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Memphis: Beale Street and Sun Studio Guided Walking Tour

Memphis: Beale Street and Sun Studio Guided Walking Tour

From US$ 117 per person

Explore Memphis on a private guided walking tour and dive into the worlds of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and BB King.

About this activity

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Wheelchair accessible
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  • Discover the musical history of Memphis on a guided walking tour
  • Go beyond Graceland and dive into the stories of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and B.B. King
  • See Handy Park and WDIA Radio Station
  • Stroll down the iconic Beale Street
  • Visit the Peabody Hotel and see where Elvis signed his first contract
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Sun Studio
  • Insider tips on the best places to grab a bite to eat or have a drink
Full description
Discover the birthplace of the blues, soul, and rock 'n roll with a local guide. Learn about the artists that put Memphis on the map, stroll down Beale Street, and visit the legendary Sun Studio. Start your tour at Handy Park on Beale Street. Join your guide as you set out to explore Memphis and learn about the city's musical heritage and history. See WDIA Radio Station where B.B. King and Rufus Thomas started their work. Take a stroll down one of America's most iconic streets and find out what makes Beale Street so unique. Next, visit Peabody Hotel to see where history was made when Elvis signed his first contract with RCA. End your tour with a visit to Sun Studio where you'll part with your guide and join a small group tour of the studio. Hear inside stories about the artists who recorded here, see priceless memorabilia, and listen to outtakes from recording sessions.
  • Walking tour of Memphis
  • Local guide with insider knowledge
  • Transfer by taxi from Beale Street to Sun Studio
  • Entry to Sun Studio for a guided tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at Hard Rock Cafe, under the guitar, at 126 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103. Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour begins.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This is a walking tour with transport from Beale Street to Sun Studios by taxi
  • This activity will take place in all weather conditions, except extreme weather (hurricanes, tornadoes, snowstorms, etc.)
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