The Southern states of the America are famous for being the home of hospitality and some of the most fascinating cities in the United States, and possibly the most fantastic accents. If you’d like to immerse yourself in the music, food and culture of the Deep South, then don’t miss your opportunity to tour with the best – Cosmos.
From Chicago, to Nashville, to New Orleans; orientation tours in St. Louis and Elvis’ home of Memphis there is so much to see in this part of the world that is both unique and fascinating. The South has a rich legacy in politics and culture and it’s one of the parts of the USA where you truly feel transported to a different place.
A tour with Cosmos sees the beautiful South come alive, whether you have been there before, or this is your first foray into the home of the blues and country, barbecue and bourbon.
You’ll start in Chicago (Oprah’s home town) before heading south to St. Louis, Missouri, the “Gateway to the West.” On your St. Louis tour, take a trip to the top of the towering Gateway Arch. Then, cross the Mississippi River to Nashville, Tennessee, home of country music!
Even if country music isn’t what usually gets your toes tapping, the tours include the recording studios on Music Row, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and legendary RCA Studio B, once the recording home of Elvis Presley. To top it off, you can experience the Grand Ole Opry, with reserved premier seating for a show! The Opry is an institution and an education – don’t miss it!
Where Nashville is the home of country music, Memphis is the home of the blues,with a distinct Southern flair. Graceland is a must, before you head to New Orleans for a guided tour that includes the French Quarter, St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, and a visit to the unique above-ground cemetery.
Cotton, catfish and alligators will all pass before you on the AMTRAK City of New Orleans train towards the end of your Southern journey.
Group tours provide the opportunity to see the real highlights of a region, guided by experts. With Cosmos, you will get real value for money and won’t miss a ‘must see.’ The details will be taken care of for you, all you need to do is enjoy the ride. The beauty of America is that its sheer size offers such vast contrasts. The South is a region that is steeped in history, and offers a different side to the good ol’ US of A than we usually see portrayed on television.
Don’t miss your chance to be part of a group of like minded travellers, guided by a top group of people, with a wealth of experience in making memories.