Travel Blogs from Memphis, United States

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we made it to Memphis!, Memphis, United States travel blog

we made it to Memphis!

A travel blog entry by carolb_9

Currently "pigging out" on barbeque on Beale St. Then off to listen to some blues. More later : ...

Walking in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Walking in Memphis

A travel blog entry by ilchicag

... morning with every song about Memphis I owned, and was on the road Friday night headed south. I was ecstatic; not only was Memphis reportably 30 degrees warmer than Champaign (it was unbearable in Illinois), but as luck would have it that weekend was to ...

Day 62, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 62

A travel blog entry by barbo1999

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Well, we were up early and realized there was nothing to eat for breakfast.  I walked up to the office and the lady gave me directions to the only place around here.  She said you can not walk there as it was several miles ...

More Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

More Memphis

A travel blog entry by traveljill

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... day excursions to other nearby Mississippi locales (nothing is more than a couple of hours around here!) The group has enjoyed the vibe of Memphis. It's easy going and a bit cozy, the kind of town where you know it and it knows you. It's not too flashy ...

Longest, hottest day ever...., Memphis, United States travel blog

Longest, hottest day ever....

A travel blog entry by crossroadtrip

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... but we're only going 60 mph with our load. It was a long day. Even though it was not comfortable we made it to Memphis last night, again with provision for kitty - thank God for La Quinta. I'm sure you can imagine Erin and I talking the whole trip and ...

So much more than expected, Memphis, United States travel blog

So much more than expected

A travel blog entry by m.a.sheets

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... culture and history Memphis had to offer. I started my time there with a bike ride around downtown.   It turns out, Memphis is extremely bike friendly and I was able to navigate around with ease.  I intended to check out some of the music ...

Atlanta to Memphis, TN, Memphis, United States travel blog

Atlanta to Memphis, TN

A travel blog entry by helenskib

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... Atlanta Motor Speedway, then to Thad and Chaya's new house. Then it was off to Memphis! I went thru a bunch of states. Memphis traffic SUCKS. I had a terrible time finding the hotel - had to all and get additional directions - I would have NEVER ...

Gracelands and Beale St here we come, Memphis, United States travel blog

Gracelands and Beale St here we come

A travel blog entry by painey

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Got up early as we wanted to be in Memphis as early as possible to do the Gracelands tour. Left the hotel around 8:15am and set off, even at that time it was hot and very humid, but once we got ridin a nice breeze kept us cool :) We decided to take the ...

Hotel, motel, holiday inn the sun, Memphis, United States travel blog

Hotel, motel, holiday inn the sun

A travel blog entry by carolinejs

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... Five playing in my head! We haven't even stayed in a blasted Holiday Inn (yet). Only 200 miles down interstate 40 and yet Memphis could be a country away its so very different to Nashville. In Nashville there's a sense of purpose - everyone wants to be a ...

Russian Stories, Memphis, United States travel blog

Russian Stories

A travel blog entry by cyclepath

rye bread; we eat curry every day ...

Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by nayab

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... and not tacky. I'm glad that I got a chance to see it. And I'm additional happy that I'm officially out of the tarantula states! I've only got 5 nights remaining on my tour before I get to New York and I'm looking forward to sleeping in a nice comfy ...

Beale Street spoiled by being in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Beale Street spoiled by being in Memphis

A travel blog entry by ruthjohnson78

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Next was Memphis. What a dump!  We went to the Elvis RV park which was ok but we had to run to get the shuttle bus into Beale Street.  OMG the woman on the reception in the Heartbreak Hotel was slow as.  How can it take 10 minutes to write ...

Memphis & Graceland, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis & Graceland

A travel blog entry by itchy-feet-bc

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... by a complete branch. Today a tire blew on the trailer of a vehicle in front of us and the rubber was flying. Memphis is a very pretty town on the Mississippi. We walked around the main part of town including Beale Street which is considered the home of ...

Sherri and Kevin's Wedding, Memphis, United States travel blog

Sherri and Kevin's Wedding

A travel blog entry by mton

2nd Trip to Memphis, crammed into their apt while the rest of my family got to stay in the hotel by Sherri's work. This time was more enjoyable, helped sherri do her hair and get ready, not as much sightseeing, hung out with Blake and Hunter more, ...

Another Flip Out!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Another Flip Out!

A travel blog entry by hutchinson23

... person who expects a full buffet breakfast, well you will be thouroighly disspointed. Our hotel is about a 15 minute drive from downtown Memphis so with Breakfast under our belts we head into Memphis to check it out a little. Today is Veterans Day and ...

