Leeds, UK Family
- We went as a party of 5, Mum, Dad and young adult children, including one with a learning disability.
From our arrival (during a massive storm in Atlanta!), our guide Jim, and driver Rock, were so helpful and informative, and were a pleasure to be around.
As we were first timers to USA, all the tips and local information given by Jim were extremely useful, especially with the extra interesting things he pointed out during our trip. Even the fact that our seats were allocated and rotated throughout the tour made life easier, and driver Rock had an ice box with bottles of lovely cold water available for a nominal charge.
The places visited, including many little additional stops for photos were absolutely amazing - Montgomery, New Orleans, Tupelo, Memphis and Nashville - we took full advantage of every excursion, from the Mississippi river boat, Swamp & New Orleans tours to Sun Studios, Graceland & Memphis tour and the Studio B & Ryman Theater (original Grand Ole Opry) in Nashville.
We were drenched in the sounds of the south from Jazz, R & B, Rock n Roll and Country, along with the food and friendliness of the region (all yummy). We were able to feel the history of the Civil rights movements with stops including Martin Luther King jnrs first Church and footstep crossing, through to the location of his tragic death. Locations of America's civil war battles were pointed out, and we had whistle stops at Casy Jones train, and the Chattanooga Choo Choo and station (magnificent).
Newmarket were extremely helpful through our all booking, and we arranged a later flight back so we could visit Atlanta. We booked a hotel directly once they had confirmed out flight details.
It was a wonderful holiday and we are already looking at Newmarket Holidays for another adventure.
I thoroughly recommend,
Published on: 18 July 2016