Johnny Cash Early Years Step On Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level



Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent)

Dyess to Memphis

Take a look at a Rockabilly's rise from hard scrabble beginnings to music idol hero in the big city.


Board bus and travel to Dyess, Arkansas
Visit Johnny Cash Museum and early residence.
Travel to Wilson, Arkansas, a historic company town built in English Tudor style, and have lunch consisting of produce and products grown organically in the town.
Travel back to Memphis
See Johnny Cash's first performance venues
Tour Sun Studio
Back to the hotel (three blocks)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Peabody Hotel lobby.

End location: Back at the hotel.

Duration: 6 hours 30 min.

What’s Included

My services as your historian and guide to help you understand the beginnings of a poor farm boy's rise to stardom.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

60 us dollars - Admissions, lunch, gifts.

What’s Extra

expense for gifts, lunch and admissions.

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