Top 20 Experiences in memphis
Memphis City Tour with Optional Riverboat Cruise & Sun Studio Add-On Options
Memphis City Sightseeing Tour See top Memphis attractions on this narrated sightseeing tour that takes you along the Mississippi River. Pass Victorian homes, historical statues and cultural landmarks like the Pyramid Arena and the Lorraine Hotel, where Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated. Memphis Riverboats (if upgrade option purchased at checkout) Upgrade to include a cruise aboard the Memphis Riverboats, a Paddlewheel sail along the Mississippi River. Cruise down the Mississippi River and soak in the sights as you hear interesting commentary from your captain. Pass by Tom Lee Park and learn about its namesake, then discover how Mississippi influenced commerce in Memphis and the surrounding areas along the way. Sun Studio (if upgrade option purchased at checkout) Tour the famous studio where an 18-year old Elvis Presley recorded his forst song. After your combo tour you’ll be taken back to your hotel.
Memphis Mojo Bus Tour
The Home of the Blues comes alive aboard Memphis' only Music Bus! Real Memphis musicians will show you the sights, make you laugh, and perform the music that has made Memphis famous throughout the world. Audience participation is encouraged! Tour departs from Alfred's On Beale (197 Beale St, Memphis).
Guided Memphis City Tour with Riverboat Cruise along Mississippi River
This combo tour will help you experience all Memphis has to offer. Our professional humorous guides will help you discover downtown Memphis and the Mississippi river all in one package. You will not leave feeling like you missed out on Memphis. It's a great opportunity to see it all while you are here. After your City Hour, you'll have free time to explore Beale Street or stop for lunch on your own before heading to the riverboats. Next, enjoy a cruise on the Memphis Riverboats, a Paddlewheel sail along the Mississippi River. Cruise down the Mississippi River and soak in the sights as you hear interesting commentary from your captain. Pass by Tom Lee Park and learn about its namesake, then discover how Mississippi influenced commerce in Memphis and the surrounding areas along the way.
Memphis City Tour with Sun Studio Admission
See top Memphis attractions on this guided narrated sightseeing tour that takes you along the Mississippi River. Pass Victorian homes, historical statues and cultural landmarks like the Pyramid Arena and the Lorraine Hotel, where Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated. Includes a tour of legendary Sun Studios, where some of the greatest singers recorded their music - including Elvis Presley, Johnnie Cash, BB King and many more.
Elvis Presley Birthplace Park in Tupelo with Transport from Memphis
Travel from Memphis, Tennessee to Tupelo, Mississippi to see the birthplace of Elvis Presley, aka the King of Rock 'n' Roll. See the home where Elvis lived for 13 years, and journey to other sites dedicated to his life during a two hour guided tour of Elvis Presley Birthplace Park.
Taste of Downtown Memphis Food Tour
There’s no better way to get acquainted with Memphis than by tasting some of its most acclaimed foods. You’ll sample the very best of Memphis cuisine from BBQ nachos to southern tamales to delectable desserts. Memphis offers a plethora of choices from delicious and historic family-owned, local restaurants to trendy award winning Chefs. We provide a local, sustainable experience tasting a variety of foods, allowing you to feel like a native Memphian. Your guide will provide a sampling of culture and history sprinkled throughout this walking tour. 2 person minimum per booking
Haunted Memphis Walking Ghost Tour
Enjoy the darker side of Memphis and hear tales of the city's haunted heritage as told by professional storytellers. The city’s South Main Historic District – an eclectic, colorful area with some of the city’s oldest buildings – has a long history of sensational murders and ghostly activity. On this two-hour walking tour, you'll visit a number of haunted sites, including: • The Orpheum Theater, home of "Mary," who has haunted performances since 1921 • The John Alexander Austin House, a Victorian era mansion haunted by star-crossed lovers • The notorious Ernestine & Hazel's, a former brothel long recognized as one of the most haunted buildings in Memphis. We'll take you inside this creepy establishment, home to several ghosts as well as a haunted jukebox.
