Graceland Named Best Tennessee Attraction

Graceland Named Best Tennessee AttractionElvis Presley's Graceland was voted #1 "Best Attraction in Tennessee" in USA TODAY's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards, it was announced today by Graceland was voted into the top spot by the general public and readers of USA Today's popular 10Best online travel site, who were asked to cast their online ballot for their favorite attraction from a pool of 20 state attractions nominated by a panel of esteemed Tennessee travel writers and photographers. Voting began on December 18, 2017 and ran through noon on January 15, 2018.

This marks an impressive fourth USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice Award win for Elvis Presley's legendary home, which was previously voted the world's "Best Musical Attraction" and "Best Historic Southern Attraction" in 2015, and the #1 "Iconic American Attraction" in 2013 by USA Today 10Best readers.

Graceland was in good company, joined by Memphis' National Civil Rights Museum in the top five in this 10Best Reader's Choice Awards contest. Memphis was the only Tennessee city to host two of the top five attractions in the state. The entire top ten is listed at .

In the past 15 months, Graceland has seen the greatest expansion since opening to the public in 1982, including the AAA Four Diamond rated Guest House at Graceland resort hotel - the largest hotel to open in Memphis in 90 years - and "Elvis Presley's Memphis," Graceland's new, state-of-the art entertainment and exhibit complex featuring over 200,000 square feet of immersive exhibits, themed restaurants and gift shops . provides users with original, unbiased, and experiential travel content of top attractions, things to see and do, and restaurants for top destinations in the U.S. and around the world. The core of the site's uniqueness is its team of local travel experts: a well-traveled and well-educated group who are not only experts in their fields - and their cities - but discriminating in their tastes. These local experts live in the city they write about so the content is constantly updated. averages 5 million visitors per month. It was acquired by USA TODAY in January of 2013.

About Graceland and Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.

Elvis Presley's Graceland, in Memphis, is music's most important and beloved landmark, with hundreds of thousands of fans from around the world visiting the historic home each year. Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE) manages the operations of Graceland and its related properties, including Elvis Presley's Memphis, Graceland's new entertainment and exhibition complex over 200,000 square feet in size; the AAA Four-Diamond Guest House at Graceland 450-room hotel; and the Graceland Archives, featuring thousands of artifacts from Elvis' home and career. EPE also produces and licenses Elvis-themed live events, tours and attractions worldwide. Graceland Holdings LLC, led by managing partner Joel Weinshanker, is the majority owner of EPE. In 2015, Graceland was named the world's "Best Musical Attraction" and "Best Historic Southern Attraction" in the USA Today 10 Best Reader's Choice Awards and in 2013, voted the #1 "Iconic American Attraction" in the same poll. For more information on EPE and Graceland, visit

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