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School of Rock (ex. New Orleans) 2018/19 (11 Days, New Orleans to New York)

School's in and it's time to assemble. Go from country and western in Nashville and rock 'n' roll in Memphis to the bayou beats of New Orleans on this rockin' trip for the ages. You'll see the landmarks of Washington DC and round things off with cajun flavours of Nawlins. Think: guidebook highlights and a whole swag of great music cities in between. Yee haw!

Inclusions

Washington DC Night Illumination Tour
Entry to 360 Chicago Tower incl. TILT experience
Visit the famed Sun Studios
9 Breakfasts
9 Dinners
Tour Provider Topdeck
Number of Days
11
Price From
AUD $2,699
Start Location
New Orleans, USA
End Location
New Orleans, USA
Age Range
18 to 39
Group Size
1 to 48
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
18-39
Physical Rating
Mild
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
15 Jan 201925 Jan 201917AUD $2,999
ItineraryExpand
Day 1: New Orleans, Louisiana
Time to get under the skin of this city. Be sure to try the food - gumbos, po-boys, jambalaya, muffulettas, beignets and bananas Foster. Good luck trying them all.
Day 2: New Orleans to Memphis, Tennessee
Swap one musical city for another today. After dinner in Memphis, there's only one thing to do, check out the nightlife. Best to make a bee-line for Beale Street and hop from one live music spot to another. Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 3: Memphis
We head off for the Sun Studios Tour - the birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll - or switch things up a bit at the Rock 'n' Soul Museum. Later, you could grace Graceland with your presence and take the Elvis Experience Tour. Also, the National Civil Rights Museum totally deserves a visit too. Included today: -Tour of the famed Sun Studios Meals: -Breakfast Optional Activities: -Elvis Experience Tour of Graceland
Day 4: Memphis to Nashville
Anyone going from Memphis to Nashville knows that Casey Jones Village is the place for a pitstop. Pop in to the old school ice cream parlour and fill your boots in the 'Fudge Shoppe'. Head on inside to learn about historic Southwest Tennessee. Once in Nashville, you've got the afternoon to yourselves. Walk the line to the Johnny Cash Museum, or weave your way through the Honky Tonk Highway bars. Be sure to stock up on Goo Goo Clusters. Meals: -Breakfast
Day 5: Nashville
To keep the country music ringing in your ears, you could take a backstage tour of the Grand Ole Opry (the famous concert hall - book in advance), a self-guided tour of Ryman Auditorium, or hit up the Country Music Hall of Fame. Head downtown to bar hop and hear live music in practically every place. Meals: -Breakfast
Day 6: Nashville to Chicago, Illinois
Leaving Nashville behind us, our road today take us to The Windy City. Prepare to be blown away Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 7: Chicago
Take your pick from an optional heli-tour, architecture cruise, an adrenaline-fuelled jet boat ride or reach new heights at the 360 Chicago for a panoramic view of the city. Included today: -Entry to 360 Chicago Tower incl. TILT experience Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -Jet boat ride -Chicago city architecture cruise -Heli-tour over Chicago
Day 8: Chicago to Cleveland, Ohio
Stop via a local Amish farm then work your way through Blues and Bluegrass, Gospel and more in the home of music. Meals: -Breakfast
Day 9: Cleveland to Washington, D.C.
We're motoring our way out of Chicago, heading for the bright lights of this nation's capital. Tomorrow will give you a chance to explore Washington by day, but tonight it's all about crossing that Potomac River into DC and enjoying an illuminated tour of the capital's monuments. The White House at night is a sight not to be missed. Included today: -Washington DC Night Illumination Tour Meals: -Dinner
Day 10: Washington, D.C.
Snap yourself in front of some of the US's most iconic buildings, recreate famous movie moments or spot a senator - today you can get a real feel for the powerhouse that is DC. Get your bearings and tick off all the must-see places and most of the museums are free, so get hopping and make the most of them. Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -Bike & segway tour of Washington D.C.
Day 11: Washington, D.C. to New York City, via Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
It's time to leave the capital behind for a pitstop in Philly. For a bird's eye view of the city, you can choose to head to the One Liberty Observation Deck. We'll do a driving tour of Philadelphia to see the sights - you'll channel your inner champ at the Rocky statue, feel the love as you swing by the Love statue - before heading for the bright lights of the Big Apple. Meals: -Breakfast Included today: -Driving tour of Philadelphia Optional activities: -One Liberty Observation Deck