Can you believe it’s been 22 years since Forrest Gump sat on that bench and told us “life is like a box of chocolates?” It was in July 1994, that this slow, but sweet character played by Tom Hanks entered theaters—and our hearts. At U S Tours, we thought today, “for no particular reason” that we could celebrate and remember the simple life of Forrest, while touring movie sites, while eating shrimp, and while discovering the Southern beauty of Savannah and Beaufort – two towns that “goes together like peas and carrots.”
This new tour combines the historic grace of the Boone Tavern Hotel with a visit to America’s newest faith based attraction -The Ark. It also features the arts and music of Appalachia. Your days are filled with both artistic and divine inspiration. Then your evenings are filled with enough Bluegrass Music and Southern Cooking to have your lips and toes tap-smacking a duet.
Announcing the New DreamMore Resort, by Dolly Parton. Bring your group to the Great Smoky Mountains and enjoy four star luxury with special hotel guest privileges. From the Grand Rocking Chair Porch, to the evergreen slopes of the Smokies, come hear the music, share the warmth and legacy of Dolly.
This exciting vacation features five nights in Florida’s largest Golf Cart Retirement Community so that you can experience the leisure lifestyle and preview the festivity and non-stop action of these retirees. Plus an action packed day at the Daytona 500, with great seats and a wonderful package of extras.
The roots of American music are firmly planted in the South. There’s no better way to understand southern music or life than to visit the lyrical landscape of the Delta. Here Antebellum Homes and Plantations are surrounded by soulful blues, brassy jazz, Cajun accordions, calliopes and gospel choirs. Come listen to music.
Alabama’s Black Belt is named for the color of the soil, but it’s said, “The Culture is as Rich as the Land.”
It was indeed a hotbed of Civil Rights activity and the 1965 The Selma March was a huge event in American History. But, The Black Belt also holds the art and culture of the Old South, preserved for you to see. Come feel it, taste it and hear the story of Selma.
One of the most exciting neighborhoods in America, The French Quarter is like no other. This is a destination that everyone should see, a place everyone should experience, This tour is customizable, but remember you haven’t experienced New Orleans until you’ve taken a few breathes in the French Quarter.
This Mexico Cruise Tour spends two fun nights in New Orleans before cruising to Cozumel, Mexico. The Cinco de Mayo celebration continues as you enjoy a Mariachi band in San Miguel. Enjoy a spectacle of dancers that represent the different states of Mexico.
Our tour is a sampler of all foods Southern, with a glass of wine, a cup of tea, plantation visits and carriage tours. You’ll learn about the famous old wine – Madiera, you’ll tour two homes and a tea plantation. Ride historical carriages through city streets and enjoy the Spirit of Carolina Dinner Cruise.
Smiles along Virginia’s Blue Ridge combine with historic harmonies of America’s Original Music. To see the Carter Family Fold is to listen to history – it was the beginning of Commercialized Country Music. To experience the Floyd Country Store’s Friday Night Jamboree is to share the joy of old-time music in both dance and melody. This tour requires a little walking and a lot of toe-tappin.