructions, Mileage, Sights to See and Detailed Directions to your Hotels.

(B) Compact 2 or 4 dr. - Ford Focus or Similar CCAR / CDAR

  • 2 Adults, 2 Children
  • 1 Large Suitcase,2 Small Suitcases
  • Air Conditioning
  • Duel Airbags
  • Standard for parties of 1 and 2
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Optional Inclusions

Rental Car Upgrades. Chose from a Convertible, Luxury Cars and from a Range of Vehicles with Off-Road Capability. Hertz Neverlost In-Car Navigation System. Extra Hotel Nights before and after your Tour, and en-route.

Not Included

Fuel and Parking Charges. Admissions to Parks and Attractions unless otherwise stated.

Itinerary

Day 1 | Arrive Chicago, IL

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Arrive in Chicago. Pick up
your rental car at the airport and proceed to your
hotel. Enjoy your evening at leisure.

Accommodation: (STD) Best Western Grant Plaza or similar (SUP) The Whitehall Chicago or similar. (2 nights)

Chicago

Chicago

Day 2 | Chicago

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While exploring this vibrant city located
on the shores of Lake Michigan, you will notice
many famous landmarks and buildings from
films such as My Big Fat Greek Wedding, While
You Were Sleeping, and The Road to Perdition,
not to mention The Blues Brothers film. Try and
locate the Blues Brothers Soul Food restaurant
on Maxwell Street, and don’t forget to pay a visit
to the original House of Blues jazz club.

St. Louis

St. Louis

Day 3 | Chicago - St. Louis, MO

290.00 miles / 466.71 km*

“Meet Me in St. Louis”
is a summary of today’s journey. Upon arrival,
take a tram ride to the top of the famous St. Louis
Arch and get a city view from 630 feet. Then take
time to view Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West, a
movie produced by the National Geographic Society and viewed on a giant four-story screen at the
Gateway Arch River front.

Accommodation: (STD) Red Roof Inn St. Louis or similar (SUP) Omni Majestic or similar

Graceland

Graceland

Day 4 | St. Louis - Memphis, TN

280.00 miles / 450.62 km*

/ Memphis offers a multitude of musical and movie moments, and there
are two nights to explore your favorites. Start with
a visit to Graceland, home of the late Elvis Presley,
then choose between the Rock & Soul Museum,
the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, the
Gibson Guitar factory, or Sun Studio where musicians such as B.B. King, Elvis Presley, and Jerry
Lee Lewis recorded rock’n’roll hits.

Accommodation: (STD) Comfort Inn Downtown or similar (SUP) Elvis Presley’s Heartbreak Hotel or similar. (2 nights)

Beal Street

Beal Street

Day 5 | Memphis

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During your stay, check for any outdoor concerts at the Mud Island outdoor amphitheater. Located right on the Mississippi River.
Mud Island River Park is a historical and scenic
outdoor area. Or, dine in B.B. King’s restaurant on
famous Beale Street.

Mississippi River

Mississippi River

Day 6 | Memphis - Vicksburg, MS

146.00 miles / 234.96 km*

Travel from Memphis
to Clarksdale, heart of the Delta Blues. Stop to
tour the Delta Blues Museum filled with memorabilia from B.B. King and Muddy Waters. Follow
the banks of the Mississippi River along Hwy 1,
and take the opportunity to roll the dice in one of
many Mississippi casinos; they never close!

Accommodation: (STD) & (SUP) Quality Inn & Suites or similar

Day 7 | Vicksburg - New Orleans

294.00 miles / 473.15 km*

On to the Big
Easy! New Orleans is a jazz lover’s paradise, and
the familiar backdrop in a string of successful
movies. The jazz & blues clubs are too numerous
to mention, but there are two days in New Orleans
to check them out!

Accommodation: (STD) Holiday Inn Superdrome or similar (SUP) Hyatt French Quarter or similar. (2 nights)

Day 8 | New Orleans

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Continue to explore this city of
riverboats, jazz, and Creole cuisine. Take time to
visit the beautiful Garden Ructer or perhaps take
a ride on the mighty Mississippi River.

Day 9 | New Orleans - Birmingham, AL

340.00 miles / 547.18 km*

Sweet Home
Alabama! Today, we head for Birmingham, Alabama. For music fans, the highlight would be a
visit to the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame. Entrance
to this exhibition is free and inside, you’ll find a
wonderful tribute to jazz greats with ties to Alabama. For movie lovers, try and locate the original
Whistle Stop Café, the setting for the novel, and
later film, Fried Green Tomatoes. Although scenes
in the movie were actually filmed in Atlanta, the
original café is located in North Irondale, just outside of Birmingham.

Accommodation: (STD & SUP) Comfort Inn or similar

Chattanooga

Chattanooga

Day 10 | Birmingham - Chattanooga, TN

148.00 miles / 238.18 km*

Returning to
Tennessee today, set forth to Chattanooga. Summer travelers should check the dates of the annual Chattanooga Riverbend Festival. While in
Tennessee, don’t miss the opportunity to try a
‘moon pie’, a favorite Southern snack since the
early 1900s.

Accommodation: (STD) & (SUP) Holiday Inn Chattanooga Choo Choo or similar

Day 11 | Chattanooga - Nashville, TN

133.00 miles / 214.04 km*

Nashville, ‘Music City USA’ is the destination today. Visit the
Country Music Hall of Fame, a multimedia music
shrine including live performances, movie theatres, costumes, instruments and other artifacts
detailing country music’s colorful history. Don’t
miss a visit to the Ryman Auditorium and a night
at the Grand Ole Opry.

Accommodation: (STD) Guesthouse International Inn and Suites or similar (SUP) Millennium Maxwell House or similar

Day 12 | Nashville - Louisville, KY

175.00 miles / 281.63 km*

From Blue Grass to
Brass Bands, Kentucky has popular music for
every listener. Today’s destination is Louisville,
Kentucky, home of the famous Kentucky Derby,
which takes place at Churchill Downs the first
Saturday each May. Recently featured in the
movie Sea Biscuit, Churchill Downs is the mecca
of American horse racing and home of the Kentucky Derby Museum. Take a short side trip to
Bardstown and visit My Old Kentucky Home State
Park, the inspiration for Stephen Foster’s anthem
of the same name, which is sung by the crowds
every year at the Kentucky Derby. No visit to Kentucky would be complete without a visit to a bourbon distillery, but remember that many Kentucky
counties are “dry,” so often there are no tastings.
Baseball fans should ensure they fit in a visit to
the Louisville Slugger Museum, an interactive
museum honoring many of baseball’s greats.

Accommodation: (STD) & (SUP) Red Roof Inn or similar

Day 13 | Louisville - Chicago

300.00 miles / 482.8 km*

Today, your tour returns
you to the Windy City, Chicago, having visited
seven different states, experienced many popular movie set locations, and heard music rangingfrom blues to jazz to soul to gospel to country to
bluegrass and rock’n’roll.

Accommodation: (STD) Best Western O Hare or similar (SUP) The Whitehall Chicago or similar

Day 14 | Depart Chicago

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A final day in Chicago before you return the car at the airport before your departure
flight.

  1. * Mileage is approximate.
  2. ** Prices subject to change without notice. For up to date pricing, please submit a quote request.
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