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  • The promenade, Savannah, Georgia

More than any other part of the United States, the Southeast has an identity all its own, with a melodic way of speaking, a turbulent history that has shaped a complicated political present, a shared culture that cuts across state lines, and some of the best food and music you'll find anywhere on the planet. The states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia have been nurtured by deep roots sharped by hardship and have fashioned some of America’s most prominent characters including writers William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, and Mark Twain.

Classic American foods and drinks such as barbecue, bourbon, cornbread, and Coca-Cola hail from this region. Locals love their sports, from NASCAR to basketball and football, and catching any sporting event where you rub shoulders with a Southeasterner, is guaranteed to be a passionate and exhilarating one. 

Scenic drives such as the Blue Ridge Parkway from North Carolina to Virginia or the Country Music Hwy US 23 in Kentucky to the Great River Road along the Mississippi will have you feeling like a character in a Twain novel. The state of Georgia feels like a pop-up romance novel, while architecturally pristine Savannah will have you walking as if in a dream. Whether you're exploring the bright, white beaches of the Florida Keys and Miami, the bayous of Louisiana, the theme parks of Orlando, or historic estates, or tracking down the best live blues, country, or jazz found everywhere; this region exudes Southern hospitality and a warmth which will stay with you long after visiting the rollicking Southeast.

The Southeast

  • American Heritage

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF DRIVE: An amazing two-week trip that starts with the exhilarating pace of New York and ends with a little art deco and the gorgeous white sandy beaches of Miami. Washington provides truly capital moments while Orlando offers fun and entertainment galore. For stunning scenery, there’s Shenandoah National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Great Smoky Mountains, and plenty of history can be discovered in Charleston, Savannah, and St. Augustine.
    Duration:
    16 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,082
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Bluegrass and Bourbon Trail

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF DRIVE: Memphis and Nashville are your musical bookends on this trip with plenty of musical attractions, from the Stax Museum of Soul to Graceland or the Grand Old Opry trying to get your attention. Country and a little Bluegrass get on the menu when you visit Gatlinburg and realize that Dolly Parton’s place is only 20 minutes away, with the gorgeous Great Smoky Mountains providing a perfect backdrop. Once in Kentucky, Bluegrass is in full focus, plus there is the Jack Daniels Distillery and world-renowned Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,616
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Coasts and Mountains of the South

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: The American South is rich in mesmerizing scenery, history and graceful, often enthralling, architecture. The Great Smoky Mountains rising along the border of Tennessee and North Carolina are simply stunning and the beaches between Charleston and Savannah are delightful. Both cities also offer dazzling samples of antebellum architecture and plenty of history to go with it. Atlanta and Charlotte add the bigger city glamour, but Asheville might be the surprise of the trip.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,289
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Rhythms of the River Chicago to New Orleans

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: A trip along a fascinating route down south to New Orleans, full of fabulous landscapes, wonderful local culinary experiences, and plenty of history. But it’s the final layer that makes this trip very special: music. From Chicago you are heading out on Route 66, a drive immortalized by the famous (Get Your Kicks on) Route 66. St. Louis boasts the National Blues Museum while Nashville and New Orleans are, naturally, prominently featured. But it’s places like Clarksdale, Cleveland, and Natchez along the Mississippi Blues Trail, that might strike a special chord.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,460
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Rhythms of the River Minneapolis to New Orleans

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: A trip along a fascinating route down south to New Orleans, full of fabulous landscapes, wonderful local culinary experiences, and plenty of history. But it’s the final layer that makes this trip very special: music. Prince and Elvis figure in Minneapolis and Memphis, respectively, while Nashville and New Orleans are, naturally, prominently featured. But it’s places like Clarksdale, Cleveland, and Natchez along the Mississippi Blues Trail, that will strike a special chord.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,487
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Rock 'N Roll, Rockets and Elvis

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: Music plays a large part in this itinerary, with Memphis and Nashville proudly displaying their Rock’n’roll, Blues and Country chops. Plus, a chance to see two of the world’s famous recording studios in Memphis and Muscle Shoals. Lest we forget, there’s Graceland and Tupelo, famous home, and original birthplace of Elvis, respectively. If rockets are more your thing, the largest space museum in the world in Huntsville is a must-see, while Lynchburg, Tennessee is synonymous with the Jack Daniels distillery. Start and finish your trip in lively Atlanta, a modern metropolis, rich in history.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,723
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • The Civil Rights History Trail

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: A trip full of captivating scenery and rich southern ambience, but fully focused on an, often, chilling theme: the Civil Rights History Trail. It’s a thought-provoking journey as you visit places such as Oxford, Jackson, Selma, Scottsboro, and Montgomery, but also Atlanta and Memphis, two cities that are forever associated with Martin Luther King Jr. The trip tells a story that must be told and reveals fascinating details at every stop. Memphis and Nashville, both eminent musical capitals of the south, provide engaging moments to round out the trip.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,035
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Turquoise Water and White Beaches

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: From the captivating Bayou to glamorous Miami Beach and fabulous places in between, this is a great drive, that rarely veers off the coastline. New Orleans and Miami provide an exciting start and finish, with gorgeous beaches in Biloxi, Santa Rosa, Sanibel, and Naples dazzling you throughout the trip. If you’re into wildlife, there’s manatees in Crystal River and alligators in Everglades National Park.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,780
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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