deep south itinerary

 Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, North & South Carolina

The deep south is not only famous for country, blue and jazz music, but also for their hospitality and delicious food.

This region includes the Appalachian Mountains, Tennessee, New Orleans, Memphis and of course Nashville; the country music capital of the world. Maybe you’d like to drive the fabulous Blue Ridge Parkway or maybe country, blues and jazz music will welcome you in Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans. If you can’t decide or want something totally different to our choices? That’s no problem, we’ll build a unique tailor made road trip just for you.

Here are a few of our standard trips. Remember - All our road trips can be shortened or extra nights added to suit your own requirements. We love building tailor made trips!

When to Visit

April - May & September - October: Days are warm, but not too hot. Evenings can be cool.

June - August: From late June through the summer months the Deep South can get very hot in the day.


Summer daytime temperatures are generally in the 27-32°C range, although they can occasionally reach 38°C (100°F).
Winter daytime temperatures are usually in the 1 to 4°C range, occasionally dropping to zero or below.

Other Info

Flight time from UK: Approx 8-9 hours.
Time difference: 5-6 hours behind UK.

Mardi Gras, the famous party held in New Orleans is next on 25th February 2020.

The Blues Highway

After a couple of days enjoying Nashville, known as "Music City", you’ll follow the Blues Highway south through Memphis, Clarkesdale and Vicksburg. Explore the delta blues music and the culture of the Deep South finishing your trip in amazing New Orleans

9 nights from £1999 pp
inc flights, car & hotels

Deep South Loop

Starting in Atlanta, you’ll visit Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans; all great musical cities on this epic music tour before heading through Alabama and back into Georgia. You’ll be able to experience the locations of some of the civil rights events and of course there is the southern food.

12 nights from £2399 pp 
inc flights, car & hotels

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Having trouble finding the trip for you? Tell us what you’re looking for from your road trip and our travel experts will design a bespoke holiday just for you at no additional cost.

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Included in Every Holiday

Fully Insured Car Hire
Any One-Way Car Rental Fees
Return Flights from the UK
Complimentary Airport Lounge Passes*
Handpicked Hotels
Personalised Itinerary

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Before you leave for your trip, we'll send you a fully personalised travel pack including full itinerary, vouchers for your flights, car and hotels, your airport VIP lounge passes, luggage labels and straps and a USA mobile phone with SatNav* all in a handy wallet.

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