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14 Nights - Fly Drive
★★★+ - Deep South
SAVE £199 per person
  • 2 Nights Cambria Hotel New Orleans Downtown 
  • 2 Nights Hyatt Place Biloxi
  • 1 Night Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown
  • 1 Night Best Western Plus Tupelo
  • 2 Nights Doubletree Memphis Downtown
  • 1 Night Hampton Inn Clarksdale 
  • 1 Night Alluvian Hotel Greenwood 
  • 2 Nights Courtyard Vicksburg
  • 2 Nights Monmouth Historic Inn Natchez

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French Quarter, New OrleansBiloxi Lighthouse, MississippiCapitol Building Jackson, MississippiBeale Street Memphis, TennesseeVicksburg River, MississippiGreat Mississippi River Balloon Race, Natchez

Price Tab

Price Tab:

2 Nights Cambria Hotel New Orleans Downtown - Standard Room
2 Nights Hyatt Place Biloxi - Standard Room
1 Night Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown - Standard Room
1 Night Best Western Plus Tupelo - Standard Room (Includes Breakfast)
2 Nights Doubletree Memphis Downtown - Standard Room
1 Night Hampton Inn Clarksdale - Standard Room
1 Night Alluvian Hotel Greenwood - Standard Room (Includes Breakfast)
2 Nights Courtyard Vicksburg - Standard Room
2 Nights Monmouth Historic Inn Natchez - Deluxe Room (Includes Breakfast)

Departure Dates   Prices From
2019    
September - October 1st September - 25th October 2019 £1595 per person

 

  • Flights are from London into New Orleans
  • Regional flights available on request

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Based on 2 Adults sharing
Prices subject to availability at time of booking
Updated: 18/04/2019

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Description

Cambria
The newly constructed Cambria New Orleans Downtown Hotel has a wonderful location in the stylish and trendy Warehouse District of the city. Seamlessly blending fun with boutique style accommodations, modern amenities and a traditional Southern welcome – The Cambria Hotel is a great base for your stay in the Big Easy.

The hotel’s location in the up and coming Warehouse District means you’re close to some of the cities fanciest boutiques, trendy restaurants, bohemian coffee shops and BBQ spots. Explore museums and art galleries by day (including the National WW II Museum, the city’s top rated tourist attraction) then catch a show at Howlin’ Wolf one of the hottest venues around. Harrah’s Casino is also close by in case you want to try your luck at the tables.

The city’s iconic French Quarter is just a ten minute stroll away from the hotel and it’s the place to experience some of the best restaurants, cocktails bars, lively music venues and round the clock night life that New Orleans is rightly famous for. Take a stroll down Bourbon Street and sample some of the finest Creole cuisine on the planet, visit the fortune tellers at Jackson Square, take a jazz cruise down the Mississippi River on an authentic steamboat, stroll on over to the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas for a fab day out – it’s one of the top five aquariums in the US.

For the real deal in local music pop on over to the Fabourg Marigny District home to lively Frenchman Street with its amazing collection of bars, clubs, killer restaurants and amazing home-grown jazz funk music - there’s never a dull moment in this exciting city.
Back at the Cambria you’ll sleep well and recharge thanks to your comfortable Beautyrest® mattresses and comfortable sleeper sofas in selected rooms. Modern in-room essentials include a refrigerator and Cuisinart coffee maker along with a spa-like shower, ACCA KAPPA spa amenities and a 55" Roomio TV.

There’s also a Precor Fitness Centre open 24/7, fast and free Wi-Fi, and an on-site grab & go food market for guests on the go. 

Hyatt Biloxi 
Located directly across from the sands of Biloxi Beach and just a short walk from Biloxi’s landmark Lighthouse, the modern and well-appointed Hyatt Place Biloxi’s thoughtful amenities and desirable location makes it a great base for your Mississippi Gulf Coast stopover.

Biloxi’s Mississippi Gulf Coast side setting puts amazing Watersports right at your fingertips – head over to one of the nearby beaches and get wet jet skiing, snorkelling, kayaking, parasailing, swimming, boating, body boarding and much more.

Hotel guests are within easy reach of some of Biloxi Beach’s favourite family attractions including Ship Island a barrier island of white sandy beaches that’s only accessible by ferry, Beauvoir the home of the former Confederate President Jefferson Davis, Boloxi Lighthouse built in 1848, home to historical artefacts and paintings and the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art an innovative art museum featuring local art, pottery and textiles.

