Memphis Off The Beaten Path

  • Crystal Shrine Grotto
    Crystal Shrine Grotto
    by TravellerMel
  • Crystal Shrine Grotto
    Crystal Shrine Grotto
    by TravellerMel
  • Crystal Shrine Grotto
    Crystal Shrine Grotto
    by TravellerMel

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Memphis

  • 1. Parks

    OK, this one is WAAAYYY off the beaten path - in the Memorial Park Cemetery. Before you get too creeped out, I found this on www.roadsideamerica.com, and it looked interesting. I was not disappointed...

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  • 2. Museums

    If you have a chance and like history, check out the Woodruff-Fontaine House at 680 Adams Ave. They are open Wednesday thru Sunday and they have limited hours so check their website but it is worth...

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  • 3. Pyramid

    The only surviving one of the Seven Ancient Wonders is the Great Pyramid of Giza, the necropolis of ancient Memphis, and today part of Greater Cairo in Egypt. When the Memphis in Tennessee was...

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  • 4. Casinos

    Take a drive down a bit further south to Tunica, Mississippi and check out one of the nine different casinos. It is only about 40 miles from Beale Street. When the casinos were built, gambling in...

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  • 5. Brewery or Winery

    Cordova Cellars (Winery) 9050 Macon Road; Cordova, TN 38018 Phone: 901-754-3442 Admission: FREE!! Hours: Tues-Sat, 10a-5p, Sun 1p-5p This great little (emphasis: LITTLE) winery is just northeast of...

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  • 6. Peabody Ducks

    Given the "royalty status" of the famous Peabody ducks, I was surprised to see their humble home away from the lavish fountain downstairs in the lobby of the Peabody Hotel. If you look closely, you...

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  • 7. Library

    You will find at the centrally located Memphis Public Library and Information Center, there are 119 computers for personal use at no charge. There is no time limit on most of them, and are available...

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  • 8. Mississippi River

    So the Mississippi River isn't the most beautiful body of water in America. The trail, however, is a fantastic place to walk or run. My teammate and I went for a jog our first morning in town, and...

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  • 11. Issac Hayes' Grave

    OK, since you are at Memorial Park Cemetery anyway to see the Crystal Shrine Grotto, just cross the street to see the grave of singer/actor Issac Hayes. It is a...

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  • 12. The Folklore Store

    The Folklore Store is on the main drag, the Main street and Riverfront trolley cars pass by it. It sells crafted souvenirs as well as having a fantastic gallery...

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  • 13. Reelfoot Lake !!!

    Reelfoot Lake is about 100 miles north of Memphis, in Tiptonville Tenn. When we were there it was raining-cold & snowing. It's suppose to be a pretty good...

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  • 14. Smalltown USA !!!

    Erin Tenn, is a small country town about 100 miles from Memphis. It's close to Leatherwood Creek, and Paris Landing. I have realtives that live here. Not alot...

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  • 15. Leatherwood Church !!!

    Leatherwood Creek Church is located between Dover, and Paris Landing Tenn. This is the new church they built to replace the old Asbury Church. There is alot of...

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  • 16. Botanical Garden

    We went to the Botanical Gardens and walked around there - the little trolley train was broken and they didn't have money to fix it. Not much was in bloom -...

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  • 17. I'm goin' to Graceland too!

    what trip to Memphis would be complete without a trip to Graceland too, yes, I said Graceland too...Not the Graceland Elvis lived in but the home of Paul...

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  • 18. Memphis Belle

    This was the first USAAF bomber to complete 25 combat missions over Nazi Germany during World War II. This was BEFORE the Army Air Force had long-range fighters...

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  • 19. Im so tired of being alone....

    This was definately the icing on the cake!! We'd heard a rumour that Al green was reverend at a church on the outskirts of Memphis, so we set off in search,...

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  • 20. I know this sounds goofy but...

    I know this sounds goofy but we like to play miniature golf when we're doing the touristy stuff and there is a really cool place in the Peabody Place Mall...

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  • 21. Southern Memphis Heritage Festival

    This is a 3 day festival that celebrates the different arts of the south. Southern musicians of all genres, dancers, food, arts and crafts, and many cooking...

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