The Headwaters of the Mississippi
Let us guide your group to NW Minnesota and the birthplace of the mighty Mississippi River. Stand next to a large pine log carved with yellow letters that marks the beginning of the great river’s 2,552-mile route across America, from Minnesota’s north woods to the Gulf of Mexico. This itinerary will take you from the Headwaters, past the confluence with the Missouri and into St Louis and the Gateway Arch.
Cooking with The Blues
This getaway combines the incredible Viking Cooking School & Alluvian Hotel with the Mississippi Blues Trail. You journey into the land that spawned America’s single most important, root source of modern popular music. Whether you’re a die-hard blues fan or just a casual traveler in search of an interesting trip, you’ll find facts you didn’t know, visit places you’ve never seen and fall in love with the Delta, Birthplace of the Blues.
HGTV Southern Road Trip
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.
Natchez – The Antebellum Revival
There are very few vehicles suited to Time Travel but an a motorcoach and imagination can deliver some of it. This package takes you to Natchez, MS for a quick getaway featuring historic homes, culinary exhibits, wine tasting and an 18th century working cotton plantation.
The Music of America
The heart and soul of American Music beats in the history of Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans. These are the towns where the inspiration for our uniquely American Music styles were born and where they grew to maturity. On this three city tour you’ll hear Country, Bluegrass, Blues, Rock n’ Roll, Soul, Dixieland Jazz, and Cajun. Why, you’ll even have the chance to write and perform a song of your own.
The Roots of Rock n’ Roll
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.
Southern Magnolias, Music and Culture
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.
When the Blues & Jazz Got Married
Come and listen to the music that defines a nation. It began with Jazz in New Orleans. Then the Blues took it up along the plantations of the Mississippi. Come learn how these two distinct musical style co-mingled, moved north to the Cities after the Civil War and later combined to create Rock n’ Roll. Join us on this great adventure and get your MoJo on.
The Antebellum Blues
This historical combo-tour of Natchez and New Orleans is filled with music, antebellum sightseeing and history. You’ll have a walking tour of the French Quarter, visit the Frogmore Plantation and the Historic Homes in Natchez. You’ll hear music on a Dixieland Jazz Dinner Cruise. Then at a Cajun Dance Hall, a Slave Wedding and the Delta Blues Museum. This is Best scheduled in the Spring and Fall.
The Moxie of Biloxi
You would be challenged to find any other American City that has grown from the adversity that Biloxi has seen. They create art from disasters, and it was here that The Confederacy came to retire. Come, explore their spirit and witness their moxie, sail into the Gulf and listen to the music.