365 Things to Do in Memphis #201: Take a Ride in Tad Pierson’s Cadillac

Posted by Holly Whitfield | July 19th 2012 1873 0

Updated July 2017

Tad Pierson can show you things that don’t make it into any of the standard Memphis guidebooks. Assignment #201 in the 365 Things to Do in Memphis is to hop into his vintage Cadillac and let him show you his favorite hidden parts of Memphis.

Tad Pierson's Cadillac

Tad started giving tours of Memphis in 1989. These days, he ferries people around town in his peach Caddy about 200 times per year.

I’ve been on both one of his regular tours (and to his amazing indoor trailer park) and a juke joint tour (to a handful of authentic Memphis blues clubs).

Each tour can take up to five people, and the prices depend on how long you’ll be out. You can book the tours through his website, American Dream Safari.


Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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  1. Play Golf says:

    I play Golf as often as I can. Sadly, I don’t have as much time as I used to. Sure it’s the same story for a lot of folks. – Gingerich

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