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Itinerary
Be ready in your hotel lobby bright and early to begin your full-day trip to Memphis. The comfortable trip by air-conditioned coach takes approximately 4 hours to reach your destination.

On arrival, you'll be presented with your VIP pass to Graceland on a souvenir lanyard. Explore with your guide over the course of 3 hours. You'll see the Elvis car museum, his burial site, and the two deluxe planes that were used for the King's touring and personal travel. Take some free time to purchase lunch or look around a bit further on your own. 

Your next stop is Sun Studios, the recording studio owned by Sam Phillips in downtown Memphis that played a large part in the founding of rock 'n' roll. During your 1-hour guided tour, you'll see what the recording process used to be like and hear stories of the studio's many legends, including Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, and Johnny Cash. 

Last, head for Beale Street for some free time to wander around, visit the Memphis Rock n Soul Museum, or get some famous Memphis barbecue. Visit the Peabody Hotel to see the famous Peabody ducks make their way down the red carpet and learn how this unusual tradition got started. 

Return to Nashville with drop-off at your hotel after dark.
Locations visited
Graceland
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
Sun Studio
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Overview
Explore Memphis, with VIP access to Graceland, during this 15-hour day trip from Nashville. See the home of Elvis Presley, aka the King, and take a guided 1-hour tour of Sun Studios. With round-trip hotel transportation included, you can skip the bother of renting a car and relax on the journey there and back.
Highlights
  • 15-hour full-day trip to Memphis from Nashville
  • Transportation on an air-conditioned coach
  • VIP pass to Graceland on a souvenir lanyard
  • 1-hour guided tour of Sun Studios
  • Free time to explore Beale Street and the Peabody Hotel
  • Pickup and drop-off at most Nashville hotels
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Rocking Day with Tonya

This trip was a fantastic whistle stop tour of Memphis and worth every penny. The bus was clean and comfortable, Tonya was friendly and helpful, at first I did think it would be more helpful if she knew more about Elvis and Memphis however that...More

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Shauna H, Business Development & Marketing Manager at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you for the five-star review and for the wonderful information about our Memphis tour and our spectacular Tonya! She is the best! We are lucky to have such a passionate and caring employee that prides herself on putting customer service first! Come back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thoroughly enjoyable

We had a thoroughly enjoyable and memorable day visiting Graceland, Sun Studios and Beale Street. Initially there was a problem with the air conditioning on the coach but it was all handled very professionallly by Tonya and the Grayline team. A replacement coach was despatched...More

Thank penny l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great day trip!

My husband and I had a memorable trip to Graceland in May, 2018. The tour and property with all the exhibits were very well done! A trip of a lifetime! Tonya was our guide/ driver. She did a fantastic job, and helped keep us entertained...More

Thank ssagreene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic tour!

I went on the Memphis tour today and it was fantastic. No complaints at all. Tonya and Zach were brilliant hosts. Honestly, they made the trip. I am in a wheelchair and they made sure I was well looked after and nothing was too much...More

Thank Beck A
Shauna H, Business Development & Marketing Manager at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for the five stars as well as the kind words about our Tonya and Zach! We will share the glowing review with them and encourage them to keep up the great work! Come back and see us!

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile
Nashville to Graceland with Tonya

This was a fantastic trip. Made all the more better with Tonya's information and passion she put into the tour. She is an amazing woman and a huge asset to your company. Graceland was amazing too!! A great experience. I wish we could have got...More

Thank shaylamccormick
Shauna H, Business Development & Marketing Manager at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Shayla! Thanks for the wonderful review and for letting us know how great Tonya is doing! We will pass along the kind words!

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janpguenther
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Response from Bluedarlin | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the answer to this- I would contact Grey Line Tours- maybe they have other stops.
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Msia52
3 April 2018|
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Response from Bluedarlin | Reviewed this property |
You will have about 2 hours if you don't do the duck walk- about an hour if you do. I did the duck walk and was able to catch some blues as well! Some places have live blues that you can hear as you walk down the street... More
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