Riverboat Shore Excursion

Tour Number

Activity Level

117596


Categories

Shopping, Local Experience, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

A Private Escorted Tour


I will meet you at Beale Street Landing and escort you on a tour up Beale Street pointing out the music history emanating from the bricks, pavement and building fronts which still echo the Blues and reflect the moves and sound of young icons who begat America's major music genres. We will visit the Peabody Hotel and re-live the early music notes and steps taken by those who reveled and performed through the biggest part of this century and from the high rooftop perch summarize the whole impact of Memphis on America's music. We'll visit first performance venues of Elvis, Johnny Cash, Famous Soul and Blues artists and tour a quaint serene island filled with Southern Living homes with Charlestonesque charm.

Itinerary

9:00am
Meet at Beale Street Landing and give a short overview at the riverside.
9:10am
Ride down Riverside Drive, viewing parks, the Great American Pyramid, St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital complex, Sun Studio, Johnny Cash's first performance venue, Elvis's first performance venue.
10:00am
Tour the Peabody and have a behind the scenes look at the Peabody Ducks' palace and re-live multiple eras of music born in this city.
11:30pm
Walk to Beale Street and South Main Street and view the Lorraine Motel/Civil Rights Museum and discuss the events which happened there.
1:00 pm
Lunch om Beale Street.
2:00 pm
Depart for the airport by way of Overton Square and Johnny Cash's first performance venue in the Cooper / Young District.
3:00 pm
Arrive at passenger drop off level, Memphis International Airport.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meet at the top of the ramp at Beale Street Landing (Where your boat will dock).

End location: I'll deliver you to Memphis International Airport.

Duration: 5 hours

Precipitation could affect walking conditions.

Transportation

Your coach.

What’s Included

Greeting at Beale Street Landing and my services as Guide. Deliver you to Memphis International Airport.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 USD - Snacks, gifts, etc.

What’s Extra

Gifts,refreshments

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