Top 10 Music Trips

You have decided to take the music trip of a lifetime to your favorite music venue. Check out our picks for the top 10 music trips, and then book your rental.

top 10 music trips

1. Broadway - New York City

Broadway — The Great White Way — is a musical lovers paradise. This avenue runs all the way through Manhattan to the Bronx and is considered to be the heart of entertainment in New York City. It doesn’t matter what type of musical you and your group want to enjoy, from comedies to serious drama and everything in between, you’ll find it on Broadway. And don’t forget to check out some off-Broadway shows as well! You might just discover a hidden hit!

2. New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, or NOLA, is a Mecca for the jazz enthusiast as is the New Orleans Jazz Festival. Every year in April and May you’ll find yourself surrounded by jazz, as well as other musical forms, in the heart of the Deep South. New Orleans is also home to Bourbon Street, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and many other wonderful music groups and venues.

3. Elvis Presley - Tennessee and Mississippi

Music trips to discover the roads that were part of Elvis’ life start in Tupelo, Mississippi — Elvis’s birthplace. Then you  can visit Memphis where he cut his very first record. Of course, no journey following Elvis' roots would be complete without a visit to Graceland, also in Memphis.

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4. Montreal Jazz Festival - Canada

For more than 30 years, the Montreal Jazz Festival has been one of the most wildly popular festivals for jazz enthusiasts from around the world. Each year more than 3,000 artists and performers put on the festival for the nearly 2.5 million attendees.

5. Woodstock - Bethel, New York

Those wanting to reminecse would do well to take a trip to Woodstock, the site of three days of concerts in the late 1960s. Woodstock is now considered to be one of the most pivotal events in music history and the area is now preserved in its rural setting.

6. Nashville, Tennessee

You won’t run out of places of interest on music trips in Nashville. There’s the Grand Ole Opry, Ernest Tubbs Record Shop and, of course, the Country Music Hall of Fame. The Grand Ole Opry is probably the most famous musical landmark in Nashville, but there are so many other venues that you may never want to leave.

7. Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame

All rock enthusiasts long to make a visit to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Visitors can celebrate the passion and spirit of rock while touring this 150,000 square foot museum, which includes theaters, special events, programs, and many exhibits.

8. Tranquility Jazz Festival - The Caribbean

One of the up and coming jazz festivals, the Tranquility Jazz Festival is held in Anguilla. With this prime Caribbean locale, you will not only be able to enjoy great jazz at venues throughout the island, but you can also soak up some island sun and fun.

9. Mariachi Music - Mexico

Journey south of the border and go exploring for some of the best mariachi music in the world. You’ll enjoy musicians strolling the streets in their famous costumes. Be sure not to miss the annual festival held in the birthplace of mariachi music, Jalisco.

10. Branson, Missouri

Known as the “Live Music Show Capital of the World,” those on music trips consider Branson, Misosuri a premier destination. There are over 50 live performance venues as well as lakes, golf courses, theme parks, museums and so much more.

Whatever destination you choose for your music trip, you're sure to have a fantastic time.