Music Cities: Nashville & Memphis 2023 - Small Group
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Oct 05, 2023
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There’s a whole lotta shakin’ going on when you embark on this boot scootin’ tour of two of the country’s most melodious cities. Follow the tunes through Tennessee to the music-producing meccas of Nashville and Memphis for the sights and sounds that defined country, blues, and rock ‘n’ roll. High notes in Nashville include a guided tour of the historic Ryman Auditorium, reserved seats at the Grand Ole Opry, and a visit to the country Music Hall of Fame. In the home of the blues and birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll, you’ll tap your toes around the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Elvis Presley’s Graceland estate, and Sun Studios, the famous recording studio that launched the careers of Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and countless other crooners. Sublime harmonies and southern hospitality await in both cities as you bebop down Broadway and Beale Streets on this marvelous musical heritage tour.
ARRIVE IN NASHVILLE, TENNESSEEWelcome to Music City, USA! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome drink.
NASHVILLEStudios, Stages & Stars Start the day with a sightseeing tour of Nashville, including Centennial Park with its full-size replica of Athens’ Parthenon, the recording studios of Music Row, and famous Honky Tonk Row. Then, visit [LF] RCA Studio B, known as one of the cradles of the Nashville sound and the region’s oldest recording studio. Learn the stories of music titans who recorded here, such as Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, and the Everly Brothers. Free time this afternoon. Tonight, visit the Grand Ole Opry where you have reserved seats for an unforgettable show. (B)LOCAL FAVORITE CULTURAL GEM The legendary RCA Studio B is a hallowed hall of recording history where legends like Elvis Presley, Chet Atkins, Dolly Parton, and the Everly Brothers laid down classic tracks in Nashville’s oldest recording studio. Between 1957 and 1977, more than 35,000 songs were recorded here, making their mark on the musical landscape of America. Make your own recording for a priceless memory of your time in Nashville.
NASHVILLELandmarks & Legends Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame to see its collection of costumes, memorabilia, instruments, and photographs. Next, enjoy a private guided tour of one of America’s most treasured music landmarks, the [LF] Ryman Auditorium, a National Historic Landmark. The remainder of the day is free to explore Nashville at leisure. You may want to visit the historic Printer’s Alley, shopping for souvenirs on Broadway, or listening to up-and-coming musicians at one of the many music venues in town. (B)LOCAL FAVORITEHISTORIC SPOT Ryman Auditorium, known throughout the world as the “Mother Church of Country Music,” it served as home to the Grand Ole Opry for over 30 years. Its walls hold the country’s history—from Harry Houdini, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Bob Hope to incredible musical artists like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley.
NASHVILLE–MEMPHISLeaders & Legacies Depart Nashville for Memphis, known as “Blues City,” where the first stop will be the National Civil Rights Museum, exploring the history of the Civil Rights Movement and its impact on our culture today. Continue to the Guest House at Graceland for a 3-night stay. Located just steps away from the historic home of Elvis Presley, The Guest House blends Colonial design with warm Southern hospitality, reflecting Elvis’ style. Your stay here is the perfect way to experience the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll and the home of the blues. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)TOUR HIGHLIGHT LEGENDARY LIVES Visit the National Civil Rights Museum for an inspiring and enlightening experience in America’s civil rights movement. See fascinating and moving exhibits that trace the movement and milestones from the 17th century to the present. The museum is built around the former Lorraine Motel, the site of Martin Luther King’s assassination in 1968.
Meals: Breakfast Dinner
MEMPHISSinging the Blues See the landmarks of Memphis on a city tour with a Local Guide while they sing festive songs from Memphis’ rich musical heritage. Explore Sun Studios—considered the most famous recording studio in the world and where rock ‘n’ roll was first recorded. Round out the afternoon with a visit the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, which tells the critical story of the musical pioneers who overcame racial and socioeconomic obstacles to create music that changed the world. The evening is free, why not explore Beale Street with its many music clubs? (B)TOUR HIGHLIGHT MUSICAL LEGENDS Ever since the Father of the Blues, W.C. Handy, coined the phrase, ‘Memphis Blues,’ this Tennessee mecca for American musicians has produced soulful sounds of syncopated rhythms with a blend of early jazz, vaudeville, ragtime, and folk styles with deep roots in the Deep South of the early 1900s. Memphis is also a mecca for rock-and-roll and country music icons throughout history, including artists who’ve recorded at the legendary Sun Studio – by the names of Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Roy Orbison – to name a few. Go deeper into music history with a visit to the Stax Museum of American Soul Music to discover the legacies of iconic artists from Otis Redding to Aretha Franklin.
MEMPHISGoin’ to Graceland Today is devoted to Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Tour the mansion to see his original business office, and his enormous collection of gold records and awards. Also see the “Graceland of the Skies,” a remodeled jet named after Elvis’ daughter. Tonight, celebrate your time in Nashville and Memphis with a festive farewell dinner at one of Memphis’ most famous barbecue restaurants, [LF] Rendezvous. (B,D)TOUR HIGHLIGHT LEGENDARY LIVES Tour the mansion at Graceland with access to Elvis’ original business office, his enormous collection of gold records and awards, and the Meditation Garden, where Elvis and members of his family have been laid to rest. See Elvis’ collection of ornate jumpsuits and capes, the automobile museum, and his collection of airplanes.
Meals: Breakfast Dinner
MEMPHISSafe travels until we meet again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Globus offers Small-Group Discoveries on select North America dates. A Small-Group Discovery is limited to an average of just 24 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus escorted tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery trip is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.
Breakfast daily, 2 dinners
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Globus will conduct tour check-in procedures and pre-trip health screenings to offer guests a safe start and peace of mind throughout the journey. This includes proof of vaccination for all guests.BLENDING CULTURAL PROXIMITY WITH SOCIAL DISTANCE
There may be times on tour or on the motorcoach when social distancing is required. We will take care in assuring any local guidelines are followed in a safe and comfortable way for our guests. For any cases where masks are required due to local guidelines, we ask that guests bring their own approved N95 (FFP2) masks for their own comfort and safety. Our wireless listening technology enables safe distances between our guests and other travelers during excursions.FOCUS ON GUEST AND TEAM MEMBER HEALTH
To ensure a healthy environment for each of our guests and our team, our Tour Directors, Local Hosts, and motorcoach drivers are fully vaccinated, and Globus is also requiring that all travelers are fully vaccinated before joining the trips. Additionally, regular guest checks are conducted, and, when required by local guidelines, masks will be worn by our guests and by our team when accompanying guests. In all other cases, masks are optional for guests.TOUCHING HEARTS, NOT HANDS
Traveling with Globus removes many of the “touch points” of travel, including luggage handling, check in/out, expedited entry into attractions and more. Globus are further reducing risk with hands-free service, meaning all self-services replaced by staff, including buffet meals replaced with table service. Globus will also ensure hand sanitizing is available throughout each trip, on coach and in hotels.COMMITMENT TO CLEAN
As a part of Globus' commitment to clean, Globus is requiring enhanced cleaning procedures with hotel partners, on motorcoaches, vehicles and throughout every trip, including additional daily disinfecting procedures that go above-and-beyond already strict health and safety procedures.PARTNERS IN DISCOVERY AND IN HEALTH
Globus has strict health and safety protocols, which have been in place for years, focused on ensuring all aspects of operation- from vehicles and equipment used on trip to excursions and hotel procedures. This process will continue with new, elevated health and safety checks, to maintain their promise that each touch-point on tours and cruises are considered in their commitment to guest and team member well-being.
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2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville TN, United States
3600 Elvis Presley Blvd
Memphis TN, United States
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