Travel Blogs from Memphis, United States

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Arrival & more waiting, Memphis, United States travel blog

Arrival & more waiting

A travel blog entry by nikkirech

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Touchdown! After a restless night of travel, we've finally arrived. Unfortunately, Carolina's flight arrives about five hours later. We will be spending some serious quality time in this airport. What do you do when you have five hours to kill in an ...

Day number nineteen, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day number nineteen

A travel blog entry by travel2gether

... we began to see green fields that were not irrigated.  A little too flat for these hillbillies. Not sure if we will check out Memphis as we are not big Elvis fans.  May keep truckin' tomorrow so that we might stay in the mountains of Kentucky on ...

Lock up Your Daughters! Rock 'n Roll Was Born!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Lock up Your Daughters! Rock 'n Roll Was Born!

A travel blog entry by ritaluther

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... the combination of blues and youthful exuberance - "like no Blues song he had ever heard." Sam took the record to a local Memphis  radio station where Dewey Philips played it on his show "Red, Hot & Blue." After playing it, the phone ...

Elvis is alive, Memphis, United States travel blog

Elvis is alive

A travel blog entry by claire-michel

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... des gens qui faisaient la file pour faire la visite. Elvis est peut-être mort, mais on sent toujours sa présence à Memphis.  Fait bizarre en passant, les seuls imitateurs d'Elvis que nous avons rencontrés étaient à Nashville.   Parlant ...

Cruise end - enroute to Mexico, Memphis, United States travel blog

Cruise end - enroute to Mexico

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath

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We docked at Memphis in the early hours of this morning. When I was coming down the lift for breakfast there were others in the lift. One woman pointed to the American Queen Steamboat logo a man had on his sweater, saying "I see you bought a jacket ...

Hippyville, Memphis, United States travel blog

Hippyville

A travel blog entry by tomr0b

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... on the 600 mile journey to Memphis, where we palmed Rob off with his girlfriend for 3 nights. Luke and I turned up to our Memphis couch surf, the first words we spoke to each other were "beth uffarn yw hwn". The house was basically a hippy doss house. ...

Memphis Music Festival, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis Music Festival

A travel blog entry by tomr0b

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... place. Not being able to get a cab for a long time prompted me to direct the one I found to the only address in Memphis I could remember, and would probably never forger.  "1577 Union Avenue please drive". The door was open as usual..I was back at ...

Where Ice Became a Verb, Memphis, United States travel blog

Where Ice Became a Verb

A travel blog entry by eightydaze

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... Mart we headed out at about 6 am towards Memphis.  Kids kept sleeping until we arrived at Graceland.  As we approached Memphis, we noticed the signs on the bridges read "Bridge Might Ice In Cold Weather".  After fueling (an hour ...

I Loved Natchez and Vicksburg, Mississippi!, Memphis, United States travel blog

I Loved Natchez and Vicksburg, Mississippi!

A travel blog entry by chris.riley

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... ; We didn't get to visit the town.  It's going back on my bucket list of things to do.  We traveled on to Memphis on some of the flattest land that I have ever traveled on. The cotton fields were full and some had already been picked.  ...

Walking in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Walking in Memphis

A travel blog entry by emstreeter

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... Daddio and Tomcat. Now, about these two. Real names Tommy and Tommy - father/son duo - Daddio and Tomcat. They were so protective - Memphis does have some dodgy areas but we defiantly got a good dose of the real Memphis with these two. We ended up getting ...

wow, woah, woe., Memphis, United States travel blog

wow, woah, woe.

A travel blog entry by amino

... . During lunch, I was, again, mistaken for a thirteen year-old. One day this baby face will come in handy. No visit to Memphis would be complete without stopping in to the infamous Sun Studios. The tour was informative, and I got to sit at the piano ...

Taking care of business..., Memphis, United States travel blog

Taking care of business...

A travel blog entry by bugzysadventure

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Short one tonight since the tablet is really not getting along with the hotel wifi Went on the singing bus tour to graceland.  Lots of fun with a girl playing elvis songs in the bus.  Graceland was not at all what we expected.  You see ...

Day 16 - Memphis, Tennessee., Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 16 - Memphis, Tennessee.

A travel blog entry by globetrotter92

... ! Nobody working on the building sites either in some places. It's a little eery, I'm not sure I like it. Even though downtown memphis is a built up area of work spaces and hotels it's got a relaxed feeling to it even with nobody about. We thought sure ...

Another day, another duck, Memphis, United States travel blog

Another day, another duck

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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... managed to get out and stroll around a bit, including lunch with a colleague at the Little Tea Shop, the "oldest restaurant in Memphis". This was a fun place -- lots of regulars in attendance. Food was fine. Colleague had the catfish, which was tasty. Had ...

