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126 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
You can’t visit Memphis without getting a taste of its eclectic music scene. When you’re exploring Beale Street—the city’s entertainment district—stop by Memphis Music and pick up a sonic souvenir of your trip. You’ll find soul, blues, and rock ’n...
Beale St, Memphis, TN, USA
Where the historic cobblestone landing meets Tom Lee Park, and the tip of Mud Island joins the Wolf River Harbor and the Mississippi River, you'll find Beale St Landing. This modern river dock is home of the Mother of all riverboats. Longer than a...
162 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
When you take the mysterious stairwell from King’s Palace Cafe to the Absinthe Room, it’s almost like stepping back in time to 19th-century Paris. You’ll see beautiful, ornate absinthe fountains used to dispense water into glasses holding the “...
191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
It's said that Elvis recorded the first rock 'n' roll song nearby at Sun Studio. But to understand why Memphis was the perfect spot for Sam Phillips and Elvis to make that first rock record, a visit to the Rock 'n' Soul Museum is a must. The...
251 Riverside Dr, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Memphis Riverboats has been offering sightseeing and dinner cruises on the Mississippi River since 1955. The family-owned business operates the cruises from the historic Cobblestone Landing as well as the new Beale Street Landing facility nearby....
160 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Belle Diner is a new lunch spot on the Downtown dining scene, but it's already making its mark, winning top honors in the October 2013 Battledish Memphis contest. Chef David Johnson has created several inventive menu items. Daily lunch plate...
444 N Main St, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
It's not the most efficient mode of public transportation used by locals, but when Downtown Memphis residents, workers and visitors want to move around the city's core, they often board the Main Street Trolley. The Memphis Area Transit Authority's...
149 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Remember all the cool black and pink clothes Elvis Presley wore in his early rock 'n' roll days? If you need a refresher, just head over to Lansky Brothers, a historic apparel store located at The Peabody Memphis. Current owner Hal Lansky's...
1762 Lamar Ave, Memphis, TN 38114, USA
I've tried Kansas City, Texas and now Memphis-style BBQ. Oh me oh my...all I can say is this was YUM! I'll crave the sauce alone, add the rest and I'm locked in. It's nothing fancy - but with food this good it honestly doesn't need bells and...
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