Holidays to the Deep South are filled with history, music, vibrant cities and great food.
Beginning to the east of Texas, the neighbouring state of Louisiana kicks off the five states that are known collectively as the Deep South.
The states of:
- Alabama and
are fantastic destinations for the experienced traveller.
Each offers a unique holiday experience and can be easily combined with each other; in fact, the best holidays to the Deep South are a combination of at least two of the states!
From the lively city of New Orleans and plantation homes to the blues trail in Mississippi, the civil rights history in Alabama, the beautiful beaches of Georgia and stunning Savannah and of course, Tennessee, brimming with music in Nashville and Memphis, and natural beauty in the Great Smoky Mountains, you will soon discover that one Deep South holiday will not be enough.
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Where to go in to the Deep South
Board the American Queen, the worlds largest riverboat, for a journey in style on the Mississippi River. Take a trip back in time with the all American crew and 432 guests on this six-deck high riverboat. Your trip includes a pre-night in a hotel on land, your accommodation on board, all meals, wine and beer at dinner, hop-on hop-off excursions, taxes, porterage, transfers and entertainment. The...
- Spend a day exploring Memphis and its vibrant music scene. Take an optional self guided tour around Elvis Presley's Graceland.
- Sail along the mighty Mississippi River on an authentic River Steamboat
- Enjoy a selection of inclusive shore excursions at each of your ports of call
- Wander through New Orleans vibrant French Quarter, or take an optional air boat ride through the swamps and bayou country
Situated in the Central Business District of Mobile, The Battle House Renaissance Hotel & Spa is a Historic Hotel of America and AAA Four-Diamond Hotel. It was awarded its name as it stands on the site of the military headquarters of 1812 set up by Andrew Jackson. Having undergone a beautiful restoration, The Battle House Renaissance offers 269 beautifully decorated accommodations - perfect for ...
Situated in the town of Greenwood on the Mississippi Delta, The Alluvian Hotel is a delightful property with an array of room, suite and loft accommodations. It was named the Alluvian, describing the land in which it is set, a level land. The Alluvian Hotel has a collection of 45 rooms, 5 suites and one and two-bedroom loft accommodations. Enjoy a complimentary Southern buffet breakfast each morn...
Situated in Monmouth, Natchez, the Monmouth Historic Inn was built in 1818 and stands today as a National Historic Landmark. This beautiful antebellum mansion is set in 26 acres of pretty gardens and has 30 accommodations in total spread throughout the Main House and seven outbuildings. Accommodations are decorated in either period-style furnishings or antebellum style and furnished with a cable ...
Warm Southern hospitality is at the heart of this small, boutique hotel. From the complimentary glass of champagne or wine given at check-in to the port and chocolate truffles provided at turn-down, the River Inn is dedicated to providing an exceptional guest experience from sunrise to sunset. Inside, the hotel emits a comfortable ambience that invites you to take a moment to put your feet up. In...
Landmark, historic hotel that has been providing luxury accommodation in the heart of Memphis since 1869 and boasts Forbes Four-Star and AAA Four-Diamond ratings. Aside from the opulent, antique décor that permeates the whole hotel, a stay at the Peabody hotel is truly memorable for the Peabody Ducks, a resident group of ducks that have been a time-honoured tradition since their first introduction...
Situated in the heart of downtown Nashville, The Hermitage Hotel is a longstanding hotel of choice for visitors to this vibrant city. Opened in 1910, The Hermitage has welcomed numerous Presidents over the years and is the only Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond Hotel in the state of Tennessee. Rich in Southern charm, the hotel underwent a $20 million dollar renovation in 2003 and has since ha...
Set approximately an hour from New Orleans, the Inn at Houmas House is the perfect setting for your plantation homestay, offering the most high-end room product in the plantation country. Along an alley of oak trees are a collection of cottages with 21 rooms in total where you will stay. These feature a king, queen-size or double queen size beds as well as marble bathrooms. Decorated with traditio...
Rendezvous of the social elite since 1960, the Omni Royal New Orleans is steeped in history. Constructed from the ruins of the 18th century Creole landmark the Saint Louis Interchange Hotel, the Omni Royal New Orleans was designed to integrate the now-famous St Louis arches that remained and the iconic Spanish wrought iron railings. Inside, the hotel’s design gives a nod to its grand historic...
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