There is no hotel pick-up for your Your Nashville to Memphis Day Trip. You should make your own way to the Nashville Greyhound Bus Station where you will catch your Greyhound bus for Memphis.
Upon arrival in Memphis you will catch a taxi to Graceland, Elvis Presley's beloved home.
Your Platinum ticket provides you with the full Graceland experience and includes:
• A self-guided tour of Elvis's two custom airplanes
• A self-guided tour of Elvis's Automobile Museum
• A self-guided Tour of 'Elvis Jumpsuits: All Access' exhibition
• A self-guided tour of 'Private Presley'
This is not an escorted tour; so you are free to spend as much time in each location as you wish.
Audio-guided tour of Graceland Mansion and grounds:
You’ll gain a real insight into Elvis’s life from the excellent audio tour of his luxurious home.
As well as touring the living quarters you’ll see Elvis’s vast collection of gold records, plus photographs and jewelry.
At the end of your tour you’ll visit the Meditation Garden where Elvis and members of his family are buried.
Self-guided tour of Elvis's two custom airplanes:
The tour begins with a short video on the history of Elvis's planes. You will then take a short walk outside and peer into Elvis's small Hound Dog II Lockheed JetStar custom plane.
Then climb aboard the luxurious 'Lisa Marie' Jet, named after Elvis's daughter and referred to as his 'flying Graceland'. You'll tour the living room, conference room, sitting room, private bedroom and bathrooms. Look out for the gold-plated seatbelts, suede chairs, and 24-carat gold-flecked sinks.
Self-guided tour of Elvis's Automobile Museum:
You don't have to be a car enthusiast to enjoy this classic collection. Highlights include Elvis’s famous 1955 Pink Cadillac, plus a 1956 purple Cadillac convertible, a 1973 Stutz Blackhawk, the red MG Elvis drove in 'Blue Hawaii', his Harley Davidson motorcycles and more.
A self-guided Tour of 'Elvis Jumpsuits: All Access' exhibition:
This is the largest-ever exhibit of Elvis’s iconic costumes. It features 56 of Elvis’s stage outfits from the major concert era of his career (1969-1977). You will see the evolution of Elvis's stage-wear, from simple two-piece karate-inspired suits to the famed 'jumpsuits' with elaborate rhinestones and matching capes.
A self-guided tour of 'Private Presley:
This exhibition at Graceland, Elvis' mansion, celebrates Elvis's two-year stint in the Army. On display are The 'King's' fatigues, footlocker, ration cards and other Army memorabilia. Films and photographs show him getting a buzz cut, relaxing in the barracks and driving a tank.
When you have thoroughly explored Graceland, take a taxi back to Beale Street and visit this world famous music street. From the 1920s to the 1940s, blues and jazz greats such as Louis Armstrong, Muddy Waters and B.B. King played here and developed the style known as 'Memphis Blues'.
Today, the blues clubs and restaurants that line Beale Street are major tourist attractions. While you are there you will have $15.00 in Sweet Magnolia Bucks (tokens) per person to spend at selected restaurants: Alfred's, or B.B. Kings Blues Club, or Red Rooster Bar and Music Hall or Superior Restaurant and Bar. Or you can spend the tokens on merchandise at Sun Studio.
Finally, walk two short blocks back to the Greyhound station for the bus ride back to Nashville. At the end of your memorable tour you will be dropped off at the Nashville Greyhound Bus Station.
At the end of your memorable tor you will be dropped off at Nashville Greyhound Bus Station.