The Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale tells the stories of the birthplace of blues music in the Mississippi Delta region in the southern state of Alabama in the USA. Tour the Vicksburg National Military Park the site of a pivotal Civil War battle.
In Memphis in southwest Tennessee visit Elvis Presley’s spectacular and stately mansion Graceland, and learn how the blues, rock and roll and soul that originated here took over the world’s music scene. Think Elvis, B.B. King and Johnny Cash as you taste local bourbon at local distilleries, and visit the homage to soul at Stax Museum.
Sail into New Orleans – it needs no introduction – the Big Easy – close to the Gulf of Mexico, famous for its nightlife, Mardi Gras and street parties. Spice up your life with local cuisines, live music and relish the French, African, and American cultures blended into one.