Our Southern Road Trip visits the HGTV communities they made famous with shows that help you transform your home with pictures and inspiration for interior design, home décor, landscaping, remodeling and entertaining. You will see the places shown on tv and have a chance to shop for home décor that you have also seen.
From the Birthplace of Country Music and the first recordings in 1927 to the modern era of I-Pods and Satellite Broadcasts, you’ll explore the recording of music. From the simple Joys of singing on the porch to the electrifying sounds that rocked the world. This tour is about the music of America and the Recording Studios that produced it.
To paraphrase the legendary Muddy Waters, “The Blues got married to The Jazz, and they had themselves a baby they named Rock and Roll.” This trip is a little climb down the family tree as we enjoy the heritage and a little music history from the Mississippi Delta to Graceland.
The roots of American music are firmly planted in the South. There’s no better way to understand southern music or life than to visit the lyrical landscape of the Delta. Here Antebellum Homes and Plantations are surrounded by soulful blues, brassy jazz, Cajun accordions, calliopes and gospel choirs. Come listen to music.
Enjoy a full day at EWTN (Eternal Word Television Network), followed by a visit The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament and a visit to Ave Maria Grotto, combined with a little history in Birmingham.
From Atlanta’s MLK, Jr National Historic District to The Legacy Museum in Montgomery this tour shines a light on the Civil Rights Movement. You will walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, stop at the National Voting Rights Museum and in Birmingham visit the 16th Street Baptist Church. Come tour the Old South where changes were difficult but were accomplished.
This sightseeing tour is about listening & learning. It’s about Music & Recording. It’s about the 50’s in Memphis (already Home of the Blues), and Sun Studios giving birth to Rock n’ Roll. It’s about the 1960’s and music studios in Muscle Shoals, AL turning Albums into Gold. Come visit these Studios, cut a group record and learn about producing music.
Alabama’s Dauphin Island, sitting at the entrance to Mobile Bay is still guarded by 19th-century Fort Gaines with her original cannons. Migrating birds can be seen in the forest, dunes and swamp of the Audubon Bird Sanctuary. The Sea Lab’s Estuarium offers aquariums and a living marsh boardwalk. It’s Gulf Coast paradise waiting for your group to visit.
Birmingham, Alabama is a city rich in history; known for its iron industry and for its role in the Civil Rights Movement. Today, Birmingham is a center for the arts, entertainment, dining and shopping. You will visit the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and the Museum of Art. Plus, a trip to Talladega Speedway and the Unclaimed Baggage Center in Scottsboro where anything you’ve ever lost at the airport may end up there at a bargain price.