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The Telegraph Names Graceland in "Fifty Great Cultural Tours for 2013"

February 08, 2013

Elvis fans in the United Kingdom can learn more about visiting the king's home in a new article on The Telegraph. Elvis Presley's Graceland has been named among the "Fifty Great Cultural Tours for 2013" on

"It’s almost 60 years since an impromptu recording session at Sun Studios in Memphis saw a young Elvis Presley jamming with Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash. In the decades since this 'Million Dollar Quartet' convened, the impact of the American South on popular music has been profound."

The article features travel writer Nick Trend's expert-led trips from art and history to Sally Howard's best itineraries. International Elvis fans can explore their options on how to fully experience the deep South in the United States.

"For the 'king' undiluted, opt for Archers Direct’s Elvis and the Southern Sounds, a nine-day tour that takes in the big man’s humble birthplace at Tupelo, the Grand Ole Opry at Nashville and the home that’s as famous as the man - Graceland."

Read the entire article about great cultural tours by visiting Also, learn more about all of the music gems in the deep south with our Music by Region Guide. Ready to plan your trip to Graceland? Check out our free online trip planner!