Other popular activities and attractions include Shrimping trips to the Mississippi Sound, Old Biloxi Cemetery and visiting one of the many lively Vegas style Casinos located throughout the area.

Comfortable and spacious the hotel’s rooms feature plush Hyatt Grand Beds, a Cosy Corner Sofa Sleeper, 50” flat screen HD TV, free Wi-Fi, tea & coffeemaker, ironing sets, mini refrigerators, a wet bar and complimentary luxury bath amenities. Upgraded rooms have gulf views and suites have extra amenities including microwaves, dining tables and separate living areas.

Start your day with a complimentary hot breakfast featuring cage -free eggs, steel-cut oatmeal, whole fruit, all-natural bacon and sausage, and lots more accompanied by an assortment of juices and freshly brewed coffee.

The 24 / 7 Gallery Market offer snacks, salads and drinks to go – perfect for guest on a busy schedule. 

Coffee to Cocktails Bar is the place to go for your morning coffee or to meet up with friends to enjoy a craft cocktail or chilled glass of wine before heading out for the evening.

Keep your workout schedules on track at the 24/7 fitness centre or just grab a lounger and chill out for an hour or two by the outdoor pool and hot tub in the Biloxi sunshine. The outdoor patio and fire pit area’s a nice place wind down at the end of the day.

 Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown
Situated in the heart of downtown Jackson the state capitol of Mississippi, the Hilton Garden Inn Jackson combines comfortable guestrooms and gold old fashioned southern comfort with convenient access to many of Jackson’s popular attractions. The hotel is only a short walk from the Amtrak Station and the city centre - It’s a great base for your visit to Jackson Mississippi.

Enjoy a guided tour around the Mississippi State Capitol and Old capital Museum to find out all about both of Mississippi’s original and current state capitol buildings – during legislative sessions you’ll be able to take in both Senate and House activities from the public gallery.

Head over to LeFleur’s Bluff State Park a hidden gem in the heart of Jackson featuring picnic spots, nature trails, boating and fishing as well as a nine hole golf course and driving range – it’s a great trip out with fun for all the family.

The Mississippi Museum of Natural Sciences is located within the park and is well worth a visit. Discover all about the naturel history of Mississippi through a series of educational exhibits, fossil collections and interactive habitats including “The Swamp” home to a host of wetland dwellers including turtles and alligators.

Other interesting Museums close to Lefleur’s Bluff State park include the Mississippi Children’s Museum, the Mississippi Sports Hall of fame Museum and the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum.

Other popular Jackson attractions include the Russel Davis Planetarium, Jackson Zoo, The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the quirky boutiques cafes, galleries and live music art scene to be found in the Fondren District. 

When you do get back to the hotel it’s great to kick back and relax in your well-appointed guestrooms furnished with a host of home comforts including Serta Suite Dreams bedding, flat screen TV with premium channels, coffee maker, microwave, mini-refrigerator, ironing sets, air conditioning and much more. Keep up to date on social media with your room’s complimentary high speed internet or just chill out and watch a movie in complete comfort. Bathrooms have elegant granite counter tops and come with hairdryer and complimentary bath products.

Other amenities include a handy fitness centre that’s perfect for keeping your holiday workouts going and an indoor pool with hot tub to that’s just the place for some poolside downtime after a busy day out and about in Jackson! 

Best Western Tupelo
Welcome, Tupelo Mississippi birthplace of “The King - Elvis Presley” and the Best Western Plus Hotel, your home from home during your visit to Tupelo. The hotel’s is within easy reach of most of Tupelo’s major attractions and just short stroll to local restaurants and the Mall at Barnes Crossing. It’s a great value for money base for your trip to Tupelo.

First stop has to be the Elvis Presley Centre which includes the modest two bedroomed house where The King was born on the 8th of January 1935, the Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum and the hikes and trails that Elvis might have walked as a young man. The park is a Mississippi landmark attracting around a 100,000 visitors a year – will you be one of them?

The Natchez Trace parkway started out as a footpath for Native Americans over 8000 years and is now a 444 mile scenic byway running from Natchez Mississippi to Nashville Tennessee. It’s a year round paradise for motorists, cyclists and hikers alike and the Tupelo Visitor Centre features informative displays and exhibits as well as a visitor orientation programme.

