NASHVILLE, LOUISIANA (LAFAYETTE-NEW ORLEANS) MEMPHIS COUNTRY CAJUN TOUR

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“Start our epic journey enjoying a beautiful scenic route. Explore the birthplace of Country Music and enjoy wonderful music performances by the talented stars of Nashville. Visit the incredible King of Rock and Roll’s mansion - Graceland and stop at the famous Loretta Lynn Ranch. Stay four (4) nights in Louisiana. Explore the history of Louisiana and discover your Cajun Roots. Take advantage of some shopping that you will not find back home. This will be a vacation of a lifetime. Get your seat fast before they are all gone!”
 

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DAY 1:  SATURDAY, APRIL 8 – NS / NB TO Massachusetts
This morning, meet your Driver and Tour Director.  Today, we will be travelling through Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Connecticut with breaks and lunch along the way. Your Tour Director will make the time pass with games and entertainment.  This evening, we will arrive at our host hotel in Mass.


DAY 2:  SUNDAY, APRIL 9 – NORWALK CT TO HARRISONBURG VA
Enjoy a nice complimentary hot breakfast and checkout of the hotel.  Today, we will be travelling through Connecticut and New York with breaks and lunch along the way.  Enjoy the scenery as we travel. This evening, we will arrive at your host hotel in Harrisonburg VA.  You will have the opportunity to enjoy dinner at one of the local restaurants and relax in the hotel.

DAY 3:  MONDAY, APRIL 10 – HARRISONBURG VA TO NASHVILLE TN
This morning enjoy a nice complimentary hot breakfast and checkout of the hotel.  Today, we will be travelling through Virginia and along the beautiful Jefferson and Cherokee National Forests.  We will have breaks along the way and arrive at our host hotel in Nashville TN - hailed by Travel & Leisure magazine as one of the "friendliest cities in the United States" and known affectionately as "Music City USA".

This evening, after freshening up at the hotel, you will have a free night to do anything you would like. We will start our three (3) day journey in Music City USA.

DAY 4:  TUESDAY, APRIL 11 – NASHVILLE - LOCAL TOURING
After a nice hot breakfast, we will be visiting the historic Studio B (9:30am) and Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum (11am) to learn where "Music City" got its’ nickname. As the world’s largest music museum, the Country Music Hall of Fame gives country music fans the ultimate experience, displaying everything from rhinestone costumes to tear-stained lyric sheets. Some will say that no trip to Nashville is complete without visiting the tried and true honky-tonk saloons downtown along Broadway St.  You will be able explore restaurants and bars such as Legends’ Corner, The Stage, Tootsies, Cadillac Ranch and AJ’s Goodtime Bar, where admission is always free.  There are also lots of unique shops to check out along this popular street. 
After dinner, we will be going to see the show that made country music famous, The Grand Ole Opry (7:00pm), an American Icon and Nashville's # 1 attraction is known for creating one-of-a-kind entertainment experiences for audiences of all ages. It's where unforgettable moments happen every week.  For over 95 years, the country's best has mesmerized audiences at this unforgettable evening performance. Sit back and enjoy the live show, you never know who may show up on stage!

DAY 5:  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12 – NASHVILLE - LOCAL TOURING
After a nice hot breakfast, we will have a very special experience with a Backstage Guided Tour of the Grand Ole Opry (10:00am). This afternoon, we will be visiting the George Jones Gravesite at Woodland Cemetery (1:30pm).  This evening, you will be able to explore restaurants and bars such as Legends’ Corner, The Stage, Tootsies, Cadillac Ranch and AJ’s Goodtime Bar, where admission is always free.  There are also lots of unique shops to check out along this popular street.

DAY 6:  THURSDAY, APRIL 13 – NASHVILLE TN TO MEMPHIS TN
Enjoy a nice complimentary hot breakfast and checkout of the hotel.  This morning, we will be leaving at 7:15am toward Loretta Lynn Ranch (8:45am) and after we will head for lunch at The Loretta Lynn Kitchen (12:00pm).  We will visit Graceland Mansion (3:00pm), the home of Elvis Presley, Memphis TN's most popular attraction and also the world's most famous rock 'n' roll residence. You will follow in the same steps as Elvis himself as you enjoy an audio-guided tour featuring commentary by Elvis and his daughter Lisa Marie.  After a late dinner, we will sleep in Memphis, TN for the night. You will be free to explore Beale Street, go see a show at the Orpheum Theatre, book a night tour, or relax at some popular Blues & Jazz Bars like the Hi Tone Cafe, Earnestine & Havel’s, Rum Boogie Café and much more.

