This journey will have you humming and smiling long after you return home. Step back in time to the “Jazz Capital of the World” New Orleans! This soulful city abounds with rich history, mouthwatering Cajun and Creole cuisine and fun. Enjoy a tour of new Orleans including St. Charles Street and St. Louis Cemetary. We will have free time to shop and visit Mardi Gras World or the World War II Museum. We will also learn how to cook New Orleans Style at the New Orleans School of Cooking. Motor north through Alabama and on to Memphis, TN, “Birthplace of the Blues”  and “Rock and Roll” Music. We will stay two nights at the Graceland Hotel. Next morning we will tour Memphis including Beale Street, Sun Records Studio, Mud Island, Lorraine Hotel Civil Rights Museum, and the famous Peabody Hotel Duck March. Next we visit Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley and tour his home and see where Elvis and his family members are laid to rest. Drive east to Nashville, “Country Music Capital of the World.” Enjoy a city tour and see Music Row, the Parthenon, the State Capitol and Ryman Auditorium. We will check into our hotel, have dinner and then go to the renowned “Grand Ole Opry” show. The next morning we will tour the impressive Country Music Hall of Fame and the historic RCA Studios before heading up into the Smoky Mountains for two nights in Pigeon Forge. We will travel to Asheville, NC to tour the spectacular Biltmore Estate. At 52,000 square feet, it is the largest private home in the country. We return to the hotel for dinner, followed by a great variety show at “Country Tonite”. Enjoy a guided tour of Smoky Mountain National Park and transfer to the Knoxville airport for our flight home. Tour includes round-trip home pick-up, round trip airfare, bag fee, baggage handling, travel insurance, gratuities for tour manager, drivers and local guides. Deposit: $350/per person. Double: $3,774/per person. Single: $4,434. Final payment due July 19, 2021. Credit cards accepted. Make checks payable to AFC Vacations.