A vibrant combination of French, Spanish and American cultures comes alive in the must-see city of New Orleans.

Ride a streetcar, taste Cajun and Creole cuisine, celebrate Mardi Gras in February and visit the Jazz Museum for a true New Orleans experience. Soak up the atmosphere on Bourbon Street and admire the stunning architecture of the French Quarter, the oldest area of the city.

Perhaps take a cocktail walking tour to learn about the first cocktail ever created, the Sazerac! Travelling from New Orleans towards Baton Rouge, enter the New Orleans Plantation Country, home to eight plantation homes including the popular Houmas House Plantation and Oak Alley Plantation, an instantly recognisable and photographed home. Explore the exciting swamp area on a swamp or airboat tour.

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Cruise the Mississippi on the American Queen Steamboat
Itinerary

Cruise the Mississippi on the American Queen Steamboat

USA
Deep South
Memphis
+1 others
10 nights from £3,289 per person
Itinerary Highlights
  • 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

Concealed by a stunning Beaux Arts façade, the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans makes a good impression on arrival and follows through right from start to finish.# Marble communal areas are brought to life with potted plants and flowers, leading into a sun-dappled courtyard with its own fair share of greenery, as well as wrought-iron tables and chairs, trickling water fountains and lanterns lit up at nig...

Discover the Rhythms of the South
Self-Drive

Discover the Rhythms of the South

USA
Deep South
Nashville
+2 others
11 nights from £2,999 per person
Itinerary Highlights
  • Visit Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Historic RCA Studio B, Johnny Cash Museum and take a self-guided tour of Ryman Auditorium
  • Explore Elvis Presley's former home of Graceland with an expert guide including access to the Presley Motors Automobile Museum and self-guided tour of Elvis' Custom Jets
  • Enjoy a sumptuous hot and cold buffet brunch at The Court of Two Sisters while listening to a live jazz trio
  • Board a Steamboat for a lively buffet dinner Jazz Cruise along the Mississippi River
Soniat House
Hotel

Soniat House

USA
Deep South
New Orleans

Soniat House is named after its first owner, Joseph Soniat Dufossat, a plantation owner who commissioned three townhouses to be built here on Chartres Street back in 1829. Today, the manors are all combined into one characterful bolthole – Soniat House Hotel – with the original spaces painstakingly preserved to showcase its nearly 200-year history. Step along a lantern-lit pathway towards the ent...

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...

The Maison Dupuy
Hotel

The Maison Dupuy

USA
Deep South
New Orleans

Adorned in wrought-iron balconies, exposed brickwork and rich cream tones, the Maison Dupuy is a charming and historic building that embodies the characteristic French-Creole style that New Orleans is so famous for. Inside, the hotel is a picture of a classic, understated style. In the foyer, you are welcomed by a cooling interior with cream panelled walls and carved stone accents and soft woven f...

This iconic family-owned hotel is the embodiment of the grandeur and opulence of New Orleans. From the ornate neo-classical architecture inside and out, to the raised painted ceilings and heavy patterned furnishings throughout, the experience at this hotel is one of classic refinement. Each of the guestrooms and suites has been decorated with a timeless elegance to suit any occasion. A range of ac...

The Eliza Jane is a Hyatt Unbound Collection hotel that successfully marries the authentic heritage of 19th-century New Orleans with the Hyatt’s first-class services. The building is made up of various warehouses, some of which were once used for the Peychaud's Bitters Factory, as well as the printing quarters for The Daily Picayune newspaper. The hotel is, in fact, named after Eliza Jane Nichols...

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