If you're a first time visitor to Memphis, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in Memphis.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions in Memphis.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"We stayed at La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Memphis Downtown, great rates, easy walk to Beale Street and all of downtown, plus they only charge $20 per stay for both our dogs!" See More
"Graceland provides shuttle service but there will be a fair amount of walking in the mansion." See More
"In Memphis see Graceland Mansion, Beale Street, National Civil Rights Museum,Sun Studio, Corky's Ribs & BBQ." See More
"You'll be 10 minutes from downtown and 10 minutes from all of midtown's fun, including the Levitt Shell, multiple breweries, Overton Park, Memphis Zoo, Overton Square, the theater district, Broad Ave, Crosstown and Cooper-Young." See More
"Mud Island is a nice urban park/outdoor museum, and seeing the ducks walk across the lobby at the Peabody Hotel at 11am and 5pm is a local tradition." See More
"If you want to head down to Beale St, I recommend BB King's Blues Club for good food, drink, and music." See More
"Memphis has a lot of sports events (the Memphis Grizzlies and some minor league and college teams), an old fashioned trolley in the downtown area, a lot of music venues (Elvis Graceland, Beale Street, Sun Studio), A Schwab drug store, Mud Island, MLKing was assassinated at the Motel Lorraine which I think is now a National Civil Rights Museum." See More
"Bass Pro Shops is beautiful its downtown, & Beale Street is the best, good food, music and great places to stay close by." See More
"The National Ornamental Metal Museum is an eclectic place, very cool." See More
"That same day, we also visited the Memphis Botanical Garden" See More
" And even the kids will enjoy Graceland Mansion Elvis's home." See More
"Yes to Sun Studio, Graceland, National Civil Rights Museum." See More
"Levitt Shell (outdoor auditorium and home of Elvis' first pro gig) has free concerts almost every Thurs-Sun." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Memphis locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Memphis.
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