Historic Memphis Guided Walking Tour

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Memphis, USA

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2 hours (Approx.)
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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
A note about this tour
Guests are recommended (but not required) to wear face masks on each tour.

Overview

This two-hour walking tour of Memphis explores the city's rich history at a fun and leisurely pace. You'll explore historic Cotton Row and Court Square, the lovely and historic heart of 19th century Memphis; enjoy sweeping views of the Mississippi River; and hear fascinating tales of rebels during the Civil War as well as Prohibition Era bootleggers. You'll also experience a time-honored Memphis tradition, the famous March of the Ducks at The Peabody Hotel. This tour is suitable for the whole family.

Highlights

  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Reviews

Average 4.70 out of 5 stars based on 82 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Awesome history tour
Peggy N, Sep 2022 Verified
Your guide Charlie has lived in Memphis his entire life and is a great resource. Tour is about the history of Memphis, which is interesting.
Historic Memphis Guided Walking Tour
MQM43, Dec 2021 Verified
Wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water or beverage. Jay was our guide and she was knowledgeable and really seemed to enjoy Memphis. She answered our questions and made effort to engage our small group.
Historic Memphis Guided Walking Tour
Prews, Dec 2021 Verified
Our guide, Katherine, was excellent. She is very knowledgeable and passionate about the history of Memphis. Her pride and love of the city was evident. We really enjoyed the walk.
Historic Memphis Guided Walking Tour
Cyndi_T, Dec 2021 Verified
Our tour guide! She was/is amazing! So knowledgeable. Told us great history with passion and a lot of fun Humor! I highly recommend this walking tour to anyone!!
Historic Memphis Guided Walking Tour
maria_p, Nov 2021 Verified
Perfect way to start your morning while visiting Memphis! And perfect amount of time. Great to have this as a foundation for the rest of your stay.
Historic Memphis Guided Walking Tour
susanrL1721ZD, Nov 2021 Verified
Our tour guide for the morning tour was Charlie. He is a native of the city, very knowledgeable and really did a great job. So much information about the current and past history of the city. An easy walk covering many points of interest in the downtown area, Charlie kept up a running narrative and never skipped a beat. Super job! Many thanks to Charlie and to Backbeat Tours for making this a memorable morning.
Historic Memphis Guided Walking Tour
MarysueDenver, Nov 2021 Verified
Shannon was very Knowledgeable about her city of Memphis. You could definitely feel her love for the area. She spoke loudly and was very entertaining. She told us lots of interesting stories about different parks and buildings on our walk. As well as gave us many recommendations of things to do and places to eat.
Historic Memphis Guided Walking Tour
wandergenie, Nov 2021 Verified
Loved this tour! Shannon is a fantastic tour guide - knowledgeable, smart, and engaging. The tour is a very manageable walk around downtown and covers pieces of music, civil war, yellow fever, civil rights, and founding of Memphis. I highly recommend this tour!!
Historic Memphis Guided Walking Tour
Pat_S, Nov 2021 Verified
Shannon was so knowledgeable about the history of Memphis. As a native, she was passionate and open to questions. The tour is a must for all visitors and well worth the time.
Historic Memphis Guided Walking Tour
Michael_M, Nov 2021 Verified
Shannon was excellent. Knowledgeable and personable. Great history lesson I would highly recommend. Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

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