Travel Blogs from Memphis, United States

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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 ...

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 ...

We drive to Memphis - not very exciting, Memphis, United States travel blog

We drive to Memphis - not very exciting

A travel blog entry by marty_chrissie

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We drove to Memphis - nothing much happened i'm ...

things happen here, Memphis, United States travel blog

things happen here

A travel blog entry by b95gshawn

first good look at the Missisifee river. Martin Luther merdered here! econimy not so great,visited a muzem about the cotton business,this was the trading centre of the industry.sent a day or two here just seeing it and it's peoples.Rained real hard and ...

Yours an Emerging Freelance Artist, Memphis, United States travel blog

Yours an Emerging Freelance Artist

A travel blog entry by samuelfcampbell

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Studying Acoustic Guitar, Grand Piano, and riding my Specialized rock hopper 21 speed bike, and taking tutoring classes for math in preparation to registration to Computer Tec ...

Long Day, Memphis, United States travel blog

Long Day

A travel blog entry by healsby

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... car attendant, Lonnie, who was lovely. Pretty much as soon as we were on, we had our beds made up and started to settle down to sleep. Goodbye Memphis, you've been wonderful, and we hope to see you again some time - Chicago here we come! Deej x  ...

To Graceland, Memphis, United States travel blog

To Graceland

A travel blog entry by jms79

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... Nashville we headed west on I40 (we will be seeing a lot of this road over the next few days!) towards Memphis. After about three hours driving we arrived in Memphis at around 5pm and checked into our hotel for the night The Days Inn at ...

Memphis day two, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis day two

A travel blog entry by thedirtysouth

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... over a bad wifi signal at breakfast. Americans get up for breakfast much earlier than us...it's 7:30 and the place is packed! Memphis is great so far. Got an upgrade on the hire car as a honeymoon gift, went to sun studios which was amazing, stopped off ...

Between Beale Street and Oblivion, Memphis, United States travel blog

Between Beale Street and Oblivion

A travel blog entry by thedirtysouth

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So here we are on day 2 in Memphis. Yesterday we visited Sun Studios where Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee and many more recorded some amazing music that changed history... All the greats (and Bono) stood where we stood and although it was small, it ...

The Mississippi delta was shining..., Memphis, United States travel blog

The Mississippi delta was shining...

A travel blog entry by helwit

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... and garden. It had a small but excellent collection of Impressionist works and a really interesting temporary exhibition about the Memphis design movement which started in Italy in the 70's. The gardens were beautiful, well designed with a mixture of ...

Memphis Tennesee!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis Tennesee!

A travel blog entry by bellanat87

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... ! We boarded our flight from Vegas eager to visit Gracelands. From the moment we stepped off the plane joyfully singing "walking in Memphis" we knew we would remember this place forever. Unfortunately we only had one night but we made the most of it! We ...

Take Off!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Take Off!

A travel blog entry by foreverfreebird

After months of planning, talking, meetings, and packing, we finally met up in Memphis to catch our first flight to Chicago ...

Graceland, Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland

A travel blog entry by nahren2013

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Well what can be said about Graceland!  A surreal experience, being in Elvis' home, walked where he walked.  It was an awesome experience.  Besides the VIP Experience of Graceland, we got to see a special viewing room that included info ...

In Elvis's Backyard, Memphis, United States travel blog

In Elvis's Backyard

A travel blog entry by ppugh

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... is across the street from the Mansion.  We set up the tent under a huge shady tree and set off to explore Memphis!  Our destination was Beale Street, home to the "blues", with music, clubs and restaurants.  Our first stop was dinner at ...

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