Memphis Tourist Traps

  • W.C. Handy house on Beale Street
    W.C. Handy house on Beale Street
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  • Inside the Memphis home of W.C. Handy
    Inside the Memphis home of W.C. Handy
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  • W.C. Handy statue on Beale Street
    W.C. Handy statue on Beale Street
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Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Memphis

  • 1. Graceland

    Graceland is always busy with visitors and the mediation garden where Elvis is buried is a must see but is never quiet whilst the tours are on. You are allowed to take a camera with you, but no video...

  • 2. Peabody Ducks

    It seems like this is the attraction for children under the age of 5 and adults over the age of 60. We got pushed out of the way by BOTH groups. We arrived about 20 minutes early and had a decent...

  • 3. Beale Street.

    Beale Street. With the relocation of the Center for Southern Folklore, Beale Street is quickly becoming nothing more than a row of homogenized corporate chains. Barf. Silky O'Sullivan's (183 Beale)...

  • 4. W.C. Handy Home & Museum

    I was excited to find out more about W.C. Handy because I'll admit that I'd never heard his name before my trip to Memphis, but I soon found out he was...

  • 5. Mud Island is a tourist trap...

    Mud Island is a tourist trap of inordinate description. The museum part is nice enough -- a history of the Mississippi River with fairly helpful presentations....

  • 6. River Boats

    They used to travel up and down the Mighty Mississippi. Now they just take tourists for a round trip of a few miles. Somehow, I don't think the feel onboard...

  • 7. Ride the Ducks of Memphis

    I will ALWAYS list the River Ducks under tourist traps......I wouldn't mind having one of their trucks though...

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