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About Backbeat Tours
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, as well as the new Memphis Bike Tour. Our Memphis Mojo Tour -- the city's only live music tour -- is the most entertaining way of experiencing the best of Memphis!
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Haunted Memphis Walking Ghost Tour

This guided ghost walking tour of Memphis is led by a professional storyteller who offers unique insight about the city's heritage. Stroll past a number of notorious landmarks in the South Main Historic District and learn about the creepy side to each site. Dare to venture past stately mansions and other establishments rumored to be haunted.
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2 hours
from $20.00

Historic Memphis Guided Walking Tour

Memphis is a city steeped in American history, from the Civil War and Prohibition, to the birth of blues, soul, and rock ‘n’ roll. On this walking tour, learn all about Memphis through the ages, visit landmarks such as the Court Square Fountain and Confederate Park, and explore Beale Street. Along the way, watch the famous March of the Ducks at the Peabody Hotel.
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2 hours
from $25.00

Memphis Mojo Bus Tour

Gain a better understanding for the music culture of Memphis on this unique bus tour led by local musicians. Leave the driving to someone else as you enjoy live music—you might even be asked to shake a tambourine—and learn behind the-scenes stories about legends such as Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, and Jerry Lee Lewis. Plus, you can upgrade to include a tour of Sun Studio on the same day.
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90 to 180 minutes
from $32.78

Memphis Discovery Tour with Rock 'n' Soul Museum Admission

Discover Memphis’ rich history, musical heritage, and Southern cuisine on this comprehensive morning tour. Take in all the highlights of downtown Memphis, from the Blues bars of Beale Street and the Orpheum Theatre, to the site where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and one of Elvis’ early apartments. Finish the tour with a delicious BBQ tasting and admission to Smithsonian’s Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum.
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3 hours
from $43.90

Beale Street Guided Walking Tour

Beale Street was the birthplace of the Blues and it’s still the heart of Memphis’ live music scene. On this walking tour, discover Memphis’ music legacy as you explore the iconic street; visit historic venues, shops, and sites associated with musical icons like Elvis Presley, B.B.King, and Louis Armstrong; and learn more about Memphis history, including the civil rights movement.
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1 hour
from $15.00
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Doris D wrote a review Aug 3
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It was a Wonderful Tour ride Very informative, very interesting Definitely worth it ! It was so much fun !!! The music was fun energetic enjoyable
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Ed G wrote a review Jul 2020
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The tour was great. A nice distraction during these crazy time. Spots on the bus were appropriately spaced, and masks were required. The music and information were great. We definitely would do it again - hopefully, when we can take off the masks again!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Dan C wrote a review Jul 2020
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Our guide,Michael,was very personal and very informative and since he grew up in Memphis and lived here his entire life he gave us some great history on the City and on Beale Street going back to the early 1800's.Since I am a disabled Marine Veteran he slowed down to my pace and
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Jenny T wrote a review Jul 2020
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Larry did a great job on the tour. He was very informative and professional. My husband and I had a great time. It was a great way to visit Memphis and learn historical information.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Raven J wrote a review Jun 2020
Tampa, Florida9 contributions2 helpful votes
I liked the stories and the environment, very historic and full of great stories of the past. The tour guide was nice but seemed like she was running late or something. We were in the middle of the city when our tour ended and she asked us what we’re doing next. I think that was
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Date of experience: June 2020
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