8-Day Elvis & the Southern Sounds Tour from Memphis

  • Tour code: 526-1588
  • Available: Mon
  • Depart from: Memphis, TN
  • Duration: 8 Days 7 Nights
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Highlights:

Including 7-night hotel accommodations and transportation. Sightseeing in Memphis and Nashville; orientation tour of Tupelo, Stax Museum, Elvis Presley Birthplace, Graceland, Sun Studio, Rock n Soul Museum, Private performance with John Carter Cash, Country Music Hall of Fame, Studio B, and the Grand Ole Opry.

Pricing Details

Single: $2199
Double (/Person): $1639
Third Person Adult: $1264
Child (Age 8-17): $1475.10
Fourth Person Adult: N/A
Child (Age 8-17): N/A

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

  • Price: All Prices are in USD. Prices are per person based upon shared twin room occupancy. All prices are based on current exchange rates and are subject to change without notice.
  • Child Rate: Young travelers aged 8-17 receive a 10% discount on the land price. We regret that we are unable to accept children less than 8 years old on these types of vacations.
  • No more than 3 passengers allowed in room 1.

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Memphis
  • Day 2 Memphis
  • Day 3 Memphis - Tupelo(216 miles)
  • Day 4 Memphis
  • Day 5 Memphis - Nashville(211 miles)
  • Day 6 Nashville
  • Day 7 Nashville
  • Day 8 Nashville
  • Please Note: The private performance with John Carter Cash is not available on the following departures: March 3 & 17, June 9, September 15, October 6 & 13. A private performance with John Carter’s son, brother, or granddaughter will be substituted for these dates and any additional conflicts. The Cash family will share their memories and perform the songs of Johnny Cash.
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Day 1 Memphis

Today we will gather in Memphis. The tour director will be on hand this evening to answer any questions.
Standard Hotel: Crowne Plaza

Day 2 Memphis

Today we will take an in-depth guided tour of this amazing and musical city. We will see little-known Elvis sights such as his Lauderdale Courts apartment, Humes High School, the Overton Park Shell Theatre where Elvis gave his first paid concert, and many others. After, we will pay visits to two museums that pay tribute to Memphis' music history, the Stax Museum and the Rock 'n' Soul Museum. Our day ends with a special visit to Sun Studio that features outtakes from the recording sessions of music superstars.

Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee. And it is the youngest of Tennessee's major cities, founded in 1819 as a planned city by a group of wealthy Americans including judge John Overton and future president Andrew Jackson.

  • Always Visit
    This musical museum in Memphis examines the social climate in which rock and soul music evolved, from its roots in antebellum black culture to the effect of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s and right up to today.
  • Always Visit
    The Stax Museum of American Soul Music contains an extensive collection of memorabilia pertaining to soul artists from all recording labels. The collection contains more than 2,000 videos, films, photographs, original instruments used to record Stax hits, and stage costumes.
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    Billing itself as the birthplace of rock and roll, this recording studio was used by some of the most famous names in country and rock music from 1950 until 1969. It was reopened in 1987 and is a National Historic Landmark.
Standard Hotel: Crowne Plaza

Day 3 Memphis - Tupelo(216 miles)

Today our tour takes us to the Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum, a quaint Mississippi home built by the singer's father. After our visit, guests will have the afternoon to explore the area at their leisure.

Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. The seventh-largest city in the state, it is situated in Northeast Mississippi, between Memphis, Tennessee, and Birmingham, Alabama.

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    The museum site includes the birthplace home of Elvis Presley, a museum, a chapel, and the Assembly of God Church building where the Presley family worshipped.
Standard Hotel: Crowne Plaza

Day 4 Memphis

Our day today is dedicated to Graceland, the world-famous home and estate of the late Elvis Presley. The mansion tour consists of the living room, music room, Elvis' parents bedroom, the dining room, kitchen, TV room, pool room, and jungle den in the main house. Behind the house are Elvis racquetball building and his original business office. You will also see his trophy building, which houses his enormous collection of gold records, awards, and career mementos. We will even spend the night in the Elvis Hotel!

Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee. And it is the youngest of Tennessee's major cities, founded in 1819 as a planned city by a group of wealthy Americans including judge John Overton and future president Andrew Jackson.

  • Always Visit
    This massive, opulent mansion in Memphis, Tennessee was the home of Elvis Presley. It is a National Historic Landmark and today serves as a museum. Guests can visit the site of Elvis' grave and tour the thirteen-acre estate.
Standard Hotel: Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel

Day 5 Memphis - Nashville(211 miles)

Today we will travel Nashville for a special, one-of-a-kind day: we will be treated to a Private Performance by the son of Johnny Cash, John Carter Cash. John Carter will entertain us with his own original music, as well as a few numbers made famous by his legendary family, and will even be available for photographs and autographs afterward.

Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County.

Standard Hotel: Millennium Maxwell House Hotel

Day 6 Nashville

Today we will tour the city of Nashville, TN, a country music Mecca. Our day begins with a visit to Studio B, Nashville's oldest surviving recording studio. After, we will sightsee around the city proper, stopping at some of its most important locations, such as the state capitol. In the afternoon, we will visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry, a world-famous venue.

Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County.

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    The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum was established in 1961, although a building itself wasn't constructed until 1967. The Hall is dedicated to the preservation and exploration of both country music itself and the culture that surrounds it.
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    The Grand Ole Opry House is the current location of the Grand Ole Opry, a weekly concert series that has been running since 1925 and is broadcast on radio. Participation in the show is considered one of country music's highest honors.
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    This historic recording studio (and a member of the National Register of Historic Places) helped make Nashville a musical Mecca and put country music on the map. Artists who recorded here include Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley, and Roy Orbison.
Standard Hotel: Millennium Maxwell House Hotel

Day 7 Nashville

Today guests will have a free day to explore wonderful Nashville at their leisure.
Standard Hotel: Millennium Maxwell House Hotel

Day 8 Nashville

The trip ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers to Nashville International Airport are included. (*You can extend your vacation with extra nights and explore "Music City USA" further with a variety of exciting optional activities.)
Please Note: The private performance with John Carter Cash is not available on the following departures: March 3 & 17, June 9, September 15, October 6 & 13. A private performance with John Carter’s son, brother, or granddaughter will be substituted for these dates and any additional conflicts. The Cash family will share their memories and perform the songs of Johnny Cash.

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