Chicago: Experience the greatest highs and the best views of the city from the observatory atop 360 Chicago.
Chicago: Its love affair with state-of-the-art high-rise means its history is written across the sky and there is no better vantage point than from the deck of an architectural cruise.
St. Louis: Get a bird's-eye view of the city from atop the famed St. Louis Gateway Arch.
Louisville: Enjoy a tour of a local distillery, concluding with a complimentary shot of bourbon. Louisville: Visit one of the premier thoroughbred farms and enjoy a private guided tour of the stables. Louisville: Visit Churchill Downs, home of the 'Kentucky Derby', explore the Museum and take a private 'Inside the Vault' tour. Bowling Green: The Corvette is America on wheels. The National Corvette Museum pays homage to this most famous sports car.
Nashville: Join the ranks of superstar musicians like Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson and record a song at legendary Studio B and take home the recording as a truly unique souvenir. Nashville: Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame. Memphis: Visit the Rock 'n' Soul Museum.
Memphis: You'll find Graceland a fitting tribute to both the flamboyant talent and manic excess of the man they call The King. Vicksburg: Capture a piece of American history at the National Military Park. Natchez: At Frogmore Plantation, contrast early 19th century cotton plantation life with the modern processes of today. Natchez: Learn the “science” of making a signature drink of the South, the mint julep, during a mixology class. New Orleans: Visit one of the most famous bars in New Orleans for a mixology class on the city's most famous cocktail – the Sazerac – which was created at the very own bar of the hotel, now named after the famous cocktail. New Orleans: Journey through beautiful marshlands and swamps in search of alligators, turtles, snakes and herons feasting on fish.
ADDITIONAL INCLUDED HIGHLIGHTS
St. Louis: Take in the views from the top of the Gateway Arch.
Natchez: Learn how to make a mint julep.
New Orleans: Join a Local Expert to explore the atmospheric French Quarter and tour one of the city's mysterious above ground cemeteries. See the Southern mansions of the Garden District.
Memphis: Dine on contemporary American and Southern cuisines at Itta Bena Restaurant at B.B. King's Blues Club.
Natchez: Enjoy an elegant, five-course Southern dinner served in the beautifully appointed dining room at Monmouth Plantation.
New Orleans: Discover the flair of Creole cuisine during an interactive cooking class followed by a Highlight Dinner.
New Orleans: Join your Tour Director for a grand finale Celebration Dinner with a lively jazz trio at 'Arnaud's', one of the Big Easy's prized restaurants.
1 Welcome Dinner (WD), 13 Full Breakfasts (FB), 1 Lunch (L), 3 Dinners (D), 3 Highlight Dinners (HD) and 1 Celebration Dinner (CD).
Memphis: The Westin Memphis Beale Street Hotel connects you to the unmistakable sound, culture and history of the blues, whilst offering you a soothing and relaxing retreat.
New Orleans: The iconic Roosevelt New Orleans luxury hotel offers an unparalleled combination of Southern hospitality, world-class service and historic surroundings near the French Quarter.
Hotel Overview: Welcome to a cornucopia of luxury resorts which range in style from gleaming skyscrapers to charming heritage hotels. Some are backed by prestigious brands such as Westin and Four Seasons, while others are still family-owned, passed down from generation to generation.
ADDITIONAL FIVE STAR SERVICES
An expert Insight Tour Director, at the pinnacle of their career, will guide you on your journey. Serving as your 'travelling concierge', this skilled guide will act as consummate organiser and be your 'friend in a foreign land'.
Enjoy the unique comfort of Insight's luxury air-conditioned 40-seat coach, with extended leg room and an on-board restroom. It's Business Class comfort, complete with complimentary bottled water for you to enjoy during your luxury coaching tour.
A personal radio headset gives you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating insights and commentaries.
At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling with prompt delivery right to your door. Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. Plus, we include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi.
With Insight Flourishes, from time to time, your Tour Director will enchant you with local tidbits, each representing authentic food or beverages unique to the destination.
Included airport transfers on Day 1 and Day 14.
VIP DOOR TO DOOR RETURN UK AIRPORT TRANSFERS
Your holiday begins in true style from the moment we collect you from your front door for a relaxed journey to your choice of departure airport. Your wonderfully appointed executive car is reserved exclusively for your use, ensuring an uninterrupted, hassle-free journey to your departure airport.
Each and every Insight tour begins and ends with our unique and truly unrivalled private car door to door transfer service. You will be met at your front door by your driver who will assist with your bags before whisking you to your choice of departure airport in a private executive saloon car, all in plenty of time to make your way to your check-in desk. With Insight you really will experience an exclusive service, enjoying your journey in a standard of car that you would expect to associate with Insight standards. All of our cars are up-to-date models and maintained to the highest standards. We will arrange a convenient pick-up time from your home that suits you, not us or other passengers. Each car is equipped with the latest satellite navigation intelligence to ensure your continued peace of mind and a speedy journey.
At the end of your tour, on arrival at your chosen UK airport, you will be greeted by your waiting driver in the arrivals hall and escorted to your car for the smooth and comfortable journey directly back home.
Should you wish to make your own way to the airport, all you need do is advise us at the time of making your reservation and a discount will be offered.
Terms and conditions apply.