Overview

Nashville, Memphis, & Branson

May 25 – June 4, 2023

11 – 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 noticeably brief period, 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 us enjoy an incredible musical journey with, not just rock and roll, but new and old country, from Memphis to Nashville and then onto Branson.

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Tour Overview

Day 1 & 2

Crossing the border to upstate New York, we make our way southwest. Our first overnight stay will be in Cleveland Ohio. On day two, we arrive in Nashville to check in at the lovely Opryland Hotel which is central to many activities in Nashville.

Day 3 & 4

We have an exciting recording session for the entire group today. Originally built in 1956, more than 35,000 songs were brought to life in RCA Studio B. Additional highlight features in Nashville are visits to the iconic Ryman Auditorium, Country Music Hall of Fame, and Saturday night at the Grand Ole Opry.

Day 5 & 6

On 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 Guesthouse at Graceland and have the Elvis Experience Tour including the 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 Dutton Family Inn. We will attend three top shows in Branson which include, Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Show, The Dutton’s, and The Branson Bell Lunch Show.

Day 9 & 10

We cross the mid-west states heading back to Ontario, staying first in Effingham Illinois, then our last night is just inside the Southern Ontario border at Sarnia.

Day 11

Today we make our way home.

Inclusions and Costs

  • Transportation via Deluxe Motorcoach
  • 10 Nights’ Hotel Accommodation Including stays at the Gaylord Opry Land Hotel & The Guest House at Graceland
  • Meals included are Breakfast Daily, 1 Dinner, 2 Lunches
  • Three Great Shows in Branson including a Lunch & A Dinner Show in addition to the above
  • Country Music Hall of Fame
  • RCA Studio B Recording Session
  • Reserved seating at the Grand Ole Opry
  • 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
  • (Surcharge may apply to upper age categories)
  • Jolly Tour Director

Out of country medical insurance is not an inclusion and is strongly recommended.

Room Occupancy Cost Per Person
Double / Twin $ 3,789  (Taxes Incl. $ 120.40)
Triple $ 3,489  (Taxes Incl. $  92.77)
Quad $ 3,349  (Taxes Incl. $  78.96)
Single $ 4,999  (Taxes Incl. $219.79)

 – Deposit of $ 750 pp upon registration

–  Final Payment due Feb 24, 2023