Jazz, Blues and Rock ‘N Roll: An Amtrak Vacation (Chicago, Memphis, & New Orleans)

| October 25, 2013

Looking for a different way to explore Americans rhythms? For your next vacation may we recommends an Amtrak nine-day rail journey through three cities pulsing with legendary music.

Begin your exploration in Muddy Waters’ Chicago. Sample the city’s sounds and the fare at Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush. Then move on to Memphis, the birthplace of Rock ‘N’ Roll. While there, tour Graceland®, and visit the world-famous Sun Studio, Stax Records, and other music & cultural landmarks.

Rejoin Amtrak, and ride to New Orleans. Savor a jazz brunch at Court of Two Sisters, and feel the beat of Bourbon Street. Trace the story of three musical genres rooted to three heartland cities.

RHYTHMflow Vacations can customize and book this unique excursion for you, your family, and friends. What a wonderful way to discover three special cities and their place in the development of the American musical legacy.

Here is a sample itinerary:

DAY 1 YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN CHICAGO
Welcome to Chicago! Take a walk down the magnificent mile for world-class shopping, dinner and attractions or check out one of the many famous blues clubs. (Overnight in Chicago)

DAY 2 CHICAGO
Enjoy a hop-on / hop-off tour of Chicago. Take in a Broadway show or go see Sue, the world’s largest and most complete T-Rex, at The Field Museum. Dinner this evening at a popular restaurant in Chicago is included. (Overnight in Chicago) D

DAY 3 OVERNIGHT ABOARD AMTRAK®
Transfer on your own and board Amtrak® to Memphis. Enjoy your train travel to the city of Memphis. (Overnight on the train)

DAY 4 MEMPHIS
Your arrival in Memphis will be very early in the morning. Transfer on your own to your hotel before your Memphis city tour and see for yourself where rock ‘n’ roll was born. (Overnight in Memphis)

DAY 5 MEMPHIS
Wake up refreshed and get ready to see Graceland, Elvis’s home. During your stay in Memphis you will also experience world-famous Beale Street. Your dinner is included tonight at a popular Memphis restaurant. (Overnight in Memphis) D

DAY 6 MEMPHIS TO NEW ORLEANS
Transfer on your own and board Amtrak®. Upon arrival, you will transfer to your hotel in the “Big Easy”. Welcome to the birthplace of jazz.
(Overnight in New Orleans)

DAY 7 NEW ORLEANS
Jazz it up in New Orleans! Start the day with a jazz brunch at the famous Court of Two Sisters restaurant. After brunch, enjoy your included New Orleans city tour. (Overnight in New Orleans) BR

DAY 8 NEW ORLEANS
Enjoy at Battlefield Cruise and take in the picturesque sights of New Orleans and the French Quarter from a unique vantage point…on the outside deck of an old-fashioned paddlewheel boat! (Overnight in New Orleans)

DAY 9 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN NEW ORLEANS

LEGEND FOR MEALS: B – Breakfast, BR – Brunch, L – Lunch, D – Dinner

Call RHYTHMflow Vacations at 917.972.3075 for a price quote for your customized Amtrak rail vacation.

Travel package arranged through Amtrak Vacations & Yankee Leisure Group.

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