Brand New Graceland Complex and Lodging at the Guest House at Graceland Fireside Dinner Theater "Elvis Lives" Production Elvis Presley's Home, Car Museum, Airplane & Visitor's Entertainment Complex Sun Studios, Rock and Soul Smithsonian and the Peabody Hotel's Marching Ducks St Louis ~ Gateway Arch Skyline Dinner Cruise on the Mississippi River
$ 1549 Per Person Double / $ 1449 Per Person Triple/ $ 1369 Per Person Quad / $ 1939 Single Occupancy
Memphis, Music, and Elvis. See Graceland, tour Sun Studios, enjoy time at your leisure on Beale Street, the Rock & Soul Smithsonian and sample some of the best BBQ the country has to offer! We've also included an evening Gateway Arch Dinner Cruise on the Mississippi River en-route to Memphis. The most significant enhancement and expansion of Elvis Presley's Graceland is about to have it's grand opening in 2017. We're talking 200,000 square feet in honor of the "King of Rock an' Roll"! So, pack your bags and join your friends at Happy Trails Tours in the fall of 2017. We'll save a seat for you!
In Addition to ALL the Attractions Listed Above, Your Tour Also Includes:
Round-Trip Deluxe Motor Coach Transportation - Central & Northeast MN and Northwest & Central WI
Six Nights Lodging (3nights at the Graceland's Guest House Hotel) Plus Overnights in Ft Atkinson, WI; St Louis, MO; Peru, Il
Area Tour of Memphis, Tennessee
Nine Meals; 6 Breakfasts, 3 dinners
Luggage Handling, All Taxes, Tips for Porters & Included Meals, Fully Escorted
$150 per person deposit due with registration below. Fully refundable with cancellations made by August 1, 2017 Final payment is due August 19, 2017. Monies returned with cancellations made between August 1 - September 10, 2017 are contingent to what Happy Trails Tours receives from hotels, tour companies, restaurants, charters & cruise company. No refunds with cancellations made after September 10, 2017. Travel insurance is available at an additional charge. It not only protects your financial investment but also offers peace of mind. It covers pre-existing conditions when purchased within 12 days of paying your initial deposit down. Your final documents will arrive 3 weeks prior to departure. This tour is completely casual and comfortable.
Memphis - Elvis Lives Tour - October 19-25, 2017 THU. Day 1: October 19 - Travel to Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin Miles Traveled From Eau Clair, WI 203 Today's motor coach vacation travels will include picking folks up throughout Northeast Minnesota (Grand Rapids, Hibbing, Virginia, Eveleth and Duluth) as well as, the Central Minnesota (Brainerd, Little Falls, Rice and St Cloud). We'll all meet in Eau Clair, Wisconsin where our friends from Central MN will transfer onto the main motor coach and continue our 1st day's journey to Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. We'll settle in (ETA 4:30 pm) and get to know one another as we travel along. Stops will be made throughout the day. In the afternoon, we'll arrive to Holiday Inn Express, our home away from home. Tonight we'll take you to the "Fireside Theater" for the musical production of "Elvis Lives!" Get ready to rock an' rock as this is the show that's going to set this entire tour in motion! Dinner Theater Included Today
FRI. Day 2: October 20, - Travel to ST LOUIS, Missouri Miles Traveled: 343 7:00 am- Set your luggage outside your doors for the porter. Breakfast opens 6:00 am. Help yourselves. 8:00 am- Travel to St Louis, Missouri. We'll arrive in the afternoon hour to St Louis. Our lodging is the lovely Drury Inn Gateway Arch - Enjoy cocktails and a light "Kick Back" appetizers starting at 5:00 pm. In the early evening, we'll get ready for our two-hour Gateway Arch Skyline Dinner Cruise on the Mississippi River. We'll be entertained by a Dixieland Band and an unbelievable skyline! Dinner Cruise Included Today
SAT. Day 3: October 21, - Travel to MEMPHIS - Three Nights Miles Traveled: 291 7:00 am- Set your luggage outside your doors for the porter. Breakfast starts at 6:00 am. Help yourselves. 8:00 am-Travel to Memphis, Tennessee. We'll travel straight south down # I-55 to Memphis (about 5 hours). Our ETA is around mid-afternoon. We'll check into the lovely brand new Graceland"Guest House" Hotel and settle in for the next three nights. Enjoy your evening at your leisure. Breakfast is included Today
