THE ULTIMATE ELVIS PRESLEY FAN TOUR
USA - Nashville / Tuscumbia / Memphis. 17 to 26 October 2022
The Ultimate Elvis Presley Fan Tour
Nashville / Tuscumbia / Memphis
9 Nights - Departing 17 October 2022
Join us on this Amazing trip to the United States for our Ultimate Elvis Presley Fan Tour. Taking in Nashville, Tuscumbia and Memphis, this promises to be a trip that you will love and never forget. Included are visits to Studio B, The Johnny Cash Museum, Fame Studio, Muscle Shoals, tour of Nashville & Memphis, and so much more. Check out our full tour outline which can be viewed below.
• Return flights from Dublin
• Deluxe Motorcoach Transfers Throughout
• Hotel Accommodation Throughout
• Daily Breakfast in all Hotels
• Attractions and Tours as listed
• Sightseeing Tour Guides
Price per person sharing From: €2599 + €82 Tax
♦ Return Flights From Dublin to Nashville and Return from Memphis to Dublin
♦ Deluxe Motorcoach throughout with Driver Gratuities
♦ Hotel Accommodations and all taxes at listed Hotels
♦ Daily Breakfast in all Hotels
♦ Attractions and Tours as Listed
♦ Sightseeing Tour Guides (Nashville 3 Hour Tour / Muscle Shoals 6 Hours / Memphis 6 Hours)
Not included are hotel bellman & tour guide gratuities
Also not included is travel insurance and we strongly advise purchase of comprehensive travel insurance. Killester Travel offers an excellent travel insurance that offers extensive Covid cover too. Please ask for a quote.
Killester Travel is proud to offer this special tour which takes us to all the places associated with the life of Elvis and a few more besides.
Mon, Oct 17 – Check in at Dublin airport at 10am departing on flight DL 155 at 13.00. Arrive Boston at 3.05pm. Depart Boston on flight DL 1171 at 19.55 arrive Nashville at 21.54.
On arrival in Nashville we will be met and taken by private coach to our hotel, the Drury Plaza Hotel in Downtown Nashville. Overnight in Nashville.
Tue, Oct 18 – Today the group will enjoy a 3-hour city tour of Nashville taking in all the sights and sounds that make this the home of Country Music. Our tour will be followed by admission to the Johnny Cash Museum, and then we will have free time downtown. Overnight Nashville.
Wed, Oct 19 – This morning we will visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and tour the iconic Studio B, home of a thousand hits and the place where Elvis recorded most of his music. The piano which he played on, the stool he sat on, are all there and the ghosts of the greats really do reside in Studio B. Overnight Nashville.
Thu, Oct 20 – We leave Nashville today and head south to the Muscle Shoals area. En route we stop and tour the Jack Daniels Distillery taking the “Flight” tour, which includes a tasting of this famous whiskey. We arrive late afternoon and check-in to the ColdWater Inn in Tuscumbia. Just after dusk we will be treated to a breath taking water show, choreographed to lights and music at Spring Park. Overnight Tuscumbia.
Fri, Oct 21 – Today the group will tour Fame Studio, Muscle Shoals Sound Studio and the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. The group will also tour the Helen Keller Birthplace. Overnight Tuscumbia.
Sat Oct 22 – Early today the group will depart for Memphis. En route stop in Tupelo and tour the Elvis Presley Birthplace and make a stop at the Tupelo Hardware Store, where Gladys bought Elvis his first guitar. We will give the group plenty of time to enjoy all aspects of this important destination. The modest, two-room house where the King of Rock and roll was born on January 8th, 1935 is the center piece of this location. From this humble beginning, Elvis Presley began his swift rise to become the world’s most popular entertainer. As an official Mississippi Landmark, the birthplace is part of the 15 –acre Elvis Presley Park. Arrive Memphis and check-in the La Quinta Inn Downtown Memphis. Overnight Memphis.
