Admiralty Suites and Inn
Travel Blogs from Millington
Today was one impressive moment after another . We started with a trip late morning, to visit the showroom and then a tour of the Gibson guitar factory. Max was in heaven playing several dream guitars, for at least an hour while others around him played away in their own little musical bubbles. Another young guy from Virginia, was also there playing and as ...
... famous Beale Street. This is supposedly where Blues and rock & roll music originates. Elvis himself grew up in these bars. We went to BB Kings Blues Club, had dinner and watched 2 great Blues/Soul/Country bands play. They were so great, Michael even bought a CD. We then walked down the 2 block pedestrian street, which was buzzing by this time. Memphis was a really fun place, with not only great nightlife, but really interesting historical sights ...
Wow, who would have thought! We are off to visit Graceland and the Elvis Presley museums etc.
Took us all day but worth it. We are in the RV Park right beside the carpark for his tours. Short walk, then after purchasing tickets we are loaded into a shuttle bus to take us for a tour of Graceland, just across Elvis Presley Boulevard.
Was such a trip back in time. Amazing to be walking in the house, and on the grounds where The King lived. Lisa Marie's ...
Before we completely abandon the Mississippi River, we have stopped here in the land of Elvis...literally....Graceland is just across the street from where we are staying at Graceland RV Park. We have stayed here before and while it was not our first choice, it is not flooded as is our preferred park down by the river....it's not so bad....there is security for the RV park and Heartbreak ...
Next stop – Nashville, Tennessee
Aussie Rampage Mantra:
"Ambition is a dream with a V8 Engine" (Elvis)
Aussie Rampage Playlist:
Walking in Memphis - Marc Cohn (the song makes that much more sense now having been here!)
Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis
Don't be Cruel - Elvis
Lucille - BB King