Experience the sights and sounds of the holidays in America’s most musical cities. Visit Branson, Memphis, and Nashville and delight in the jollification of the sounds of the blues, jazz, country, and good old rock ‘n’ roll. Experience the unique city of Branson the “Live Music Capital of the World.” Spend a night in Memphis, “birthplace of the blues,” and tour Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Enjoy a 2-night stay at Opryland Resort on the day of arrival will enjoy a magical holiday dinner and a show. In Nashville historic RCA Studio B and see where country legends recorded hit songs.A visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame is sure to have you hummin’ and strummin’ long after you return home. On your final day you’ll experience Nashville’s highlight the Grand Ole Opry Show.
Highlights & Inclusions
Round-trip Transportation to Seatac Airport, Round-trip Airfare, 5-night Accommodations, 9 Meals| 5 Breakfasts* 4 Dinners, Graceland, Beale Street Dinner, Grand Ole Opry at Ryman Auditorium, Nashville City Tour, Clinton’s Presidential Library, Country Music Hall of Fame, Shoji Tabuchi Christmas Show, Doug Gabriel Show, Branson City Tour, Holiday Dinner & Show at Opryland Resort, 2-nights in Nashville at the Opryland Resort, 2-Nights Branson, 1-Night in Memphis
- The Doug Gabriel Show a classic holiday show with his famous Muffter, a guitar made out of 1969 Thunderbird muffler.
- Branson City tour featuring the College of the Ozarks
- A visit to Clinton’s Presidential Library & Museum featuring replicas of the Oval Office and the Cabinet Room.
- Southern BBQ during your stay in Beale Street with your fellow travelers with opportunity to take in some of the incredible music at the blues or other music clubs.
- A holiday dinner and show at the Opryland Resort in Nashville.
- Branson’s most popular performers The Shoji Tabuchi Christmas Show a world class violinist and dance performance that will leave you amazed and in jolly spirits.
- A tour of Elvis Presley’s famous Graceland.
- A Nashville city tour to see the Parthenon (replica), Old Ryman Auditorium, Music Row and the Country Hall of Fame.
Day 1: December 4, 2020 | Flight – SPRINGFIElD, MO – BRANSON
Fly to Springfield, meet your Tour Director & transfer to Branson for a 2-night stay.
Branson is considered, “The Live Music Show Capital of the World.” Tonight enjoy
a Welcome Dinner at a popular local restaurant in Branson with your fellow travelers.
(D) Overnight: Branson
Day 2: December 5, 2020 |BRANSON SHOWS & CITY TOUR
This morning enjoy the Doug Gabriel Show. Doug plays his World Famous Mufftar,
a guitar made out of a 1969 Thunderbird muffler and adds some classics to his
holiday season show. Later venture out on a Branson City Tour featuring the College
of the Ozarks and the enhanced downtown waterfront, Branson Landing. Learn the
history of Branson from small mountain town to show capital. This evening will be
a highlight as you enjoy one of Branson’s most popular performers & experience
The Shoji Tabuchi Christmas Show. The world class entertainer and violinist will
wow you with an amazing performance filled with holiday music and dancers which
is sure to put the audience in a jolly mood for the season.
(B,D) Overnight: Branson
Day 3: December 6, 2020 | BRANSON – LITTLE ROCK – MEMPHIS
Today travel to Little Rock, the capital of Arkansas. Visit the Clinton Presidential
Library & Museum featuring replicas of the Oval Office and the Cabinet Room,
photograph and video exhibits and a time line presenting the work of the
President. Later travel to Memphis and check into your hotel. Memphis
features a distinct southern flavor and a history embodied in the melancholy
blues. Tonight visit action-packed Beale Street filled with retail shops, restaurants
and music clubs. Enjoy a some Southern BBQ during your Beale Street Dinner
with your fellow travelers. After dinner maybe take in some of the incredible
music at one of the blues or other music clubs.
(B,D) Overnight: Memphis
Day 4: December 7, 2020 |MEMPHIS – NASHVILLE
Today enjoy a tour of Elvis Presley’s famous Graceland, a 14-acre estate, museum
and entertainment complex. Later travel through central Tennessee to Nashville.
Rolling terrain, magnificent mansions and historic sights decorate the countryside
as your route brings you to Music City USA. Arrive at the amazing Gaylord Opryland
Resort to begin a two-night stay. The resort complex features three interior gardens
under glass roofs including waterfalls, a river and lake system with passenger-
carrying flatboats plus a variety of restaurants, lounges and shops. Gaylord Opryland
offers some of the most distinctive holiday entertainment you can imagine. Tonight
enjoy a Holiday Dinner & Show with your fellow travelers at the Opryland Resort.
(B,D) Overnight: Opryland Resort, Nashville
Day 5: December 8, 2020 | NASHVILLE
Enjoy a Nashville City Tour to see the Parthenon (replica), Old Ryman Auditorium,
the State Capitol and famous Music Row. Later visit the Country Music Hall of Fame
to see how country music has evolved through the past 70 years. The Hall of Fame
features memorabilia and displays in a museum setting. This afternoon enjoy the
amenities, shops and holiday festivities at the resort. The magic of the Holiday
season comes to the Gaylord Opryland Resort with more than 2 million twinkling
lights, horse-drawn carriage rides and acres of stunning decorations. This evening
enjoy a performance of the famous Grand Ole Opry Show, a Nashville highlight. The
holiday season provides a special treat as the Grand Ole Opry Show performs at the
historic Ryman Auditorium in downtown, it’s former home of 31 years.
(B) Overnight: Opryland Resort, Nashville
Day 6: December 9 | NASHVILLE – HOME
Fly home filled with wonderful memories of your Music Cities Christmas Tour.