Sun, Oct 23 – Our morning is free This afternoon will be spent at Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley. The Audio tour of the mansion is full of interesting facts and music. You will see the largest privately owned collection of gold records in the world and Elvis’ elaborate stage costumes and jewellery. The mansion tour ends with a quiet visit to Mediation Garden where Elvis and members of his family are buried. You can also see Elvis’ famous 1955 pink Cadillac in the Elvis Presley Automobile museum. Overnight Memphis.
Mon, Oct 24 – Today the group will take a 6-hour city tour featuring all the places associated with Elvis. This will be guided by Daryl Nowag if he is available (this may be moved to a different day based on his availability).
The group will also tour Sun Studio which is the birthplace of Rock‘n’Roll, Today, the studio where Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, B.B. King, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison and many more launched their careers, is open to the public for tours daily while still operating as a studio by night. We will also visit Lauderdale Court Apartment where Elvis first lived upon arrival in Memphis. Evening free in Memphis. Overnight Memphis.
Tue, Oct 25 – Today the group will spend the morning at the Rock n Soul Museum. This is the place that tells the story of where the beat began. The afternoon and evening are free. Overnight Memphis
Wed, Oct 26 – All great things must come to an end and today we transfer to the airport for our flight home.
Check in Memphis Airport at 1pm for departure on flight DL1630 at 3.15pm. Arrive Atlanta airport at 5.35pm. Depart Atlanta on flight DL176 at 9.20pm arriving into Dublin airport on the morning of 27th October at 10.00 am.
Drury Inn and suites Downtown Nashville
Situated in Nashville, 800 m from Bridgestone Arena, Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Downtown features accommodation with a restaurant, private parking, a fitness centre and a bar. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. The hotel offers an outdoor pool, a 24-hour front desk, and free WiFi is available throughout the property.
At the hotel, rooms are fitted with a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. The rooms at Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Downtown have air conditioning and a wardrobe.
Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a buffet breakfast. Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Downtown offers a hot tub.
The hotel also provides a business centre and guests can use the on-site ATM machine at Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Downtown.
Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Johnny Cash Museum, Ryman Auditorium and Tootsies Orchid Lounge. The nearest airport is Nashville International Airport, 10 km from Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Downtown.
Guests enjoy free hot breakfast, free snacks and cold beverages at the 5:30 Kickback® and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Local attractions like the Bridgestone Arena, Country Music Hall of Fame and Ryman Auditorium are minutes away.
You’ll rest well in whichever Drury room you choose! Each room includes free Wi-Fi, TV, microwave, refrigerator, iron/ironing board and hairdryer.
Coldwater Inn, Tuscumbia
This lovely hotel offers you the opportunity to take advantage of recreation opportunities including an outdoor pool and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, a picnic area, and barbecue grills. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily .Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and a meeting room. Stay in one of 68 guestrooms featuring plasma televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with premium bedding. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.
La Quinta Downtown Memphis
Attractively located in the Downtown Memphis district of Memphis, La Quinta by Wyndham Memphis Downtown is situated less than 1 km from Sun Studio, a 12-minute walk from AutoZone Park and 1.1 km from FedExForum. The property is around 1.6 km from Beale Street, 1.9 km from Brown Park and 3.8 km from Stax Museum of American Soul Music. The hotel has a fitness centre, a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi throughout the property.
Continental and buffet breakfast options are available each morning at the hotel.
Popular points of interest near La Quinta by Wyndham Memphis Downtown include Orpheum Theater, Fire Museum of Memphis and Memphis Rock n Soul Museum.
Price per person is €2599 + Tax of €82 and is based on two people sharing a room.
Single occupancy supplement is €860 per person.
A deposit of €300 per person secures your place on this fabulous tour, with balance due twelve weeks prior to departure. This great tour will be sold strictly on a first come, first served basis as places are limited.
To book your place on this trip call Killester Travel today on 01 9685413 or e-mail Deirdre@killestertravel.com