It’s a very simple recipe. Your take two parts Memphis (get your Mojo simmering) . . . then add New Orleans . . . then you combine two parts of the French Quarter (oh my). . . and Baby, you’ve got a dish that’s gonna make your feet start dancin’ on the street.
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.
Discover the Palmetto Low Country with a trip to Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC. While only 2 hours apart, these towns are very different. Savannah is both hip and historic, robust and refined, a city filled with global sophistication, funky nightlife and fabulous food. While the Historic Downtown District has stood throughout Charleston’s history as the cultural and commercial capital of the South. This trip is particularly beautiful in March and April when the azaleas are blooming.
Every day here brings a new adventure. Enjoy the beauty of Amelia Island, spend time on Fernandina Beach, Tour Historic St Augustine, and enjoy the sights of Jacksonville. Come discover Florida’s little jewel of the Atlantic.
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.
Charleston is a magnificent city, steeped in history, brimming with high culture and art, and boasting some of the South’s finest cuisine. Ride a carriage over the cobbled streets, cruise to Fort Sumter, and explore your choice of elegant Plantations.
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. We offer a Zydeco Shrimp Boil on the Pier, and dinner on the Confederate Presidential Mansion’s Porch w/Southern Parlor Music.
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.”
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.