Satisfy your appetite for culture with a trip to Coca-Cola HQ, home to the world famous fizzy drink. Absorb Atlanta's charming neighbourhoods before shimmying to Memphis. Visit the former mansion of Elvis Presley with the fantastic Graceland Platinum Tour.
Whether you ‘give a damn’ or not about Gone with the Wind, exploring landmarks linked to its Pulitzer-prize winning author, Margaret Mitchell, gives incredible insights into Atlanta and the civil war. See where the epic novel was penned at Margaret Mitchell House, her beloved antebellum L.P. Grant Mansion, and her resting place in Oakland Cemetery.
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After the Civil War razed Atlanta to the ground, the city raised itself from the ashes. They built viaducts over the old railway lines and the historic streets where buried beneath, until being rediscovered in the 1960s. Today, you can see the historic landmarks and storefronts as you shop and dine in the 12 acre ‘Underground Atlanta’ zone.
Drive from Atlanta to Memphis approximately 5 hrs 40 mins (380 miles)
Beale Street to barbecue. Music legends to the Mississippi. Memphis’s high notes just keep coming. Birthplace of the blues, soul, and rock ‘n’ roll, it throws you deep into its glory days, wrapping you in the lustre of its neon bar signs, the buzz of tunes still playing along Beale Street, and the passion of its music-loving locals.
Home of the Blues and the birthplace of Rock & Roll, Memphis has also produced musical masters such as Elvis Presley, BB King, Jerry Lee Lewis and Al Green. Take a visit to Graceland, home of Elvis Presley, and see his infamous jumpsuits and other memorabilia. There's also the Children's Museum of Memphis and the Memphis Zoo, both great for families.
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