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Dixieland & Rhythms (8240) - 2015 / 2014

11 Day Tour from Chicago to New Orleans


Dixieland & Rhythms
Experience the great culture of New Orleans
Experience the great culture of New Orleans
Visit Graceland Mansion, the former home of Elvis
New Orleans’s famous Bourbon Street
Country Music Hall of Fame
Enjoy the the nightlife in downtown Nashville
Experience the culture of downtown Nashville
New Orleans skyline
Enjoy the Southern charm of New Orleans
TOUR FOR 8+ PEOPLE

Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be available. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Availability is subject to sufficient participation, weather conditions, seasonal suitability, days of operation, group interests, and general feasibility for your vacation. The approximate value listed gives you a good, general idea of what you can expect to pay but may vary once you are on your vacation. Some information provided might be in a foreign currency; you can use our online currency converter for exchange rate information.

Untouchable Gangster Tour Have a bang up good time on the two hour romp back to the Roaring Twenties! See Chicago's most infamous sites, hear historically accurate accounts for the exploits of Capone, Moran, Dillinger, and the rest of "da boys".

Approximate value: $32 USD per person


Wendella's Chicago River Architecture Tour Chicago's architectural heritage is considered to be among the finest in the world, and the Chicago River provides the ultimate setting to view these magnificent structures. The Wrigley Building, one of Chicago's' most recognizable architectural treasures, is the perfect location to start the 75 minute journey. Traveling through the heart of the city, the docents will provide an in-depth perspective on why Chicago's architectural heritage is known and studied around the world.

Approximate value: $28 USD per person


Nashville Nightlife Dinner Show Nashville Nightlife is Music City's premier entertainment theater. After a buffet dinner, you'll hear all the songs that have made Nashville famous worldwide. Enjoy the music of everyone from Hank Williams Sr. and Patsy Cline to the superstars of today like Sara Evans and Toby Keith! The show celebrates today's country and honors tradition. Show and dinner last approximately 2.5 hours.

Approximate value: $44 USD per person


Sun Studio, Beale Street & Dinner Step back in time when you enter the famous Sun Studio, where Sam Phillips first recorded future stars such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, and 18-year-old Elvis Presley! Afterward, enjoy dinner at the King's Palace Cafe, which offers authentic Southern delicacies and Memphis BBQ. Evening includes dinner, a drink and admission to Rum Boogie Cafe. ( restaurant may change due to availability)

Approximate value: $55 USD per person


Cajun Sensation & Dancing Come and enjoy local Cajun cuisine and foot-stomping music at a popular restaurant where the natives dance the night away. A great opportunity to sample the famous seafood from the Louisiana bayous and learn to dance to the Cajun music from an entertaining local couple!

Approximate value: $47 USD per person


Court Of Two Sisters Jazz Brunch Experience a leisurely jazz brunch at The Court of Two Sisters Restaurant. This restaurant is not only known for its sumptuous food but also for its rich history. The location has long played a significant role in the history of the French Quarter and old New Orleans. You'll be entertained by the Jambalaya Jams trio, while enjoying a selection of over eighty items prepared fresh daily.

Approximate value: $39 USD per person


Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour with R/T Transportation Head down to the swamp on a real life adventure - view fascinating plant life, live alligators and many other wild creatures as you glide down haunting bayous lined with moss-draped cypress trees. Tours at 10:00am, 12:00 noon, 2:00pm, and 4:00pm and last approximately one hour and 45 minutes. Includes return transportation from New Orleans.

Approximate value: $50 USD per person


New Orleans Original Cocktail Walking Tour Take this tour on your first day in town to find out the places you must visit! From the Sazerac and Pimm's Cup to the Hurricane and Hand Grenade, you'll enjoy a different view of New Orleans through its history of fine dining and drinking. We'll entertain you with classic stories of the unique concoctions made famous here and the characters that brought them to life. Go behind the scenes at the oldest restaurant in the city to visit the wine cellar and the private dining rooms. You'll be shaken (not stirred) by the recipes of the city's most infamous cocktails along the way.

Approximate value: $29 USD per person


Steamboat Natchez Jazz Cruise with Dinner Savor the beauty and romance of the New Orleans skyline aboard the authentic Steamboat NATCHEZ-New Orleans' only authentic Steamboat! Enjoy casual buffet-style dining and live jazz by the world renowned "Dukes of Dixieland." The Steamboat NATCHEZ decks, engine room, and bars will be open for your enjoyment either before or after dinner.

Approximate value: $77 USD per person


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