DAY 7:  FRIDAY, APRIL 14 – MEMPHIS TN TO LAFAYETTE LA
Enjoy a nice complimentary breakfast, meet with your Tour Director and check out of our hotel. This morning we will be travelling to Lafayette LA. We will pass through Grenada, Jackson and Baton Rouge. We will have games and breaks along the way and arrive at our host hotel.  After dinner, you’ll be free to explore and enjoy your first night in Lafayette, which has a pretty unique nightlife. At night, you will have the option to eat at the hotel or join the group for a dinner at a local Cajun Restaurant.

DAY 8:  SATURDAY, APRIL 15 – LOCAL TOURING - LAFAYETTE
After a nice hot breakfast at the hotel, we will visit the Acadian Culture Centre (8:30am) which tells stories of the origins, migration, settlement, and contemporary culture of the Acadians (Cajuns) and other area groups. Right after that, we will make our way to Vermilionville (10:00am), a living history museum and folklife park that promotes and propagates the cultural resources of the Acadian, Native American, and Creole people – from the time period 1765 to 1890. After  lunch, you’ll be totally free to explore anything you desire in Lafayette. Included in this tour is a Swamp/Bayou Tour (3:00pm) to find an alligator friend.J
At night we will go eat some local Cajun food and listen/dance to some live Cajun music.

DAY 9:  SUNDAY, APRIL 16 – LAFAYETTE LA TO NEW ORLEANS LA
Enjoy a nice complimentary hot breakfast and checkout of the hotel. This morning, we will visit the Oak Alley Plantation.  After, we will begin our drive to New Orleans where you will get a nice view of Lake Pontchartrain and enjoy the scenery along the way. This evening, we will arrive and check in at our host hotel in New Orleans LA. You will then have free time to explore Bourbon Street, French Quarter, Jackson Square, city parks and much more or get on the bus and go to a night of live music. You will also have the option to do a Guided Tour of New Orleans.
DAY 10:  MONDAY, APRIL 17 – NEW ORLEANS - LOCAL TOURING
After a nice breakfast you will visit the MARDIS GRAS WORLD. *Not to be missed.   After a nice lunch, we’ll experience New Orleans from the Mississippi River with a scenic cruise on the historic Steamboat Natchez. This two-hour cruise (2:30pm-4:30pm) from the heart of the French Quarter takes you back in time to the atmosphere of the Old South.  Tonight is your last night in New Orleans, so make sure to enjoy and make the best of it! You’ll be free to explore and do anything you didn’t get a chance to do yesterday. Go have a nice dinner in one of the many wonderful local restaurants and celebrate!

DAY 11:  TUESDAY, APRIL 18 – NEW ORLEANS LA TO ATLANTA GA
Enjoy a nice complimentary hot breakfast and checkout of the hotel. We will be travelling to Atlanta GA with rest-stops along the way. Your tour director will make the time pass with games and entertainment.  After lunch, we will stop at the Hank Williams Boyhood Home & Museum in Alabama. You’ll experience the history of the first Country Music superstar and see how Hank Williams transformed country music and sowed the seeds of American Music.  This evening, we will arrive and check in at our host hotel in Atlanta GA. You will have free time to explore before enjoying a nice relaxing night of local country music.

DAY 12:  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19 – ATLANTA GA TO HARRISONBURG VA
Enjoy a nice complimentary hot breakfast and checkout of the hotel. We will be travelling to Harrisonburg VA. We’ll be passing through Johnson City and Birmingham, with rest-stops and lunch along the way. Your Tour Director will make the time pass with games and entertainment. This afternoon, we will arrive and check in at our host hotel in Harrisonburg VA. You’ll then be free to simply relax at the hotel or explore anything you desire.

DAY 13:  THURSDAY, APRIL 20 – HARRISONBURG VA TO NATICK MA
Enjoy a nice complimentary hot breakfast and checkout of the hotel. Today we will be traveling to Massachusetts. We’re going to pass through Shenandoah National Park, Stamford and Bridgeport, where you’ll enjoy the beautiful view of the water and scenery.  We will stop for lunch and have a few rest stops along the way. There will be games and entertainment on the bus to pass the time.  This evening, we will arrive and check in at our host hotel in Nadick MA.