Tupelo Buffalo Park and Zoo attracts over a 100,000 visitors annually and is home to a herd of Buffalo and other exotic animals along with replicas of Native American Chicksaw structures, a live pony carousel, trail rides and reptile and bird exhibitions.

Other popular attractions include Mississippi’s Final Stands Civil War Centre, The Veteran’s Museum featuring a document signed by Abraham Lincoln and other artefacts and of course you need to stop off at the Tupelo Hardware Company, the store that supplied Elvis with his first guitar.

Back at the Best Western Plus, Tupelo you’ll find a comfortable guest rooms or suites waiting for you kitted out with a host of home comforts including flat screen TV with cable channels, high speed internet access, refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave, ironing sets, hairdryer and private bathrooms with complimentary bath products.

Get your day off to a great start thanks to the Inn’s delicious complimentary hot breakfasts and after a busy day out and about in the Tupelo area it’s nice to meet up with friends and fellow guests at the managers evening reception to share the day’s adventures with some complimentary snacks and a cold beer or glass of wine.

The hotel also has a small exercise room and the indoor saltwater pool - a great place to chill out - just settle back on one of the one of the poolside chairs and let the kids frolic about to their hearts content.

Hilton Doubletree Memphis Downtown
A superb location in the heart of Memphis, modern, comfortable accommodations, and value for money combine to make the Hilton Doubletree Memphis hotel the perfect base for your Memphis stopover. The hotel’s desirable setting places you within walking distance of many of Memphis’s most famous downtown attractions including Beale Street Entertainment District, Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Sun Studios and the National Civil Rights Museum and of course, you’ll be sure to visit Elvis Presley’s world famous Graceland Mansion that is only moments away!

It is easy to get to Graceland from downtown Memphis with free shuttle buses running between three of the city’s most popular music attractions, the Sun Studios and Heartbreak Hotel, the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum and Graceland itself. When you get to Graceland, take one of the guided tours and immerse yourself in the unforgettable journey of the King - from his humble roots to worldwide superstar and American icon.

Of course there’s more to Memphis than just Graceland, Memphis is a city steeped in music’ the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Sun Studio, the Blues hall of fame and the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum will appeal to music lovers of all genres. Spend the day afloat with a Memphis Riverboat Cruise or head downtown to the historic Beale Street area, a lively three-block stretch of Memphis that’s jam packed with exciting street entertainment, shopping, restaurants and lively nightclubs. Pure heaven for music fans of every genre – a melting pot of traditional delta blues, jazz, rock ‘n’ roll, rhythm and blues and gospel!

After a busy day, exploring all that Memphis and the surrounding area has to offer it’s nice to retreat to the comfort of your welcoming guestroom. Thoughtful amenities include comfortable Sweet Dreams bedding, air conditioning, modern flat screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities, ironing sets, free Wi-Fi and separate bathrooms with shower/tub combo, hair dryer and complimentary toiletries. Suites offer more space and feature separate living areas – great for entertaining friends and family before hitting the town.

A great choice, the Hilton Doubletree Memphis has range modern amenities for guests to enjoy. Get your day off to a lively start with a workout at the compact but adequately appointed fitness centre or kick back for an hour or so beside the open-air pool.

There are lots of great restaurants close to the hotel there’s a TGI Friday’s restaurant and bar located on site - tasty food all day and cool beer, craft cocktails or a soft drink in the bar it’s the ideal spot to relax, recharge and start planning tomorrow’s Memphis adventures.

Hampton Inn Clarksdale
There’s a great big Southern welcome waiting for you at the Hampton Inn Clarksdale where the helpful staff, comfortable accommodations and amenities all go together to make this Hampton Inn the ideal destination for your Clarksdale stay stopover. The hotel’s handy location off highway 61 and free parking means you’re only a short drive to the Delta Blues Museum and other Clarksdale attractions.

Established in 1979 the internationally acclaimed Delta Blues Museum features a wax figure of Blues legend Muddy Waters along with video and sound recordings, books, memorabilia, and of course the famous Muddywodd Guitar. Another museum worth a short visit is the Rock & Roll Blues Museum that’s jammed with artefacts and memorabilia showcasing the evolution of America’s music – from blues and rockabilly to rock & roll.

