Travel Blogs from Memphis, United States

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We love Memphis part 2, Memphis, United States travel blog

We love Memphis part 2

A travel blog entry by debandalan

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... place to dwell It's down at the end of lonely street Called heartbreak hotel Yes folks we are at elvis presleys heartbreak hotel Memphis. Whoever said Elvis is dead was lying he is alive and well here in Memphis, everything is Elvis Elvis Elvis. The ...

Tennessee--Memphis, Home of the Blues, Memphis, United States travel blog

Tennessee--Memphis, Home of the Blues

A travel blog entry by lstoneham

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... the time-honored tradition. The drinks in the lobby bar are expensive to subsidize the entertainment. Our impression of Memphis:  very sketchy, run down, not well maintained, seriously reflecting the impact of "white flight", very threatening, ...

28th July - From cowboys to the blues, Memphis, United States travel blog

28th July - From cowboys to the blues

A travel blog entry by harmer56

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... and Louisiana before the boundaries were moved). We crossed the Mississippi river as we headed into Tennessee and our stop for 2 nights, Memphis. With everyone dolled up and ready to hit Beale St, we were taken to a place called Alfred's for dinner ...

Graceland, Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland

A travel blog entry by flying_shoe

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... up, hooked up, and headed for Graceland. Our stay in Memphis was only so we could go to Elvis's mansion. Having been to Memphis before, we didn't much want to get caught up with the little old ladies brigades and throngs of crazy tourists to be found ...

Day 6: Destination - Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 6: Destination - Memphis

A travel blog entry by leoj89

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... famous Beale Street. We thought that is must have been a festival or something, but apparently this is every weekend night in Memphis. 3 blocks closed to car traffic, with police barriers set up around the perimeter. But once inside, it was one huge ...

I'm going to Graceland, Graceland Memphis TN, Memphis, United States travel blog

I'm going to Graceland, Graceland Memphis TN

A travel blog entry by musictechqueen

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... 't think we were bad parents at all which made us feel better.   Sunday 28 July 2013 "I'm going to Graceland, Graceland, Memphis Tennessee." I just couldn't get that Paul Simon song out of my head. After the big day and night yesterday we had ...

day In Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

day In Memphis

A travel blog entry by rogersusieq

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... where Elvis lived, They allow you to take pics inside so took lots. In the afternoon we went on a tour called backbeat tours of Memphis. The tour guide played a guitar and sang, We all had shakers and tamborins, so it was a noisy tour for 3 ...

Mesmerized In Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Mesmerized In Memphis

A travel blog entry by sirecho

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... greatness in at least these things. And as I discovered on a recent trip there, one would not be disappointed.     Sure, I'd been to Memphis before. I worked in the music business for a few years as a live sound guy and tour manager, so of course I'd ...

Great river road to Memphis, West Memphis, Verenigde Staten travel blog

Great river road to Memphis

A travel blog entry by magoutski

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... . Daarna nog 4 dollar verscheten aan een virtueel pokerspel (de dealers zijn hier zelfs met computerschermen). Nu verblijven we in West-Memphis, Arkansas, en morge rijden we een paar mijl naar Memphis zelf wat in Tennessee ligt. Btw: We zijn allebei voor ...

Walking in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Walking in Memphis

A travel blog entry by ollyandhelen

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... . The following morning we made our way to Sun Studios, which was what we had most been looking forward to visiting in Memphis. This is the recording studio where Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and many other musicians were discovered. We ...

Tennessee, Memphis and Nashville, United States travel blog

Tennessee

A travel blog entry by rtwexplorer

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To follow ...

Day 33 Unpeel the Beale, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 33 Unpeel the Beale

A travel blog entry by antonymgibson

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... , and a fantastic lay preacher. Not a traditional gospel church but still an authentic southern experience. The trip down to Memphis was not that fantastic, the scenic route we chose was the Natchez Trace Parkway, after the Blue Ridge Parkway, it ...

Heartbreak Hotel, Memphis, United States travel blog

Heartbreak Hotel

A travel blog entry by bharden

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... collection and stuff. I had to resist going crazy on souvenirs and all I bought was an elvis driving license. I returned to Memphis, walked around the street. A homeless guy came up to me. You'd think I would be good at shunning the homeless ...

Addenda, Memphis, United States travel blog

Addenda

A travel blog entry by lrandal

... An additional fashion note: contrary to SF, where you can spot tourists a mile off by their shorts and pastel tops, in Memphis wearing a black t-shirt marks you as Tourist.  Black, the universal cool color, always a safe bet, anyway, ...

All Shook Up, Memphis, United States travel blog

All Shook Up

A travel blog entry by malbet

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... E P Bvd. It was then Betsy's turn to get all shook up with me politely asking for new directions whilst we headed towards Memphis airport. Think she thought I was complaining about her navigation skills so between the raised voices (I know, not like me) I ...

