The Mississippi Delta is known as the "Birthplace of the Blues". Experience the ultimate blues trip. More famous blues musicians came from this area than any other region or state combined. You will be provided a private car & driver departing from your hotel in Memphis on a 12 hour day tour. Depart Memphis and drive down legendary Highway 61. First stop is in Clarksdale where you will tour the Delta Blues Museum and stop at the Crossroads (Hwy 61 & Hwy 49) where Robert Johnson is said to have sold his soul to the devil. Next tour the new Grammy Museum Mississippi in Cleveland. Next stop at Delta State University and see the 60 life masks of famous blues musicians. Next stop at Dockery Farms, where BB King stated "you might say it all started right here". Finally, tour the BB King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center.
• 12 hours
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, featuring interactive exhibits that showcase Mississippi’s important musical heritage and celebrate all genres of music. On-board entertainment and video programming will entertain guests as they travel by luxury coach to each musical landmark and museum.
• 9 hours