Memphis, Tennessee & Pristine Mexican Beach
Memphis, Tennessee & Pristine Mexican Beach
Chicago, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
Memphis, Tennessee
Memphis, Tennessee
Sights in New Orleans, Louisiana
Sights in New Orleans, Louisiana
Cozumel, Mexico
Cozumel, Mexico
Rotan, Honduras & Marine life sightings
Rotan, Honduras & Marine life sightings

Music Cities of the USA & Caribbean Cruise

15 nights from €2,229 per person Including Flights


Starting with two nights in Chicago, you will spend the first week discovering America’s best musical cities via Amtrak train, journeying to Memphis – the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll, and New Orleans – home to a myriad of cultures and cool live music.

You’ll then board onto your cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line for seven nights of discovering some of the Caribbean’s most unspoilt islands, stopping at the likes of Cozumel, Roatan, Harvest Caye and Costa Maya. The Norwegian fleet is a fabulous choice chock full of excitement with plenty of acitivies on board, a variety of bars and lounges as well as on board spa to unwind.

This is a tailor-made itinerary so if you'd prefer to visit Nashville or would like to just fly in and out of New Orleans, then we can book this for you. (TM/NCL)


  • Tuck in to a deep-dish Chicago pizza
  • Board an overnight Amtrak train for an easy and laid-back journey to Memphis
  • Spend time exploring Memphis’ musical attractions, including Graceland
  • Enjoy an evening of live music and Creole dishes in New Orleans
  • Scuba dive in the crystal-clear reefs that surround Cozumel
  • Spot whale sharks in Roatan
  • Relax in the charming ports of Harvest Caye and Costa Maya

2024 Sailing Dates - Norwegian Breakaway
Jan: 07, 14, 21
Feb: 04, 11, 18, 25
Mar: 03, 10, 17, 31

2024/ 25 Sailing Dates - Norwegian Getaway
Dec: 15, 22, 29
Jan: 05, 12, 19, 26
Feb: 02, 09, 16, 23
Mar: 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
Apr: 06, 13

2025/ 26 Sailing Dates - Norwegian Escape
Nov: 16, 23, 30
Dec: 07, 14, 21, 28
Jan: 04, 11, 18, 25
Feb: 15
Mar: 08, 15, 22, 29
Apr: 05

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  • Checked baggage
  • CAR licensed & bonded
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Days 1 - 2

Upon arrival in Chicago, you will transfer to your hotel for two nights of exploring this lively city. Well-known for its bold architecture, spend your days exploring this wonderful metropolis – including Millennium Park, Cloud Gate and The Art Institution of Chicago, before ending the afternoon with an indulgent deep-dish Chicago pizza.


Day 3

After another day of enjoying the city, you will board the Amtrak train for an overnight trip to Memphis. The Amtrak train is a comfortable and easy-going way of journeying between states, nestling yourself in a roomette with seats that convert into a bed, a picture window, climate control, and personal service. Dinner and breakfast is included.

Chicago – Memphis

Days 4 - 5

The next two nights will be spent exploring Memphis, a trendy city with a cool music scene. With over 100 BBQ restaurants you’ll never go hungry, and there are plenty of fantastic musical attractions to see, including the Gibson factory and Graceland.


Day 6 - 7

In the morning, you’ll hop on board the Amtrak train again, this time enjoying a full day journey to New Orleans. Sit back with a coffee and enjoy the sights whizzing past your picture window.

You’ll now spend two nights in New Orleans, another great city for foodies and music lovers. The city really comes alive at night thanks to its cool bars, live music, and delicious Creole cuisine.

Memphis – New Orleans

Day 8

Today you will make your way independently to the port and embark onto your cruise ship. Ensure you check your boarding times and leave plenty of time to ensure you get settle on board and in your chosen stateroom. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure exploring all the activities and entertainment on board your ship and wave off New Orleans in the distance.

Caribbean Cruise

Day 9

Today is spent at sea, sailing across the azure waters as you take advantage of the wonderful amenities on board the ship. Lounge by the pool, do a bit of shopping or find entertainment activities exclusive to your ship.

At sea

Day 10

Your first port of call is Cozumel, a gorgeous island offering splendid snorkelling and scuba diving opportunities. This is Mexico’s largest island, and is home to a mix of stunning beaches, trendy restaurants, fascinating archaeological sites, and verdant jungle.

Cozumel, Mexico

Day 11

One of Honduras’ Caribbean Bay Islands, the sugary sands of Roatan leads on to the topaz waters of Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, ideal for epic scuba diving excursions, and the chance to see whale sharks.

Roatan, Bay Islands

Day 12

A striking 75-acres of natural beauty and rich culture, with an expansive pool area, a gorgeous outdoor restaurant and bar, beachside cabanas, a shopping village full of Belizean crafts, and The Flighthouse – a 136ft high venue offering a heart-pumping zip line across the island.

Harvest Caye, Belize

Day 13

This small tourist region is full of charm, created to entice cruise lines for a day of soaking up the sun on the golden sands, and sipping a refreshing drink under thatched seating areas.

Costa Maya, Mexico

Day 14

Day at sea, again enjoying the plethora of excursions on board. Relaxing spa treatments, fun sports, delicious laidback restaurants…there’s plenty to do onboard.

At sea

Day 15

Today you will arrive back at New Orleans, where you will disembark and head to the airport ready for your overnight flight home

New Orleans

Day 16

Arrive back in the UK.

  • Return transatlantic flights to Chicago and home from New Orleans
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation on a room only basis in Chicago
  • Overnight Amtrak train in a private Roomette from Chicago to Memphis
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation on a room only basis in Memphis
  • Amtrak train from Memphis to New Orleans
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation on a room only basis in New Orleans

On the cruise:

  • 7 Nights Sailing the stunning islands of the Western Caribbean onboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship on a Full Board Basis - Please note itineraries and ships can change dependent on sailing dates.
  • Based on Inside cabin. Ocean view and balcony cabins upgrade available at a supplement

Sheraton Grand Chicago


Stylish, relaxed and in the heart of Chicago, this is the perfect option for a stay in the Windy City. Make the most of the prime location, unwind in the spacious rooms and admire the views of the city and river from your room.

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

New Orleans

The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is located in the heart of New Orleans, with all the fantastic attractions, bars and restaurants of this vibrant city on your doorstep

Please note: cruise itinerary and ship are subject to change, seasonal sailings apply

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