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City of New Orleans Rail Tour

  • Chicago
  • Memphis
  • New Orleans
  • 9 nights from
  • £1,540 per person
  • Trip Code: RT-1022

Holiday Overview

City of New Orleans - a great USA Rail Tour

 

Travel through 900 miles of American music heritage on the train they call the City of New Orleans, immortalised by Arlo Guthrie's Americana classic.  From Chicago with its world-class Chicago Symphony Orchestra and still vibrant electric blues scene, to Beale Street in Memphis. Then, travel the history-laden musical crossroads of Mississippi to New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz. You'll be riding in the shadows of giants of American music like Louis Armstrong, Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters and Elvis Presley.

10 days / 9 Nights Start : Chicago Finish : New Orleans (can be done in reverse)

States Visited : Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana 

  Highlights of the holiday are:

- Chicago with its impressive skyline 

- Memphis, a home of the blues and Elvis Presley

- New Orleans, with its vibrant jazz scene and Cajun inspired cuisine 

City of New Orleans Rail Tour includes:

  • Return flights from the UK
  • 3 nights accommodation in Chicago
  • 1 night accommodation in an Amtrak Superliner Roomette
  • 2 nights accommodation in Memphis
  • 3 nights accommodation in New Orleans
1

Day 1 - Arrive in Chicago

Featured accommodation

The Tremont Chicago Hotel

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Palmer House a Hilton Hotel

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile

2

Day 2 - Explore Chicago

Why not join a River Cruise Tour whilst exploring Chicago. Give us a call on 0800 270 0009 to book.

Featured accommodation

The Tremont Chicago Hotel

Enhance your experience

Palmer House a Hilton Hotel

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile

3

Day 3 - Explore Chicago

Why not visit the 360 Degree Chicago for some superb views of the city and beachfront. give us a call on 0800 270 0009 to book.

Featured accommodation

The Tremont Chicago Hotel

Enhance your experience

Palmer House a Hilton Hotel

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile

4

Day 4 - Train to Memphis

Stay in a superliner bedroom

5

Day 5 - Explore Memphis

Why not join the Graceland Elvis Presley Experience whilst in Memphis. Give us a call on 0800 270 0009 to book.

Featured accommodation

Doubletree by Hilton Downtown Memphis

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Guest House at Graceland

Peabody

6

Day 6 - Explore Memphis

Why not visit Sun Studios, known as the birthplace of Rock n Roll whilst in Memphis. Give us a call on 0800 270 0009 to book.

Featured accommodation

Doubletree by Hilton Downtown Memphis

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Guest House at Graceland

Peabody

7

Day 7 - Train to New Orleans

Featured accommodation

Holiday Inn French Quarter-Chateau LeMoyne

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Royal Sonesta New Orleans

8

Day 8 - Explore New Orleans

Why not join the Natchez Jazz Cruise, a fantastic way to see New Orleans whilst listening to good music.

OR

Join the Ghost Walking Tour. Give us a call on 0800 270 0009 to book.

Featured accommodation

Holiday Inn French Quarter-Chateau LeMoyne

Enhance your experience

Royal Sonesta New Orleans

9

Day 9 - Explore New Orleans

Join the fantastic Swamp and Bayou trip along the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park. 

OR

Take part in the Cemetery and Voodoo Walking Tour and discover the secrets of New Orlean's past. Give us a call on 0800 270 00092 to book.

Featured accommodation

Holiday Inn French Quarter-Chateau LeMoyne

Enhance your experience

Royal Sonesta New Orleans

10

Day 10 - Depart New Orleans

USA Holiday Stopovers

Why not add in the 'Land of the Midnight Sun' - Iceland -on your way to your holiday in the USA. We have put together a great stopover in Iceland for 2 or 3 nights which includes accommodation and the Golden Circle Trip which includes visits to the Gullfoss Waterfall, the geo thermal area of Geysir and Thingvellir National Park.

If you are travelling to the west coast of America, why not add a couple of nights stay in New York which includes accommodation and tickets for the 'Top of the Rock' observation platform for an iconic view of the city skyline. This can be done either on your way out or on the way back.

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