Music Cities USA: Nashville to Memphis
Pack your dancing shoes and join us on a musical adventure, where you’ll visit Graceland, explore the Country Music Hall of Fame and attend live performances in legendary music venues.
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Program No. 21154RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

The blues made its home on Beale Street, while country music immortalized the Grand Ole Opry — and the residence of the “King” remains an iconic pilgrimage for fans of Rock ’n‘ Roll. Feel the rhythm of America’s music as you explore the legendary and historic landmarks of Nashville and Memphis, and attend live performances at venues including the Listening Room Café and B.B. King’s Blues Club. Walk along Music Row and enjoy a field trip to Studio B, formerly RCA records.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to a few blocks; walking/standing in museums for up to an hour.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience the heart of country music at Ryman Auditorium — a National Historic Landmark — the Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame.
  • Walk in the footsteps of “the King” during a field trip to Graceland, Elvis Presley’s home in Memphis.
  • Discover the origins of the Blues as you experience Beale Street and explore the Rock ’n‘ Soul Museum.

General Notes

For a 9-night version of this program that includes New Orleans, check out #21979.
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Ron Harman
Ron Harman has always had a penchant for country music and dancing, so it was only natural he made Nashville his home in 1998. A part-time freelance writer, Ron’s passion for and knowledge of Music City is reflected in his multiple nominations as Music City Hitmaker, a monthly award given to Nashville residents who do something uncommon to make out-of-towners feel welcome.
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