Memphis: Blues and Suede Shoes, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis: Blues and Suede Shoes

A travel blog entry by aussierampage

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... – Nashville, Tennessee Aussie Rampage Mantra: "Ambition is a dream with a V8 Engine" (Elvis) Aussie Rampage Playlist: Walking in Memphis - Marc Cohn (the song makes that much more sense now having been here!) Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Don't be ...

Waaaalking in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Waaaalking in Memphis

A travel blog entry by ladyjady

... n Soul Museum which was again, amazing.  Here we got more than a taste of the birth of the Delta Blues, but a great history about Memphis and the South in general from the beginning of the last century.  We had a great time.  But, we had to ...

The Birthplace of Rock n Roll!!!!, Memphis, United States travel blog

The Birthplace of Rock n Roll!!!!

A travel blog entry by scott_and_amy

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We did what you are suppose to do in Memphis. We ate great ribs, pulled pork, and drank beer. We listened to live music everynight and even during the day a couple of times. We visited Sun Records and did that tour and finished it off with ...

The man, the myth, the legend... ELVIS, Memphis, United States travel blog

The man, the myth, the legend... ELVIS

A travel blog entry by lisa.sobelman

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My family and I took a three week road trip across 14 states, but the main reason for the trip was to see Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. It was one of the best experiences because Elvis was and still is my dad's favorite artist of all time. This trip ...

The big Storm., Memphis, United States travel blog

The big Storm.

A travel blog entry by df5628

  Friday night and all is not quite at the Fieldors - Several things are going on with us  #1 we have to go to Arkansas (2days) for  things related to Andy Wedding, packing for that. #2 packing for the trip to Israel at same time. ...

BBQ Heaven & The King of Rock & Roll, Memphis, United States travel blog

BBQ Heaven & The King of Rock & Roll

A travel blog entry by kershaws

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... to music pouring out of every bar and every street corner. After that it was dinner time Central Barbecue the chosen spot. Memphis BBQ is a contentious subject with everyone having an opinion. After much research we decided on this place and it it did ...

Memphis, TN, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis, TN

A travel blog entry by robnraystravels

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Didn't have far to go this morning as Clarksdale wasn't far from Memphis. Found a car park lot at the end of Beale St so it was nice & central, bonus was, it was only $5 for all day & night. Walked up to the Civil Rights Museum & the Lorraine ...

Days 6, 7, 8: Memphis, Drive to Badlands, Memphis, United States travel blog

Days 6, 7, 8: Memphis, Drive to Badlands

A travel blog entry by elijahjatovsky

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... best food we had on the trip to that point (a real step up from pasta, canned beans, and tofurkey). I went into downtown Memphis both days we were there, visiting the Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King was assassinated, and got a feel for the ...

The King lives!, Memphis, United States travel blog

The King lives!

A travel blog entry by wengler

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... , after a few comments from people just hanging around the streets whilst we were walking into town and a warning from the Hard Rock Nashville waitress, I'm mostly just scared of Memphis up to yet :( Graceland tomorrow, and we'll see what daylight ...

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

I'm going to Graceland Graceland Memphis Tennessee

A travel blog entry by travelsofmarty

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... and their respects and we already know that his grave, which is on these grounds, is one of the most visited in the United States. I see more than a few people crying today. He had a very interesting life and was a prolific artist and still remains the ...

Starting the Natchez Pkwy, Memphis, United States travel blog

Starting the Natchez Pkwy

A travel blog entry by cariverga

Я давно не видел настолько интересного и ...

Shake, Rattle and Roll, Memphis, United States travel blog

Shake, Rattle and Roll

A travel blog entry by mccormick3

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... working harder but so far so good pulling up the steeper inclines.  After a short five hour drive, we were in Memphis on Elvis Presley Boulevard. Sometimes the stars align and you get a chance to do something you would never imagine yourself doing - ...

Memphis to Jonesboro, Arkansas, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis to Jonesboro, Arkansas

A travel blog entry by banshee

We slept in Nashville, then made our way to Memphis, just passing by Graceland, and drove to jonesboro, Arkansas. ...

Day 7, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 7

A travel blog entry by traci1970

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... didn't look very convinced that it WASN'T actually Macca - after all, the funny accent, the eyes ... it all adds up. Off to Memphis today! I think I'm the most excited now as I am the biggest Elvis fan (although Jenny loves him too) and I'm dying to get ...

Beale Street Blues, Memphis, United States travel blog

Beale Street Blues

A travel blog entry by rgee009

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... for a 5:40 AM take were off (It stinks getting up that early for a flight that doesn't happen).  I finally made it to Memphis about 2.5 hours after my scheduled time.  Based on this I had to come up with some other plans since I couldn’t ...

Cuz I'm Walkin' in Memphis..., Memphis, United States travel blog

Cuz I'm Walkin' in Memphis...

A travel blog entry by danno

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... - and hit the rooftop of The Peabody Hotel where you can catch a scenic glimpse of the entire city. According to Billboard magazine, Memphis is the city referenced the most in music. I can't stop thinking of Marc Cohen's song, Al Green and the gritty ...

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