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“Tour Guide was awesome!!”
Review of Backbeat Tours

Backbeat Tours
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$30.59*
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Memphis Mojo Music Bus Tour
Ranked #4 of 31 Tours in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Perryville, Missouri, United States
1 review
“Tour Guide was awesome!!”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

Visit Memphis every year but this was the first time we took this tour. It was amazing. Katherine was our guide and she was wonderful. Great personality, very knowledgeable, and a beautiful singing voice. Wish we would have upgraded to the extended tour just to listen to her sing and talk about Elvis. Will definitely make this tour part of our yearly visits!!

Visited August 2013
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“Unique, Fun, but Extended Mojo?”
Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

We went on the Extended Mojo Tour which includes a tour of Sun Studio. The tour was excellent and Nancy our tour guide and performer was fantastic. But they ran the extended tour in a weird way. We passed Sun Studio, went back to Beale Street, then those of us with the extended tour went back to Sun Studio then back to Beale. Meanwhile the guide gets off the bus. This part felt like a little bit of time wasting and was energy draining on our last day in Memphis. So I definitely recommend this tour but think they should try to put all the "Extended" people together so that they can visit Sun when the tour actually passes it. Random but there was an annoying family all eating full course meals next to us. Kind of weird to do on a bus tour with entertainment where any bump in the road could spill your food all over the place. So when you go on this great tour, please don't be that an lying family.

Visited August 2013
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“Tour Guide Made The Whole Thing Worth It”
Reviewed August 12, 2013

So, after visiting Memphis several times I decided it was time to take the ghost tour being that I am a history buff, and that kind of thing interests me. I went through zerve the companies reservations site and bought and printed my tickets super easy. Our tour started at 8:30 and ran until almost 11:00PM. The tour itself takes you on a very historic walk of Memphis starting at the Orpheum theater, then going past some other historic buildings, the voodoo fields, the civil rights museum and finally you end up inside an old cathouse with a ton of history. It was a great tour! But I have to say ERICA our tour guide made it so much better! she was so friendly and knew so much history about the region adding her own personal touches to this tour! She was absolutely fantastic! She even knew history about hauntings in other cities in the region. Mainly telling us about Little Rock where I am not stationed for work. If you take this tour ask for Erica it is well worth it!

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Your welcomed inside 2 buildings Franks Deli, and Earnest and Hazels (the cathouse) with so many other cool buildings on the tour it would have been nice to peak into more of them, especially the hotel. But still overall this tour was a great experience.

Visited August 2013
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Prattville, Alabama
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“So much fun!”
Reviewed August 10, 2013

This tour was fantastic! Our tour guide was Katherine and she was fantastic. Very knowledgeable about the city. The tour is catered towards the musical history of the city. It covers the highlights: sun studio, the Peabody hotel, Beale Street, etc., but also includes lesser known spots. Some of our favorites were Johnny Cash's apartment and the venues where Elvis played his first shows. Katherine was a very talented singer and sang many wonderful songs. The tour was around 2 hours long. I think it is a must do during your trip.

Bring some drinks and a snack with you on the bus. The tours start at 11:30, so if you haven't eaten you'll want something to hold you over until lunch.

Visited August 2013
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Branson, Missouri
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“Great tour”
Reviewed August 7, 2013

Took a tour with our guide, Shekinah (not sure about that spelling!). Very nice tour. Loved the info, singing was good. My husband's favorite part of our Memphis trip. Didn't really need to book in advance -- the bus was only half full. Worked out okay though because it stopped raining before the tour.

Visited July 2013
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