Musical Cities, Civil Rights and the Smoky Mountains

Alabama • Mississippi • Tennessee

Musical Cities, Civil Rights and the Smoky Mountains
14 Nights From

Exploring the Heart of the South: From Atlanta to Muscle Shoals.

Begin your southern journey with a stay in vibrant Atlanta, the capital of Georgia. In Atlanta, delve into history at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park and enjoy the bustling atmosphere at Ponce City Market. Don’t miss the Georgia Aquarium and the World of Coca-Cola for a taste of the city’s modern attractions.

After soaking in the sights of Atlanta, pick up your rental car for a self- drive trip starting in Birmingham, Alabama. In Birmingham, visit the Civil Rights Institute to understand the city’s crucial role in the Civil Rights Movement. Stroll through Railroad Park and enjoy the culinary delights at one of the many excellent restaurants. Birmingham offers a mix of historical depth and modern vibrancy that sets the tone for your journey ahead. Continue your drive to Muscle Shoals, renowned for its legendary recording studios that birthed many music hits.

The Musical and Cultural Tapestry: From Tupelo to Chattanooga

Next, head to Tupelo, the birthplace of Elvis Presley, and explore the small town charm and musical history. In Oxford, Mississippi, visit the University of Mississippi and Rowan Oak, the home of author William Faulkner. Then, journey to Memphis, Tennessee, where you can experience the magic of Graceland, stroll down Beale Street, and learn at the National Civil Rights Museum. Nashville, your next stop, offers the Grand Ole Opry and vibrant honky-tonks. After Nashville, drive to Knoxville, a blend of urban culture and natural beauty. Spend two nights in Pigeon Forge, exploring Dollywood and the Great Smoky Mountains. Conclude your adventure in Chattanooga, visiting the Tennessee Aquarium and enjoying the panoramic views from Lookout Mountain.

This road trip offers a rich tapestry of musical heritage, historical significance, and natural beauty across the southern United States.

Outdoor Activities - Tennessee

What's included?


Flights to Memphis and return from Nashville

Flying with American Airlines
Flying from Dublin Airport


1 checked bag per person roundtrip

Car Hire

Fully inclusive car hire for 12 days


14 NIGHTS in selected Fly Drive Hotels

2 NIGHTS Atlanta
1 NIGHT   Birmingham
1 NIGHT   Muscle Shoals
1 NIGHT   Tupelo
1 NIGHT   Oxford
2 NIGHTS Memphis
2 NIGHTS Nashville
1 NIGHT   Knoxville
2 NIGHTS Pigeon Forge
1 NIGHT   Chattanooga
3 Star Hotels, 7 Breakfasts

Offer Details

Based on 2 Adults sharing

This is an indicative price, please call us to quote you for your chosen date.

14 Nights From
Quote Reference number: 53328617

Your Journey

Muscle Shoals
Pigeon Forge