Join Travelling Time on another great value tour – with you the music lover in mind!
On Travelling Time’s Memphis & Big Texan Adventure, we take you on a wonderful trip starting in Memphis before travelling around four of the best known cities in this huge State. No tour around the Lone Star State would be complete without seeing them. We will combine history and music on this fun tour!
Memphis – Graceland was the fulfilment of a promise Elvis made to his parents when he was a child. He would often tell them that one day he would be rich and buy them the finest house in town. At the time, that house was Graceland. We will visit this amazing mansion, tour the grounds and remember the legend that was Elvis Presley in the garden of Remembrance. The Legendary Sun Studio is a promenade feature in Memphis, with all the amazing artists that have recorded there, you will have the opportunity to see and hear all the fascinating history. The Memphis Pyramid is another wonder of the city, being one of the tallest and weirdest looking buildings in Memphis, its no wonder it attracts so many visitors each year.
Dallas–This modern metropolis in north Texas, is the commercial and cultural hub of the region. Downtown’s Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza commemorates the site of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963. The lively Sundace Square is known for its vibrant street murals, quirky art galleries and long-time concert venues for indie and blues. Brewpubs, cocktail bars and Tex-Mex eateries.
Austin– Not only the capital city of Texas, but also the States’s music Capital, who’s official motto is the “Live Music Capital of the World” because on any given night, one can find over one hundred venues showcasing a wide variety of free – live music performancescentered around country, blues and rock. Austin is also home to the University of Texas and Formula One’s Circuit of the Americas raceway which has hosted the United States Grand Prix.
San Antonio – A major city in south-central Texas with a rich colonial heritage. The Alamo, an 18th-century Spanish mission preserved as a museum, marks an infamous 1836 battle for Texan independence from Mexico. Following the San Antonio River, the beautiful River Walk is a landmark pedestrian promenade lined with cafes and shops, while the 750-ft. Tower of the Americas overlooks the city.
Houston– This large metropolis in Texas, extends into Galveston Bay. It’s closely linked with the Space Center Houston, the coastal visitor center at NASA’s astronaut training and flight control complex. The city’s relatively compact Downtown includes the Theater District, home to the renowned Houston Grand Opera, and the Historic District, with 19th-century architecture and upscale restaurants.