Country Blue Christmas
Blue Christmas Memphis & Country Christmas Nashville
5 Days | December 5-9, 2023
Starting At $1,299
Combining Tennessee’s biggest Holiday Events – featuring luxury lodging at both The Guest House at Graceland & Gaylord Opryland Resort. This is a very special Holiday event with extremely limited space. Call now and confirm one of our two available packages.
|Elvis Blue Christmas
||Nashville Country Christmas
U S Tours Flexible Pricing:
- Customizable Comps
- Commissionable or Net Rates
- Luxury or First Class Hotels & Meals
- Motorcoach Transportation & Professional Tours Managers are available
Whatever you want, U S Tours will be happy to structure tour prices to match your needs. Just let us know!
Day 1 – Memphis, TN – The Guest House at Graceland – Elvis Holiday Concert & Dinner
Arrive today in Memphis, TN and check into the Guest House Hotel at Graceland for a 2-night stay.
This evening is a special dinner as you join a dozen other tour groups the Blue Christmas Holiday Dinner Show. This feature event is an Elvis Holiday Tribute show with a live band, back-up singers, full stage lighting and sound, as well as one of America’s best known tribute artists. You’ll hear such great songs as “Merry Christmas Baby”, “White Christmas”, “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”, and many other traditional
Holiday Songs all performed in the classic Elvis-style including his title song “Blue Christmas”. Plus you can be sure a few of his greatest hits will be featured too. (D)
Day 2 – Merry, Merry MoJo Tour – Sun Studios – Beale Street – Graceland Private Evening Tour – Memphis BBQ Dinner
Enjoy your breakfast voucher before beginning your day. Today features “The Merry, Merry Mojo Tour” with a Memphis MoJo musician tour guide showing you the sights of the city while history sings. As you rock on down the road, you will also visit Sun Studio, the Birthplace of Rock n’ Roll. And walk the halls where Elvis, Jerry Lee, Johnny, Carl Perkins and a hundred others made music.
Also included is a visit to the Memphis Rock n’ Soul Museum, a Smithsonian Institution, it features the complete history Memphis Music. It tells of the musical pioneers and legends of all racial and socio-economic backgrounds who, for the love of music, overcame obstacles to create the sounds that changed the world.
You will have free time on Beale Street to have lunch on your own at one of the several restaurants.
Tonight is the Highlight of your tour. Typically the Graceland Mansion closes at 4:00pm, by special arrangement it is available exclusively to our groups this evening. We have rented the entire complex as you enjoy an experience not available to the General Public.
The highlight of this evening is, of course, your visit to the Mansion. Holiday decorations just aren’t the same in daylight as they are at night. You will see traditional lights and decorations including hundreds of blue lights along the driveway, a life-size Nativity scene and Santa on his sleigh. The interior is decked out in Christmas decor and includes his traditional red velvet drapes and the Presley family Christmas artifacts – just as they were displayed by Elvis.
The evening also includes a buffet dinner in the new Elvis Presley Memphis Complex. It’s a Memphis Barbecue with buffets and tables in set locations. While here you will be able to tour the Presley Motors Automobile Museum where you are surrounded by an awesome collection of hot cars, motorcycles and toys. Plus, the Elvis the Entertainer Career Museum with artifacts: photos, Gold Records, Costumes. You also have time to see the Elvis Discovery Exhibits showcasing the influences, and important things in his life. (B,D)
Day 3 – Tina Turner Schoolhouse – Nashville, TN – Gaylord Opryland – ICE! & Delta River Flatboat Ride
On the way to Nashville today, visit the Western Tennessee Heritage Center celebrating the music, cotton and beauty of the Tennessee Delta. Located on the Heritage Center grounds is the one-room schoolhouse attended by a young Anna Mae Bullock (aka Tina Turner). It is now home to a collection of the Queen of Rock’s personal memorabilia including costumes and gold records. Even her high school yearbook is included among the treasures.
Arrive this afternoon in Nashville, TN for a Country Christmas celebration at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and a two night stay. Your group will marvel at more than 3 million holiday lights and acres of magnificent decorations, plus spectacular holiday activities and events that are sure to get you in the spirit of the season and create lasting family memories. Dinner is on your own this evening.
You will also have tickets to visit ICE! and to take the Delta River Flatboat ride during your stay at the hotel. You may do this at your leisure before departing. (B)
Day 4 – Nashville Troubadour Tour- General Jackson Lunch Cruise – Country Christmas Dinner Show
This morning meet your local guide for Troubadour Music Sightseeing, an “Only in Nashville” kind of experience. Bringing new meaning to the phrase “Entertaining Narrative” it’s sightseeing with a singer/songwriter guide. The tour will include Downtown Nashville’s colorful history with drive-bys of the historic Ryman Auditorium, Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, Honky Tonk Row, Ernest Tubb’s Record Shop and The Bluebird Cafe. Plus, you will hear what it’s like trying to break into Nashville’s music scene, both the struggles and the victories. As an added bonus your Troubadour will perform some of his or her original songs!
The afternoon features a lunch cruise and show on the General Jackson Showboat. The balance of your day is free time to explore the garden conservatories, holiday displays and shops inside the Gaylord Hotel.
Tonight you enjoy the Gaylord Hotel’s Country Christmas Dinner Show. Entertainment to be announced. (B,L,D)
Day 5 – Depart for Home
This morning following breakfast you depart for home. (B)