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Experience the Charm, Food, and Music of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast

March 7, 2018 – March 18, 2018


  • Tour Sun Studio in Memphis TN
  • Visit Elvis's Graceland
  • Tour antebellum homes in Natchez, MS
  • See where Tabasco is made on Avery Island
  • Four nights in the French Quarter of New Orleans
  • Visit Oak Alley Plantation for a tour and lunch
  • Take a tour through the Louisiana swamps
  • Spend an evening at the New Orleans School of Cooking
  • Visit the WWII Museum
  • Cruise the Mississippi aboard the Steamboat Natchez
  • Take a shrimping trip in Biloxi, MS
  • Visit Bellingrath Gardens near Mobile AL
  • Have breakfast aboard the USS Alabama

About the Tour


Wednesday, March 7

The adventure begins!

Depart from one of these locations near you: Cedar Rapids, Decorah, Des Moines, Ft Dodge, Rochester, or Waterloo

Overnight tonight in St. Louis, MO, where we'll meet up with fellow passengers

Thursday, March 8 (B,D)

Arrive in Memphis in time for lunch and a stop at Sun Studio before checking into our downtown hotel for the next two nights

Dinner tonight is at King's Palace Cafe

Friday, March 9 (B)

Tour Memphis - highlights include Cotton Row and Graceland

Afternoon and evening are free to explore

Saturday, March 10 (B,L,D)

Leave Memphis this morning for Natchez, MS

Enjoy lunch and take a tour of some of the antebellum homes from the Civil War period

Check into our Natchez hotel for the night

Dinner tonight is at Glenfield Plantation

Sunday, March 11 (B,D)

Depart Natchez for New Orleans

Stop by the Tabasco factory on Avery Island on the way

Overnight the next four nights in the French Quarter

Get together with the group for dinner tonight

Monday, March 12 (B)

Enjoy a city tour of New Orleans

Stop by the Warehouse District to see where the Mardi Gras floats are made

The rest of the day is free in the French Quarter

Tuesday, March 13 (B,L,D)

Head to Oak Alley Plantation for a tour and lunch

Venture to the Louisiana swamps for a tour

Return to the hotel before a class and dinner at the New Orleans School of Cooking

Wednesday, March 14 (B)

Visit the WWII Museum

Board the Steamboat Natchez for a cruise on the Mississippi River

Thursday, March 15 (B,L)

Leave New Orleans today for Biloxi, MS

Take a shrimping trip aboard the "Sailfish"

Lunch at Mary Mahoney's

Stop at Bellingrath Gardens

Overnight in Mobile, AL

Friday, March 16 (B,D)

Enjoy breakfast this morning aboard the USS Alabama

Journey north, stopping in Nashville for the night

Enjoy a group dinner tonight

Saturday, March 17 (B)

Head towards home, with an overnight stay near South Bend, IN

Sunday, March 18 (B)

Continue to our Iowa departure cities

Welcome home!


OccupancyPrice / person

Rates listed above are per person

$700 per person deposit due at booking

Final payment due Jan. 19, 2018


  • Luxury motorcoach transportation
  • Lodging as listed on itinerary
  • Luggage handling for one (1) suitcase per person
  • Tickets/admissions to listed attractions
  • Gratuities for local guides
  • Meals as listed on itinerary
  • Guidance of a professional tour manager
  • Travel Protection Plan

Visit our website for more details

Dates and Times

Starts: March 7, 2018 midnight

Ends: March 18, 2018 midnight



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