SUN. Day 4: October 22 GRACELAND! Elvis "past, Present & Future" Entertainment Complex - Area City Tour Breakfast is included at the hotel ~ We'll join a local step on guide for a delightful tour of Memphis, learn about it's history, the people, the music and what drew people to this area. We'll return in the mid-afternoon so that you can spend the rest of the afternoon here at Graceland. This amazing 200,000 square foot entertainment is where you'll find everything "Elvis" that you could possible want to see! Here is where you can visit Elvis' twocustom airplanes, his car museum, "The Entertainer Career Showcase Museum" and the Elvis Discovery Exhibits. Of course, you'll also have an "audio-guided" tour of Graceland, Elvis' home. All this is at your own pace. We are right on the grounds. Breakfast is included Today
MON. Day 5: October 23 Touring Memphis -Sun Studios, Rock and Soul Smithsonian & Beale Street! Breakfast is included at the hotel ~ Then we're off to visit the Sun Studios. This is legendary and a Memphis ICON! You can't come to Memphis and NOT stop here. You’ll enjoy the 45 minute tour, hear the inside stories of BB King, Johnny Cash, Howlin’ Wolf, Ike Turner, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins and Roy Orbison. You will actually hear some of those first original recordings. It’s cool. Our next stop includes a stop at the Rock and SoulSmithsonian. This Smithsonian is the Gateway to a true Memphis musical experience. Hear the songs, see the videos, original instruments and countless artifacts of the music that changed the world. Since we're right downtown, we've set some time aside to visit Historic Beale Street, home of the Blues. Many restaurants and shops abound (Including BB Kings!) About 4:30 pm, you are going to want to be at the Peabody Hotel so that you can see the little Marching Ducks perform at 5 pm. This luxury hotel in downtown Memphis has been home to the famous ducks since 1930. The March of the Ducks have gained celebrity status with television appearances on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, Sesame Street, Oprah Winfrey and even People Magazine! Oiy! You gotta love this stop! Before the day is through we'll take you to one of Memphis' most beloved BBQ restaurants for dinner that has won countless awards! Breakfast and Dinner Included Today
Tue. Day 6: October 24 - Travel to Peru, Illinois525 miles 6:00 am- Set your bags outside your doors. Breakfast is served. ~ Help yourself. 7:00 am - We won't be ready to leave the beautiful city of Memphis but as the saying goes, "All good things must come to an end". So... the bus departs for Peru, Illinois. This day is dedicated to traveling home. Stops will be made along the way as usual. Just set your seats back, relax and enjoy the companionship of fellow travelers. Our hotel is the Fairfield Inn with an estimated arrival hour of 5:30 pm. Take the evening as per your own agenda. Breakfast is Included Today
Wed, Day 7: October 25 - Homeward Bound310 Miles 7:00 am- Set your bags outside your doors for the porters ~ Help yourself. 8:00 am - The bus departs for Home. We’ll wind our way through Illinois, Wisconsin and on into Minnesota today. An afternoon stop will be made in Madison for lunch with an afternoon break in Eau Clair. We’ll arrive to the Duluth/Superior area about 5:30 pm. A quick stop will be made in Duluth for meal stop; then continue homeward bound. Estimated arrival to Eveleth will be 7:30 pm; Virginia at 7:45 pm; Hibbing 8:15 pm and Grand Rapids area around 9 pm. Our friends from Central MN will meet their shuttle in Eau Clair with an estimated arrival home to Sartell @ 6:00 pm; 6:15 to Rice; 7:00 to Little Falls and 7:30 pm to Baxter. We hope you’ve left some room in your suitcase for all the great memories you’ll have made! Thank you so much for traveling with us! Breakfast Included.
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