Travel Blogs from Memphis, United States

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Rainy Day Down Memphis Way, Memphis, United States travel blog

Rainy Day Down Memphis Way

A travel blog entry by kgkacin

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... I haven't gone mad and am not thinking of myself as two distinct people with the same name. Getting There Getting to Memphis was a challenge because our GPS did not recognize the major interstate that incessantly appeared on signs pointing us to ...

The hub of the known shipping universe., Memphis, United States travel blog

The hub of the known shipping universe.

A travel blog entry by reds_adventure

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A nice day here in Memphis, weather in the 70's and a spectacular sunset. I am looking forward to tonight's trip to ...

(No)Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

(No)Memphis

A travel blog entry by dngwenya

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... this is the town where MLK was assassinated. Was here for a stop over, en route to LAX. In typically airport fashion, the Memphis airport is outside town. So I wonder about for a bit in this small lousy airport, before continuing the journey to Los ...

Walkin' in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Walkin' in Memphis

A travel blog entry by bteasdale

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... ;It was a short day (only 196 miles), but by the time we pulled into our spaces at Tom Sawyer's RV Resort in West Memphis, AR, I was exhausted. Tom Sawyer's RV Resort is located along the Mississippi River across the river from Memphis, TN.  And I do ...

Memphis!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis!

A travel blog entry by girlmack

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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 ...

Going down to Memphis, Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, Memphis, United States travel blog

Going down to Memphis, Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee

A travel blog entry by john.wallace

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... the miles of real nothing I experienced in Texas and Florida, but it was a grey old day and the head was thumping. Arrived in Memphis and was immediately underwhelmed by the city, and the hotel. It was a first impression that was not in keeping with my ...

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 ...

Walking in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Walking in Memphis

A travel blog entry by christame

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Durch fürchterlichen Regen mit Hochwasserwarnungen ging's heute nach Memphis. Die Fahrt war verhältnismässig kurz (ca. 3.5h), jedoch enorm anstrengend. So kürzte ich mein Programm für Memphis sehr und ging mich erholen... Am ...

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 ...

Nashville to Memphis,  Memphis, United States travel blog

Nashville to Memphis

A travel blog entry by hughieanddoris

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... and ultimately couldn't afford the repayments, so they had to live with the grandparents.  Later, the family moved to Memphis. Tomorrow we are to visit Graceland. Tonight we are at a hotel overlooking the Mississippi River although our view is ...

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 ...

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