Tour the Music of Memphis, TN
Regarded as one of the more thriving music scenes throughout the nation, Memphis has more than its fair share of historical and interesting sights and landmarks pertaining to the sounds of America. From dirty blues to soulful crooning, the one common theme in the music originating from Memphis is the passion the artists place in their work. And with these various sightseeing tours offered on Vacations Made Easy you’ll be able to experience the history of the Memphis music scene as you are guided by an actual area musician aboard a vintage 1950′s bus! In this way, you can ensure that the passion that runs through the musical legacy of the city will be accurately represented as travel past the sights and through the sounds that have made Memphis the city it is.
As the name implies, the Hound Dog Tour is all about Memphis’ prodigal son, Elvis Aaron Presley. You’ll visit numerous stops that helped shape Elvis into the man he was along this tour, including Sun Studios, Humes High School, Lauderdale Court Apartments and Overton Park Shell amongst others. Even if you’re not particularly a fan of the general Memphis music scene, the Hound Dog Tour can offer an interesting glimpse into one of the largest pop icons in American history.
Unlike the previous two tours, which were geared towards a central theme, the Memphis Mojo Tour covers an encompassing look at all that is music within Memphis. Along this tour, guests can expect to experience sites including Beale Street, Sun Studio, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Elvis Presley Plaza, Overton Park Shell and the Civil Rights Museum. If there’s not a particular piece of Memphis’ music history that interests you, then this is a great way to gain a comprehensive look at just exactly what the city has had to offer the American music scene over the years