If you are an Elvis Presley fan—or a music fan—don’t miss this Elvis tour featuring many of the places important in his life. From his hometown to his final burial place, this tour brings Elvis—and music—to life!Begin with an overnight in New Orleans, where your expert Local Guide knows the sights and sounds of the Old World City. From New Orleans, travel to Tupelo, Mississippi, to visit Elvis’ Birthplace & Museum. This small, 2-room house was built by Elvis’ father. Enjoy seeing memorabilia from Elvis’ childhood. Stay three nights in Memphis, where your Memphis experience includes visits to the Stax Museum, dedicated to American Soul music; the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, tracing Memphis’ cultural and musical past; and Sun Studio, probably the world’s most famous recording studio. Here, you’ll touch Elvis’ first microphone and relive the studio’s history. You‘ll visit Graceland, Elvis’ palatial estate, and walk through the same rooms he did. You’ll even board his private jet! Also visit the Meditation Garden, where Elvis went to reflect on life and where he is laid to rest. On this special departure, join fans from around the world for the famous candlelight vigil. Walk up the driveway to Elvis’ gravesite carrying a candle in quiet remembrance. In Nashville, where you’ll spend three nights, visit Studio B, Nashville’s oldest surviving recording studio and where Elvis made 262 recordings. As one of country music’s most important recording studios, it is a must for any music fan. You’ll visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and the world-famous Grand Ole Opry, where you’ll see a show. You’ll also have a private performance and discussion with Johnny and June Cash’s only son, John Carter Cash. For Elvis fans and music lovers, this Elvis & the Southern Sounds tour designed for value-minded travelers is a once-in-a-lifetime vacation!This is the perfect 9-day tour for rock 'n' roll, blues, and country music lovers alike. Enjoy city sightseeing in New Orleans, Memphis, and orientation tours in Nashville and Tupelo with a stop at Elvis’ birthplace. Visit the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Sun Studio, and Graceland. Head east to Nashville, known as “Music City USA,” for reserved seats at the world-famous Grand Ole Opry. Visit Studio B, and go behind the scenes of the music industry at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Fans from all over will appreciate the heart and soul of this musical journey.
In New Orleans and Memphis; orientation tours in Tupelo and Nashville, Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, Stax Museum, Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Sun Studio, Graceland, private performance with John Carter Cash, Country Music Hall of Fame, Studio B, and reserved premier seating at the Grand Ole Opry.Guides:
Local Guide for sightseeing in Memphis; services of a professional Tour Director.Scenic Highlights:
This special departure includes all activities on our regular departures. Accommodations in Memphis will be at the Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown and in Nashville the Opryland Resort, where you will experience the finest in Southern hospitality. This lavish resort set under glass atriums has everything you would expect and within walking distance to the Grand Old Opry. You will be in awe of the nine acres of indoor gardens, cascading waterfalls, and the indoor river with its own Delta flatboats beneath the glass atriums. Also waiting for you are unique shopping opportunities and 17 restaurants offering a variety of inspiring dishes and inviting atmosphere
The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:
Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.
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