Sounds of the South Fly Drive

Music lovers will relish this gentle journey through America's Deep South.

The warm sounds of jazz, blues and country music float on the heavy southern air as your fly drive follows the Mississippi to discover how this region and its music are inextricably linked. Start your journey is Nashville, known as Music City and the home of country music. Continue to Memphis to visit Graceland and enjoy a night out on Beale before finishing in the bayou country at New Orleans.

Tour highlights

    • The lively French Quarter, New Orleans
    • Visit Graceland, Elvis’ extravagant mansion, near Memphis
    • The Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville
    • Drive through scenic Tennessee and balmy Louisiana


Days 1-3

UK to Nashville

Touchdown in the home of country music and explore how the music of the rural Tennessee communities came to the mainstream. Visit The District, famous for its live music venues, and see the accolades at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Our holiday includes the Music City Passport giving you entry to all the top attractions.

Day 4

Nashville to Memphis

Enjoy a scenic drive through Tennessee to Memphis. Considered by many to be the most musical city in the world, rock ‘n’ roll and blues seem to spill from every bar and every open window.

Day 5


Visit the home of The King and learn about his extraordinary life, career and legacy on a trip to Graceland. Whether you are a fan of Elvis' music or not, this intriguing museum reveals the man behind the mania. Our tour includes a Platinum Tour of Graceland. Tour Sun Studios then, as night falls, head to the neon lights and live music of Beale St.

Day 6

Memphis to New Orleans

Enjoy a full day of driving through Tennessee and into Louisiana. Cajun country awaits along with the magical city of New Orleans.

Days 7-9

New Orleans

The warm southern air drips with the long slow notes of jazz music as you walk the length of legendary Bourbon Street. Discover other styles too – Cajun and zydeco – born out of the city’s varied influences. We recommend finishing your holiday with a romantic evening jazz cruise on the Mississippi River.

Your vehicle

Full Size 4 Door

Dodge Charger, Ford Fusion or similar

Capacity:Up to 4 adults & 1 child
Luggage:Up to 3 suitcases & 1 medium sized bag
Your car hire includes:

  • Unlimited mileage 
  • Zero excess 
  • Loss damage waiver 
  • Theft waiver 
  • Third party liability 
  • Supplementary liability insurance (up to $1million) 
  • Rentals starting in California include free additional drivers

Min Rental age: 21. Drivers under 25 will be charged a supplement locally.

Additional Info

Best at Travel works with a number of car hire companies to bring you a huge selection of routes, depots and car types. Precise conditions and inclusions vary between companies so ask your Best at Travel consultant for details of what is the best hire for you.


This fly drive itinerary runs all year round

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