Dixieland Freewheeler

Dixieland Freewheeler. 13 days/12 nights. Start: Atlanta - End: Atlanta.

  • Day 01: Arrival in Atlanta
  • Day 02: Atlanta
  • Day 03: Atlanta - Chattanooga
  • Day 04: CHATTANOOGA - NASHVILLE
  • Day 05: Nashville - Memphis
  • Day 06: Memphis
  • Day 07: Memphis - Natchez
  • Day 08: Natchez - Lafayette
  • Day 09: Lafayette - New Orleans
  • Day 10: New Orleans
  • Day 11: New Orleans - Montgomery
  • Day 12: Montgomery - Atlanta
  • Day 13: Departure Atlanta
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day 1

Arrival in Atlanta

1 Day

30 km

After arrival and pick up the rental car, drive to the hotel.

 

day 2

Atlanta

1 Day

A full day to discover the modern city: de botanical gardens, Georgia State Capitol, the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic District, countless shopping malls and art galleries and Stone Mountain Park with the worlds biggest low relief in gray granite.

day 3

Atlanta - Chattanooga

1 Day

210 km

Passing several historic important villages and the end of the Appalachian Mountains, you drive to the charming city of Chattanooga. Make a stop at "The Lost Sea" and you can visit Lookout Mountain, Rock City, Ruby Falls, the Chattanooga Choo-Choo train, and much more.

day 4

CHATTANOOGA - NASHVILLE

1 Day

255 km

Driving trough an area with wonderful nature, woods and lakes, you reach Nashville - The Music City of America. Time for a first acquaintance with the Opryland USA Amusementpark with the Grand Ole Opry House, the Music Row, the houses of Johnny Cash, Winnie Pearl, and more.

 

day 5

Nashville - Memphis

1 Day

355 km

Today, you can visit the must sees you could not visit yesterday: The Country Music Hall of Fame Museum with Elvis Presleys famous Cadillac El Dorado, the Country Music Wax Museum with fullscale wax statues of famous Country music artists. Travel to Memphis (+/- 4h. drive).

day 6

Memphis

1 Day

"Home of the Blues" and famous for artists like Charlie Rich, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley. Visit Graceland and the grave of The King, the Sun Studio and the famous Baele Street with a dozen blues bars!

 

day 7

Memphis - Natchez

1 Day

530 km

Follow the Mississippi and the Natchez Trace Parkway. Admire the wonderful Antebellum Homes. Vicksburg and surroundigs, once were the battlefields during the Civil War. Drive to Natchez, known for its countless beautiful and historic houses.

day 8

Natchez - Lafayette

1 Day

240 km

Enjoy a walk in this picturesque village and visit Stanton Hall, Longwood, Melrose and Rosalie plantation homes. You can follow the Mississippi rover to Lafayette, the centre of Cajun Country.

 

day 9

Lafayette - New Orleans

1 Day

265 km

Visits you cannot miss: The Acadian Village and the Lafayette Museum. In the neighbourhood of the city, you can find Avery Island with the Jungle Gardens, the beautiful St. Martinsville and New Iberia with Shadows-on-the-Teche. Further throught the "swaps" to New Orleans. 

 

day 10

New Orleans

1 Day

The famous city with the 'French Quarter' and the yearly carnival 'Mardi Gras'. Immerse yourself on the tunes of the Jazz, Bepop and Blues music and enjoy a delicious dinner in one of the many typical Cajun Restaurants.

 

day 11

New Orleans - Montgomery

1 Day

505 km

On your way along the golf coast to Mobile, you can visit the U.S.S. Alabama. The region was hit hard by the hurricane Katrina and it will take a couple of years to rebuild. Further north to Montgomery, the capital of the state of Alabama. Next to the State Capitol, you discover some beautiful residences from before the American Civil War. 

 

 

day 12

Montgomery - Atlanta

1 Day

270 km

The hilly lanscapes and meadows of Alabama and the Tuskegee National Park, bring you to the border with Geprgia. Right across the border, you cannot miss the wonderful garden complex of the Callaway Gardens. Travel back to Atlanta for the last night.

day 13

Departure Atlanta

1 Day

10 km

End of the trip, drop off the rental car at the airport and return flight. Individual prologation possible with supplement.

