Travel Blogs from Memphis, United States

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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 ...

Aug 08, 2002, Memphis, United States travel blog

Aug 08, 2002

A travel blog entry by ryanmurphy144

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On the road agin Memphis via Jack Daniels, Memphis, United States travel blog

On the road agin Memphis via Jack Daniels

A travel blog entry by boys.usa.tour13

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... humidity is really apparent down this far and will only get worse as we go lower down. We have been told that in both Memphis and New Orleans you are best to not carry wallets, mobiles etc as pick pockets are pretty bad and will take advantage of ...

Elvis, Beale street and BB king, Memphis, United States travel blog

Elvis, Beale street and BB king

A travel blog entry by phoebeparsons

... blues club to sample some local cuisine, Joe had ribs and I had catfish. We heard some really good live blues music here. Being in memphis we of course had to go to graceland! We took an audio tour around the mansion, it was so tacky and kitsch (in a ...

Memphis belle, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis belle

A travel blog entry by terroraustralis

This is not like the other Memphis, no blue suede shoes, just rain and more ...

Day 17 - Memphis, Tennessee., Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 17 - Memphis, Tennessee.

A travel blog entry by globetrotter92

... royce's and Cadillacs and a lot of gadgets like motorbikes, buggies and mini jeeps and he had a snowmobile which is strange because memphis never has snow apparently. His airplanes were insane, he bought a huge boeing plane for $150,000 and spent ...

Touchdown in the Land of the Delta Blues..., Memphis, United States travel blog

Touchdown in the Land of the Delta Blues...

A travel blog entry by foreverfreebird

That song was running through my head for most of the flight between Chicago and ...

Inspire and Be Inspired!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Inspire and Be Inspired!

A travel blog entry by tennesseetales

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... the Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King was shot, 20 years ago it was Austwich. In the National Civil Rights Muesuem, Memphis can be rightly proud of bringing to life the struggle of minorities and the suffering they experienced whilst questioning the ...

Memphis Day Two, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis Day Two

A travel blog entry by djpick

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... ribs were good, but dry, so I needed to add extra BBQ sauce. From the Rendezvous I headed for Autozone Park for the Memphis Redbirds vs. the Oklahoma Redhawks game. The Memphis team is the AAA affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals and the Redhawks are ...

Downtown Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Downtown Memphis

A travel blog entry by kmenez

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 Downtown Memphis and Beal Street.  The temperature is just over 100 degrees.  Luckily we stumble upon the trolley that takes your around the city to the riverfront and back.  The sights include the Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther ...

Birthday, Memphis, United States travel blog

Birthday

A travel blog entry by rubycrew

Today was my brother's and sister's birthday! We opened presents and had a great time in the ...

test, Memphis, United States travel blog

test

A travel blog entry by sweetspra

this is ...

Walking the streets of Memphis, with nuff nuffs!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Walking the streets of Memphis, with nuff nuffs!

A travel blog entry by pestef

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... was one I wanted to use to show my respects to the brilliant late musician Jeff Buckley. He decided one pleasant evening in Memphis after having recently moved there to start recording a new album, that a dip in the river might be a nice thing to ...

Memphis Day One, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis Day One

A travel blog entry by djpick

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... and jumped out. Next I headed for the Waffle House to try their pecan waffle. Quite delicious. Then off to Memphis 6:30 Depart Nashville 10:00 Arrive at Graceland 221 miles from Nashville motel to Graceland Before purchasing my Graceland ...

Walkin' in Memphis..., Memphis, United States travel blog

Walkin' in Memphis...

A travel blog entry by lisa-phin

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... some lunch on the way out of town...sharing a sandwich at the infamous Arcade diner, the longest running restaurant in Memphis, over 100 years old. We hit the road again for our final drive of our American road trip....Nashville here we ...

Day-66 Springfield to Memphis Tennessee, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day-66 Springfield to Memphis Tennessee

A travel blog entry by tessacat

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Off we go again, to Memphis, Elvis's home town. Relaxed at the hotel for awhile, I sorted out luggage in my now .... two suitcases. It is Elvis Week, in honor of the anniversary of his death .... 16 August 1977. Took a trip into Downtown, for a walk along ...

