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Intro To Memphis

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"I highly recommend this tour."

Mary J.
Belton, South Carolina

Lorraine Motel Sign - Iconic Landmark for Exploring Memphis History on our Intro to Memphis Tour.

Uncover Memphis' Rich Legacy: Your Gateway to the City's Fascinating History

Car Tour

Step into the heart of Memphis and embark on an unforgettable journey through time on our "Intro To Memphis" tour. This immersive experience delves deep into the city's rich history, from its very foundation to its pivotal role in the American Civil Rights Movement. Our expert guides will paint a vivid picture of Memphis' evolution, starting with its origins as a trading post on the Mississippi River and the cotton boom that fueled its growth into a bustling city.

As you wander through iconic neighborhoods, you'll witness the vibrant cultural transformations that have shaped Memphis. Feel the rhythm of Beale Street, the historic birthplace of blues music, and discover how this genre, born from hardship, became a global sensation. Explore charming districts, each with its unique character, and learn about the people who have made Memphis the diverse and soulful city it is today.

No exploration of Memphis' history is complete without acknowledging its pivotal role in the Civil Rights Movement. Our tour takes you to the very sites where history was made, including the National Civil Rights Museum, located at the Lorraine Motel, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. took his final steps. Gain insight into the struggle for equality and the triumphs that reshaped America. "Intro To Memphis" is not just a tour; it's an inspiring journey through the heart of a city that has left an indelible mark on the pages of history. Book your adventure now and become a part of Memphis' captivating story.

Highlights

  • See the very home of the legendary Father of the Blues, where the heart and soul of a genre that changed the world was born. Feel the music's power as its origins come to life before your eyes.

  • Immerse yourself in the allure of the South's most notorious gambling parlor, once ruled by the enigmatic Czar of the Memphis underworld. Uncover the secrets and scandals that unfolded within its walls.

  • Hear the echoes of Johnny Cash's first paid performance as we transport you to the very spot where his iconic musical journey began. Experience the energy and excitement that marked the birth of a legend.

  • Brace yourself for spine-tingling stories as we unveil the mysteries of the infamous haunted brothel. Whispered to be haunted by the spirits of the women who once worked within its walls, this stop promises eerie tales and thrilling encounters.

  • Stand in solemn reflection at the Lorraine Motel, the site of Martin Luther King's tragic assassination.

  • Walk the same stage where Elvis Presley played his first show, and feel the echoes of history reverberate through your soul.

  • Venture beyond Downtown into eclectic neighborhoods like Uptown, Pinch District, North Memphis, Soulsville, and Cooper-Young. Each offers a distinct flavor and a unique glimpse into the vibrant soul of Memphis, with their own stories waiting to be uncovered.

  • Join us on this thrilling journey through Memphis' vibrant history, where every stop is an adventure waiting to be explored. Book your tour now and be a part of the excitement!

Price

$150 Per Hour

Minimum Of 2 Hours Required

Departure Time

  • 9:00 AM

  • 9:30 AM

  • 1:00 PM

  • 1:30 PM

Group Size

1 Minimum, 3 Maximum

Optional
Add-ons

  • Sun Studio Tour

  • National Civil Rights Museum

  • Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

  • Stax Museum Of American Soul Music

  • Graceland Elvis Experience Tour (Only Available For Morning Tours)

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