 

Tourist Class hotels (0USST007)
is available starting at 1804 EUR

Prices apply for all departures in the date range. Departure is possible every day.

Rooms 01.04.22 - 30.06.22 01.07.22 - 17.08.22 18.08.22 - 31.10.22
2X DOUBLE ROOMS + 1 RENTALCAR (K2X2D) 1597 1675 1597
DOUBLE ROOM 1 BED (K21) 1804 1954 1804
QUADRUPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K42) 1015 1093 1015
TRIPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K32) 1284 1395 1284
SINGLE ROOM (K11) 3556 3855 3556
per child in parents room 2 - 12 (DACHD12) 26 26 26
Alamo Suppl. Gold - per car (DALGOLD) 184 184 184

Superior hotels (0USSU007)
is available starting at 2265 EUR

Prices apply for all departures in the date range. Departure is possible every day.

Rooms 01.04.22 - 30.06.22 01.07.22 - 17.08.22 18.08.22 - 31.10.22
2X DOUBLE ROOMS + 1 RENTALCAR (K2X2D) 2136 2058 2136
DOUBLE ROOM 1 BED (K21) 2415 2265 2415
QUADRUPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K42) 1396 1318 1396
TRIPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K32) 1747 1646 1747
SINGLE ROOM (K11) 4780 4481 4780
per child in parents room 2 - 12 (DACHD12) 40 40 40
Alamo Suppl. Gold - per car (DALGOLD) 184 184 184

Included

  • Hotelaccomodation based on lodging + local sales taxes, as per itinerary and as per chosen hotel category.
  • Car rental with GPS, adapted to the number of persons in the car, one driver.  Extra drivers and/or underage drivers can be added with supplement.
    • Single: Economy except if the car is brought back to another city than the one it started from, than Compact.
    • Double/Twin: Compact
    • Triple: Intermediate
    • Quadruple and 2x double rooms: Fullsize.
  • Any other car rental category can be provided with the appropriate price adjustment.
  • Only for selfdrives booked as published: roadbook with description of day by day itinerary. (Only available in Dutch and French)
  • Local roadmap of the State or Province (Canda), or a road atlas if the trip brings you through different states.

Not Included

All services NOT mentioned such as: 

  • International passport and charges for ESTA = USA and or ETA = Canada.
  • Airline tickets, airport taxes, fuel surcharge, security fee, and more.
  • Meals at the hotels except if confirmed differently at time of confirmation.
  • Resort fees, Urban fees, Facility fees and other fees charged by some hotels and to be paid locally.
  • Eventual cost for a (new) Belgian - European drivers licence, if the current one does not state "Drivers Licence" in English.
  • Warrant/Security Deposit/Guarantee cost for rental cars, motorhomes, motorbikes, hotels and more.
  • Fuel for the vehicles and parking costs. 
  • Charges for tollroads en toll bridges
  • Insurances (cancellation insurance, travel and assistance insurance, luggage insurance, etc).
  • Admissions to the national parks, to attractions, extra excursions, etc.
  • All personal expenses (Food & Drinks), souvenirs and more. 

Good To Know

FLIGHTS:

Wings ‘n Wheels is offering a large choice of European and American carriers which operates daily flights to and from the USA and Canada, starting from Brussels and as well as from the main airports in neighboring countries.

International and eventual domestic flights are not included. Airlines work with flexible prices and availability does change quickly. Use the contact form below and send it to your travel agent (enter your postal code or city name or the name of your travel agency) and indicate accurately your travel dates (departure and return) together with the surname (family name), first name and date of birth of each traveler and Wings ‘n Wheels will search for the best deals, considering itinerary and pricing.

A-LA-CARTE   -  TAILOR MADE:

All self-drive itineraries can be amended and tailormade “ à la carte” to your wishes.

CARRENTAL - DRIVERS LICENCE:

It is mandatory to present a NATIONAL driving licence with on the front side "Driving Licence". An international drivers licence is a translation only and not a valid document to rent a vehicle.