Memphis – APRIL 29 – May 4, 2024

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Memphis – APRIL 29 – May 4, 2024

Enjoy a 6-Day, 5-Night trip to Memphis, TN famous for the influential strains of blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll that originated there. Elvis Presley, B.B. King and Johnny Cash recorded albums at the legendary Sun Studio. Visit Graceland as well as the birthplace of Elvis. Your home away from home will be at one of the 10 top historic hotels in the country – The Peabody Hotel, home of the famous Ducks.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: (Below are just some of the highlights of the trip)

The Peabody Historic Hotel – Experience Southern luxury at the #1 Best Historic Hotel considered to be the South’s Grand Hotel. Some of you may have visited the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, well The Peabody Hotel is the South’s Grand Hotel. The Peabody Memphis is a national historic landmark and the epitome of Southern Hospitality. It’s not just a hotel, it is an elegantly maintained treasure, and you get to enjoy three nights at this prestigious hotel.

One of the traditions at The Peabody is the ducks. Since 1930
five mallard ducks walk the red carpet each morning at 11 to
their place for the day at the fountain. Then at 5 PM the ducks
march the red carpet to the elevators where they ascend to
their “Royal Duck Palace” on the rooftop. It is quite the
experience.

SUN STUDIO – Sun Studio is known worldwide as “The Birthplace of Rock ‘N’ Roll”. It is the discovery location of musical legends genres of the 50’s from B.B. King and Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis; from Blues and Gospel to Country and Rock ‘N’ Roll.

Stand in the very same spot that Elvis first recorded. Your guide will tell you the inside stories of B.B. King, Howlin’ Wolf and Ike Turner before Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, & Roy Orbison who were all drawn to the new Sun Sound.

See the priceless memorabilia from the musical legends that blended blues and country music to explode in the “big bang” of rock ‘n’ roll.

Hear the voices of musicians that still haunt this studio, as you listen to outtakes from recording sessions and feel the energy
of the music created here.

Noted as one of the nation’s premier heritage and cultural museums, the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, is steadfast in its mission to share the culture and lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement and explore how this significant era continues to shape equality and freedom globally.

Established in 1991, the National Civil Rights Museum is located at the former Lorraine Motel, where civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Through interactive exhibits, historic collections, dynamic speakers and special events, the museum offers visitors a chance to walk through history and learn more about a tumultuous and inspiring period of change

The Cotton Museum

The Cotton Museum is a historical and cultural museum that opened in 2006 on the former trading floor of the Memphis Cotton Exchange. You’ll be treading on the legendary floor where cotton traders once stood at the center of the global cotton economy. Once, only the elite members of the Cotton Exchange were allowed to enter. Today, this historic space is open to the public and is devoted to sharing the story of cotton.

Memphis Heritage Tour

Discover the soulful heart of Memphis on this exploration of the city’s profound history and cultural landmarks. Tour Highlights Include:

  • Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum – Step back in time to the Burkle Estate, a secret stop on the Underground Railroad, and uncover the heroic tales of those who sought freedom.
  • Beale Street Historic District
  • W.C. Handy Memphis Museum – Pay tribute to the “Father of the Blues” at the W.C. Handy Memphis Museum.
  • Ida B. Wells Statue and Plaza
  • I Am A Man Plaza
  • Historic Churches & Businesses
  • Historical Monuments and Markers

Elvis’ Birthplace Home

Elvis was born in Tupelo, MS in a two-room house built by his father, grandfather and uncle. The Elvis Birthplace Site is a historic museum site dedicated to the preservation of American musician, Elvis Presley.

You will get to visit his birthplace home, his Assembly of God church building where the Presley family worshipped, chapel and statues all there in Tupelo.

No tour to Memphis would be complete without a visit to Graceland. Certainly, the highlight of this tour will be our visit to Graceland. Whether you are an Elvis “fan” or not you will find the visit to Graceland to be very interesting. During our visit to Graceland, you will be treated to VIP status. Your VIP status will give you the privilege of skipping the lines to the Mansion and a VIP shuttle to take you to the Mansion, an orientation film, selfguided tour of exclusive VIP exhibit, selfguided tour of Elvis’ private custom jets, full access to all new Elvis Presley’s Memphis Entertainment Complex which includes self-guided tour of Presley Motors Automobile Museum, self-guided tour of Elvis: The Entertainer Career Museum (really cool museum), and self-guided tours of Elvis Discovery Exhibits. Your day at Graceland will be a memorable day!

COST INCLUDES:

  • Motorcoach Transportation from Liberty and Silsbee, TX
  • 5 Nights Lodging with 3 nights at The Peabody in Memphis
  • 15 Meals – 5 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 5 Dinners (There is 1 lunch that you will be responsible for during the tour.)
  • Admission to all attractions and events
  • Gratuities to all Guides, Waiters & Waitresses and Bus Driver

Travel Insurance is NOT included. If you would like to add travel
insurance the cost is:
$206 for Double; $172 for Triple & Quad; $237 for Single

NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT – $200 PER PERSON

FINAL PYMT – March 15, 2024

If purchasing travel insurance, please add cost of insurance to your deposit.

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TOUR PRICE:

  • $2542 Double

    (2 persons sharing room. Price is per person)

  • $2338 Triple

    (3 people sharing room. Price is per person)

  • $2219 Quad

    (4 people sharing room. Price is per person)

  • $3222 Single

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