Menus and Melodies
June 2 to 6, 2021
Depart Louisville and travel to Evansville, IN for a breakfast break before heading on to St. Louis, the Gateway to the West. Have lunch at the famous Pappy’s Smokehouse (on your own) followed by a tram ride to the top of the Gateway Arch. Be sure to have your cameras ready for that view. Next, we will head to the Delmar Loop for shopping. Be sure to visit the famous Fitz Root Beer. Conclude the night at the Drury Inn & Suites – St. Louis Airport.
Enjoy a hot breakfast at the hotel before we make our way to Kansas City, Kansas. Get your taste buds ready for authentic Kansas City BBQ at Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que(included) before checking out the famous Jazz district, 18th and Vine. We will tour the American Jazz Museum and the Negro League Baseball Museum and then head over to Kansas City’s famous Country Club Plaza. Explore all 15 blocks that include 100 shops and 30 restaurants. We will end the night at the Drury Inn & Suites – Overland Park.
Enjoy a full hot breakfast at the hotel before we head to The Pioneer Woman Mercantile in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Have lunch and enjoy shopping in Ree Drummond’s shop. Once you have tried her menu, we will get the chance to visit her real, working ranch. The Lodge is where Ree films her program, The Pioneer Woman, on Food Network. To end the day, we will travel to Tulsa, Oklahoma where we will overnight at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. With multiple restaurants, music venues, shops, and your $10 credit at the casino, your hardest decision will be where to start!
Enjoy the full, Las Vegas style breakfast buffet at the hotel. Today we will travel to Memphis, TN. The day is yours to explore! Stroll down Beale Street where you will take in the sounds of the blues and the scents of the Memphis Style Barbeque. Be sure to visit the historic Peabody Hotel and view the walking of the ducks through the lobby. We will overnight at The Guesthouse at Graceland, a four star resort.
Enjoy a full breakfast at the hotel before heading over to Graceland. We will take the Elvis Experience Tour where we will view his collection of automobiles, airplanes, tour the mansion, see the Elvis Museum, and more. Enjoy lunch at Graceland (included) before heading home to Louisville with memories of the Menus and Melodies Tour.