Memphis, United States
Welcome to Memphis, Tennessee along the Mississippi River. With its art, history, music, and cuisine, it definitely offers a deep south culture to all who come to explore.
Famous for its soul, blues, and rock & roll, Memphis has turned out many popular music stars like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, B.B. King, and more. What is there to do in Memphis? Here’s our list of top attractions to check out on your vacation.
Top Memphis Attractions:
- Meditation Garden (Graceland)
- Beale Street
- Grand Ole Opry
- National Civil Rights Museum
- The Children’s Museum of Memphis
- Stax Museum of American Soul Music
- Pink Palace Museum
- The Crystal Shrine Grotto
- Sun Studio Tour
- The Glass Pyramid
- Bass Pro Shop
- Lichterman Nature Center
- Dixon Gallery & Gardens
- Mud Island River Park & Trails
- St. Peter’s Spiritual Temple (voodoo village)
- Mississippi River Cruise
If all of this doesn’t keep you busy, why not pick a popular festival to enjoy throughout the year?
Events to Enjoy in Memphis:
- Overton Square Crawfish Fest (April)
- Beale Street Wine Race (April)
- World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest (May)
- Beale Street Music Festival (May)
- Zombie Walk (May)
What to Eat in Memphis:
You can kiss your diet goodbye when looking for places to eat in Memphis! But why would you want to worry about calories with such a delectable array of foods at your fingertips?
Here’s our recommendations:
Breakfast- Head over to Brother Juniper’s and order The San Diegan. This beauty is a bed of home fries topped with feta, cheddar, portabella mushrooms, tomatoes, and bacon.
Lunch- Try the Central BBQ for their Barbecue Nachos. A hearty portion of chicken, pulled pork, turkey, or beef, topped with shredded cheese, cheese sauce, barbecue sauce, and jalepenos.
Dinner- If you’re still hungry for dinner, check out Restaurant Iris and order the Surf ‘n’ Turf. This is not your ordinary dish. It’s a NY strip steak with fried oysters, topped with creamy bleu cheese sauce, all piled on top of a mountain of potato bacon hash!
We love Memphis and know you will too. Bring your appetite and send of adventure as you explore secret locations and unknown destinations with local residents. It’s the only real way to see Memphis.