Oh so this is what she means, she means we're, Memphis, United States travel blog

Oh so this is what she means, she means we're

A travel blog entry by bronwenrolls

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bouncing into Graceland.     Just about crawled of the overnight bus to Memphis and I can't check in for 4 hours and this town is not geared up for day times...its a night time kind of a place.  So, help me I just want to wash of the ...

I'll give you Tennessee, the only place to be, Nashville and Memphis, United States travel blog

I'll give you Tennessee, the only place to be

A travel blog entry by rollinholmies

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... was packed singing along to everything from Johnny Cash to Sam and Dave. We were two very happy customers. I have to say, Memphis is intoxicating. Some of the world's greatest ever songs were written and recorded here. The smell of those rubbed ribs ...

Graceland, Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland

A travel blog entry by usatour

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Graceland is a glance into the the past of the 60s and 70s, but also an impressive record of Elvis' achievements.  There are so many gold records that they have to keep finding room for more.  The evening included a trip  to Beale ...

Graceland, Fried Pickles and

Graceland, Fried Pickles and "Coon Ass"

A travel blog entry by destem

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... Beale street the night before and being uneasy with our current hotel surroundings we decided to switch hotels for our second night in Memphis. We called around and reserved a decently priced higher end Hotel. At this point it was 10:30am and check out ...

Rob and Nick have left the building..., Memphis, United States travel blog

Rob and Nick have left the building...

A travel blog entry by robnick

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... middle of the pouring rain W.C. Handy -- won't you look down over me Yeah I got a first class ticket Then I'm walking in Memphis Walking with my feet ten feet off of Beale Walking in Memphis But do I really feel the way I feel Up until ...

We love Memphis more part 1, Memphis, United States travel blog

We love Memphis more part 1

A travel blog entry by debandalan

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We love Memphis more part 1 We left Nashville about 10ish for an easy but funny funny drive down to Memphis. Alan said it was about time I had to drive, uh oh I was game their interstates are fantastic and this driving thing looks easy..lol. Once out ...

Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by dn3a

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Memphis was our last pit stop on the way to the next work stop, Atlanta, Georgia.Our campground was situated literally right behind Graceland, Elvis Presley's home for 20 years. Since it was just a quick walk to get there, we couldn't pass up this tourist ...

Memphis: home of the blues, soul and Rock n Roll, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis: home of the blues, soul and Rock n Roll

A travel blog entry by drfumblefinger

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... of the Lorraine Motel, just south of downtown. Unlike Nashville, where the Country music industry is a B-I-G and growing business, Memphis' musical influence has dwindled in the 21st century.   And it's economy has and continues to struggle, its ...

Another Baseball Stadium Checked Out!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Another Baseball Stadium Checked Out!

A travel blog entry by pykesonthego

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... 17th, our last night in Memphis, we decided to enjoy a night of AAA (Minor League) Baseball at AutoZone Park in downtown Memphis.  This stadium is the home of the Memphis Redbirds, the AAA Affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals.  They were ...

Day 12, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 12

A travel blog entry by larryandsusan

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Hi guys! Had a great day, went to Graceland, for you that don't know it is Elvis's House.  It was great!!!! We took alot of pictures, infact, we filled up a 512 mb a 128mb and a 32mb cards in the camera's.  You can't take Video and you can't ...

I may not get there with you....., Memphis, United States travel blog

I may not get there with you.....

A travel blog entry by lynnandkriss

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... LK: Visited Beale Street for a couple of beers after all that duck-related excitement. There’s a lot better soundtrack in Memphis than New Orleans but it doesn’t seem a very lovable city. And our barman had a ridiculous Johnny Ramone ...

A magical detour, Memphis, United States travel blog

A magical detour

A travel blog entry by rebeccapcohen

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... throughout and sprayed on Rebecca's feet (nice....). We were going to have to find a replacement hose. So much for getting to Memphis early. Luckily, an RV store was nearby and we went in and found the easiest, most expensive hose to charge to the rental ...

Memphis, Elvis, basketball and Blues, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis, Elvis, basketball and Blues

A travel blog entry by allmans

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... waterfall and the green shagpile carpet on the ceiling!! Saw the Memphis Grizzlies play the Utah Jazz (they're basketball teams). The Memphis Grizzlies lost, but we were still excited from getting FREE flags!!! Yes, a free souvenir!! We had to shout ...

Graceland, Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland

A travel blog entry by christine-colly

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Hurricane Katrina stopped us from travelling to New Orleans so it was off to Memphis for a visit to Graceland...the home of Elvis. Had a tour of his house, Car museum, Aeroplanes and even managed to get braodcast across America on Elvis FM...Oh how they ...

Music Highway, Memphis, United States travel blog

Music Highway

A travel blog entry by rohdin

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... solen förstår man inte hur man ska stå ut. Ha, jag bara väntar på hur det ska kännas i death valley. Här i Memphis kan man b.la. göra följande: - Graceland tour, olika tourer max 6,5 timme inkl. lunch - Memghis shopping tour, - Music City ...

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