2.5 Hours Memphis African American History Caravan Guided Tour from Own Vehicle
On this 2.5 hour African American History tour, we will be your "conductor" and take you on a journey through Memphis that will be sure to open your eyes to some of the most historical sites connected to slavery through to the Civil Rights Movement and beyond. There is so much more to Memphis than Downtown to experience, so we will also explore some of our interesting neighborhoods.
Guests receive a link on their cellphones upon arrival and enjoy hearing the tour through the speakers in their own vehicle. This tour is for residents, families, and visitors who are looking for the activities to do that are safe, fun and insightful.
per adult from
2 hours 30 minutes
What's included :
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
What's excluded :
- Food and drinks
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, 450 Mulberry St, Memphis, TN 38103-4214
From our vehicle you will see the balcony of the Lorraine Motel, room 306 where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. This is also the location of the National Civil Rights Museum.
Pass By: Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, 826 N 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38107-2302
This was once the home of Jacob Burkle, a German immigrant who chose to participate in the Underground Railroad. This home was a stop on the Underground Railroad and is now a museum.
Pass By: Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103
We will tell you the "rest of the story" about this most iconic street. Once referred to as the Negro Mainstreet USA.
Pass By: Historic Mason Temple, 938 Mason St, Memphis, TN 38126-5219
This is the world headquarters for the Church of God in Christ. It was here where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his last speech, "I've Been to the Mountaintop" less than 24 hours before he was assassinated.
Pass By: Clayborn Temple, 294 Hernando St, Memphis, TN 38126-1906
It was in this church, built in the late 1800's, Sanitation Workers gathered to strategize the strike that caused Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to come to Memphis.
Departure Point :Tennessee Welcome Center, 119 Riverside Dr, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- 3 person minimum required.
- Dress code is smart casual
- This tour does not stop for guests to visit museums. Visits can be made at your leisure on your own. We will drive by sites with narration.
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- Your own vehicle
- Smart device - phone or tablet
- Able to receive text messages
- Bluetooth capability OR aux cable so you can hear tour through speakers in your vehicle
- Download Zoom App on IOS or Android
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Follow the ATOP van in YOUR OWN vehicle, caravan style as we weave the history of this incredible city through the neighborhoods of Memphis. Guests receive a link on their cellphones upon arrival and enjoy hearing the tour through the speakers in their own vehicle via Bluetooth. No physical contact.
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.