8-Nights Jazz, Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll
Celebrate American rhythm on a nine-day rail journey through three cities pulsing with legendary music. Launch your vacation in Muddy Waters’ Chicago. Sample the city’s sounds and the fare at a popular local restaurant. Then move on to Memphis, the birthplace of Rock ‘N’ Roll. While there, tour Graceland®. Rejoin Amtrak, and ride to New Orleans. Savor a jazz brunch at Court of Two Sisters, and feel the beat of Bourbon Street. Trace the story of three musical genres rooted in three heartland cities.
8 nights from $1499 per person
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DAY 1 YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN CHICAGO Welcome to Chicago! Enjoy a hop-on / hop-off sightseeing tour of Chicago with your multi-day pass. Later in the day, take a walk down the Magnificent Mile for world-class shopping, dinner and attractions. (Overnight in Chicago)
DAY 2 CHICAGO Continue your sightseeing tour with your multi-day pass. Dinner this evening at a popular restaurant in Chicago is included. (Overnight in Chicago) D
DAY 3 OVERNIGHT ABOARD AMTRAK® Transfer on your own and board Amtrak to Memphis for a relaxing overnight trip to the South in your Coach accommodations. (Overnight on the train)
DAY 4 MEMPHIS Your arrival in Memphis will be very early in the morning. Transfer on your own to your hotel. Today enjoy some free time exploring the sights and sounds of Memphis. (Overnight in Memphis)
DAY 5 MEMPHIS Today enjoy a platinum tour of Memphis including Graceland. Discover for yourself where rock ‘n’ roll was born. This evening, enjoy your included dinner at a popular Memphis restaurant. (Overnight in Memphis) D
DAY 6 MEMPHIS TO NEW ORLEANS Transfer on your own and board Amtrak to New Orleans. Upon arrival, you will transfer to your hotel in the “Big Easy”. (Overnight in New Orleans)
DAY 7 NEW ORLEANS Start the day with a jazz brunch at the famous Court of Two Sisters restaurant. After brunch, enjoy your included New Orleans city tour. (Overnight in New Orleans) BR
DAY 8 NEW ORLEANS Enjoy a Battlefield Cruise and take in the picturesque sights of New Orleans and the French Quarter from a unique vantage point – the outside deck of an old-fashioned paddlewheel boat! (Overnight in New Orleans)
DAY 9 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN NEW ORLEANS Legend for meals: B – Breakfast, BR – Brunch, L – Lunch, D – Dinner
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