The 2nd Annual Johnny Cash Experience Tour Plus Nashville & Memphis 2019
We'll pick in Cokato, Eastside St.Cloud,Elk River, the Twin Cities and any other locations along our route.
Home – Bloomington Illinois
Thanks for joining your escort LuAnn from Americana Travel and your host, WVAL 800 AM radio personality and Country Music Historian Bob “Mr. Nashville" Weber.
Country music, southern hospitality and the Legend of Johnny Cash awaits for us as we head to Memphis and “Music City U.S.A." Nashville, Tennessee. We have a lot of great things in store for this trip, so sit back in our comfortable deluxe motor coach and enjoy the beautiful countryside of Wisconsin; we soon arrive at the Holiday Inn in Bloomington Illinois for our overnight stay.
Bloomington Illinois – Memphis Tennessee
Following an included deluxe continental breakfast we make our way thru Illinois and Missouri we arrive in Memphis late afternoon, the home to Elvis’s Graceland, Blues music and world famous Bar-b-que. We will tour Beale Street this evening so you can enjoy dinner on your own and maybe some Memphis blues music too. We check in our rooms at the Drury Inn just south of Memphis in Horn lake Mississippi.
After an included deluxe hot breakfast we head to Dyess Arkansas, The Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash. We will meet our tour guide in Dyess and tour the Dyess colony and museum, also some of the locations where the biopic Walk the Line was filmed. Then we go to tour Johnny Cash’s Boyhood Home. This cotton farm is where John got some of his inspirations from for some of the songs he would later write, “Picking time” “Five Feet High and Rising” and many more. It’s the beginning of Johnny’s career. From Dyess we head back to Memphis to tour Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Lunch is on your own at one of many Graceland restaurants. Not only do we tour Elvis’s mansion we also included the Elvis’s Motor Car museum both airplanes tour and Elvis’s entertainer career showcase tour. It’s the ultimate Graceland tour package for our group. We also include dinner this evening.
Memphis - Nashville
After an included deluxe hot breakfast we check out of our rooms and head to Sun Studio’s (The Most Famous Recording Studio in the World) in Memphis, TN. It’s the birth place of Rockabilly and Rock and Roll. Our tour guide will be waiting for our group. This is where it all began for Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, BB King, Ike Turner, Conway Twitty and many, many, more. You will even get a chance to hold the Microphone that all of these greats recorded with. After lunch we head for Jackson to tour the Casey Jones Museum. Johnny cash recorded a number of train songs during his career including the Ballad of Casey Jones and we figured this would be a great stop. We head to Nashville and our first evening in town we have music in store for you. We have included tickets to the Nashville Night Life Dinner Theater for country music and dinner this evening. Some of Nashville’s best musicians will entertain us as enjoy some true southern cooking. We will be staying the Country Inn & Suites in Nashville.
We start off the morning with a deluxe breakfast included and then off to Downtown Nashville and to tour the Country Music Hall of Fame.
a few blocks away we visit the Johnny Cash Museum. This museum houses the largest collection of Johnny Cash memorabilia in the world. We also have included the patsy Cline Museum that is located in the same building. It's the first and only museum on the greatest female country singer of all time, the Great Pasty Cline . We then spend the rest of the afternoon downtown to take in the sights and sounds of Music City U.S.A. Dinner is on your own as Downtown Nashville has a lot to offer. We will board our bus in the evening and head back to our Hotel.
Today we start off with our a deluxe breakfast included and then we head out to Bon Aqua,Tennessee to the Storytellers Museum and Johnny Cash’s Farm Home. The museum houses many of John & June’s artifacts never seen by the public before, and then we head over to the farm house. Johnny said “The farm was the center of his universe”. We also get to see his car collection including The One Piece at a Time Cadillac car. We had so many compliments from our guests last year when we where hear. This is a must see if you are a Johnny cash fan. After our visit we have include lunch today and then head over to Hendersonville and drive by where Johnny Cash's lake home was and the home of John's parents. We will also be stopping at Memorial Gardens to pay our respects at John & June's gravesite. We have included Dinner tonight. Then we cap off the night by visiting the Grand Ole Opry the longest continuous radio show in the world. Hee Haw!
Nashville – Janesville, WI
We get up early and enjoy our deluxe breakfast and then check out of our hotel and board the bus as we leave Music City U.S.A. We say goodbye to the southland and travel north thru Kentucky and Illinois. lunch is on you own But dinner is on us this evening. We will have lots of fun today with many fun activities and comforts stops along the way. Soon we are in Janesville,WI for our overnight stay.
Janesville, WI - Home
After an included breakfast we are back on the road with more fun activities on the bus today. We make comfort stops along the way as we head home with our traveling friends always to remember the sights and sounds of Memphis and Nashville along with memories and stories of Johnny Cash. Thanks for joining us. Until next time, we will see you somewhere down the line.
Your Trip Includes
Round Trip Private Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
7 Night Hotel Accommodations
7 Deluxe Hot Breakfasts
2 Buffet Dinners
2 Sit Down Dinners
1 Buffet Dinner Show (13 Meals Total)
1 Buffet lunche
Admissions to all attractions as listed in itinerary
Entertainment and fun on Board Bus
Fully Escorted by Americana Travel and
Bob (Mr. Nashville) Weber from WVAL Radio & his wife LuAnn
Handling of Luggage
(1 Large Piece not to exceed 50lb)
Name Tags and Luggage Tags
And Much, Much, More!!!!!
Sept 16th-23th 2019
8 Days & 7 Nights
This trip sold out in 6 weeks this past year.
Johnny Cash Boyhood Home
Johnny Cash Museum
Johnny Cash Farm
Grand Ole Opry
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