Grand Journey from the Deep South to Route 66

Operator: Riviera Travel
Destination: United States of America
Price From: £4499.00

Embark on the Deep South & Route 66 Road Trip Adventure

Experience the heart and soul of America on a classic road trip through the Deep South and along Route 66, immersing yourself in the country’s rich culture, music, and history.


Embark on an unforgettable journey through the Deep South and along Route 66, where you’ll discover the unique charm and hospitality that America is renowned for. From the vibrant music scenes of Nashville and New Orleans to the historic landmarks of Memphis and San Antonio, this road trip promises to be a captivating exploration of the nation’s heritage. Follow in the footsteps of music legends at Graceland, delve into the space race history at NASA’s Johnson Space Centre, and witness pivotal moments in American history at Dealey Plaza in Dallas. As you traverse the iconic Route 66, you’ll encounter quirky roadside attractions, small-town charm, and breathtaking natural wonders like the Grand Canyon. This adventure is perfect for travelers seeking an authentic American experience and a taste of the country’s diverse culture.


  • Explore the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll in Nashville, visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, and tour Studio B.

  • Experience the vibrant atmosphere of New Orleans’ French Quarter and savor its unique Creole and Cajun cuisine.

  • Discover the legacy of Elvis Presley at Graceland and learn about the Civil Rights Movement at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis.

  • Relive the excitement of the space race at NASA’s Johnson Space Centre in Houston.

  • Visit historic landmarks like the Alamo in San Antonio and Dealey Plaza in Dallas.

  • Journey along Route 66, stopping at quirky roadside attractions and scenic vistas.

  • Marvel at the breathtaking beauty of the Grand Canyon, a bucket-list destination for any traveler.

Your Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Atlanta

Arrive in Atlanta and begin your adventure in the Deep South.


Day 2: Lynchburg

Experience small-town life in Lynchburg and tour the Jack Daniel’s Distillery.


Day 3: Nashville

Immerse yourself in the music culture of Nashville, visiting iconic sites like the Country Music Hall of Fame and Music Row.


Day 4: Memphis

Head to Memphis and visit Sun Studio, where Elvis Presley recorded his first tracks.


Day 5: Graceland & National Civil Rights Museum

Explore Graceland, the former home of Elvis Presley, and learn about the Civil Rights Movement at the National Civil Rights Museum.


Day 6: Journey to New Orleans

Travel to New Orleans, known for its vibrant music scene and rich culinary heritage.


Day 7: New Orleans

Take a walking tour of the French Quarter with a local guide and soak up the city’s lively atmosphere.


Day 8: Free Day in New Orleans

Enjoy a day at leisure in New Orleans to further explore the city’s attractions.


Day 9: Houston & NASA

Visit NASA’s Johnson Space Centre and learn about America’s space exploration history.


Day 10: San Antonio

Arrive in San Antonio and visit the historic Alamo, a symbol of Texas independence.


Day 11: Free Day in San Antonio

Spend a day at leisure exploring San Antonio and its cultural landmarks.


Day 12: Dallas

Stop in Austin before visiting Dealey Plaza, the site of President Kennedy’s assassination.


Day 13: Palo Duro Canyon State Park & Amarillo

Explore the stunning landscape of Palo Duro Canyon State Park and visit Amarillo on Route 66.


Day 14: Albuquerque

Discover unique attractions as you travel to Albuquerque, including a one-of-a-kind art installation.


Day 15: Williams

Journey through small-town America, stopping at Gallup and Petrified Forest National Park.


Day 16: Grand Canyon

Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the Grand Canyon, a natural wonder of the world.


Day 17: Depart from Las Vegas

Bid farewell to the USA and fly back to the UK from Las Vegas.


Day 18: Arrive Home

Arrive home with cherished memories of your Deep South and Route 66 adventure.


This road trip offers a perfect blend of cultural immersion, historic exploration, and scenic beauty, providing an unforgettable journey through the heart of America.