DAY 14:  FRIDAY, APRIL 21 – NATICK MA TO NB & NS
Enjoy a nice breakfast and check out of your hotel. Meet with your Tour Director and get ready for the final journey home.  Today, we will be traveling through Massachusetts, Maine, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. We will pass through Bangor with lunch and a few rest stops along the way.   This evening, you will arrive home and say goodbye to your Driver and Tour Director. You will leave us with unforgettable memories of your Louisiana (Lafayette-New Orleans) /Atlanta / Memphis / Nashville Cajun Country Tour. We hope to see you again in the near future! J
CITY / TOWN ARRIVAL TIME LOCATION / ADDRESS
Woodstock 8:15 PM Murray’s Irving / Tim’s – 194 Beardsley Rd.
Fredericton 9:30 PM Blue Canoe (former Irving Big Stop) - 415 Nevers Rd.
Moncton 11:15 PM The Brick – 75 Trinity Dr.
Moncton 11:30 PM Four Points Sheraton – 40 Lady Ada Blvd.
Aulac 12:15 AM Aulac Big Stop - 170 Aulac Rd.
Truro 1:30 AM Rath Eastlink Centre - 625 Abenaki Rd.
Enfield 2:15 AM Quality Inn Halifax Airport – 60 Sky Blvd.
Dartmouth 2:30 AM Hampton Inn – 65 Cromarty Dr. (Dartmouth Crossing)
*** SUBJECT TO CHANGE ***
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Price (includes attractions & highlights) per person
(Canadian funds)
GUEST PER ROOM REGULAR PRICE PRICE WITH EBB PRICE WITH EBB & PIF
4 $2699 $2499 $2199
3 $2999 $2799 $2499
2 $3199 $2999 $2699
1 $4299 $4099 $3799


Deposit of $300 per person is required to reserve your seat
Full payment due 60 days before departure
Deposit or full payment is non-refundable.
We strongly suggest travel insurance.
* The itinerary and the hotel are subject to change.
*Events/activities time is subject to change. We will try our best to keep everything on schedule.

TO BOOK OR FOR MORE INFO, PLEASE CALL:
(506) 804-0989 OR TOLL FREE: (844) 804-0989

Things to Remember  J
1. Don’t Forget your medication if you need any.
2. Evenings may be cold, bring a sweater or jacket and be prepared for rainy days.
3. The temperature in the bus is set at 21-22 degrees. Dress in layers according to your preference. 
4. Tour Guide and driver will help with the baggage handling at hotels.
5. Each person is allowed one suitcase to be tagged and one carry on case.
6. Any untagged baggage will be left on motor coach
7. Come to the coach as soon as you are ready, we will depart earlier if everyone is on board
8. Don’t be the one that is always last on the coach.
9. Seats are assigned for the whole trip. We have no problem for passengers switching between themselves.
10. Smoking or vaping is not allowed on the motor coach and within nine (9) meters from the door
11. Morning and afternoon breaks are 15 minutes; lunch & dinner are 45 min/1 hour
12. Motor coach has a lavatory for emergencies. We stop for breaks every 2 hours +/-
13. Due to allergies, it is strictly prohibited to use perfume or cologne
14. Make sure you have proper Travel Medical Insurance for traveling outside Canada
15. If you are celebrating a birthday or anniversary, let the tour guide know
16. Please ensure you have your Passport with you (for USA Tours) or a picture ID for all other tours
17. Marihuana products are not allowed to be brought across any border (USA & Canada)
18. If you are late for a pick-up or departure, you may be responsible to get to the hotel or attraction at your own cost. (Dream Vacation Tours is not responsible for any cost incurred in the situation)
19. Industry average for gratuities is $4 to $8 per day for each the bus driver and the tour guide. ($56 to $112 per passenger) *Optional – See below

Gratuities Based on Industry Standard
* Happy = $4 per day * 14 days = $56 per passenger for each the Driver and Tour Guide
* Very Happy = $6 per day * 14 days = $84 per passenger for each Driver and Tour Guide
* Extremely Happy = $8 per day * 14 days = $112 per passenger for each Driver and Tour Guide


For United States Tours:
Anyone participating on Dream Vacations Bus Tour/East Shore Productions Tours escorted motor coach tours to the United States must have a valid passport. DVBT/ESP will assume no responsibilities for any individual who is denied entry in the United States. The/these individual(s) must find and pay their own transportation back home.



MERCI / THANK YOU!

Highlights

Highlights

  • Deluxe Motor Coach transportation from Dartmouth with pick-ups in Enfield, Aulac, Moncton, Fredericton & Woodstock
** Shuttle from Dartmouth to Aulac if less than 21 passengers**
  • 14 days / 13 nights’ accommodation in quality hotels
  • 4 nights in Louisiana
  • 3 nights in Nashville
  • 13 hot breakfasts and 5 meals
  • Surprises along the way! J
  • Dream Vacation Tour Guide for complete tour
  • Unlimited FREE cold water, snacks and more for the whole trip on the Motor Coach
Visit the Following Attractions (all included in the price):
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