Memphis Things to Do

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  • 1. Graceland

    GRACELAND MANSION . On Elvis Presley Blvd. Built 1939. The home of Elvis Presley. The original builder of the house was Stephen Toof , who named the property for his daughter, Grace. Presley purchased...

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  • 2. Beale Street

    On Beale Street you can walk around with open containers and drink out on the streets within the marked off, traffic less street section of Beale Street. you can buy a BIG ASS BEALE BEER ((( usually...

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  • 3. Mud Island

    Saturday July 6th, Noelle Lori-Elizabeth Teel, Tony and I visited Mud Island River Park in Memphis Tn. For only $10 each, you take the tram across the Mississippi River to the middle of the river to...

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  • 4. Peabody Ducks

    One of the places we visited on our city tour was the Peabody Hotel. Here we got out and went in. At 11:00 the ducks which are housed on the roof, come down on the elevator, and waddle down the red...

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  • 5. Civil Rights Museum

    The Lorraine Motel, site of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968, is the location of the National Civil Rights Museum, which also includes the boarding house from which...

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  • 6. Sun Studios

    This remarkable little recording studio literally changed the world. The first rock 'n roll single was recorded here in 1951 - and the studio launched the careers of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry...

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  • 7. Riverboats

    There is a very steep hill to get to these. It really is not handicap accessible although some people who are handicap make it down there. In the fall on Sat is the only time when they have a dinner...

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  • 8. Peabody Hotel

    Most people come here to see the ducks march. It is not that impressive to me. The Cooking Heritage seminars that they had were. You get samples of products that they have created and you get to taste...

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  • 9. Pyramid

    Made famous for the Tyson Lewis fight, this is a unique sporting arena. Well worth a look or try and catch an event there. I took in the WWE (stop laughing) whiich was good fun. I heard that the...

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  • 10. Elvis Automobile Museum

    My biggest complaint is the car museum doesn't allow flash photography so pictures didn't turn out great. But otherwise it it was cool to see all his cars. I especially liked the snowmobile he put...

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  • 11. Mississippi

    Next to the mighty Mississippi River I saw Jack Johnson, Ben Harper, Sheryl Crow, and Jerry Lee Lewis. Be ready for the hot southern sun. Each year the festival concentrates on a different country and...

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  • 12. Pink Palace Museum

    If you think visiting a museum is boring, you will change your mind after coming to the Pink Museum. I mean, even my father's unfavorable opinion was changed and he really came around and enjoyed...

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  • 13. Zoo

    The Memphis Zoo is fast becoming a world class Zoo in my opinion. It is one of only four Zoos in America that features giant pandas. There are over 3,000 animal residents, with plans in the works for...

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  • 14. Orpheum Theatre

    The Orpheum Theatre, located on South Main St. at the corner of Beale in Memphis, Tennessee, was built in 1928 and is one of the few remaining "movie palaces" of the 1920s. The theatre presents a...

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  • 15. Blues

    Perhaps just as important in terms of its contribution to American music in the mid-20th century, Stax Records was the center of a large number of 1960s soul and R&B greats, many of which had their...

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  • 16. Historic Homes

    This home was completed in 1832, making it one of the oldest in the city. Jefferson Davis, a friend of the Hunt family, was a frequent visitor. During the Civil War, Union General Ulysses S. Grant...

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  • 17. Lisa Marie

    Elvis Presley bought Lisa Marie (renamed after his daughter) on 18 April 1975. Manufactured in 1958 by General Dynamics in San Diego, this Convair 880 was formerly a commercial airline with 96...

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  • 18. Information

    a good first stop on a visit to memphis is the memphis visitor center. here you can get maps and information on memphis hotels, restaurants, and tourist attractions. on my visit to to the visitor...

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  • 19. Rock N Soul Museum

    A smithsonian institute that has many recordings and a few displays of gospel, rock, soul that was created in Memphis. It is a self guided auio tour. It was ok. I expected more since it was part of...

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  • 20. Peabody Place

    This indoor miniature golf course can be found on the second level inside Peabody Place in downtown Memphis. I just went for the first time the other day with some friends. It's all lit up by...

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  • 21. Memphis Belle Memorial Association

    After meeting with the former Vice- President of the Memphis Belle Memorial Association involved in the restoration project in Millington, Tennessee, near Memphis, and touring the facilities...

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  • 22. Shelby Farms

    I enjoy riding horses, but you may not get the best horse to ride here. Sometimes it is hard to get your horse to get anywhere or to just stay on the trail & keep up with everyone else. I can't...

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  • 23. Children's Museum

    Children play to learn and adults learn to play again at The Children’s Museum of Memphis! Packed with quality informal learning experiences that are both fun and educational, the hands-on,...

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  • 25. Gallina Exchange Building on Beale Street

    Gallina Exchange Building (1891), view 02, 177-81 Beale St, Memphis, TN, USAdesigned by B.C. Alsup for Squire Charles Gallina (c.1860-1914) • known as "The...

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