Memphis Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Walking

    I took this trip with two of my college track teammates...three younger girls. We went out every night, walked back to the hotel in the wee hours of the morning, and drove through the run-down part of...

  • 2. Beggers and Bums

    Beggars, hustlers, and other shady characters are everywhere on and around Beale street. I just walked 100 yards from the Hampton Inn to a restaurant on Beale Street and was approached by two...

  • 3. Graceland

    I grew up in Memphis, and I absolutely love my city.. most parts of it. The Graceland area is not safe. If you're going to visit, make sure you visit during daylight. And definitely don't stay at a...

  • 4. Lock your car

    The stuff people are saying here is true. Definitely lock your car doors, I've had my car broken into about 3 or 4 times. The key here is to stay in the good areas. There are some really nice areas in...

  • 5. Crazy Drivers

    I live in suburban Memphis, and have lived in Memphis long enough to know some truths. Memphis is dangerous as any other city, perhaps a bit more in key areas. The problem is that many other locals...


    Surprised Memphis is always in the top for crime....As a native Atlantan, I figured it would be much worse than what I was "used to."Some parts are questionable...

  • 7. Surviving memphis

    Thieves tactics.. Bumming money. they might ask for money. If you give them some don't pull out a wallet. They are scoping you to see if you have cash in it,...

  • 8. One little taste of cherry pie....

    That sketchy neighborhood behind Beale st. is called South Parkway, Folks!!!! And yes, if you venture to far off from Beale St. do be prepared to be scared and...

  • 9. Watch the rural areas!

    I’m surprised (albeit pleasantly) no one has warned against some of the more rural areas of Memphis and the “R” word…Yeah, we all know it exists and therefore...

  • 10. Crime

    Watch out walking alone in Memphis. Right now it is the #1 crime city in the US. When you walk in Memphis please take a friend with you or alot of friends with...

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