Rock -n- Soul of Memphis September 5-8, 2018

Featuring Graceland, Sun Studios, Beale Street, the Rock 'n' Soul Museum and more!

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Day 1: Travel south for Memphis, TN to enjoy the culture and history of this “Music City”.  There will be comfort stops and a stop for lunch on your own throughout the day.  Upon arrival this evening, check in to the Hampton Inn & Suites on Beale St.  Dinner will be at Jerry Lee Lewis’ Café & Honky Tonk, “where there’s always a whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on”! (D)

Day 2: Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before departing for Graceland, where you will have 1/2 a day to immerse yourself in all things Elvis.  Your Elvis Experience Tour includes a guided tour of the Mansion and self-guided tour of the all-new Elvis Presley’s Memphis Entertainment Complex, including: Presley Motors Automobile Museum, Elvis: The Entertainer Career Museum, Elvis Discovery Exhibits & Elvis’ Airplanes.  You will have lunch on your own at Graceland where there are several dining options.  This afternoon, you will return to Beale St. for free time, before meeting up for a late afternoon tour of the Gibson Guitar Factory.  Dinner will be on your own tonight. (B)

Day 3: After breakfast, you will meet a local guide and depart on a Memphis Mojo Tour - the Home of the Blues comes alive on this city tour aboard the nation's only music bus. All of the guides on this tour are professional Beale Street musicians who play and sing selections from the city's rich musical heritage, while entertaining you with comedy, history, and behind-the-scenes stories of your favorite Memphis personalities.  Along the way, you will see: Beale Street, Stax Studio, The Lorraine Motel, Cotton Row, Overton Park, Historic Central Gardens, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, the early homes of Elvis, B. B. King, and Johnny Cash and much more.  The tour will end at the Peabody hotel, just in time for the Peabody Duck March.  (Have your camera and video recorder ready!)  Afterwards, head to Sun Studio for a tour of the famous recording studio where many legends have recorded hit after hit record.  You will have free time on Beale St. for lunch on your own.  This afternoon, enjoy a tour of the Rock-n-Soul Museum.  The museum offers a comprehensive Memphis music experience from the rural field hollers and sharecroppers of the 1930s, through the explosion of Sun, Stax and Hi Records and Memphis’ musical heyday in the 70s, to its global musical influence. Dinner is included this evening at B.B. King’s Blues Club. (B, D)

Day 4: Breakfast at the hotel, then check out and depart on your journey home taking some of the magic from the “Delta Blues” with you!  There will be comfort stops and a stop for lunch on your own. (B)

 

This Tour Includes:
  • Motor Coach Transportation
  • 3 nights accommodations
  • 5 Meals - 3 Breakfasts & 2 Dinners
  • Elvis Experience Tour at Graceland
  • Gibson Guitar Factory Tour
  • Guided Riding Tour of Memphis
  • Peabody Hotel Duck March
  • Tour of Sun Studios & the Rock’n’Soul Museum
  • Taxes and gratuities on included meals, accommodations & attractions
  • Baggage Handling
  • JOY TOUR Director

     

 

 

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Cultural/Educational
History
Music
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