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Memphis Christmas


  • Enjoying time at the St. Louis Arch

  • Elvis Presley's Graceland

  • Spending two nights at The Guest House at Graceland

  • Attending an Elvis Blue Christmas Holiday Show

  • Touring Memphis with a musician guide

  • Exploring Johnny Cash Storyteller Museum and Hideaway Farm

  • An entertaining show with Johnny Cash's nephew - Mark Alan Cash


This tour offers departure points in Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, and Indiana.  Depending on your pick-up point selection, the tour duration will be from 5 to 6 days.  The price will vary accordingly.  The “Base Tour”, or core, will begin on the day the last group of travelers join the tour, and end on the first day they begin to leave.  “Additions”, like a "Gathering" or "Post" core night, to that base tour will allow all travelers the convenience of departing from as close to home as possible.



Iowa or Minnesota Departure

with 'Post Night'

December 4-9

Illinois or Indiana


December 4-8

Double Occupancy



Single Occupancy



Triple/Quad Occupancy





  • Luxury motorcoach transportation

  • Lodging as listed on itinerary

  • Luggage handling for one (1) suitcase per person, if available

  • Tickets/admissions to listed attractions (Unless listed as "Optional" or "On your own")

  • Gratuities for local guides

  • Meals as listed on itinerary

  • Guidance of a professional tour manager


Activity Level - 3

Active - Moderate pace, good mobility needed, stairs & pro-longed standing, includes city walking tours, some shorter & some longer days

December 4

* Take advantage of convenient departure options in INDIANA, ILLINOIS, WISCONSIN, IOWA or MINNESOTA as we make our way to St. Louis, MO - famous for the Gateway Arch
* We'll enjoy time at the Arch, which "serves to commemorate the accomplishments of 19th-century westward pioneers and celebrate the city's role as the 'Gateway to the West'"
* Prior to our overnight stay at Drury Inn & Suites, we'll enjoy dinner together


December 5

* We'll start our day with a visit to the Economy Museum at the St. Louis Federal Reserve where we'll be immersed in exploring money and the U.S. economy in a fun and interactive way
* Welcome to Memphis - celebrated around the world as the "Home of the Blues & Birthplace of Rock n' Roll"
* In the heart of Elvis Presley's Graceland and just steps away from the iconic Graceland Mansion, The Guest House at Graceland will be our home-away-from-home for the next two nights
* Tonight, an exceptional treat for Elvis music lovers - an included dinner with the Elvis Blue Christmas Holiday Show

B, D

December 6

* A perfect way for us to get the feel of the Memphis music scene is with our musician tour guide!
* We'll visit the legendary Sun Studio - home to the "Million Dollar Quartet" of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins - followed by a visit to the Memphis Rock N' Soul Museum, a Smithsonian affiliate, that tells the story of Memphis music
* A truly memorable part of this tour - Graceland and all its unique splendor! In addition to the Mansion, we'll tour the Presley Motors Automobile Museum and the Elvis the Entertainer Career Museum, along with viewing Elvis Discovery Exhibits! All this... ending with a Memphis-style BBQ! [Guest note: Did you know that Memphis is known as the barbecue capital of the world?]

B, D

December 7

* Today our travels take us to Clarksville, TN!
* Along the way we'll stop at the Johnny Cash Storytellers Hideaway Farm and Museum - the place he called "The Center of My Universe" - where we'll explore displays in the Farmhouse and learn stories of the private side of Johnny Cash
* Free time is yours in Clarksville to explore, grab some lunch, & maybe even do a little shopping
* The musical talent in the Cash family is strong! As we dine together tonight, we'll meet Johnny Cash's nephew, Mark Alan Cash, who loves to share Cash family stories and continues the family love of music through his singing
* Our restful overnight is at the Hampton Inn & Suites Clarksville, TN

B, D

December 8

* As we start our return journey home, sit back, relax and enjoy the passing views while sharing your trip highlights with fellow travel mates
* Travelers departing the tour in INDIANA, ILLINOIS, and WISCONSIN, welcome back to your departure locations!
* Travelers continuing on to IOWA and MINNESOTA, enjoy a relaxing overnight in the Chicagoland area

B, D

December 9

* Travelers departing the tour from IOWA and MINNESOTA, welcome back to your departure locations!


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
IA-Coralville (Post) McDonald's Restaurant - 2794 Comerce Dr
with Post (Base Tour) Night
IA-Decorah (Post) Legacy Tour & Travel office - 703 Dudley St
with Post (Base Tour) Night
IA-Newton (Post) Hawkeye Stages - 300 E 17th St S
with Post (Base Tour) Night
IA-Waterloo (Post) Hawkeye Stages - 3315 Titan Trail
with Post (Base Tour) Night
IL-Alsip DoubleTree Hotel - 5000 W 127th St
IL-Chicago Area At Home PickUp - for those that qualify
IL-Rockford WalMart Super Center - 7219 Walton St
IN-Metro Chicago Home PickUp - Lake,Porter,LaPorte counties
IN-Mishawaka Legacy T&T office - 620 W Edison Rd
MN-Byron (Post) City Hall (next to LT&T) - 680 Byron Main Ct NE
with Post (Base Tour) Night

Please select the number of passengers that will be travelling

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