The house where Elvis was born
Elvis Presley's Graceland has launched new day trips to Tupelo, Mississippi, Elvis Presley's birthplace, and the Mississippi Delta region, titled Graceland Excursions.
According to a press release, the Graceland Excursions Tupelo trip will include Elvis' Birthplace, encompassing the legendary two-room "shotgun" house where Elvis was born, his childhood church, and the Birthplace Museum; Tupelo Hardware, where Elvis' mother Gladys purchased Elvis' first guitar; and the Tupelo Fairgrounds, where Elvis performed homecoming concerts in 1956 and 1957.
The Graceland Excursions Mississippi Delta trip will follow U.S. 61, known as the "Blues Highway," and make stops at the Gateway to the Blues Museum in Tunica, Mississippi; the legendary "Crossroads" and Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale, Mississippi; Dockery Farms, widely regarded as where the Delta Blues genre was born; and the state-of-the-art, GRAMMY® Museum in Cleveland, Mississippi.
Graceland Excursions will preview with select dates in December 2017 and early January 2018, with an official launch of its regular, weekly schedule beginning on January 12, 2018.