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Memphis, Tennessee

BBQ, Blues, Soul and Rock’n’Roll

Elvis Presley’s Graceland remains the second most visited home in the United States, falling second only to the White House. Memphis is arguably the Barbecue Capital of America, with rib joints serving up succulent pork by the truckload, whilst also offering a vast range of remarkable places such as the illustrious Sun Records studios. Soul food and Rock ’n’ Roll, now that’s a killer combination.

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Visit Memphis, Tennessee

Rock ’n’ Roll, Barbecue and Blues. Whether you’re on a musical discovery, tasting your way through the South or exploring centuries of history, Memphis, Tennessee, really has everything! Memphis is home to legendary recording studios – RCA Studio B, Sun Studios where you can take guided tours, ideal for any music lover.

Where is Memphis, Tennessee

You will find Memphis the Mississippi River in southwestern Tennessee. Just a 3-hour drive from Nashville and 1.5-hours from Tupelo and Clarksdale, Memphis is an ideal stop along your road trip.

What to do in Memphis?

You’ve heard his music, he’s the king of Rock’n’Roll, and you can take a tour around his home. It is the second most visited historic home in America and it is Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Experience the National Civil Rights Museum, inside the former Lorraine Motel, the spot where Martin Luther King Jr lost his life. Head to Soulsville and discover the Stax Museum of American Soul Music before visiting the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum. Take a trip along Beale Street, Memphis, where neon lights the way to the sound of the blues.

Where to stay in Memphis?

Whilst there are many great properties on our radar in Memphis, there’s only one hotel with such famous, feathered fowl! The Peabody Hotel, Memphis, is where you will see the resident ducks. The famous birds are escorted each day to and from the fountain by their very own ‘Duckmaster’.(What a job!) You can view the ducks parade through the lobby of the Peabody Hotel, waddling along their very own red carpet non the less, at 11 am and 5 pm daily. 

Where to eat in Memphis, Tennessee? 

In Memphis, you can start your day devouring sweet pancakes and finish by sitting down to handmade pasta, like most cities, the difference about Memphis’ food is that it is full of soul! Don’t leave Memphis without indulging in some of its world-famous barbecue. Barbecue capital of the world, Memphis knows how its done!

 A little known fact about Memphis, Tennessee… The old MGM movies had a lion who roared at the beginning. This lion was named Volley and he lived out his life at the Memphis Zoo.

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