Anyone looking to take in some real live blues music should head to the Ground Zero Blues Club®, part owned by Hollywood legend and Mississippi Delta resident Morgan Freeman it’s one of the places to go to for an authentic delta blues experience. Other live music venues in Clarksdale include Red’s Blues Lounge, the New Roxy, Club 2000 and much more – every night is a music night in Clarksdale.

Take a walking tour and discover the historic Clarksdale neighborhood that inspired the characters and events that inspired the childhood Tennessee Williams to later write some of his most famous plays including A Streetcar Named Desire.

Clarksdale is the ideal jumping off point for a guided wilderness canoe tour of the Lower Mississippi River – no experience necessary just book a slot and turn up and be prepared to paddle!

After a busy day out and about in Clarksdale settle back in your well-appointed guest room or suite featuring a host of home comforts including flat screen LCD TV, mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker, and bathrooms with complimentary toiletries and fluffy towels. Keep up to date with social media and emails thanks to the in room free Wi-Fi or just kick back on your comfy Hampton bedding® and start planning tomorrow’s adventures. 

At the Hampton Inn you’ll get the day off to the best possible start with a free hot breakfast that’s bound to hit the spot – and don’t worry if you’re in a hurry just grab one of the “On The Run” breakfast bags for a filling meal to go!

The compact fitness centre is ideal for keeping up to date with any on the road work out routines you’ve brought along and the outdoor saltwater pool’s a great spot to catch some of that Mississippi sunshine.

Alluvian Hotel Greenwood
Set against the heart of downtown Greenwood on the eastern edge of the Mississippi Delta, the Alluvian Hotel is an intimate upscale boutique style hotel that blends together good old fashioned Southern charm and hospitality with luxurious amenities all wrapped up in an elegant modern design? 

The hotel’s convenient downtown location’ just a short stroll from Greenwood Station puts you within easy reach of many of Greenwood’s popular attractions. It’s a great base for your visit to this part of the iconic Mississippi Delta.

Take a trip back in time with a visit to the Back in the Day Museum – it’s only a short walk from the Alluvian hotel and a must for blues enthusiasts. The museum explores the history of “the blues” and African American culture in the Delta. Take the guided tour to find all there is to know about the life and times of blues legends Robert Johnson, John Hurt and Eddie “Guitar Slim”.

Just a short 10 minute drive from the hotel the Museum of the Mississippi Delta houses the largest collection of Native American trade beads in the Southern United States. The museum also showcases artefacts and furniture from the home of Choctaw Chief Greenwood Leflore as well as a civil war cannon and a model of the battle of nearby Fort Pemberton.

Themed rooms, and a natural science room and the area’s most comprehensive collection of regional art are also on show.

A downtown walking tour’s a great way discover much more about Greenwood – pick up your map and visit local landmarks including Cotton Row, The Leflore County Courthouse, and the 1914 Carnegie Library then take a stroll along the Yazoo River and get your picture taken beside the Keesler Bridge.

Take a drive to the north end of Grand Boulevard and visit the Tallahatchie Bridge, made famous when Greenwood’s own Bobbie Gentry in her 1967 song, “Ode to Billy Joe. Across the bridge is County Road 518 better known as Money Road a two lane stretch of tarmac leading to the gravesite of legendary bluesman Robert Johnson at Little Zion Baptist Church and further on the dilapidated remains of Bryant’s Grocery Store the backdrop to the subsequent beating and murder of 14 year old Emmet Till, and event that rocked the nation and helped shape the Civil Rights Movement.

Other popular local attractions include a Hollywood film “The Help” self-guided driving tour, the Viking Cookery School, and Fort Pemberton.

Back at the Alluvian Hotel it’s great to and relax in the luxurious and well-appointed guestrooms featuring, plush bedding and bath linens, TV with premium channels, coffee maker, mini-refrigerator, ironing sets, air conditioning and much more. Bathrooms have elegant marble counter tops and come with hairdryer bathrobes and premium toiletries.

Other amenities include a handy fitness centre that’s perfect for keeping your holiday workouts and a luxurious full Service Spa if you’d like some indulgent pampering.

The Hotel’s restaurant, Giardina’s is a well-established Delta landmark famous for its steaks and seafood along with a wonderful selection of traditional handmade pasta dishes. The late night bar’s a great spot for a night cap with friends.

Marriot Courtyard Vicksburg
A convenient location in central Vicksburg just off Interstate 20 and OLD US 80, well-appointed comfortable guest rooms & Suites combine with warm Southern welcome and modern amenities to make the Courtyard by Marriot Vicksburg Hotel the ideal base for your stay in the historic City of Vicksburg.

