Collected by Tim Soerens
706 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
The birthplace of rock and roll—it’s that simple to describe what makes Sun Studio significant. In the summer of 1954, a young, unknown truck driver picked up a guitar during a session at 706 Union Avenue and made history with his recording of “...
450 Mulberry St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
The National Civil Rights Museum symbolizes one of the darkest moments in the history of Memphis while serving as one of its great tourism points of pride. The museum opened in 1991 at the site of the Lorraine Motel where Dr. Martin Luther King...
4458, 505 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Looking for a quiet spot Downtown to relax with a hot cup of coffee, maybe work on the Great American Novel? Bluff City Coffee is a shop frequented by residents and employees of the hip South Main neighborhood. The coffee is good; the setting is...
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....
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...
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...
147 E Butler Ave, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Want to witness a "heated discussion" among Memphians? Ask five people for a favorite barbecue joint, and the answers are sure to be five different restaurants. But there is one spot most Memphians agree is at least on their list of finalists, and...
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