Nashville to Memphis Daytrip with Graceland VIP Tour and Sun Studio Admission

Located on the Mighty Mississippi River, Memphis is the birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll, the capital of Blues and home to some of the best barbecue you can put in your mouth. Explore Memphis, with VIP access to Graceland, during this 15-hour day trip from Nashville. See the home of Elvis Presley, aka the King, and take a guided 1-hour tour of Sun Studios.

  • 15-hour full-day trip to Memphis from Nashville.
  • VIP pass to Graceland on a souvenir lanyard.
  • 1-hour guided tour of Sun Studios.
  • Free time to explore Beale Street and the Peabody Hotel.

Note - Operation of this tour is subject to the evolving COVID-19 situation.

Private Tour, Car, SUV or Minivan Rental, Upgrade & Extend Hotel Stay, optional Tours & Attractions.

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  • Nashville to Memphis Guided Sightseeing Day-Trip.
  • Elvis Presley's Graceland Admission & "Elvis Entourage" VIP Access Tour.
  • Skip-the-Line Entry into Graceland Mansion.
  • Graceland Mansion Audio-Guided Tour with Orientation Film.
  • Access to Elvis Presley's Airplanes for self-guided tour.
  • Access to Elvis Presley’s Memphis Entertainment Complex which includes Automobile Exhibit.
  • Access to Graceland Exclusive VIP Exhibit for self-guided tour.
  • 1-Hour Guided Tour of Sun Studio where legends Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, and Elvis got their start
  • Free time to visit Peabody Hotel.
  • Free time to explore famous Beale Street in Downtown Memphis.
  • Finish the day with a drive by the Mississippi River.
  • Round-Trip Transportation aboard Air-Conditioned Coach Bus.
  • Professional Driver/Guide.
  • Taxes.


  • Transportation to and from tour start & end point to your hotel.
  • Lunch (own expense)
  • Travel Insurance – highly recommended. We require clients to provide us a signed Waiver in the event your client opts to decline your offer to sell Travel Insurance. DMCI Inc. sells Manulife Travel Insurance. Please check with us for rates.
  • Gratuities for Tour Guides/Driver cum Guides (Expected).

Accommodations Featured

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Room Configuration Beds Occupancy

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Optional Tour

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Notes about this Tour

Operation Info

YearOperating Dates
202101 December to 30 December
202202 January to 31 October
Blackout Dates may apply. Please check with us.

Note - Operation of this tour is subject to the evolving COVID-19 situation.

Tour Departure & Return Points

Departure Point 

108 1st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201, USA 

Tours depart from: Gray Line Ticket Booth at the Riverfront Train Station, 108 1st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37201 (off 1st Ave S, across from Acme Feed & Seed). Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to tour start time. 

Departure Time:  7:00 AM 

Return Details 
Returns to original departure point.

Tour Itinerary

Start your day bright and early to begin your full-day trip to Memphis. The comfortable trip by air-conditioned coach takes approximately 4 hours to reach your destination. 
On arrival, you'll be presented with your VIP pass to Graceland on a souvenir lanyard. Explore with your guide over the course of 3 hours. You'll see the Elvis car museum, his burial site, and the two deluxe planes that were used for the King's touring and personal travel. Take some free time to purchase lunch or look around a bit further on your own.  
Your next stop is Sun Studios, the recording studio owned by Sam Phillips in downtown Memphis that played a large part in the founding of rock 'n' roll. During your 1-hour guided tour, you'll see what the recording process used to be like and hear stories of the studio's many legends, including Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, and Johnny Cash.  
Last, head for Beale Street for some free time to wander around, visit the Memphis Rock n Soul Museum, or get some famous Memphis barbecue. Visit the Peabody Hotel to see the famous Peabody ducks make their way down the red carpet and learn how this unusual tradition got started.

  • Pass By:   Gray Line Tours 
         Travel from Nashville, aka Music City, to the Mississippi and experience legendary Memphis on this full-day tour, starting with hotel pickup in the early morning. 

  • Stop At:   Graceland 
After the 4-hour journey, celebrate the history of rock ‘n’ roll with a visit to Elvis Presley’s home, Graceland. Use your VIP-access pass (complete with a souvenir lanyard) to visit the burial site of 'the King,' walk through the Elvis car museum, and see two deluxe airplanes used for tours and traveling. Take time for lunch on your own at Graceland (own expense) before re-boarding the coach. 
Admission Ticket Included 

  • Stop At:   Sun Studio 
Next, head to Sam Phillips’ famed Sun Studios, located in the heart of downtown Memphis. Take a 1-hour guided tour to see what the recording process was like. Hear tales of how legends like Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, and the King himself got their start here. 
Admission Ticket Included

  • Stop At:   The Peabody Ducks 
Afterward, see the famous Peabody ducks make their way down the red carpet from their fountain to the elevator as they head to bed at the lavish Peabody Hotel and learn how this unusual tradition was started. 
Admission Ticket Free 

  • Stop At:   Beale Street 
Then spend about an hour on your own to explore Beale Street, famous for its blues and barbecue, or take a short stroll to the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum (admission is your own expense). Depart this lively downtown scene for the return to Nashville, with drop-off at your hotel after dark. 
Admission Ticket Free 

  • Pass By:   Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum 
Museum located on famous Beale Street in downtown Memphis. 

  • Pass By:   Mississippi River Park 
Finish the day with a drive by Mississippi River.



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