Memphis Discovery Tour
Get the complete Memphis experience on this all-inclusive city tour. It’s a part history tour, part attraction hopping, part food tour that will introduce you to everything that makes Memphis special. You’ll visit World Famous Beale Street (the Home of the Blues); the Lorraine Motel, to see the balcony where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated; the Rock 'n' Soul Museum or Edge Motor Museum (if option selected); Lansky Brothers Clothing Store, clothier to Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and B.B. King (and still one of the most stylish places to shop!); and get a barbecue tasting at one of the best barbecue joints in the city! Along the way, we'll show you our favorite Memphis sights, including the Mississippi River, Victorian Village, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, old Cotton Row, and Court Square, the lovely and historic heart of 19th century Memphis.
Memphis Horseback Trail Ride Tour
Take a relaxing horse trail ride through one of the most beautiful and largest urban parks in the USA. At a size of 4,500 acres this area covers more than five times the area of Central Park in New York City. While riding the horse trails with your trail guide, you'll have the opportunity to see deer, ducks, cranes and other wildlife. The horses are well-trained and can handle riders with all levels of experience. Choose from morning or afternoon departures. All riders must weigh less than 240 lbs
2.5 Hours Essence of Memphis African American History Tour
On this 2.5 hour African American History tour, we will be your "conductor" and take you on a journey through Memphis that will be sure to open your eyes to some of the most historical sites connected to slavery through to the Civil Rights Movement and beyond. There is so much more to Memphis than Downtown to experience, so we will also explore some of our interesting neighborhoods. This tour is for residents, families, and visitors who are looking for the activities to do that are safe, fun and insightful.
Elvis in Memphis Private Tour including Graceland Tickets
Your day begins with a private walking tour of Memphis, retracing Elvis' young days in the city, where you will: - See his boyhood home where he grew up, the Malco Theatre, where Elvis had his first job, and the Peabody Hotel, rich in history it's known as the “South’s Grand Hotel,” where Elvis signed his contract with RCA; - Wander down Beale Street, one of the most iconic streets in the US, and learn about the lengthy list of musicians who called it home. - Enjoy lunch at a local 1950s diner (lunch not included in the price). - Then, hop in a transfer with your guide to Graceland - Immerse yourself in the world of Elvis, with Elvis Entourage VIP tickets to Graceland to explore at your leisure, where you will spend your entire afternoon. - Your guide will part ways with you at Graceland.
Elvis Presley's Childhood Home with Lunch & Transportation from Memphis
While Elvis Presley became the biggest name in music history and achieved worldwide fame and fortune, his roots in the Northeast Mississippi city of Tupelo were humble. Guests will experience the rural setting of Elvis' upbringing and see where it all began in the two-room house where the King of Rock ‘n' Roll was born on January 8, 1935, the church he attended in his youth, and see artifacts from his modest beginnings. Sit back and relax on a luxury motorcoach for this narrated 8-hour excursion departing every Friday from The Guest House at Graceland in Memphis to Tupelo, Mississippi.
Memphis Rock 'n' Roll Music Walking Tour and Sun Studio Admission
Memphis is known for our Blues, the birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll and Soul music. On your private walking tour of Beale Street, you will: Meet your guide at the Orpheum Theatre, which is known to have some of the biggest stars perform on its stage Find out who is responsible for bringing the blues to Memphis and see the house they lived in Visit the hotel, once considered the finest hotel in the Mid-South and discover a tradition that has been going on there for almost 100 years See the radio station that was the first all-black radio station in the country and hear about its impact on the Memphis music scene Take a stroll down Beale Street and discover its hidden history, see where clubs such as The Domino Lounge are hidden in plain sight and hear about the characters that made up the area, like Robert Church and his impact on the black community of Memphis. You will finish with a guided tour at Sun Studio, known as "The Birthplace Of Rock 'n' Roll."
