Follow in the footsteps of the Hairy Bikers on your own Mississippi adventure
One of the UK’s small group North American tours operators, Grand American Adventures, is offering guests the opportunity to follow in the famous footsteps of the Hairy Bikers in Mississippi.
The Grand American Adventures 12 day tour will include key highlights from the forthcoming Good Food Channel series as travellers trace the roots of American music along the mighty Mississippi. The Hairy Bikers’ Mississippi Adventure is due to air on Sundays at 9pm from 19th August on the Good Food Channel (Sky channel 247 and Virgin TV channel 260).
Each episode of the Hairy Bikers’ Mississippi Adventure will be themed by a different Southern American music genre – Jazz, Blues, Cajun, Country, Soul and Rock and Roll –accompanied by the locations and food stories that help to define them. Covering 3,000 miles on their Harleys, Dave and Si explore the cities of Nashville, Memphis, Lafayette and New Orleans – all included in the Deep South and Delta Blues tour.
USA South: Deep South & Delta Blues
Holidaymakers can experience the mighty Mississippi along its unique cultural landscape that gave birth to the Blues, Country and Rock-n-Roll. Sample a sweet tea or Jack and Coke whilst taking in the sights and sounds at Music Row in Nashville, on Beale Street in Memphis, and along Bourbon Street in New Orleans. Savour authentic cuisine and enjoy southern hospitality as we float down the Mississippi on an included river boat cruise. Highlights include the cajun culture and cuisine, the Jack Daniels Distillery, Elvis' Graceland Mansion and a Mississippi riverboat dinner cruise.
The Deep South & Delta Blues tour starts from £1,399 without flights / £1,999 incl. Flights. Cost includes 11 nights hotel accommodation, all transport via a private adventure vehicle and the services of a professional tour leader.
For more information, visit grandamericanadventures.com.