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Kline Tours, Inc.

04/15-04/18 Memphis Experience Monday-Thursday April 15-18

$1,999.00

04/15-04/18 Memphis Experience Monday-Thursday April 15-18

$1,999.00
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Monday-Thursday April 15-18 $1999 per person (double occupancy), $1929 per person (triple occupancy), $1859 per person (quad occupancy), $2369 (single occupancy). three nights lodging at Guest House at Graceland, Elvis Experience Tour to include Graceland, Sun Studio, Rock n Soul Museum, Duck March at the Peabody Hotel, Beale Street, National Civil Rights Museum, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Sightseeing cruise with Memphis Riverboats tour of Memphis, local tour guide in Memphis, six meals, round trip non stop air from BWI to Memphis, round trip airport transportation, deluxe motorcoach transportation throughout tour.

Kline Tours Tentative Itinerary

Day 1 – Monday, April 15, 2024

TBD Depart for BWI from Greencastle, Hagerstown and Frederick,

8:35 a.m.            Depart Baltimore (BWI) for Memphis (MEM) via Southwest Airlines flight 4958 (time subject to change).

10:05 a.m.          Arrive Memphis airport. Meet our local representative in the baggage claim area and be escorted to the awaiting motorcoach.

11:00 a.m.          Tour of Memphis area with lunch stop on own.

2:00 p.m.          Admission included to the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum. The Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum is the only Memphis Museum which tells the complete story of Memphis music history as researched by the Smithsonian Institution. A Memphis must see, the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum tells of the musical pioneers and legends of all racial and socio-economic backgrounds who, for the love of music, overcame obstacles to create the musical sound that changed the world.

4:00 p.m.          Check-in: Guest House at Graceland 3600 Elvis Presley Blvd.

6:00 p.m.            Dinner included at Arcade Restaurant (a regular hangout of Elvis) with Elvis Tribute Artist Performance.

 

Day 2 – Tuesday, April 16, 2024

6:30 a.m. –   8:00 a.m. Full breakfast buffet included in Delta’s Kitchen at the hotel at your leisure (with voucher).

Our local representative will meet group in the lobby for a full day of touring, to include the Elvis Experience tour of Graceland and admission to Sun Recording Studio where Elvis was “discovered” (lunch stop on own)!

9:00 a.m.           Elvis Experience tour included to Graceland. In 2017, get ready for the most significant enhancement and expansion of Elvis Presley’s Graceland since the historic home opened to the public. The all-new Graceland visitor entertainment complex will offer a fully immersive Elvis and pop culture experience to celebrate the most popular entertainer of all time. While the Graceland Mansion Tour will continue to present the personal side of Elvis’ life, across the street at our all-new entertainment complex, guests will enjoy exciting and engaging exhibitions, attractions and visitor experiences in a 200,000 square foot, state-of-the-art, climate-controlled facility. Join us as we celebrate the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll™ throughout 2017, a milestone year which commemorates the 40th anniversary of Elvis’ passing and honors his incredible life and career.

2:00 p.m.          Tour of Sun Studio. Sun Sound began when Sam Phillips launched his record company in February of 1952. He named it Sun Records as a sign of his perpetual optimism: a new day and a new beginning. Sam rented a small space at 706 Union Avenue for his own all-purpose studio. The label was launched amid a growing number of independent labels. In a short while Sun gained the reputation throughout Memphis as a label that treated local artists with respect and honesty. Sam provided a non-critical, spontaneous environment that invited creativity and vision. Then, in 1954, Sam found Elvis Presley, an artist who could perform with the excitement, unpredictability and energy of a blues artist but could reach across regional, musical, and racial barriers. He helped form the beginnings of the Sun Sound by infusing Country music with R&B. Elvis' bright star attracted even more ground-breaking talent to the Sun galaxy. Listed among his contemporaries and lab mates were Johnny Cash, the inimitable Jerry Lee Lewis, and the "Rockin' Guitar Man", Carl Perkins. These four soon became known as the Million Dollar Quartet. Right behind them came Roy Orbison, Charlie Rich, Bill Justis, Harold Jenkins (a.k.a. Conway Twitty) and other equally memorable musical talents. All eventually sold on Pop, R&B and Country charts and grew to international fame. Rockabilly became the major evolution in the Sun Sound. Lyrically it was bold. Musically it was sparse. But it moved.

                Next, we’ll stop by the Peabody Hotel for their famous afternoon duck march.

5:30 p.m.          Dinner included at the world-famous Charlie Vergos’ Rendezvous Restaurant!

                Free evening to enjoy Beale Street.

 

Day 3 – Wednesday, April 17, 2024

6:30 a.m. –  8:00 a.m. Full breakfast buffet included in Delta’s Kitchen at the hotel at your leisure (with voucher).

                Our local representative will meet group in the lobby for a full day of touring, to include the National Civil Rights Museum and Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum (lunch stop on own)!

9:00 a.m.           Admission included to the National Civil Rights Museum. The National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel is a very special experience that takes visitors through centuries of history. Visitors begin within the original Lorraine Motel structure and continue through the Legacy exhibits within the Young & Morrow and Boarding House buildings across Mulberry Street. Guests should allow at least two hours for a quality visit and experience.

2:30 p.m.          Sightseeing cruise with Memphis Riverboats. The sightseeing cruise is a 90-minute tour that takes you down the mighty Mississippi with a live historical commentary. This is a great way to see and learn a bit of Mississippi River history while visiting Memphis, TN.

6:00 p.m.          Dinner included at King’s Palace on Beale Street.

                Free evening to enjoy Beale Street.

 

Day 4 – Thursday, April 18, 2024

6:30 a.m. –   8:00 a.m. Full breakfast buffet included in Delta’s Kitchen at the hotel at your leisure (with voucher).

                Free morning to enjoy the hotel with lunch on own.

1:00 p.m. Admission included to the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, the world’s only museum dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy of American soul music. Located on the original site of the Stax Records studio, the Stax Museum pays special tribute to the artists who recorded there, as well as other American soul legends, with a rare and amazing collection of more than 2,000 artifacts, interactive exhibits, films, and galleries.

3:00 p.m.          Transfer to airport.

5:40 p.m.          Depart Memphis (MEM) for Baltimore (BWI) via Southwest Airlines flight 345 ( time subject to change).

8:45 p.m.          Arrive BWI.

Bus will pickup and return to pickup points.

 

 

 

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