Memphis Haunted History Bus Tour
Come and explore the darker side of Memphis. Your 90-minute tour will reveal Memphis history about dark hauntings, disasters, murders and local legends.
Memphis Brew Bus Tour with Three Local Breweries & Tastings
Join us for a unique afternoon showcasing the booming Memphis craft brewing scene. We offer Saturday afternoon tours which will give you a behind-the-scenes look at 3 Memphis brewers and samples of their finest brews. Our knowledgeable guide and non-drinking bus driver entertain along the route. The tour round trips from The Broom Closet at 552 S. Main, Memphis in the Arcade building. There is free street parking and a free lot for our building. We suggest catching an Uber, Lyft or cab or having a friend or loved one drop off and pick up, so you can enjoy the tour without worry.
Historic Memphis Guided Walking Tour
This two-hour walking tour of Memphis explores the city's rich history at a fun and leisurely pace. You'll explore historic Cotton Row and Court Square, the lovely and historic heart of 19th century Memphis; enjoy sweeping views of the Mississippi River; and hear fascinating tales of rebels during the Civil War as well as Prohibition Era bootleggers. You'll also experience a time-honored Memphis tradition, the famous March of the Ducks at The Peabody Hotel. This tour is suitable for the whole family.
Beale Street Guided Walking Tour
Explore the street where the blues began on this one hour walking tour of historic Beale Street. Voted “America’s Most Iconic Street” by USA Today, Beale Street has a long, colorful history. From its early days as a red light district to its heyday as the center of the city’s vibrant African-American culture, you'll explore the stories behind the legends and the colorful characters who helped make Beale Street the “Home of the Blues.”
Beale Street & Sun Studio: Private Half-Day Walking Tour
On your Private Tour of Beale Street and Sun Studios, you'll learn the musical history of Memphis, the stars of the show and their stories. You'll find out who W.C. Handy was and the influence that Sam Phillips had on the journey of rock'n'roll, the blues and the many famous musicians associated with these influential strains that have made Memphis famous for its music. Beale Street is in Downtown Memphis and runs from the Mississippi River to East Street, a distance of nearly 2 miles. It is just as important in the city's history, as it is in the history of blues music. Your expert local guide will lead you on the guided tour and will buy your tickets for you at Sun Studio. You will enjoy your guided tour of Sun Studio led by an expert Sun Studio guide. Sam Phillips was the founder of Sun Records and Sun Studio which opened on January 3rd, 1950, where he produced recordings by Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and many others.
City of Memphis Guided Bus Tour
Our professional, humorous guide will help you discover Memphis. Explore what Memphis has to offer the world with us. Discover our Musical and Historical City from the sounds of BB King, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash to the 1800's Victorian built homes, Lorraine Hotel (to see where Dr. King was assassinated), Graceland where the KING lived and is buried. We have partnered with several attractions around Memphis; get on our bus to see all the highlights and have the time of your life.
2-Hour Public Party Bike Ride in Downtown Memphis
Book Sprock n’ Roll’s pedal taverns to experience the best party in Downtown Memphis! Pedal & party while you soak up the sites & sounds from the seat of an awesome 16-seater bike. Our bikes are equipped w/ speakers so that YOU may choose your music during your ride. They also have a motor assist to help propel you while you enjoy the party, family & friends. Each bike has 10 pedaling seats & 6 non-pedaling seats so you can bring grandma! During your 2-hour adventure you will visit different bars &/or scenic locations. Your awesome driver will keep the energy alive, the tunes playing, & most importantly you safe & having tons of fun! One of the best things about this ride is that you can bring your own beverages & don't have to fight the crowd to spend quality time with your favorite peeps. We will stop at at least one bar where you can choose to grab a drink if you'd like or can simply check out the vibe. Our drivers are NOT trained to provide historical information.