What does it take to make it to the Opry lights? How do you get elected to the Hall of Fame. “From the Studio to the Stage” is a brand-new experience available this year to groups. Hear the personal stories from music industry veterans who have ‘made it’ Music city, and get an unfiltered view of the journey from the up-and-comers who put their hearts into their dreams every day.
Beginning with Oklahoma City’s Rodeo Opry you enjoy a great music tour that starts with Cowboy Country, continues to Memphis for a bit of Rock and Roll then drives into Nashville for the latest in American Country Music at the Grand Ole Opry.
Have you ever noticed how many Opry’s there are? Myrtle Beach, Pigeon Forge & Nashville all have great Opry Shows. Let us help you package the Carolina Opry & Smoky Mountain Opry (less than 400 miles apart) – or – we the Grand Ole Opry with the Smoky Mountain Opry (are 225 miles apart). Twice the Music! Twice the Fun!
It was the most important event in the History of Country Music. In 1927 in the mountains of Virginia, a talent scout for the Victor Talking Machine Co spent 8 days making the first ever musical recordings. Known as the ‘Bristol Sessions’ that event has also been called “The Big Bang of Country Music,” bring your group and see Country’s origin at the hallowed Carter Family Fold, and its glory at the Grand Ole Opry.
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.
Celebrate the art and heritage of quilting at one of America’s Largest Quilting Shows, it’s now in its 26th year. Our great Quilting Event Tour will have your group in stitches with all the Comedy, Music and Good-Time Fun we have packaged.
Come back to Oglebay. The best Holiday Lights Display in America still glows bright. Wilson Lodge at Oglebay remains a festive accommodation and their musical dinner shows will b e a hit with your groups.
The Southern Coast is a land where live oak tress are draped with Spanish moss. Where the Capitol Cities have cobble stoned streets, manicured squares, pastel colored antebellum homes. The region is filled with charm and beauty, history that dates to the first colonies, people who speak with a proudly distinct accent and wonderful food mush of which comes fresh from the sea.
You see the city that is arguably the “Capitol of the New South. Then the next day you learn of the genteel life before the war, as well as events during it on a tour titled, “Gone With the Wind.” Come, Discover how the Old South has influenced this modern city.
Can you believe it’s been 22 years since Forrest Gump sat on that bench and told us “life is like a box of chocolates?” It was in July 1994, that this slow, but sweet character played by Tom Hanks entered theaters—and our hearts. At U S Tours, we thought today, “for no particular reason” that we could celebrate and remember the simple life of Forrest, while touring movie sites, while eating shrimp, and while discovering the Southern beauty of Savannah and Beaufort – two towns that “goes together like peas and carrots.”