Participants have two options for travel - you can either book travel on your own or book a travel package through the tour. Below you will find more details on our choice hotels for each location.
If you plan to book travel through the tour you can do so via the registration site when you register. If you have already registered for the event and wish to book travel you will still book through the registration site using the the store option.
Note: The store option is only available to registered participants.
Finding the perfect location to kick off the Highway 61 Challenge in Memphis was a no brainer - the Guest House at Graceland offers an unprecedented resort experience.
Located just steps away from Graceland Mansion, this is your new, extraordinary "home away from home" in the South. The gracious staff will provide unmatched service, bringing you that Southern hospitality for which the King was know, you'll enjoy the rock 'n' royal treatment from the moment you arrive.
Packet pick-up, expo and the start line all located on property. Long-term parking and airport transportation options are also exclusively available to all participants choosing to stay with us at the Guest House at Graceland.
Stage 01 will end with your arrival in Cleveland, MS. As they say in these parts "This is the start of the Delta Magic" The most storied of regions draws you in with its music, its history, its culture and tall tales. You have arrived at the flatland, where time slows and opens to possibility.
Welcome to the Lyric Hotel, where the Mississippi Delta meets modern luxury. Enjoy local fare, fresh air on the spacious grounds and peaceful rest at The Lyric, where the Delta experience means both rustic and refined.
Stage 01 finish line, bike garage and Stage 02 start line all located within steps of the property.
Stage 02 will have you arriving into Vicksburg, MS a city rich in history with Civil War sites, Antebellum Homes, Multi-Cultural Diversity, and traditional cuisine and music.
The Courtyard by Marriott Vicksburg offers the highest level of accommodations and amenities with state of the art facilities.
Stage 02 finish line, bike garage and Stage 02 start line will be located a few blocks away with local transportation to be provided by our host partners.
Stage 03 will be a welcoming arrival into Baton Rouge, LA. Baton Rouge is Louisiana's "Capital City" and a hub of all things Louisiana. Louisiana's Capital City highlights the unique history, music, and culture, With French, Spanish, Creole and Native American roots, Baton Rouge houses 300 years of history, much of which can be tasted in the food and seen in the architecture.
Stage 03 finish line, bike garage and Stage 04 start line will be located a few blocks away with local transportation to be provided by our host partners.
Stage 04 changes up the scenery with a ride along River Road finishing up in the vibrant city of New Orleans. You will at the Audubon Park steps away from the Children's Hospital and the Audubon Zoo. From Audubon Park participants will take a short ride into the city for overnight accommodations.
Tour participants will experience stellar hospitality and charm in the French Quarter with overnight accommodations at the Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter. Situated at the bustling crossroads of Royal and Canal streets, the Wyndham offers a prime location.
End of tour party / awards reception to be held at the Wyndham. Also the bus back to Memphis will depart from the Wyndham along with airport shuttles for those choosing to fly directly from New Orleans.
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