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Nashville to Memphis Day-Trip with Elvis VIP Tour & Sun Studio

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    What to Expect
    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.
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    This is a long and expensive day trip but well worth it. We were in our lobby at 6:30 AM and did not get back into the hotel until about 10. ( We knew about the schedule beforehand.) We were picked up from our lobby...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    GrayLineCares, Customer Relations at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

    Hello and thank you for your wonderful review of the Memphis Day Trip! We put great care into scheduling the tours to ensure they make the best use of the day. It sounds like your trip went exactly as scheduled. We’re glad you had an...More

    Reviewed July 9, 2019

    When I say all day,I mean 7am to 10pm,all day.Its worth it though.Our tour guide ,Tanya, was top notch.Graceland,Sun Studios and Beale St. are all worth visiting.And getting to do it all in one day with a great tour guide is the way to do...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    GrayLineCares, Customer Relations at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2019

    Thank you so much for your great feedback on the Memphis trip. There are so many wonderful places to visit, and Tanya does a superb job showing them off. We appreciate you letting other travelers know about this opportunity. We hope you take another tour...More

    Reviewed June 18, 2019 via mobile

    If your in Nashville and have the time this is a must do day trip! It’s certainly a full day from 7:00-9:30pm but was worth every minute. What made the entire trip worth the time and money was our driven and semi tour guide Tonya....More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    GrayLineCares, Customer Relations at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2019

    Hey there! Thank you for your review of the Memphis Day Trip. We think Tonya is fantastic, too, and we’re excited to let her know about your feedback (we definitely wouldn’t want to lose such an asset to our team, though!). It’s great that a...More

    Reviewed June 6, 2019

    Finally made it to Graceland. It was much smaller than expected. Good VIP tour, since we had to be back in the bus at a certain time didn’t get to see some of the new additions they opened. Had to rush to see the vintage...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    GrayLineCares, Customer Relations at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2019

    Thank you taking a Memphis Day Trip tour with us! We’re glad that you enjoyed your time at Sun Records and Beale Street, but we’re sorry that you felt the tour was rushed. We invite you to visit with us on another tour soon!

    Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

    Graceland is a fantastic place to discover the history of Elvis Presley. You can explore a lot of things. The highlight was the mansion with the graves of the Presley's Unfortunately the weather wasn't nice.

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    GrayLineCares, Customer Relations at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

    Thank you for your review of the Memphis Day Trip with VIP Access to Graceland. We are glad you enjoyed the tour, but we’re sorry the weather wasn’t more cooperative. Please come and visit with us again!

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    Erin J
    August 20, 2018|
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    Response from Bluedarlin | Reviewed this property |
    Best to check online- I believe Gray Line lists the hotels they stop at,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
    June 19, 2018|
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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.
    May 18, 2018|
    Response from NerdieChick |
    Best Western Plus Sunrise Inn is hotel I stayed at loved it the pickup you up at this hotel. Has pizza place and chicken place and serves breakfast.
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    • Graceland Sun Studio and 4 more
    • Duration: 15h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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    • Hotel Pickup
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