Alabama Attraction

Highlights
· New Orleans
· Gulf Shores
· Birmingham
· Muscle Shoals
· Memphis
Duration
15 days / 14 nights
Prices From
£ 1399
Introduction

A showcase of beautiful Alabama and her surrounding states

Gallery


Itinerary


Day 1: New Orleans
This magical adventure begins in New Orleans, after checking into your centrally located hotel head out to Bourbon Street for some live Jazz and Blues.
 
Hotel: The Hotel Modern (Upgrade: Bourbon Orleans)
 
Day 2: New Orleans
No trip to New Orleans would be complete without a day trip to the timeless swamps and bayou’s of Louisiana; USAirtours recommend pre-booking to avoid disappointment.
 
Hotel: The Hotel Modern (Upgrade: Bourbon Orleans)
 
Day 3: New Orleans
Start your day with a breakfast beignet at the world famous Cafe Du Monde, then the afternoon wandering around the cobbled streets of the French and Garden Quarters. USAirtours recommend a traditional Steamboat Natchez Dinner Cruise as the perfect way to round up your stay.
 
Hotel: The Hotel Modern (Upgrade: Bourbon Orleans)
 
Day 4: New Orleans - Gulf Shores (205 miles)
Relax and enjoy the coastal town of Gulf Shores with its soft white sand and sparkling emerald waters. Cast your line for deep-sea adventure on a charter fishing trip, take a dolphin watching cruise or visit one of the classic beach bars like The Hangout or Flora-Bama.
 
Hotel: Best Western Riviera Inn (Upgrade: Hilton Garden Inn Orange Beach)
 
Day 5: Gulf Shores to Mobile (60 miles)
The Port City of Mobile is recognized as having the first American Mardi Gras in 1703 and the celebration is still alive today. Taste the coast with delicious seafood and enjoy the diverse array of bars, nightclubs and live music venues. Take an Eco-tour into America’s second largest delta and visit nearby Dauphin Island.
 
Hotel: Wingate by Wyndham Mobile (Upgrade: The Battle House Renaissance)
 
Day 7:  Mobile to Montgomery (188 miles)
Montgomery is the birthplace of both the American Civil War and the American Civil Rights Movement. Walk this authentic southern city and visit the Alabama State Capitol and the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church where Martin Luther King Jr preached.  The Hank Williams Museum and the Rosa Parks Museum are also downtown as well as the Alley Entertainment District.
 
Hotel: Courtyard Montgomery (Upgrade: Doubletree by Hilton Montgomery)
 
Day 8: Montgomery to Birmingham (90 miles)
Birmingham, Alabama’s largest city, boasts Jazz and dance clubs, theatre and fine dining. Visit the Civil Rights Institute, Kelly Ingram Park and 16th Street Baptist Church to learn about the city’s civil rights struggles.
 
Hotel: Wingate by Wyndham Birmingham (Upgrade: Hyatt Regency Birmingham)
 
Day 10: Birmingham to Huntsville (102 miles)
Huntsville is home of the U.S. Space and Rocket Centre, the world's largest space attraction! Located at the base of some of the most beautiful mountains in North Alabama, Huntsville offers visitors outdoor activities, such as hiking, bike riding, horseback riding and fishing along the Tennessee River.
 
Hotel: Hampton Inn Huntsville (Upgrade: Doubletree by Hilton Huntsville South
 
Day 11 - Huntsville to Muscle Shoals (69 miles)
The small Alabama town of Muscles Shoals is the southernmost leg of the music triangle that includes Memphis and Nashville. Tour the FAME recording studio where international superstars like Aretha Franklin, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Percy Sledge and the Rolling Stones recorded great hits in the 60s.
 
Hotel: Best Western Plus Russellville (Upgrade: Holiday Inn Express Florence)
 
Day 12:  Muscle Shoals to Corinth (80 miles)
Head west to Tupelo and visit Elvis’ birthplace before continuing to Corinth where cultural heritage sites abound. It is home to four museums, a National Park Service Civil War Interpretive Centre, pristine Civil War earthworks, historic neighbourhoods and much more.

Hotel: Hampton Inn Corinth
 
Day 13:  Corinth to Memphis (151 miles)
Today you're off to the home of Blues and Rock and Roll, and obviously Elvis! Head down to Beale Street for some live blues and traditional southern BBQ flavors.
 
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Memphis (Upgrade: Peabody Memphis)
 
Day 14:  Memphis
USAirtours recommend the Memphis Music Attraction Pass for entry into Graceland, Rock N Soul Museum, Stax Museum of American Soul Music and the world famous Sun Studio.
 
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Memphis (Upgrade: Peabody Memphis)
 
Day 15: Memphis
Enjoy the last of this city’s Southern charms before heading to the airport for your flight home.
 

Prices


From £1399 per person
Price based on 2 travelling
Prices subject to availablity at the time of booking

Price Includes
Return flights from London
Free airport to hotel transfer on arrival
Hotel accommodation as stated
Compact sized car rental
Inclusive car rental Insurance
Free car satellite navigation
Free tank of fuel
Free personalised Road Book
Flight, hotel and car upgrades available

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