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8 Day Guided USA Motorcycle Tour, a Look at a Variety of American Music Genres & Historic Locations

Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel & Conference Center, 500 Powder Springs St, Marietta, Georgia, USA 30064

USA Motorcycle Tour and a View into American Music History

Ride History is proud to offer the Rhythm Tour, an exciting motorcycle tour to visit important sites in the music world. Music is a universal language that knows no boundaries. Come discover what happened when music from around the world converged into a small area in a time of birth and regeneration. Bluegrass, Mountain Music, Country, Rockabilly, Rock and Roll, Jazz, Blues, and Creole are all beneficiaries of this musical convergence. Travel through American music’s past to understand its present. Learn about its early pioneers that are the roots of this tree of musical life.

Key information

  • Terrain: paved roads
  • Bike: personal or rental bike (makes and models vary by location)
  • Total mileage: 600 - 1,200 kilometers/372 - 745 miles
  • Daily mileage: 100 - 200 kilometers/62 - 124 miles
  • Riding gear: not included: please bring your own riding gear
  • Meals: daily breakfast and 1 dinner

Meet the guides

Chris
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Highlights

  • Starts in Marietta, ends in Atlanta
  • Visit Graceland, home of Elvis Presley
  • Tour Nashville by night, visit the Rock-a-billy Hall of Fame
  • Visit Sun Studios where Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins got their start
  • Enjoy a night on Beale Street in Memphis
  • Tour FAME Studio in Muscle Shoals
  • 7 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Intermediate

Styles


6 riding days in English
The organizer also speaks: German
Group size: 4-12 participants
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
18:00
Check-out Time:
17:00

During the tour, you will stay in the following hotels:

  • Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel & Conference Center, Marietta, Georgia
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Nashville Downtown, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Memphis-Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Florence-Downtown, Florence, Alabama
  • Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown, Jackson, Mississippi
  • Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans French Quarter/CBD, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Montgomery-Downtown, Montgomery, Alabama

Program

Day 1 - Arrive Atlanta

  • Arrive in the hotel
  • 17:00 Orientation, meet and greet with open bar until 20:00

Day 2 - Atlanta to Nashville (approximately 330 miles / 531 kilometers)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Leave Atlanta up into the Bluegrass and Smokey Mountains
  • 15:00 to 18:00: personal time. You may want to visit the Ryman Theater, Johnny Cash museum or other nearby attractions on your own
  • 17:30: departure
  • 18:00: Dinner and tour of Nashville (included with the package)
  • Arrive at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Nashville Downtown

Day 3 - Nashville to Memphis

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Rockabilly Hall of Fame Tour (included with the package)
  • Sun Studio Tour (included with the package)
  • Dinner is on your own and you can check out Beale Street for live music
  • Stay at Hampton Inn & Suites Memphis-Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee

Day 4 - Memphis to Muscle Shoals

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Morning tour at Graceland (included with the package)
  • Ride to Muscle Shoals
  • Fame Studio tour (pending availability) or another studio tour (included with the package)
  • Dinner on your own in Florence, Alabama
  • Stay at Hampton Inn & Suites Florence-Downtown, Florence, Alabama

Day 5 - Muscle Shoals to Jackson

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Ride Natchez Trail
  • Lunch along the way at a former French outpost
  • Group dinner at the Iron Horse Grill (included with the package)
  • Stay at Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown, Mississippi

Day 6 - Jackson to New Orleans

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Ride to Vicksburg
  • Lecture and tour Vicksburg Civil War Battle Field (included with tour)
  • Dinner on your own
  • Stay at Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans French Quarter/CBD, New Orleans, Louisiana

Day 7 - NOLA to Montgomery

  • Late breakfast at the hotel
  • Depart NOLA at noon
  • Lunch on the road
  • Visit Hank Williams Museum
  • Dinner in Montgomery
  • Stay at Hampton Inn & Suites Montgomery-Downtown, Alabama

Day 8 - Montgomery to Atlanta

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • 2 hours journey to Atlanta

Skill level(s) required for this tour: intermediate

Intermediate:

  • can ride for three to four hours (breaks are every 2 hours or less)
  • average riding experience
  • little assistance required
  • comfortable with extreme curves and leans (this tour has no extreme curves or leans. Normal road conditions)
  • average experience with unsurfaced roads (this tour has no unsurfaced roads)
  • steep ascents and descents (normal two-lane and highway grades)
  • must be able to ride in the rain if needed

Guides

Chris Black

Location

This tour takes place in the US. Starting from Marietta, Georgia, you will head for Nashville and Memphis in Tennessee, then continue your journey to Florence, Alabama, Jackson, Mississippi, New Orleans, Louisiana, Montgomery, Alabama, then to Atlanta.

Food

Daily breakfast is included in the price, as well as one group dinner at the Iron Horse Grill in Jackson, Mississippi. Lunch and the rest of the dinners are not included. Ride History will share with you eatery recommendations in the area.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Rock-a-Billy Hall of Fame
  • Sun Studio Tour
  • Graceland Tour
  • FAME Studio Tour
  • Group dinner at the Iron Horse Grill in Jackson, MS
  • Lecture and tour of Vicksburg Battlefield

What's not included

  • Motorcycle rental (on demand)
  • Lunches and most dinners

How to get there

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Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). You can easily rent a bike in Atlanta, then you ride to the first accommodation, Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel & Conference Center in Marietta, Georgia, where you will meet the rest of the participants.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
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Tour information

This tour requires a minimum of four participants to run, whether as four riders with four motorcycles, or four people on two motorcycles.

You can rent a motorcycle via Ride History LLC; please mention in the inquiry if you wish to rent a motorcycle too.

Minimum group size

This trip requires a minimum of 4 participants

Saturday November 7, 2020
(8 days / 7 nights)

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