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44 J U L Y / A U G U S T 2 0 1 6 GRACELAND M E M P H I S , T E N N E S S E E e Graceland mansion in Memphis was the home of the King of Rock 'n' Roll, but the destination awes visitors with much more. e complex now includes numerous buildings and e Heartbreak Hotel and the Guest House at Graceland. e Guest House is the larg- est hotel project in Memphis since the construction of the Peabody Hotel. e project, overseen by Elvis' former wife Priscilla Pres- ley, will include 450 rooms, two restaurants and four theaters. e hotel will open in October and is taking reservations. Guests can peruse the many artifacts at the mansion and other build- ings in the complex. e "I Shot Elvis" exhibit is a collection of photog- raphy covering two decades of Elvis' life in the public eye. e exhibit will run through this fall. Another popular exhibit is Elvis' car collection, which includes his pink Cadillac and the Jeep from the fi lm "Blue Ha- waii." Groups that take the Graceland VIP tour will see the exclusive exhib- it, "Elvis in Hollywood: From Teen Idol to Lead- ing Man." e exhibit celebrates the 60th an- niversary of the premier of his fi rst fi lm, "Love Me Tender" and focuses on Elvis' Hollywood ex- perience. Highlighted in the exhibit are scripts, costumes and other memorabilia related to his 31 fi lms. is exclusive VIP experience will be off ered through March. W W W . G R A C E L A N D . C O M MOTOWN MUSEUM D E T R O I T Fans of Motown will recognize the bright blue-and-white house dubbed Hitsville U.S.A. on West Grand Boulevard in Detroit, but few knew how revolutionary the new recording label, Motown Records, would be when Berry Gordy started it back in 1959. Today the Motown Museum is located in the same building where Motown Records began and is a National Historic Landmark. Courtesy Courtesy Graceland's dining room Graceland's main entrance KENTUCKY OHIO INDIANA Cincinnati Indianapolis Louisville Lexington 1 South of I-74 & west of I-275, 20 minutes west of Cincinnati Venture down the Ohio River Scenic Byway to tour and dine in historic Aurora, Indiana's landmark estates – Hillforest Victorian House Museum and Veraestau Historic Site. Tour SOUTHEAST INDIANA 800-322-8198 INDIANA i anapolis IND Ind i Progressive Mansions Dinner Twilight Tour Guides in costume, Hillforest Delicious desserts, Veraestau " Great Hospitality, Great Dining!" - Tours for You, Bardstown, KY

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