Project Description

Overview

Nashville Memphis and Branson

May 31st – June 9th 2018
10- Day Tour

 It was an impromptu jam session involving Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash made on December 4, 1956, at the Sun Record Studios in Memphis, Tennessee that started the ball rolling. In a very short period of time, a recording was released under the title “Million dollar Quartet”. While the jam session appeared to have happened by sheer chance, what came out of it was pure genius. Rock ‘n Roll took off like a wood fired steam engine and the rest is history. Let’s enjoy an incredible musical journey with, not just rock and roll, but new and old country; from Memphis to Nashville and then to Branson where we wrap up the tour with the final show called “Million Dollar Quartet”.  

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Itinerary

Day 1 & 2
This tour crosses the border to upstate New York at Gananoque Ontario. Our first overnight stay will be in Mentor, OH. On day two, we arrive in Nashville to check in at the lovely Opryland Hotel which is so central to many activities in Nashville.

Day 3 & 4
Highlight features in Nashville are visits to country legend George Jones Museum, and time for independent lunch there. Visits to the iconic Ryman Auditorium, Country Music Hall of Fame and Saturday night at the Grand Ol Opry are also included.

Day 5 & 6
En Route to Memphis, we visit Loretta Lynn’s Plantation Home, Replica Butcher Holler Home, Coal Mine #5, and The Coal Miner’s Daughter Museum and have lunch there. We stay at the lovely new Guesthouse at Graceland and have the Elvis Experience Tour plus airplanes. There will also be time spent in the core of Memphis to explore Beale Street, and areas of interest such as the Peabody Hotel made famous by the Peabody ducks that spend their days in the opulent fountain in the lobby of the hotel; the famous Orpheum Theatre walk of fame and charming Main Street serviced by Vintage Electric Trolleys.

Day 7 & 8
Travelling westward in the Ozark Mountain Range, we cross the Arkansas border in Missouri. We stay in Branson Missouri at the gracious Grand Victorian Hotel, steps away from the Tangor Factory Outlets. We will attend four top shows in Branson which include, Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Show, The Dutton’s, The Presley’s and Million Dollar Quartet at the Lawrence Welk Resort Theatre.

Day 9 & 10
We cross the mid-west states heading back to Ontario, staying first in Terre Haute Indiana, then our last night is just inside the Southern Ontario border at Sarnia.

Inclusions and Costs

  • Transportation via Deluxe Motorcoach 
  • 9 nights’ hotel accommodation
  • Breakfast daily & 1 Dinner
  • 4 Great Shows in Branson including one dinner show& The FABULOUS “Million Dollar Quartet”
  • Country Music Hall of Fame
  • George Jones Museum
  • Reserved seating at the Grand OleOpry
  • Loretta Lynn’s Plantation Home, Replica Butcher Holler Home, Museum and Lunch
  • Entrance into Ryman Auditorium
  • Elvis Experience Tour + Airplanes at Graceland
  • Luggage handling
  • All applicable taxes & gratuities on inclusions
  • Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance
  • Jolly Tour Director

Cost per person 

Double$ 2,439
Triple$ 2,229
Quad $ 2,129
Single $ 3,179 

HST Not Applicable 

Deposit $550 pp upon registration