Macgyver is alive and well, Memphis, United States travel blog

Macgyver is alive and well

A travel blog entry by bugzysadventure

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... ...  Got to enjoy seeing the armadillos as well... I think the cross the road slowly... Yuck 5 hours and we cruised into Memphis , one wrong turn into the trolley station and we were heading to the pool!  Headed down to Beale street for dinner. ...

Memphis, TN, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis, TN

A travel blog entry by abbyshack

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... ;   He heard the cotton picker field hollers as he picked cotton with his parents. When he was 16 his family was traveling through Memphis on their way to see a preacher in Dallas and he slipped off to Beale Street and fell in love. In the 40s he ...

Country, Jazz, Rock n Roll, Memphis, United States travel blog

Country, Jazz, Rock n Roll

A travel blog entry by 3reds

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... a few!) started their recording careers, and had an excellent guide giving us the history of the place. There is a beautiful hotel in Memphis called The Peabody Hotel and it has a quirky tradition. At 11am, the hotel's 5 ducks come down from their 'Duck ...

Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by jtpenny

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To Memphis,Tn, Memphis, United States travel blog

To Memphis,Tn

A travel blog entry by lagalag1

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... . Stopped at Mandville,La TIC for lunch picnic.Saw some turtles in the pond in the TIC. Drove across Mississippi  state to Memphis Tn,Saw a big Nissan car factory in Canton, Miss. Noticed that that there was security guards 24/7 in rest stops in ...

minor speedbump, Memphis, United States travel blog

minor speedbump

A travel blog entry by bbethell

... was so complicated and required its own parts?!  Anyway, I will be computer-less until my mom fedexes my fixed one to me once I'm in Oxford.  So I won't have many updates until then unless I can figure it out on my phone. Goodbye Memphis! ...

Has Elvis Left the Building?, Memphis, United States travel blog

Has Elvis Left the Building?

A travel blog entry by normandsharon

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... to finish. Sorry there are not photos, but cameras were not permitted during the tour. After Gibson we took a guided Mississippi Memphis Riverboat Ride which cruised us up and down the waterfront with a live historical commentary. Our guide was not only ...

Graceland and Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland and Memphis

A travel blog entry by trevorrose

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Left Florence after a good nights rest at a really quiet hotel. We drove on through to Memphis and Graceland and joined the huge crowd of sightseers to look through the home of Elvis Presley. The tour was very well done and we took quite some time to see ...

Elvis has NOT left the building., Memphis, United States travel blog

Elvis has NOT left the building.

A travel blog entry by thedirtysouth

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... for the open road. We arrived in Nashville around 3pm and checked in. We noticed straight away the difference between Nashville and Memphis; Nashville has Country music and money. We decided to go for a swim in the hotel pool and only discovered ...

Memphis - Blues, Bikes & Ducks, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis - Blues, Bikes & Ducks

A travel blog entry by cottongk

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After a dash through the airport to make our connecting flight we finally made Memphis.  Wow this place is really awesome. We are right on Beale Street and can hear the bands that play day and night (but luckily not all night) from our room.  ...

We love Elvis and Beale Street!, Memphis, United States travel blog

We love Elvis and Beale Street!

A travel blog entry by usatur2013

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... så mye deilig musikk, så mange kule bluesbarer og southern mat de har her - vi er glatt stoka alle mann. :) Vår første dag i Memphis ble tilbragt på Beale Street, med fokus på å få i oss litt mat etter tre-fire timer på veien. Vi bor på et ...

The King of Rock and Roll, Memphis, United States travel blog

The King of Rock and Roll

A travel blog entry by jamiealexander

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Memphis was a lovely place. It is Elvis crazy! Graceland was so unique and had lot's of interesting things to see. And again, more history on Martin Luther King Jr which I loved. Please enjoy the photos :-) ...

Soul Food, Memphis, United States travel blog

Soul Food

A travel blog entry by kha_and_cb

... with its own dance floor, (Ben would have loved it as you can imagine), but I walked out at 2pm starving. South Memphis is definitely not the tourist district, but there is a delicious restaurant called Four Ways Soul Food. It was crowded, crowded, ...

Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by gregd999

We walked down to Greyhound and bought tickets on the 9:45 to Memphis which eventually left about 10:30. Sat across from a hustler and from a loudmouthed drinker who had talked a woman he met in the bar to travel with him to sneak into the Super Bowl in ...

Hugh, you still want to help me move?, Memphis, United States travel blog

Hugh, you still want to help me move?

A travel blog entry by hughonearth

... out next week.      ME: AHH, Penski truck? So my journey begins early on a Thursday morning, I head out of Memphis with a rather large CUBE truck, which the likes I have never driven before, however, I would be a master of this thing ...

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