Sunny Memphis is situated beside the Mississippi River in southwestern Tennessee and is best known for its starry influence on blues, soul, and rock ‘n’ roll. From the legendary Sun Studio on neon-drenched Beale Street to Elvis Presley’s iconic Graceland, Memphis’ musical heritage is everywhere and lures fans from all over the world.

The state’s largest city isn’t just about making music. Enjoy finger-licking BBQ food, stroll historic Victorian neighborhoods, visit top-notch museums and galleries, and head out to enjoy the city’s beer-perfumed nightlife.

What to see & do in Memphis

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Where & what to eat in Memphis

  • 10 Places Where Locals Love to Eat in Memphis

    Memphis has an indulgent dining scene that revels in all the things this city does best. Steak, barbeque ribs and shrimp and grits all feature heavily, and there are plenty of places to satisfy your craving for hearty breakfasts or comforting Southern food. From experimental, cutting-edge restaurants or cozy bakeries, the city's eateries pride themselves on using quality fresh ingredients...

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Where to shop & what to buy in Memphis

  • 10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Memphis

    The shopping scene in Memphis, Tennessee, includes several big-name malls located east of downtown with selections of high-end designer and mainstream retail items. Though this US city is mainly known as a place full of history and the center of rock ’n’ roll music, it also offers diverse shopping opportunities. If you're in the market for something unique, head over to...

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Where to go & what to do at night in Memphis

  • 10 Best Nightlife in Memphis

    The nightlife in Memphis is as musically sophisticated and up-to-the-minute as you'd expect from one of the world’s most famous musical destinations. The city is famous for its hospitality, and locals are laidback, welcoming and always keen to share a new favorite band or watering hole. Beale Street is the obvious first stop during a night out in Memphis – some...

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Useful information

  • Memphis Travel Essentials

    Our Memphis Travel Essentials lays out the essential information you need to help you plan your trip to one of the most popular destinations in Tennessee, USA. No matter how frequently you travel, some questions will always need answers: What’s the weather like? How can I get from Memphis International Airport to my hotel? What currency and type of plug...

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