Travel Blogs from Memphis, United States

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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 ...

Memphis: home of the blues, soul and Rock n Roll, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis: home of the blues, soul and Rock n Roll

A travel blog entry by drfumblefinger

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... of the Lorraine Motel, just south of downtown. Unlike Nashville, where the Country music industry is a B-I-G and growing business, Memphis' musical influence has dwindled in the 21st century.   And it's economy has and continues to struggle, its ...

The road to Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

The road to Memphis

A travel blog entry by jeanandwayne

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Friday 8th April Today we checked out of our hotel and picked up our rental car for the 6 hour drive to Memphis. We were both slightly nervous driving in a strange country and on the opposite side of the road. Wayne drove the first leg which suited me as ...

Another Baseball Stadium Checked Out!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Another Baseball Stadium Checked Out!

A travel blog entry by pykesonthego

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... 17th, our last night in Memphis, we decided to enjoy a night of AAA (Minor League) Baseball at AutoZone Park in downtown Memphis.  This stadium is the home of the Memphis Redbirds, the AAA Affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals.  They were ...

Here We Go., Memphis, United States travel blog

Here We Go.

A travel blog entry by texigan

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... go around, we done baaad). I'll stop there, as a retelling of shuffling totes and balanced weight economy makes for tediously dry reading. But dang, those Knoxville margaritas. They were okay. See you in Louisiana, reader. We give this night to ...

Maybe it was Memphis (food), Memphis, United States travel blog

Maybe it was Memphis (food)

A travel blog entry by soppe

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...  On my BBQ to-eat list and recommended by a certain Mom Kathy, Corky's BBQ won me over with a trilogy of pork: Memphis-style dry rub ribs, smoked sausage, and the pulled pork - along with some amazing dinner rolls. One secret is that cooking is ...

Day 12, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 12

A travel blog entry by larryandsusan

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Hi guys! Had a great day, went to Graceland, for you that don't know it is Elvis's House.  It was great!!!! We took alot of pictures, infact, we filled up a 512 mb a 128mb and a 32mb cards in the camera's.  You can't take Video and you can't ...

I may not get there with you....., Memphis, United States travel blog

I may not get there with you.....

A travel blog entry by lynnandkriss

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... LK: Visited Beale Street for a couple of beers after all that duck-related excitement. There’s a lot better soundtrack in Memphis than New Orleans but it doesn’t seem a very lovable city. And our barman had a ridiculous Johnny Ramone ...

River and Music... what, more music?, Memphis, United States travel blog

River and Music... what, more music?

A travel blog entry by angeandcam

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... it out early in the week and it was fairly jumping, but now it is chaos - good chaos but.This is a huge weekend for Memphis. The music festival brings in over 100 000 people, plus their basketball team the Grizzles were playing at home for a place in the ...

A magical detour, Memphis, United States travel blog

A magical detour

A travel blog entry by rebeccapcohen

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... throughout and sprayed on Rebecca's feet (nice....). We were going to have to find a replacement hose. So much for getting to Memphis early. Luckily, an RV store was nearby and we went in and found the easiest, most expensive hose to charge to the rental ...

Memphis, Elvis, basketball and Blues, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis, Elvis, basketball and Blues

A travel blog entry by allmans

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... waterfall and the green shagpile carpet on the ceiling!! Saw the Memphis Grizzlies play the Utah Jazz (they're basketball teams). The Memphis Grizzlies lost, but we were still excited from getting FREE flags!!! Yes, a free souvenir!! We had to shout ...

Graceland, Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland

A travel blog entry by christine-colly

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Hurricane Katrina stopped us from travelling to New Orleans so it was off to Memphis for a visit to Graceland...the home of Elvis. Had a tour of his house, Car museum, Aeroplanes and even managed to get braodcast across America on Elvis FM...Oh how they ...

Music Highway, Memphis, United States travel blog

Music Highway

A travel blog entry by rohdin

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... solen förstår man inte hur man ska stå ut. Ha, jag bara väntar på hur det ska kännas i death valley. Här i Memphis kan man b.la. göra följande: - Graceland tour, olika tourer max 6,5 timme inkl. lunch - Memghis shopping tour, - Music City ...

Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by jcavaney

Hi all, Have been to Gracelands what a hoot. It was excellent and a lot smaller than what you would think. Memphis was tops. We went to the Civil Rights museum, they have convertede the old hotel where Martin Luther King was shot into the museum. ...

Walking in Memphis...., Memphis, United States travel blog

Walking in Memphis....

A travel blog entry by alvrez

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... you have had them, you'd never want to back to boring Watties in tomato sauce again! After lunch we drove across town to the Memphis Children's Museum. Both Josh & Kate had a fabulous time here - so much to do and all hands on stuff. There was a plane ...

Day 3, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by rick

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... a blessing to sing for kids, they are completely into the story and the youth. After our performances, we drove to downtown Memphis - to the Riverwalk...to tour Mud Island - a replica of the entire Mississippi River. We played in the park and ...

memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

memphis

A travel blog entry by rachandkev

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after driving for 8 and a half hours we arrived in memphis. On the 4th september we went to graceland we really  enjoyed it and got to see elvis house, cars, planes and got to see pictures and information about his army days. On the ...

Graceland, Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland

A travel blog entry by nic216

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... shuttle back to the hotel Char is convinced that she saw CLo driving past in an open top sports car. That's another thing about Memphis, the poverty rate is very high but you should see the cars that cruise the streets wow. We've had another great night ...

Just left Indiana for Europe..., Memphis, United States travel blog

Just left Indiana for Europe...

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... a valiant job in making so much of this happen.   Before heading to the airport for the flight to Memphis, then Amsterdam, our family went to Lafayette UCG member Katherine Rowland's 30th birthday picnic at Garfield Park in Indianapolis.  ...

Memphis Blues (Rain!), Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis Blues (Rain!)

A travel blog entry by usa2009aswm

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... see a bit more of Alabama. We drove through the state of Mississippi and passed Elvis's birthplace, Tupelo and finally arrived at Memphis! We turned up to Graceland and loved our cabin although we had to go and buy bedding from Wal Mart as linen ...

Elvis vaincu par les cochons, Memphis, United States travel blog

Elvis vaincu par les cochons

A travel blog entry by roadtripusa2010

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... ce point on a été franchement déçus. Autant Nashville est une ville qui vit encore par et pour la country, autant Memphis nous a semblés être une ville fantôme. Il n’y avait personne dans le centre, personne dans LE centre commercial, ...

Back to Memphis..., Memphis, United States travel blog

Back to Memphis...

A travel blog entry by lrandal

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... mention Walmarts on the outskirts of these towns, draining the life out of the downtowns.   It was a relief to get to Memphis, with its bustle and variety and, yes, money.  The downtown is alive with tourists and people going to the numerous ...

Elvis and Pigs, Memphis, United States travel blog

Elvis and Pigs

A travel blog entry by snookymumma

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... is "Hundreds of Pigs but only one winner" A quick trip to pay a parking fine (which they apologised for!), then down Memphis's music street, Beale Street (again, like New Orleans - very commercial) and back on the road south to catch a blues ...

Graceland, West Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland

A travel blog entry by bteasdale

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... of choosing a Sunday and an early tour meant no waiting in lines (which according to the web can be long and in the Memphis heat and humidity an uncomfortable experience).  We were one of the first groups through the house, and the pacing of the ...

BBQ with Louise and Sass in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

BBQ with Louise and Sass in Memphis

A travel blog entry by jodieandandy

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Sept. 19th. Drove through heavy rain storms in Missouri and Arkansas to get to Memphis, TN for a couple of days. Our BBQ lovin friends Louise and Sass, agreed to drive 8 hours from GA to meet us for a sampling of what many claim to be ..."the best ...

The journey home, Memphis, United States travel blog

The journey home

A travel blog entry by arspromo

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... .  Hot Rod took a group photo of everyone, we collected our gifts and were on the road by 9:30am.  We drove 5 1/2 hours to Memphis and had dinner with Bob from the Memphis Mob group. One word: HOT  It is crazy hot and humid down there!!!! ...

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