SOUTHERN CHARM & FLORIDA – NEW ORLEANS TO ORLANDO – 13 Days | April 16, 2025

  • Winnipeg Departure

  • Double $4,269*
  • Single $5,799*
13 Days | Apr 16


Included Meals: • 2 Breakfast
 

*LAND ONLY Includes Applicable Taxes. Does not include Optional Prepaid Gratuities of $213. Air ticketing is not advised until the Tour is guaranteed to go. International flights and travel insurance available upon request. Price guarantee applies to the land price only and excludes any taxes, supplements and airfares.

AIR AVAILABLE upon request with a $300 deposit

DEPOSIT: $250 per person, plus optional travel insurance due at booking. The final payment is due 65 days before departure.

RECEIVE a $50 FEHR-WAY TOURS EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT if the deposit is made 90 days before departure.


Have you thought about staying longer? You can add extra nights on to the beginning or end of your vacation. Sometimes an extra day or two to just relax can make a good vacation great!

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the South on this wondrous vacation through the heart of Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida. This southern U.S. tour starts with three nights in New Orleans and ends with one night in Orlando. In between, you’ll stay two nights in Memphis, Nashville, and Savannah, and one night each in Natchez, and Atlanta. You’ll also spend time in Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s capital; Chattanooga, home of the Chattanooga Choo Choo; and St. Augustine, the oldest city in the United States.

Music fans will be delighted by the included visits to Graceland, the lavish home of Elvis Presley; Studio B, Nashville’s oldest surviving recording studio; and the world-famous Grand Ole Opry, where you’ll have reserved seating for an unforgettable show. History buffs will enjoy visiting not only St. Augustine, but also the old-world city of New Orleans, with its clanging streetcars, stately mansions, and French Quarter. You’ll visit the LSU Rural Life Museum & Windrush Gardens in Baton Rouge to see what life was like for the laboring classes and different cultural groups in Louisiana during the 18th & 19th centuries. In Atlanta, you’ll stop at the grave and eternal flame dedicated to preserving the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. And in Savannah, you’ll have time to explore the many attractions of this historic seaport, including its 22 charming, iconic Squares.
On this southern U.S. tour, you’ll also enjoy seeing the countryside between cities. You’ll drive through the heart of Cajun Country from New Orleans to Baton Rouge and through rural Mississippi from Natchez to Memphis.

Day 1 – NEW ORLEANS Welcome to New Orleans! Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.

Day 2 – NEW ORLEANS The morning is dedicated to the sights and sounds of this Old-World city with a guided tour. First, visit the French Quarter, including St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square. Next, learn about the city’s unique burial customs at an above-ground cemetery, followed by a leisurely drive down historic St. Charles Avenue to enjoy its stately mansions and clanging streetcars. A lavish optional brunch features many of New Orleans’ culinary classics as well as live music. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 3 – NEW ORLEANS A day to explore at your own pace. Stroll through the centuries-old French Quarter or take a carriage ride while listening to tales of voodoo queens and pirates. History enthusiasts may venture out to a plantation to catch a glimpse of life the way it used to be in the Old South. Tonight, you might like to experience the city’s beautiful skyline on an optional jazz dinner cruise from the heart of the French Quarter.

Day 4 – NEW ORLEANS – BATON ROUGE – NATCHEZ Drive through the heart of Cajun Country to Baton Rouge. Visit LSU Rural Life Museum & Windrush Gardens that includes 32 historic outbuildings where you can see how life was for the laboring classes in the 18th and 19th centuries. Then go on an orientation tour of the city that features the art deco State Capitol, the tallest in the country. Next, on to Natchez, a thriving port in the golden years of the cotton trade. This evening, perhaps join our optional Dinner and Historic Antebellum Home Tour.

Day 5 – NATCHEZ – MEMPHIS Drive through rural Mississippi to Memphis. On arrival, acquaint yourself with the town during an included orientation tour. Don’t miss the optional excursion to the Birthplace of Rock and Roll, Sun Studio, followed by dinner and a drink on Beale St. where you’ll explore more of the melting pot that is Delta blues, jazz, rock ‘n’ roll, R & B, and gospel. (Breakfast)

Day 6 – MEMPHIS – VISIT TO GRACELAND A trip to Memphis would not be complete without visiting Graceland, the palatial home of “The King,” Elvis Presley. Our guided audio tour focuses on the memorial garden and the opulent 15,000-square-foot mansion. Afterward, if you haven’t done so already, get a taste of Memphis with some authentic southern barbecue, visit the National Civil Rights Museum, or experience the world-famous Duck March at the elegant Peabody Hotel.

Day 7 – MEMPHIS – NASHVILLE This morning, leave the “Home of the Blues” as you head for Nashville, the “Capital of Country Music.” Afternoon arrival in Nashville. This evening, you have reserved seating for an unforgettable show at the world-famous Grand Ole Opry, a mecca for country musicians since 1925.

Day 8 – NASHVILLE Its association with country music has made the name “Nashville” world famous, but it’s not just music fans who will find this bustling Southern city a delight. Start your day with a visit to RCA Studio B, one of the country’s most revered, and Nashville’s oldest surviving recording studio. Afterward, sightseeing includes the recording studios of Music Row, a life-size reproduction of the Parthenon, the State Capitol, and Bicentennial State Park. The remainder of the day is free. Perhaps take an optional excursion to the Country Music Hall of Fame with its glittering costumes, rare instruments, and Elvis Presley’s “solid gold” Cadillac.

Day 9 – NASHVILLE – CHATTANOOGA – ATLANTA First stop today is Chattanooga, home of the Chattanooga Choo Choo. Then, enter the “Peach State” of Georgia and journey to its fast-growing metropolis, Atlanta, home of 1996 summer Olympics. An orientation tour, followed by a visit to the National Park Visitor Center that honors civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King.

Day 10 – ATLANTA – SAVANNAH Head south through rich, rolling farmland to the historic seaport of Savannah for a 2-night stay. En route, make a lunch stop in Macon, “Where Soul Lives”, and home of music greats Little Richard and Otis Redding. Arrive in Savannah and begin soaking up its sultry charms. Stroll the historic squares shaded by huge live oak trees and surrounded by charming churches and elegant homes. (Breakfast)

Day 11 – SAVANNAH A day at leisure. Perhaps explore the city on the optional Hop on/Hop off Trolley and see attractions like City Market, Forsyth Park, and the Mercer House, or spend time shopping on cobblestoned River Street. Don’t miss the chance to sample some Low Country cuisine at one of the many restaurants.

Day 12 – SAVANNAH – ST. AUGUSTINE – ORLANDO Travel into the “Sunshine State” of Florida, stopping first at St. Augustine, the oldest European founded city in the United States. You will see the Government House and the Spanish fortress, Castillo de San Marcos, on your orientation tour. Then, drive to magical Orlando.

Day 13 – ORLANDO Your vacation ends this morning. You may choose to extend your vacation with extra nights and explore the “Sunshine State” further.