Memphis/New Orleans

        Blues & The Bayou 


                                By Train

Roundtrip From Chicago    

   

                         

Rates Starting @$1599pp 

per double occupancy 

Deposit $250pp

**Insurance strongly suggested**

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Contact person: Rose Davis | 219-588-9253 | love2govacation@gmail.com

Tour includes: 

Sightseeing city tour of Memphis

including admission to Graceland

Swap and bayou tour of New Orleans

Sightseeing city tour of New Orleans

 

 

Package Also Includes:

Roundtrip Amtrak in Coach

transfers to/from hotels

accommodations from Chicago to Memphis

Memphis to New Orleans and

from New Orleans back to Chicago

5 nights hotel accommodations,

2 nights aboard Amtrak

1 meal included (brunch)

Itinerary

DAY 1 YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN CHICAGO
This evening you will board Amtrak's iconic City of New Orleans train route for your trip south to Memphis. (Overnight onboard Amtrak).    

***TRAIN DEPARTS AT 8 PM**

DAY 2 MEMPHIS
Welcome to Memphis! Your journey begins along the Mississippi River in the City of Elvis. After arriving this morning, travel on your own to your downtown hotel and enjoy free time exploring the sights and sounds of this festive city. Looking for something to do? Ride the downtown trolley to Beale Street, which is full of tasty barbeque restaurants and bluesy live music venues. (Overnight in Memphis)

DAY 3 MEMPHIS
Today you will enjoy a sightseeing city tour of Memphis, including a trip out to Graceland! On this narrated tour, you'll discover all the amazing sights the Birthplace of Blues has to offer, like the Mighty Mississippi, Beale Street, St. Jude Children's Hospital, the Peabody Hotel, Sun Studios, downtown Memphis and more! Your tour of Graceland will allow you to get up close and personal to the very things Elvis, “The King of Rock ‘n' Roll,” cherished. You will get a taste of the King's fascinating life. Your tour also includes a stop in the serene Meditation Garden, the final resting place of Elvis and his parents. This evening, enjoy your included dinner at a popular downtown Memphis restaurant. (Overnight in Memphis) D

DAY 4 MEMPHIS TO NEW ORLEANS
This morning you will board Amtrak for your trip down to the Birthplace of Jazz, New Orleans! Enjoy the gorgeous Southern scenery as you travel through the history-laden musical crossroads of Mississippi to the Big Easy. Upon arrival, you will travel to your downtown hotel in the “Big Easy.” Feel free to start exploring the city if you desire. (Overnight in New Orleans)

DAY 5 NEW ORLEANS
Start the day with a jazz brunch at the famous Court of Two Sisters restaurant (dinner at a popular restaurant is included when brunch is unavailable). After your brunch serenade, you'll get to see all New Orleans has to offer on a citywide tour. Absorb the sights and sounds of the world famous French Quarter and historic Jackson Square. Explore the city's remarkable cemeteries or "Cities of the Dead." Hear fascinating tales of voodoo and piracy on Bayou St. John, the waterway used by Jean Lafitte and his band of pirates, as you make your way to the shores of Lake Pontchartrain. View the longest bridge over water in the world, the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway and much more. (Overnight in New Orleans) BR OR D

DAY 6 NEW ORLEANS
Experience the timeless beauty of Southern Louisiana like no other on a scenic boat trip through the serene swamp and bayou. Hear all about the fascinating mysteries of the swamps, bayous, and the Cajun "joie de vivre." Observe the distinct beauty of the Louisiana bayous, the home to many species of animals and plant-life. (Overnight in New Orleans)

DAY 7 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
This afternoon, board Amtrak for your trip on to Chicago. As the train winds its way north, reflect on your unique and exciting experiences in Memphis and New Orleans. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 8 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN CHICAGO

LEGEND FOR MEALS: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, D - DINNER

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