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Graceland on the quick

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Graceland on the quick

Hello,

We will be passing through Memphis without a ton of time. I am wondering if we can see the outside of Graceland from a road or will we need to pay to park. Thank you.

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1. Re: Graceland on the quick

There is a small, free parking area right in front of the mansion where you can pull over to the curb, get out and take some photos over the wall. Don't expect the famous gates to be closed except during the evening as they are left open all day for the shuttle buses.

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Thank you!

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You're so welcome. If you have a bit of time to walk around, there's a shopping area right next to the plaza area where you can park for free, visit some of the shops, walk around the plaza area and cross the street to take some photos.

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Also, If you can get there early morning, about 7:30am you can walk up to the meditation gardens and will be right near to the house. You cannot see it very well from the gates.

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5. Re: Graceland on the quick

Thanks for the great advice, everyone. I just found out we might be passing through during Elvis week. Would it be best to avoid the area altogether? We were hoping to go to the civil rights museum for sure but now I am thinking of skipping Memphis altogether.

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The day after Elvis week, August 17th will be quite but up to that date it will be hectic.

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Thanks so much.

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