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Grace­land is the lux­u­ri­ous home of Elvis Pres­ley, the King of Rock n Roll. Elvis sang some of the most ro­man­tic songs of our life­time, in­clud­ing songs like Love Me Ten­der, Can’t Help Fall­ing in Love, and

Al­ways on My Mind.

Treat your­self to the Ul­ti­mate VIP Tour and thor­oughly en­joy his home, and the newly opened 200,000 sq ft en­ter­tain­ment com­plex. The com­plex is home to his fa­mous pink Cadil­lac, his in­tri­cately de­signed se­quin-stud­ded out­fits, gold records and so much more. Wan­der­ing the com­plex will give you in­sights into Elvis’ in­ter­ests and pas­sions.

The Ul­ti­mate VIP tour takes you to the front of the line with the in­ti­ma­cies of a small group. The tour will give you ex­clu­sive ac­cess to ex­hibits not seen by the pub­lic. All guests re­ceive an ipad with in­for­ma­tion about each room. It will lead you through the liv­ing area, the fa­mous jun­gle room, mu­sic room, plus sev­eral other unique rooms that Elvis en­joyed at Grace­land.

Grace­land and The Guest House, the new lux­ury ho­tel next door, hosts events al­most ev­ery day year-round. Spe­cial an­nual events in­clude Elvis week in Au­gust, his birth­day cel­e­bra­tion in Jan­uary and the elab­o­rate Christ­mas at Grace­land. There is a spe­cial light­ing cer­e­mony for the Christ­mas lights, which in­cludes light­ing hun­dreds of blue lights along the drive­way; in 2018 it will be held on Novem­ber 15.

Elvis’ world was about fam­ily, love, and ro­mance; by vis­it­ing his home, you will find your­self re­liv­ing ro­man­tic mem­o­ries and hope­fully cre­ate new ones. CINDY GRA­HAM

3764 Elvis Pres­ley Boule­vard Mem­phis, TN 38116. grace­

Clock­wise from top, Grace­land Liv­ing Room; Grace­land Man­sion; 1960 MG MGA model used by Elvis in “My Blue Hawaii” film at Pres­ley Mo­tors Au­to­mo­bile Mu­seum; Elvis: The En­ter­tainer Ca­reer Mu­seum

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