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Southern USA

The southern states of the USA are an ever-changing variety of scenery, people and lifestyles. From the unhurried feeling of life in the sunshine of Florida and its wonderful varieties of seafood, through the old southern charm of Louisiana and the creole cooking of gumbo and jambalaya, to the warmth of the Texan summer and the delights of international TexMex dishes and onward through the desert to California, vibrant, stimulating, and home to about every flavour of food in the USA.

You can cruise into the Caribbean from New Orleans or the Pacific from Los Angeles. There’s the Albuquerque Balloon Festival, or Memphis and Graceland, grand steamboats on the Mississippi and of course the spectacular rift in the ground called the Grand Canyon. Everywhere you are there is something exciting to do.

Southern USA

Train Tours to Southern USA

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta by Rail 9 days from £1874

Join visitors from around the world at the 48th annual International Balloon Fiesta, where hundreds of brightly colored hot air balloons are launched into the Albuquerque sky and the whole town is abuzz with excitement and festivities. You’ll also visit the incredible Arches and Mesa Verde National Parks, ride the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, and tour historic Santa Fe.

Departs from September 2019 to October 2019.

Sights & Sounds of Chicago, Memphis & New Orleans 7 days from £914

Chicago, Memphis, and New Orleans are each steeped in deep music history, playing important roles in the jazz, blues, and rock 'n roll scenes.

Departs from January 2019 to December 2019.

Historic Trains of West Virginia & Maryland 9 days from £1796

Travel through the spectacular fall foliage of the Allegheny & Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia and Maryland by train.

Departs from October 2019 to October 2019.

Chicago to New Orleans & Western Caribbean Cruise 12 days from £2315

Escape the cold and get ready to bask in the sun on this 12-day rail-cruise adventure.

Departs from November 2019 to March 2020.

Memphis - New Orleans Rail - River Journey 11 days from £2168

Discover the charm of the South on an 11-day rail river-cruise adventure.

Departs from June 2019 to November 2020.

Tracks of the Deep South 14 days from £2595

Experience the musical cities of three Southern states, travel on historic railways, and experience the home of country music, the birthplace of Elvis, the liveliness of Beale Street, the enchantment of the 'Big Easy' and the sights of Atlanta.

Departs from May 2019 to November 2020.

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