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Group Tour

Tupelo’s history will be music to your group’s ears. With packages in place to make sure you get the most out of your trip, you’ll be adding Tupelo to your overnight itinerary soon.



Easily accessible, Tupelo is centrally located between Jackson, Birmingham, Nashville, and Memphis. An upbeat, happy city located in the hills of Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo is intersected by U.S. 45, I-22, and the Natchez Trace Parkway. Tupelo is just 90 miles from Memphis, TN and 135 miles from Birmingham, AL.

Tupelo is the birthplace of Elvis Presley, houses the headquarters to the Natchez Trace Parkway and is home to the largest automobile collection east of the Mississippi River. Tupelo has more than 1,900 quality guest rooms, exceptional places to dine, a variety of attractions, and distinctive shopping venues from outlet to antiquing. Accustomed to handling coach bus tours, you and your clients will find a friendly community seeking to extend hospitality at every turn with professional and efficient service in all our hotels, restaurants and attractions.

The Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau staff welcomes the chance to work with you on an individual basis and tailor a trip to Tupelo around your specific needs. We can help you plan and implement a successful tour by providing the following services:

  • Local, Regional and Customized Itineraries
  • Step-on tour guides
  • Talent/entertainment information
  • Tupelo Hospitality Guide
  • Welcome bags

For personal attention and to learn all that Tupelo can offer your group for overnighting, please contact Jan Pannell, Sales Manager for Group Tours, at 662-841-6521 or jpannell@tupelo.net


“Our group had a wonderful visit to Tupelo. People are already making plans to return on their own bringing friends and family. I was telling my daughter about the trip and she said, “Who would have known that all this is going on in Tupelo?” I agree – it is a booming town and your hospitality certainly enhanced our trip.”

—Catherine Ross, Peoples Bank VIP Club, Clifton, TN

“Working with the Tupelo CVB helped make the tour I was planning for a church group very enjoyable. The CVB was extremely helpful in connecting me with Tupelo suppliers and the result was a very happy group. We exceeded their expectations with a stay at the Best Western Plus and a tour plus dinner theater experience at the Elvis Birthplace.”

—Elaine Moulder, Brilliant Edventures

“The Tupelo CVB people were great to work with! Tupelo was a great find to include in our southern tour. Our passengers loved the Elvis Presley birth home and visitor center.”

—Elaine De Jong, Allied Tour and Travel

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you offer incentives for tour groups?
The Tupelo CVB currently has an incentive program for tours booking overnight stays at local hotels. To find out more information on how to qualify for the incentive, please contact Linda Elliff, Sales Manager at 800-533-0611 for assistance.
Do you offer any tour packages?
“One Night With You” An Evening in Tupelo, Mississippi is an exclusive dinner and live entertainment package offering groups a unique experience at two of Tupelo’s most popular attractions. The Elvis Presley Birthplace Event Center and the Tupelo Automobile Museum will work with planners to customize an event to suit each group’s taste in food and music. For additional details please contact Linda Elliff, Sales Manager at 800-533-0611.
What hotels do you have in Tupelo?
Tupelo has more than 30 lodging properties conveniently located in all parts of the city. From full service to economy accommodations, you will find the style of lodging that you are looking for in properties staffed by friendly hospitality professionals. Visit www.tupelo.net for information on all of our hotels.