Playing a pivotal role in the American Civil War, the city of Vicksburg is home to a host of attractions and historical sites including Vicksburg National Military Park, the Old Courthouse, U.S.S. Cairo Museum, The Old Depot Museum and much more.

Vicksburg National Military Park is peaceful now but it was once the site of a violent 47 day battle, “the Siege of Vicksburg”. The park is only a short drive from the hotel and it provides a fascinating insight into the strategic importance of Vicksburg and the surrounding areas, as well as the battle itself which ended with the surrender of the Confederate Army on the 4th July 1863. The Park contains a museum, several forts, battlefield trenches and the U.S.S. Cairo Museum.

You’ll be able to walk through part of the USS Cairo, the only remaining example of a City Class Ironclad. Inside the Museum itself you’ll find a collection of fascinating artefacts and a short film on the recovery and restoration of this amazing ship. Standing prominently on a hill the Old Courthouse was completed by slaves in 1860, restored as a museum in 1947 the museum is now home to a historical photographs and artefacts including Confederate Flags and a tie worn by Jefferson Davis. Other popular attractions nearby include the Old Depot Museum, the McRaven Tour Home, the Lower Mississippi River Museum and the Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum, a restored building where Coca-Cola was first bottled in 1894.

There’s a lot more to Vicksburg than historical sites and museums with lively bars, locally inspired restaurants and lots of Southern style boutiques all within easy striking distance of the hotel. The hotel’s guest rooms and suites come with all mod cons including air conditioning, premium bedding with pillow top mattresses, smart TVs, coffee maker, mini fridge, microwave, alarm clock and bathrooms with complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. The hotel also features a compact, well-appointed fitness centre, an indoor pool and hotel, and the Bistro restaurant serving American breakfasts with Starbucks® coffee and dinner in the evening. Complimentary Wi-Fi is perfect for keeping up to date, planning new adventures and uploading your latest holiday snaps onto social media, Facebook and Snapchat away to your hearts content courtesy of the Marriot Courtyard Vicksburg! In the evenings it’s nice to get together with friends round the fire pit.

Monmouth Historic Inn Natchez
The Monmouth Historic Inn is set in an iconic stately mansion amongst 26 acres of luscious gardens and estate providing the perfect romantic getaway just a 5 minute drive from Natchez city centre. This National Historic Landmark reflects both the history and the charm of the South providing guests with exceptional hospitality.

With acres of beautiful gardens on your doorstep there’s no better place to take a relaxing stroll or have a seat and enjoy the tranquillity of this historic inn. Bird watching has also become a popular activity at Monmouth with an unusual variety of birds being attracted by the blooming flowers and ponds. Discover all there is to know about Monmouth's historic grounds with a daily guided tour of the main house. 

Stocked ponds in the grounds of the hotel provide great sport for anglers – just get some friendly local advice and of course your fishing tackle for the day before casting your lure! It’s great to start the day with a full Southern Breakfast that’s complimentary of course! And after a day exploring all that Natchez has to offer it’s nice to get together with friends and fellow guests over complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a traditional mint julep or your cocktail of choice in the Quitman Study or Lounge. Relaxed and casual, the award winning 1818 restaurant is set in the original Men’s and Ladies’ parlour rooms of this stunning antebellum home. Hotel modern guestrooms and suites offer the perfect retreat and feature an array of thoughtful amenities including cable flat screen TV, clock radio, hairdryer, ironing sets and private baths with plush robes and L'Occitane En Provence bath amenities. Free Wi-Fi in the rooms and across the hotel’s common areas makes it a cinch to keep in touch with the folks back home.

Local attractions include the Mississippi River which is located only 3 miles from the property – sign up for a canoe trip and get a bird’s eye view of the local wildlife and towering river bluffs from the middle of the river. Natchez is well known for its historic homes, there are more than 600 examples of Antebellum Architecture, there are dotted throughout the city and many of them are open to the public. Some of the most historic homes include Longwood, the largest octagonal house in America, Rosalie 1820, a national landmark and home to the Union headquarters during the Civil War and Linden, the model for Tara in Gone with the Wind. Other popular local attractions include the Grand Village of Natchez and the National Landmark Historic District – only a 5 minute drive away from the hotel.


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