“Rockin’ the Boardwalk” is a U.S. Tours signature group travel event that occurs every two years. It has a melodic and romantic focus featuring three straight nights of Pop and Rock music from the 60’s, at venues near the Virginia Beach Boardwalk.
This is a celebration of Country Music History, a Spectacular Event is set in the beautiful mountains of SW Virginia where country music was born. Follow us onto “The Crooked Road,” a 300 mile long Heritage Trail that crosses the frontier of the recording industry, with the memory of Virginia’s Country Music Legends.
The heart and soul of American Music beats in the history of Nashville, Memphis and the Kentucky countryside These are the places where the inspiration for our uniquely American Music styles were born and where they grew to maturity. You’ll hear Country, Bluegrass, Blues, Rock n’ Roll and Soul. Why, you’ll even have the chance to write and perform a song of your own.
Listen as American Patriots rail against the tyranny of King George. Come see the places where they argued loudest for Freedom. Walk in their footsteps, hear their words, dine in their taverns – It’s a frolicking great adventure in American History. In these seven days your group tour will touch on a myriad of historical topics, from Colonial unrest at the Boston Tea Party Ship in 1773, to the final conflict at Yorktown in 1781. You will have heard the words of Patriots and shared a mug of ale, and perhaps you will gain a new appreciation of the hardships endured in our pursuit of liberty.
Start with a tour of Harpers Ferry National Park where a visit is like stepping into the past. Then enjoy a narrated excursion on the Potomac Eagle and view historic farms and lush mountain greenery. Then it’s on to Winchester, VA for a Patsy Cline tour. Learn of Patsy’s music career, her childhood home and dreams of becoming a Country Music Star. This package also includes a tribute singer who will sing some of Patsy’s favorite songs. End your trip with a scenic ride on the Western Maryland Railroad through the spectacular scenery of the Allegheny Mountains.
The Homes of Three Presidents, a Country Music Concert and July 4th Fireworks. Combine it all with a Luxury Hotel and you have a great getaway into the Shenandoah Valley. Come witness the Naturalization of New American Citizens at Jefferson’s home, hear the words of Woodrow Wilson, and discover the home of James & Dolly Madison.
This Patriotic Festival is filled with awe-inspiring spectacles. The Virginia International Tattoo comes first, is a Military Review Show with the precision drill teams, bagpipes and drums from many different countries. It’s followed by the Norfolk Naval Station Tour (home of the Atlantic Fleet) and a Private Military Air Show only available to our groups, It doesn’t get any better than this. Space is limited – Book Early.
Standing on Pride and Ceremony, we offer American History in Washington with Monuments and Memorials to both known and Unknown Soldiers. Then a Military Review with the pipes and drums at the Virginia International Tattoo, followed by American Planes and Ships with a private air show, and a tour of the Norfolk Naval Station. This tour is filled with awe-inspiring spectacles and luxury hotels. Space is limited.
It’s a walk down cobblestone streets, admiring colonial homes with garlands of fresh apples, magnolia and pine. It’s the sound of a fife-and-drum concert, traditional carolers, the ringing of jingle bells on a horse-drawn carriage.
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.