Deep South Fly Drive

Deep South Fly Drive

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  • 3 nights in Memphis
  • 1 nights in Greenwood
  • 2 nights Vicksburg
  • 1 night Tupelo ( Elvis birth place)
  • 2 night Florence
  • 3 nights Nashville

This Deep South Fly drive covers Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama  to ensure you visit all the must see sights. Set at a relaxed pace you'll experience stunning scenery, beautiful towns and listen to fabulous live music every step of the way.  This makes an ideal itinerary if you're not a beach lover but like to explore the real America and sightsee,  The ideal months to travel are March to October although the summer months can be quite humid but everywhere has air conditioning.

 

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All our America Fly Drive Holidays are Tailor Made for you personally,   we explore airfares and hotels to get the best rates available for the dates you want to travel. Pricing will differ depending on what promotional deals the hoteliers and airlines have available  and  how early you book -  11 months hence maximum .

Start by calling 01243 779 737 to speak to a human being or complete our ENQUIRY FORM our office hours are 9:30 to 7:30 pm Monday to Friday or by prior appointment at the weekend and outside of normal working hours.  

For your financial security all holidays created by Time and Place Luxury Holidays are covered under the Civil Aviation ATOL protection scheme.


Full Itinerary - Deep South Fly Drive

 

Day 1 Arrive Memphis

Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flights to Memphis. Upon arrival collect your rental car and proceed to you hotel.

Day 2 Greenwood (130 miles )

Today you commence your journey through this amazing region bu heading south on historic highway 61, more commonly know as the Blues Highway. Your first place of interest is Clarkesdale in the heart of the Delta which has a rich musical heritage. Whilst in town make sure you visit Blues Alley, home to the Delta Blue Museum, next you'll continue your journey to Indianola for a stop at the BB King Museum. Ensure you allocate some time to a visit to Morgan Freeman's Jazz Club , Ground Zero .

Days 3 & 4 Vicksburg (101 miles) 

This morning we suggest a stop at  The Greenwood Blues museum and Gallery, home to a vast array of Blues memorabilia. Culinary enthusiasts may also choose to visit The Viking Cookery School to learn how to prepare traditional Southern Dishes and delicacies. Next take the scenic drive to Vicksburg, where you will enjoy the next two nights in one of Vickburg's Antebellum homes. Next morning, take a carriage ride to discover Vickburg's many beautiful homes

Days 5 Tupelo (231 miles)   

You'll need a full day to experience Tupelo, undoubtedly best known as Elvis birthplace. Visit the Elvis Presley birthplace museum, where you can tour the home. museum memorial chapel, fountain of life and see the story wall. Make sure to stop by the Tupelo  hardware store, this timeless gem is where Glady's Presley bought Elvis his first guitar. 

Days 6 & 7 Florence (88 miles)

Your exciting trip continues and today's its to the north top of Alabama. Set in the Tennessee Rover Valley, marmot Shoals has a beautiful setting which has been reflected in the resorts design. Just minutes from the hotel are two Robert Trent Jones Trail golf courses, which attracts players of all levels from across the globe. Whilst in Florence, take a trip to the Alabama Music Hall of fame and WC Handy's Birthplace and Museum.

Days 8 to 10 Nashville (122 miles) 

Crossing the border back into Tennessee, your heading to the home of country music. There is so much to keep you entertained in this city, but you shouldn't miss a trip to the Grand Ole Oprey, The Wildhorse Saloon and The Ryman Auditorium. A paddlewheeler cruise down the Cumberland River provides an insight into the historic heritage of the waterways and is also great fun.  If you're a shopper the Oprey Mills Mall combines both outlet shopping and boutiques for an enjoyable few hours

Day 11 & 12 Memphis

Switching from country music to the Home of the Blues you end your journey at you begin in Memphis. This is yet another exciting city with lots to do, what ever your interest.  we suggest you include s visit to Mud Island, a unique 52 acres park showcasing America's greatest river The Mississippi, and Memphis Belle , the famed B-17 bomber from world war II.   No visit to Memphis is complete with out a visit to Graceland. See the house, tour the Lisa Marie Airplane and see the artifacts in the museum including many of Elvis' flamboyant outfits. A visit to Sun Studios where Elvis recorded his early music and an evening or two on Beale street  make an enjoyable end to the day.

Day 13 Fly home from Memphis to Heathrow 

Enquire about a Deep South Fly Drive by calling 01243 779 737 or complete our enquiry form below.

ALTERNATIVE DEEP SOUTH HOLIDAY SUGGESTIONS:

Flexible itinerary

 

 

  • We tailor make the holiday to suit you - all changes are accommodated.
  • Best time to visit the Deep South  - March to  late July even into early August. Expect humidity and short sharp showers in the Deep South from August to October.
  • Change the number of nights in each location if you would like to.  
  • Car hire: we offer a full range of models from 2 door compacts to a Mustang Convertible
  • Prices available on request

 

 

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Please note, all visitors to the USA are required, by law, to complete an online ESTA form prior to travel, one form must be completed for each member of the family and or party. The US government charges a fee of $14.00 for ESTA applications, 

For your financial security all holidays created by Time and Place Luxury Holidays are covered under the Civil Aviation ATOL protection scheme.