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Backbeat Tours

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Address: 140 Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 901-272-2328
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Description: Backbeat Tours offers a variety of different ways to see and experience...
Backbeat Tours offers a variety of different ways to see and experience the best of Memphis, including sightseeing bus tours and walking tours such as the popular Memphis Ghost Tour in the evenings and the Memphis History Tour in the daytime.
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My manager, nephew and I came to Memphis on business and met up with some of our friends for camping and the new Mid South Ren Faire. We decided to take a little ghost tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

My manager, nephew and I came to Memphis on business and met up with some of our friends for camping and the new Mid South Ren Faire. We decided to take a little ghost tour while here and see what Memphis has to offer. Backbeat tours was close enough to our campground ( T.O. Fuller) so we decided to head... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We had a great time on our tour, starting at B.B. King's Club. Larry, our driver and tour guide, was knowledgeable, full of anecdotes and humorous moments. Thanks for a great day!

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We decided whilst visiting Memphis to take the Extended Mojo. Don't bother it is a waste of time and money, if we wanted to simply travel around the city it would have easier and cheaper to go via a local MATA bus. We were kept prisoner in the bus and although the guide did her very best to keep us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Fun fun fun! A great trip where you are educated in the history of Memphis and entertained at the same time. Catherine was a superstar, bubbly, passionate with an amazing voice..... Sun studio add on was great but you could do this by yourself as you are guided there by employees of the studio and not backbeat tours but go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Patrick was very knowledgeable and the tour was great! Lots of Memphis history and a visit to one of the most haunted sites in the city. Had a fantastic time - would recommend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I thought this was a great way to tour Memphis, in the heat of the summer. We were delayed by 15 minutes waiting for a large group of people who were stuck in traffic. They should have extended the tour 15 minutes to be able to enjoy the full 1 1/2 hours of fun. Kathryn was our entertainer. What a... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Larry as a tour guide is entertaining, informative, and candid about Memphis. His patter seemed more heartfelt than scripted and gave solid advice where to return for a fuller experience. He clearly loves the city. The half-day tour included the Peabody (of course), Beale St, MLK sites, Rock `n Soul Museum (surprisingly good, btw), and barbeque at Central. An easy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is a fantastic tour of Memphis. We were fortunate enough to have Nancy on board. She sang and told stories about Elvis and the many other singers who lived here in Memphis. Nancy entertained us for the length of the tour. When visiting Memphis do not miss this tour. You meet at B.B.King Restaurant in Beale Street (if you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I was on a bus tour and we had a singing guide. A great way to visit the city. You are seeing all the popular spots and hearing amazing songs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Went on a Memphis coach tour yesterday. Turned out to be a private tour. Larry took us around the famous Beale street area with many other historical attractions. Stopped at a great Bbq restaurant to sample a fabulous BB pork sandwich. Ended at the Rock in Soul museum, very interesting. Larry was an awesome guide.

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