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130 Peabody Pl, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
You may not spot any UFOs at Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, but you will find an impressive, ever-changing craft beer list. And we really do mean impressive. You can check out the bar’s myriad options on its website, where you can search for your...
145 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
You need to be in the know to find Itta Bena. Tucked away above B.B. King’s Blues Club on Beale Street, you have to climb an alley fire escape just to access the restaurant. The extra effort is worth it: Itta Bena serves memorable Southern cuisine...
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...
South Main, Memphis, TN, USA
The premier artist market and urban street festival happens again this weekend at the South Main Historic District, downtown Memphis, TN. With over 175 artists, selling their fine crafts, local live music and good foods, it will definitely have...
361 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
South of Beale is the city's first gastropub, a title the restaurant's owners earned when they opened for business in 2009. Since then, the establishment has become one of Downtown's go-to spots for great food and drinks. Located just a couple...
145 Lt. George W Lee Ave, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Ever wonder about the instruments your favorite musicians play on stage? At the Gibson Beale Street Showcase in Downtown Memphis, you can learn about the famous guitar and see where it’s made. Lasting about 45 minutes, tours take visitors into the...
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...
409 S Main St 3rd floor, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Visiting Memphis on the last Friday of the month? Head to the South Main Historic Arts District, where from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., the South Main Art Trolley Tour makes the neighborhood jump. The historic warehouse district's resurgence began with...
Riverside Dr, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
The river is the city's greatest asset, but surprisingly, Memphis doesn't have many vantage points to truly enjoy the Mississippi. Tom Lee Park, at the foot of Beale Street, is one of the few spots. The long swath of open space adjacent to the...
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...
Riverwalk, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Looking for a place to walk or run with views of the Mississippi River? The Riverwalk along the top of the bluff might be the solution. The Riverwalk is a paved trail/sidewalk that begins where Riverside Drive heads downhill toward the river on...
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....
Stax Museum, 926 E McLemore Ave, Memphis, TN 38126, USA
“Well, after Graceland and Sun Studio we just didn’t save time for Stax. Guess we were a little music-museum’ed out.” -People who recently visited Memphis, offering an excuse that simply won’t fly! Memphis definitely has a great share of musical...
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