Memphis is known for many things, especially as the home of Elvis Presley, and many visitors come to get the full Memphis music experience. There are a lot of options for learning more about the King’s live in the city and many other options for other entertaining tours, but for a truly memorable tour, consider these ideas for a fun and engaging trip to this Tennessee city!
If you’re looking for a memorable tour in Memphis, you can’t go wrong with Elvis Presley’s Graceland Experience! On this tour, you can walk in the footsteps of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll at Elvis Presley’s home in Memphis. The full Graceland Mansion experience will take you from his humble beginnings through his rise to stardom and show you how the legend lived by showing you videos, photos, and his personal mementos! With an audio-guided tour and several other self-guided tours, you can explore the mansion and grounds of what is the second most famous house in America! The audio-guided tour ends with Elvis’ final resting place, where you can pay your respects to the King. You can even upgrade to the VIP Tour, with even more access to information about Elvis’ life at Graceland!
For a look at the darker side of Memphis, try taking the Dark Side of Memphis Walking Tour for a frightening journey to the spookiest haunts, starting out right at 8 p.m. just after darkness has fallen! With a past full of murderers, conmen, voodoo magic, and deadly diseases, the city has accumulated a paranormal reputation that keeps guests coming for more! This one-hour walking tour gives guests a gory account of each site’s history and the spirits that remain inside. See the outside of the Gayoso House and learn about the murder that took place there and the paranormal activity that has subsequently swarmed its walls since. Also visit Howard’s Row, which was once used as a hospital ward during the Civil War and a slave market before that, and then visit Dead Man’s Alley, which has a sinister and mysterious reputation!
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