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City of Memphis Tour
"Explore Memphis with us!   We will pick you up from your hotel and drop you back off after the tour is over.   You will see the following places during your 2.5 hour excursion on our shuttle bus.  We will do a drive by of Downtown Memphis and the ""Might Stroll down Beale Street hear some Blues see Cotton Row Victorian Village these are homes built in the early 1800's check out the TWO KINGS BB King and Elvis Presley at the I-40 Welcome Center Lorraine Hotel (the site of Dr. King assassination)
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City of Memphis Tour
"Explore Memphis with us!   We will pick you up from your hotel and drop you back off after the tour is over.   You will see the following places during your 2.5 hour excursion on our shuttle bus.  We will do a drive by of Downtown Memphis and the ""Might Stroll down Beale Street hear some Blues see Cotton Row Victorian Village these are homes built in the early 1800's check out the TWO KINGS BB King and Elvis Presley at the I-40 Welcome Center Lorraine Hotel (the site of Dr. King assassination)
From $24.00
 
City of Memphis Tour
"Explore Memphis with us!   We will pick you up from your hotel and drop you back off after the tour is over.   You will see the following places during your 2.5 hour excursion on our shuttle bus.  We will do a drive by of Downtown Memphis and the ""Might Stroll down Beale Street hear some Blues see Cotton Row Victorian Village these are homes built in the early 1800's check out the TWO KINGS BB King and Elvis Presley at the I-40 Welcome Center Lorraine Hotel (the site of Dr. King assassination)
From $24.00

Beggers and Bums Tips (8)

Stay on the beaten path

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...
flaksb
Mar 02, 2012

Beggars everywhere

I am sure this is true of all major urban areas, but there are beggars EVERYWHERE here! You could literally be approached for money every 2-3 minutes. There are even posters downtown asking you not to...
lilbleufreu
Oct 29, 2011

bums and beggars

I moved here from Wisconsin because of a job relocation. I was excited to go eat at the famous Rendezvous but then quickly found out they are closed on Sunday and Mondays. As soon as i turned around...
berniemac33
Sep 20, 2010

There's beggars in every city

Memphis is no different then any other big city when it comes to beggars. I've been to Memphis at least a dozen times ( yes on Beale St everytime) and have NEVER had a problem. If someone asks for...
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aerowing
May 02, 2007

Downtown Bums

I really doubt you can escape walking far from Beale Street or Peabody Place without being approached by a bum, sometimes it can be somewhat frightening when it seems like your the only ones around....
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Kene91
Jul 24, 2004

BUMS

WATCH OUT FOR THE BUMS AND CRACKHEADS THAT HANG OUT ALL OVER THE CITY. BE CAREFUL OFF BEALE STREET. IF YOU GO TO BEALE STREET, STAY ON IT. DON'T GO WANDERING OFF IT BECAUSE YOU WILL GET ASKED FOR...
cford6
Nov 02, 2002

I've never encountered any...

I've never encountered any 'dangerous situations,' but I will tell you that the areas surrounding Beale Street are a haven for beggars (don't go 'behind' Beale Street, on the South side of Beale...
Pamzam70
Aug 25, 2002

Memphis has a lot of crime. A...

Memphis has a lot of crime. A lot of crime. You'll notice this, since downtown, a lot of stores have bars on the windows and bulletproof glass. Above all, avoid Lamar Street. This is one of the worst...
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DrewV
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Memphis

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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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Mud Island

Mud Island is located in the Mississippi River, in Downtown Memphis. Mud Island River Park was created in 1982, and you can easily get there on foot via the pedestrian bridge that connects Mud Island...
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Peabody Hotel

The Peabody Hotel is a historic luxury hotel in Downtown Memphis. It was built in 1925, and for 40 years, it remained the place to be for wealthy locals and visitors. It went brankrupt in 1965 and was...
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Pyramid

The Memphis Pyramid is one of the third largest pyramids in the world, and is taller that the statue of Liberty or Taj Mahal. The base covers 360,000 sq. ft. and is larger than six American football...
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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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Rock N Soul Museum

Whether you are talking about blues, rock or soul music, they all have their roots in Memphis one way or another. For this reason, there are numerous museums dedicated to music in Memphis - so many in...
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