Discover the historic plantations of the Deep South on a Mississippi River steamboat tour
Take one of our Deep South self-drive holidays and you’ll discover a side of America that is steeped in music, community and small-town culture, all set against a backdrop of outstanding natural beauty.
There is simply so much to see on a Deep South holiday that it can be difficult to know where to begin.
The Bluegrass State of Kentucky combines southern charm with the frontier past of the Wild West. Tennessee is home to the Grand Ole Opry, the venue that defines country music. And we can grant you exclusive backstage access. If that doesn’t get your lips smacking we also can point you in the direction of the best hot chicken in the state.
Alabama’s civil rights history and harrowing past of segregation is vividly brought to life on a tour of Montgomery with a local. Over at Muscle Shoals recording studios there is a very different story to tell: here the melting pot of America worked to create sweet soul music and a sweet home in Alabama. In Huntsville cutting-edge research into the space program can be discovered by families and children at a thrilling Space Camp.
Meanwhile in Mississippi you can step back in time on a historic steam-boat cruise past old-world ports, grand homes and former plantations, down the legendary river.
The party never stops in Louisiana’s New Orleans. You can take a private tour of the city’s French Quarter to see the colonial townhouses and the places where jazz and blues began and continues to permeate the air.
Kentucky, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi & Tennessee with Abercrombie & Kent, let our experts design your perfect USA holiday.