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Backbeat Tours

#3 of 31 Tours in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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Address: 143 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
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+1 901-527-9415

Backbeat Tours offers a variety of different ways to see and experience the...

Backbeat Tours offers a variety of different ways to see and experience the best of Memphis, including sightseeing bus tours and walking tours such as the popular Memphis Ghost Tour in the evenings and the Memphis History Tour in the daytime.

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Graceland Tour: Platinum Pass with Round-Trip Transportation from Memphis
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Memphis Mojo Music Bus Tour
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Memphis Coach Tour including Rock and Soul Museum

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The best way to tour Memphis every time!

I've been on the Memphis Mojo Tour several times and it's always such a fun experience. It's always enjoyable making reservations with Meaghan, who is professional and friendly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Glynis J
Manchester Township, New Jersey
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Manchester Township, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been on the Memphis Mojo Tour several times and it's always such a fun experience. It's always enjoyable making reservations with Meaghan, who is professional and friendly every time. This was my first time touring with our guide Eric. His music was amazing and he provided lots of fantastic Memphis history along the way. I'm a local Memphian and... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fun to see many locations of Elvis' early life and music career. Bus was clean and comfortable. Staff was very prompt and courteous from the ticket buying experience to the actual bus tour itself. The MC of our tour was quite entertaining singing lots of Elvis songs. Must do if you are an Elvis fan!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were the only people on our 10 am Wed morning Memphis Discovery Tour. Our guide, Larry, was informative and very friendly. We did not realize that the tour includes Rock and Soul museum, which we already visited the day before, but this was our mistake for not reading the tour highlights carefully. Overall, it was a very nice overview,... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour is the best!!! so much fun. Don't miss it, you'll learn things about Memphis that you didn't know and have fun while doing it!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tour came highly recommended. I checked out the website, and read some reviews. It was the tour I was most looking forward too. I just made it back from the tour and am very disappointed. First off the tour brags about riding in their vintage 50s tour bus around Memphis. It shows pictures of the bus on the website.... More 

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Logansport, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

I was on a bus tour with Mayflower tours. We were pleasantly surprised when two young men boarded our coach. One of the men directed our driver through the city and helped with microphones, etc. The other young man, Dylan, played his guitar for us as he pointed out and described important places throughout the city. Dylan is a law... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This lighthearted, rockin', informative tour of some of Memphis' music sites is EXCELLENT. See and hear the music that became the foundation of our modern musical culture, and see the related historic sites. Any fan of Rock, Blues, or gospel would LOVE Backbeat Tours.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Although my wife and me had been in memphis 2 days , the highlight of the tour was the Mojo tour. A fantastic guide who not only gave us insights into the legends of memphis but also entertained us with her guitar playing and singing. A must for all visitors to memphis!!! Just one downside, it didn't last long enough... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We recently toured 3 of the backbeat tours and the one by far, that was the best, was The Discovery Tour with Kathy. She was fun, knowledgeable, and friendly. I would highly recommend this tour with Kathy as your guide. -Frances Buchanan

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Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I wish I knew the name of our tour guide because she was terrific. She told us the stories of Memphis through history and songs. She was smart, funny and a good musician. We took the Mojo tour and joined the bus through a drive around town. The 90 minute tour is only $30 bucks or so which is pretty... More 

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