Explore the highlights of Chicago, the Windy City, before a relaxing overnight Amtrak rail journey to Memphis, where you can discover the birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll and visit the iconic Graceland. Travel by train to New Orleans and enjoy a jazz brunch and a cruise on a old-fashioned paddlewheel boat to learn more about the city's fascinating history and musical legacy.

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Jazz, Blues & Rock n Roll

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Day 1


Explore the Windy City on a sightseeing tour. Be sure to stop by iconic attractions like the Skydeck Chicago, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, 360 Chicago and much more.

Day 2


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Day 3

On Board Amtrak

Board Amtrak’s City of New Orleans this evening for a relaxing overnight trip to Memphis. Your journey takes you through the heart of America’s musical heritage.

Day 4


Check out the music scene on Beale Street or head to the Peabody Hotel to see the famous ducks. Enjoy a tour of Memphis, including the iconic Graceland.

Day 5


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Day 6

Memphis - New Orleans

Reboard the train heading south. Arriving late afternoon, the evening is yours to explore the legendary New Orleans nightlife.

Day 7

New Orleans

Start with a jazz brunch at the famous Court of Two Sisters restaurant before your New Orleans city tour. Absorb the sights and sounds of the world-famous French Quarter and historic Jackson Square. Take in the sites from the deck of an old-fashioned paddlewheel boat as the captain narrates New Orleans’ fascinating history. (B)

Day 8

New Orleans

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Day 9

New Orleans

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