Recommended 2-night itinerary
- Two Nightsâ€™ Hotel Accommodations at the Historic Read House Hotel
- Full Breakfast Buffet at the hotel two mornings
- Round Trip Hotel Baggage Handling
- Step-on Tour Guide for all days
- Chattanooga City Tour
- Enjoy the beautiful Christmas decorations around the Scenic City (while on city tour)
- Guided Tour of the Chattanooga Choo Choo (while on city tour)
- Lunch on own at Chattanooga Choo Choo, select from several delicious options, including Frothy Monkey and Stir (while on city tour)
- Optional stop at Chattanoogaâ€™s Christmas Market (Saturdays only)
- Christmas Carol Dinner Cruise on Southern Belle Riverboat or River City Sessions Holiday Dinner Show
- Incline Railway
The Inclineâ€™s trolley-style cars climb through the natural beauty surrounding historic Lookout Mountain at a breathtaking 72.7% grade â€“ straight up! Sit back and enjoy the scenic views of the mountains and valleys from the observation windows on the train as well as the panoramic views from the observation tower at the Inclineâ€™s top station.Â
- Christmas Underground at Ruby Falls
Experience the wonder of Ruby Falls Christmas Underground on a magical journey to visit Santa! Travel a secret passage to the North Pole where Santa’s Joystone miners are preparing for the holiday season. Discover a glittering ice cave, see Sugar Plum Fairy Village, and find your own sparkling Joystone on this heart-warming adventure! Located in the caverns of Ruby Falls, Christmas Underground allows guests to enjoy nighttime magic all day and is one of the only places in Chattanooga Christmas lights are on display throughout the day. Come tour the falls for yourself and see why it has been one of the best Chattanooga attractions for over 85 years.
- Enchanted Holiday Buffet at Rock City
Indulge in a scrumptious three-course holiday buffet high atop Lookout Mountain.
- Rock Cityâ€™s Enchanted Garden of Lights
This light extravaganza showcases more than 30 holiday scenes and nearly a million LED lights that transform the gardensâ€™ natural daytime splendor into a fantasyland of four realms of wonder: Yule Town, Arctic Kingdom, Magic Forest and North Pole Village. Enjoy gingerbread cookie decorating, hot cocoa and nightly entertainment.
- Ignis Glass Studio
Get some hands-on experience blowing your own glass ornament or piece of art at the iGNiS Glass Studio.
All taxes & handling fees
Following are per person package rates, including all taxes and fees (hotel currently 17.25% tax).
Adult double occupancy starts at $325.00 per person
Rates are based on a minimum of 30 paying passengers.
Complimentary single package for bus driver (with 20 paid rooms).
Rates do not include gratuity for Step-On Guide.
Rates & availability are subject to change until signed contract and deposit is received.
$500 deposit with signed contract to confirm. Refundable if cancelled 35 days prior.
Final count & rooming list due 35 days prior to arrival.
Final payment due 30 days prior to arrival.
Our African American Civil Rights Tour will take you to historic sites related to our Black Heritage and present-day places significant in the development of the African American community in Memphis. Please take a moment to review just some of the interesting places that you will see on this tour.
This tour is a narrated riding tour with picture stops. Click below to see African American Civil Rights Tour packages that include stopping to tour inside various attractions described below.
In 1968 an important labor dispute brought Dr. Martin Luther King to Memphis. A strike was raised by the City of Memphis Sanitation Workers that escalated into a full-fledged commitment to human dignity, economic equity, and segregation. On April 4, 1968, Dr. King was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine Hotel, now the National Civil Rights Museum. Your Sweet Magnolia tour guide will take you to the spot of the assassination for a presentation.
Learn more about the Trail of Tears with this unique travel package from Sweet Magnolia Tours. Once the heart of the Cherokee Nation, the areaâ€™s history is full of compelling stories of human spirit and sacrifice. Come explore the many fascinating Cherokee sites in the region.
No one has shaped country music like Johnny Cash. This brand-new group tour explores the life and legacy of “the man in black,” as we walk in his footsteps throughout his Music City and the rolling hills of Middle Tennessee he called home.
Follow the footsteps of the King from “rags to riches” starting with Elvis’ early life in Memphis as a teenager atÂ Lauderdale Courts, to his sky rocking career after recording his first record at Sun Studio.
- Elvis from Rags to Riches Tour
- Graceland Platinum Tour & Sun Studio Tour
- The highlight of this one-of-a-kind adventure will be at Lauderdale Courts, where you will visit Elvis’ apartment, which has been carefully restored to replicate the original furnishings and Decor.
Group rates available
For the history buff! Chattanooga’s legacy during the civil war will be explored throughout this travel tour. The package includes the Battles of Chattanooga, a walk through Point Park, and a Civil War-themed dinner show and so much more!
Discover the natural beauty of Chattanooga with The Mountains are Alive tour. Designed for Fall exploration, you’ll take a cruise on a riverboat, explore Lookout Mountain, and participate in Ruby Falls Lantern Tour and many more. Itâ€™s a true celebration of Fall foliage.
Dive into creativity with the Art Lover’s Paradise package from Sweet Magnolia Tours. Chattanooga offers a variety of artistic inspiration, and on this tour, you will get to experience the best. From guided tours to trips to the art museum your creative juices will start flowing!
- Beale Street Blues Tour 3hrs
- Rock n Roll Tour 3hrs
- Soul Music Tour 3hrs
In the quest to identify the roots of American music, all roads led to Memphis, as stated by to the Smithsonian Museum. The Music of Elvis and Graceland, BB King and the Blues, the Gospel of Al Green, Isaac Hays, Otis Redding, and the sounds of soul … Memphis, the epicenter of the Blues, Rock ‘n Roll, Gospel and Soul … this is where it all began.
Each one of our “Rhythms of Memphis” tours begin with a music related sightseeing tour, a visit to the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum and one other music attraction. All tours end on Beale Street, making it convenient to add an optional Sweet Magnolia lunch and/or dinner package at B. B. King’s Blues Club, Alfred’s on Beale, Kings’ Palace, Pig on Beale or the Blues City CafĂ©.
Get a taste for Music City with the Nashville Student Performance package. Each group will have the opportunity to perform at the Grand Ole Opry, receive a tour of RCA Studio B, and explore the Country Music Hall of Fame. The perfect package for music students of all ages.
Holly Springs, MS
The Mississippi Delta’s earliest storytellers possessed a similar trait that is detected in the classic writings of southern-based native authors, such as, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Tennessee Williams and in the contemporary writings of John Grisham. It is a sense of place and a devotion to the traditions of its past.Â Nowhere in the South are these traditions more evident than in small southern Mississippi towns.