Treat Mom Like a Queen and Spend the Day with The King for Mother’s Day
Of all of Elvis’ leading ladies, the most influential was his mother, Gladys Presley. Elvis fans well know his relationship with her as one of undying love and adoration. Elvis’ career began when he recorded a special record, “My Happiness” to give to his mother for her birthday, and the rest is history. Elvis loved his mother dearly and wanted only the best for her. Give your mother the best this year for Mother’s Day and take her to spend a day with Elvis.
The Guest House at Graceland, located steps away from Elvis Presley’s famed mansion, Graceland, is the place to start mom’s Mother’s Day celebration. Treat mom to a delicious Mother’s Day brunch at Delta’s Kitchen at The Guest House at Graceland. Mom will be happy to let the fabulous chefs at Delta’s Kitchen do the cooking for her on her special day. A graduate of the esteemed Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, the new Executive Chef at The Guest House at Graceland, Leland Spence, is overseeing a delicious a la carte menu for Mother’s Day. Moms can choose from an inviting a la carte menu that includes traditional breakfast offerings such as Eggs Benedict and Cinnamon French Toast, or enjoy a late brunch and try a Southern-inspired dish such as Cajun Crawfish Pasta or the classic Filet Mignon. Splurge on a sweet dessert such as the Triple Chocolate Mousse Round or the Mini Key Lime Pie. It’s Mother’s Day, so dessert after breakfast is not only allowed – it’s a must!
After brunch, walk across the grounds of the hotel for a tour of Graceland. A child’s love for their mother cannot be measured, and Elvis’ fame and fortune never diminished his love for his mother. When Elvis purchased Graceland, it wasn’t just a home for The King of Rock n’ Roll; it was also a residence in which his beloved mother and father, Vernon, and could live in a manner Elvis felt they so richly deserved. Spend the day with mom visiting this iconic home and view some of the special Presley family photos and artifacts. Learn more about from where Elvis got his unique style by taking a peek into the bedroom Gladys shared with Vernon in Graceland. Get insight into the another important mother in Elvis’ life, Priscilla, mother to his only child, Lisa Marie, in the Trophy Building where visitors can see Priscilla’s wedding dress and additional family mementos.
After a tour of Graceland, take mom to the new Elvis Presley’s Memphis experience located across the street from Graceland. Discover more about Elvis’ humble beginnings with his family in Tupelo, Mississippi through personal photos and memorabilia. The Presley Motors Automobile Museum is where mom can see Elvis’ infamous Pink Cadillac, which he gifted to his mother, even though she was unable to drive. Make sure to tour Elvis’ private plane, the Lisa Marie, also known as the “Flying Graceland” before the day with mom ends.
Make mom feel like the Queen of your family on her special day. A trip to Graceland for mom on Mother’s Day is a memorable way to celebrate mom with one of America’s most notable families and make memories that will last a lifetime.
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