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Backbeat Tours

#4 of 31 Tours in Memphis
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Address: 140 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
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+1 901-527-9415
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Backbeat Tours offers a variety of different ways to see and experience the...

Backbeat Tours offers a variety of different ways to see and experience the best of Memphis, including sightseeing bus tours and walking tours such as the popular Memphis Ghost Tour in the evenings and the Memphis History Tour in the daytime.

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US$ 30.59*
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Memphis Mojo Music Bus Tour
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US$ 41.52*
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Memphis Coach Tour including Rock and Soul Museum
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US$ 74.29*
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Memphis Coach Tour

We booked this excellent 3 hour motor coach tour on TripAdvisor and we're thrilled we did. It was reasonably priced, it left on time, and our tour guide Joel was amazing. He was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Easton, Pennsylvania
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Easton, Pennsylvania
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199 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked this excellent 3 hour motor coach tour on TripAdvisor and we're thrilled we did. It was reasonably priced, it left on time, and our tour guide Joel was amazing. He was personable, a Memphis native, knowledgeable about the sights, little details and stories, and passionate about his role as our guide. We started out with some sights of... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful tour! The talented musician/tour guide was just great! He played guitar, he sang, he outlined historical facts, he pointed out places of interest. This would be the tour to take!!!!

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florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

perfect way to start touring memphis. fun and informative. our guide larry was wonderful. informative.the bus is comfortable and has good ac! learned so much about memphis. seeing sights and larrys stories were great. stopped at central barbecue and they provided pulled pork sandwich,fries,coleslaw and drinks. to die for. the rock and soul museum was so much fun and enjoyable.... More 

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White Rock
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We toured with Larry on May 3,2017. He was entertaining and very informative. The tour took us to many of the historic sites in downtown Memphis and stopped for lunch at Central Barbeque. Food was great. Ended up at Rock n Soul museum. Highly recommend.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only one day in Memphis so we took the morning "Memphis Coach Tour" and the afternoon "Memphis Mojo Music Bus Tour." The two tours had the best guides we have ever listened and learned from. Congratulations to this firm. A suggestion, if time is limited, just take the Music tour but skip the additional cost of the visit to the... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would recommend this company to anyone. They are efficient, well organized and well priced for what they provide. Our group of 40 selected the Mojo Tour and it was fabulous. We were entertained as well as informed. The young lady who sang and played the guitar was excellent! Everyone thoroughly enjoyed this experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This had been highly reviewed on TripAdvisor. It's a bus tour around Memphis with the guide who plays music on a guitar and sings relevant songs at the various places. It was ok but we were disappointed. The guide worked hard but there was no atmosphere and her singing was not as good as I expected. A lot of the... More 

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New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a tour with a difference! It was a 90-minute excursion round Memphis's top sights with a live music commentary. The tour was excellent. It departs from the top of Beale St every day at 1:30. We added on Sun Studio which will be a "must do" for many (see separate review). All in all this tour is a... More 

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great value. We learned a ton of history about Memphis, had great BBQ, and enjoyed a nicely paced tour. A great kick off to our trip. Now we have an idea of all the sights we want to see.

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We had Kathi as our tour guide and she was wonderful! She knew her town, the history and it was obvious she enjoyed her job! We had a smaller group and three members of the group were from Ireland; we ended up meeting them later in the day at bar/restaurant on Biele St. that was recommended by the other members... More 

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