GLOBUS 2024: The Rhythm of Reflection: The Southern U.S. By Design (F8H)

9 days from New Orleans to Nashville

On this 9-day tour through The South, spend your days your way. More turn-of-the-century architecture or another sweet tea? March in the footsteps of Civil Rights heroes or boogie through rhythm and blues? Harper Lee mysteries or Helen Keller histories? With complimentary YourChoice excursions, y'all are in for a toe-tapping, lip-smacking, history-packing ride back in time from New Orleans to Nashville.

Why This Tour Has all the Fixin's:
-An immersive, cultural eexploration through the soul of the Old South, from the Magnolia State to Music City.
-A trip through time with sultry nights, soul-food bites, and historic sites of the legends, leaders, and lesser-known heroes of the South.
-Included YourChoice Excursions in New Orleans, Montgomery, and Florence.
-Beignet, done that!

Call (603) 995-4019 for more information or to book today! Mention code 17797200

Tour Operator
Offer valid through 3/31/2024
9 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1New OrleansWelcome to New Orleans! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome drink.
Day 2New OrleansNEW ORLEANS City sightseeing with Local Guide this morning.
YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

Day 3BiloxiWAVELAND Visit the Ground Zero Hurricane Museum
BAY OF ST. LOUIS Free time
BILOXI Afternoon sightseeing includes a guided tour of Jefferson Davis' home and presidential library, Beauvoir. This evening, enjoy dinner at one of Biloxi's most popular and historic restaurants. (B,D)
Day 4MontgomeryMONROEVILLE Sightseeing in the hometown of authors Truman Capote and Harper Lee includes the Old Courthouse Museum in the 'Literary Capital of Alabama.' Learn how Monroeville served as the inspiration for Lee's 1961 Pulitzer-Prize-winning 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' examining the historical prejudice of the deep South and loosely based on the life of the author's father-a state legislator and county lawyer who defended two black men accused of murdering a white storekeeper.
MONTGOMERY Free time this evening. (B)
Day 5MontgomeryMONTGOMERY The capital of Alabama, Montgomery plays an important role in history in the fight for voting rights, with the Alabama State Capitol Building having served as the ending point of the third march for voting rights from Selma. See the sights with a Local Guide this morning, including the State Capitol Building, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, the Civil Rights Memorial, and the Rosa Parks Museum. Take a docent-led tour of the courthouse where Judge Frank M. Johnson Jr. first legalized the desegregation of buses in 1956 and ruled the march from Selma was a legal protest to be allowed in 1965 (based on availability). Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

Free time this evening. (B,L)
Day 6FLORENCE (MUSCLE SHOALS)MONTGOMERY Travel the National Historic Trail of 1966 between Montgomery and Selma, which served as the route of Dr. Martin Luther King's 1965 Voting Rights March.
SELMA Walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge-a National Historic Landmark and site of the infamous 'Bloody Sunday'-where over 600 non-violent marchers, led by the late Freedom Rider and Congressional Representative John Lewis, were brutally attacked by police while attempting to cross the bridge.
BIRMINGHAM Visit Kelly Ingram Park and see the 16th Street Baptist Church, a famous Civil Rights landmark.
FLORENCE (MUSCLE SHOALS) Free time this evening.
Day 7FLORENCE (MUSCLE SHOALS)FLORENCE (MUSCLE SHOALS) Join in a guided sightseeing tour of Florence-'the gem of the South'-and learn about the 'Muscle Shoals Sound' produced here since the 1960s with state-of-the-art recording studios for iconic artists and producers. See the old town and the home of W.C. Handy-the 'Father of the Blues.' See the original Muscle Shoals Sound Studios building and tour the Alabama Music Hall of Fame with a docent. Enjoy free time this afternoon.
YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

Farewell dinner featuring live music. (B,D)
Day 8NashvilleFLORENCE This morning, depart for Nashville and enjoy a sightseeing tour, including Centennial Park with its full-size replica of Athens' Parthenon, the recording studios of Music Row, and famous Honky Tonk Row. Enjoy your afternoon at leisure. (B)
Day 9NashvilleYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. You may also choose to extend your time in Nashville and explore more on your own. Extra nights are available for purchase. (B)

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
09/15/2024$2,899.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/29/2024$2,899.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
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