The King & I, Memphis, United States travel blog

The King & I

A travel blog entry by cottongk

... . I'm sure Elvis is still walking those hallways.  You can feel his presence everywhere.  Definitely worth a trip to Memphis just to visit the estate.  It's a wonderful tribute to an amazingly talented and generous man - gone to ...

Graceland, Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland, Memphis

A travel blog entry by josman

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Hi Again! Arrived in Memphis last night from Nashville, we found a campsite right next to Graceland where Elvis Presley used to live. Nowadays his house is open to tourists and there are exhibitions about him and his music. We had a tour, which ...

Memphis, Tennessee, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis, Tennessee

A travel blog entry by devsy2612

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Breakfast very poor. Still managed to pig out on pastries and muffins. We rode the trolley bus on the circle route for $1.25 and saw the Mississippi River. Got off at the Lorraine Hotel - where Martin Luther King had been shot. Chilled there for a while ...

Memphis, Tennessee, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis, Tennessee

A travel blog entry by devsy2612

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... used to eat. Still has the feel of a 50's diner. Took lots of photos then we drove to Graceland - Graceland, Graceland Memphis Tennessee. Wow. The tour was very slick, professional and sympathetic and moving. Elvis is now Val's favourite all time artist ...

Hi, Memphis, United States travel blog

Hi

A travel blog entry by bassdrummin

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A beautiful drive to Memphis this morning. We have already taken a walk along a promenade along the Mississippi River. Looks like there is flooding here. We have decided to stay here for two nights considering the tornado watch in Oklahoma - our next ...

Hot weather and cool blues, Memphis, United States travel blog

Hot weather and cool blues

A travel blog entry by travelsofmarty

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... point-blank refuses to play anything by Robert Johnson so she clearly has a musical bias. She has also disapproved of Muddy Waters, Memphis Minnie or blues generally. I think she needs to get out more. In the end, I make a playlist (which Siri refuses to ...

Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun, Memphis, United States travel blog

Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun

A travel blog entry by buckanddeanne

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... Museum. It is a complex of historic buildings which traces in overwhelming detail the history of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the 1600s to present day. The museum is built around the former Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King, ...

usa, Memphis, United States travel blog

usa

A travel blog entry by jods3

we made a flying trip to see graceland didnt even spend the night but it was worth it.  graceland was the most surreal experience i have ever ...

vacation, Memphis, United States travel blog

vacation

A travel blog entry by andrea-roach

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we went to memphis to check out ...

We have arrived..., Memphis, United States travel blog

We have arrived...

A travel blog entry by thedirtysouth

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... 's O'Hare. Friendly Southern people... Lots of 'em. Watching a thunderstorm from above the clouds and finally... Checking into a hotel at Memphis airport with a giant bed and a shower... We made it. ... and to think, y'all thought it would be me causing ...

Memphis to Florida road trip, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis to Florida road trip

A travel blog entry by kdog1115

Road trip from Memphis to Florida. 16 hours! At least I'd use the time researching my college options since it is about 5 months before I graduate high ...

Memphsis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphsis

A travel blog entry by johnandkate789

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Splashing out and staying at the Peabody. Happy hour with $3 cocktails then across the street to the Flying Fish for catfish poboys and a pint of Amber ...

Sun Studios and Graceland, Memphis, United States travel blog

Sun Studios and Graceland

A travel blog entry by blood13

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... out of respect...... kind of glad his house has not totally sold out. His cars and aeroplanes are amaze-balls. Returning to Memphis we got reunited with our fresh laundry. First washing for the whole trip. Dan had definitely run out of ways to wear his ...

Beale Street Disappointing, Memphis, United States travel blog

Beale Street Disappointing

A travel blog entry by mrsbloomie

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Very disappointing after Nashville. Drowned our sorrows in margaritas. Hope Graceland is worth the trip. ...

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