A trip exploring the great southern states
Atlanta – Chatanooga – Nashville – Memphis – Natchez – New Orleans – Pensacola – Panama City Beach
Day 1: Atlanta
Welcome to the gateway to the south, make your way to your first nights accomodation and enjoy bustling downtown Atlanta. Spend your morning exploring the Coca-Cola factory, with 64 products on offer to sample you’re sure to taste something you’ll love. Next door you’ll find the stunning Georgia Aquarium, housig over 100,000 animals and 500 species.
Day 2: Atlanta – Chattanooga (110 miles)
Today make your journey to the “scenic city” of Chattanooga, a haven for all things outdoors. Take a trip up to Lookout Mountain and gaze out across seven states.
Day 3: Chattanooga – Nashville (130 miles)
Welcome to the home of country music! After checking into your hotel, why not head down to the world famous honky tonk bars of Broadway ad catch some up and coming stars.
Day 4: Nashville
We recommend the Nashville Music Attraction Pass for entry into the Country Music Hall of fame, historic Studio B, the Ryman Auditorium and the Johny Cash Museum.
Day 5: Nashville – Memphis (210 miles)
Today you’re off to the home of Blues and Rock and Roll, and obviously Elvis! Head down to Beale Street for some live blues and traditional southern BBQ flavours.
Day 6: Memphis
We recommend the Memphis Music Attraction Pass for entry into Graceland, Rock N Soul Museum, Stax Museum of American Soul Music and the world famous Sun Studio.
Day 7: Memphis – Natchez (312 miles)
Today you’ll arrive at the oldest settlement on the Mississippi River, with more antebellum houses than any other place in the United States, you’re sure to fall in love with its rich history and heritage.
Day 8: Natchez – New Orleans (176 miles)
You’ve finally arrived in the home of Jazz and Louisiana creole cuisine. Enjoy a fun packed night in the French Quarter down the world famous Bourbon Street, but watch out for the beads!
Day 9: New Orleans
Start your day with a breakfast beignet at the world famous Cafe Du Monde, then the afternoon wandering around the cobbled streets of the French and Garden Quarters. We recommend a traditional Steamboat Natchez Dinner Cruise as the perfect way to round up your stay.
Day 10: New Orleans – Pensacola (201 miles)
At Pensacola you’ll find some of the worlds most beautiful beaches along Perdido Key to Pensacola Beach itself, where blue skies, emerald-green water and swaying sea oats provide the perfect backdrop for your arrival.
Day 11: Pensacola
The Pensacola Beach Boardwalk features open-air bars and restaurants, shops, piers and shallow water for kids along the Santa Rosa Sound. Pensacola Beach also offers an array of shopping, lodging, restaurants, beach bars and entertainment
Day 12: Pensacola Beach – Panama City Beach (130 miles)
Arriving at Panama City Beach you’ll be able to stroll on the super white sand beaches and enjoy the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
Day 13: Panama City Beach
Take a morning dolphin cruise on a 50 foot catamaran to Shell Island and spend the afternoon snorkelling, swimming and relaxing
Day 14: Panama City Beach – Airport
Fly back home from Panama City Beach