Never was the biggest Elvis fan when I was a kid, but grew to respect him more and more as we both aged. I was a radio DJ for 30+ years and saw the King on several occasions and watched his performances in "awe". I always promised myself I would get to Graceland and finally my wife and I went there recently. If you are and Elvis fan, this is a must! By going to each exhibit you will learn all about Elvis and why he loved Graceland so much. I had heard some people call the place tacky, and it was not in the least. I was like stepping back to the early 70's in every way. I only wish much of the area was lit a little brighter...I sure there is a reason for that, but you will get to see his furnishings, take a camera that takes good pix in low light situations, no flash photo's are allowed. You get a set of headphones to guide you thru the home, and in some areas it seems to rush you. But just take you time, you can control what you are hearing by switching the unit back to any exhibit once again. You'll especially want to spend some extra time in the gardens where Elvis and his family are buried. There are many exhibits to see that are stretched around the area, including Elvis' jets. You have a lot of walking to do so be prepared for that. My wife and I seemed to fall in love with the place as soon as we got there, with the surroundings and a very peaceful feeling. It's almost like you could feel the love that the King had for Graceland. It's worth your time and money, we stayed at the Heartbreak Hotel still decorated in the 50's and 60's style!
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