Travel Blogs from Memphis, United States

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Sun Studios and the Memphis Zoo, Memphis, United States travel blog

Sun Studios and the Memphis Zoo

A travel blog entry by 4memorieswego

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...  It made us one to listen to Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis or Johnny Cash - very well done. From Sun, we headed to the Memphis Zoo, which was just a short hop, skip and jump away.  The day was cold.  Mac was really not interested in running ...

Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by libbykay

Spent a night in Memphis, where I went to see dueling pianos at a bar on Beale Street, and in the morning had a nice run at Overton ...

Memphis, TN, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis, TN

A travel blog entry by ksbx3

... effects of 15 straight weeks of work without a break.   Does not mix with immediately driving across the country.  Memphis traffic is very busy...I'm trying to decide who are the worst drivers - Arkansas people or people in Memphis!?!  ...

Going away, Memphis, United States travel blog

Going away

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

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So I pack my things, load the cats into the carrier and we leave for the Philippines. Of course had a killer going away party at the Green Beetle first! ...

The Blues, Memphis, United States travel blog

The Blues

A travel blog entry by cliff-n-chris

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Today we decided to visit Memphis.  Although it was a long drive we thought it would be worth it to visit the home of the blues and rock music. We drove along Elvis Presley Blvd and stopped at Graceland; unfortunately it was not open for ...

Where is Elvis?, Memphis, United States travel blog

Where is Elvis?

A travel blog entry by pamericas

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The kings backyard. Day 6, Memphis, United States travel blog

The kings backyard. Day 6

A travel blog entry by scurrington

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... . In life he was flamboyant rock and roll star, in death he is a legend, The day rolls to end with van ride in Memphis for the world famous chicken of Guss's, must say great tasting chicken for very little money. Last thing on today's agenda is siting ...

Thank 'ya very much, Memphis, United States travel blog

Thank 'ya very much

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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... understand the crying at the grave! Comon' people. Get a life! Jeeesusss........ After Graceland we saw the other sights of Memphis including the Lorraine Motel, infamous as the place Martin Luther King was gunned down. We were there on a steaming hot ...

memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

memphis

A travel blog entry by sianey

... town and then went for a group dinner at a bar which had live contry music. We have then spent yesterday and today in memphis which is really realaxed and everyone is really polite. yesterday we arrived at the hotel which is really nice, we then whent to ...

Day 34 Elvis Lives, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 34 Elvis Lives

A travel blog entry by antonymgibson

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... free time this afternoon and decided to head out. But before we get to Elvis mania, we did a little more sightseeing around Memphis for the first half of the day, notable activities were the trolley ride around town and the Gibson Factory. We were a ...

Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by magoutski

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... rock&soul museum was ook weer heel aangenaam en boeiend. We zijn ineens eventjes langs Beale Street gelopen, het kloppende hart van Memphis. Er was ook een marktje aan de gang met live muziek, even blijven zitten daar. We hebben dan de trolley naar ...

Memphis - Home of the King, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis - Home of the King

A travel blog entry by muzz_travelling

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... is they have no character. Besides one main road, where they stick all the clubs and nightlife, there's nothing else to them. Memphis wasn't an exception. A disgusting, run down, deserted city. Maybe it's just because I'm here in the dead of winter and ...

Saying Goodbye, Memphis, United States travel blog

Saying Goodbye

A travel blog entry by charliekelli

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... . We will be heading on our big trip from there. I am writing now because I don't know what will happen after we leave Memphis. Now I know I have internet access and I wanted to give you a brief overview of what is happening with us. We are eager to ...

In the US, Memphis, United States travel blog

In the US

A travel blog entry by 2knightsabroad

We made it over the pond and through customs with no issues.  The flight had some spots of turbulence and fought some cross winds.  John and I watched three movies each on the flight.  John - 300, Ghost Town & Babylon AD; V - ...

Made it to Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Made it to Memphis

A travel blog entry by thecrabbs

We made it out of Phoenix and to Memphis thanks to the help of Liz Kuhl!  We left home this morning about ten with all our ducks in a row, or at least we thought they were in a row until we found out one little duck wasn't there.  A phone call ...

A Night of Music, Memphis, United States travel blog

A Night of Music

A travel blog entry by amarika

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We took full advantage of our ability to sleep in this morning, so we rolled out of bed sometime around 11. The majority of our day was spent lounging around, doing laundry, eating chocolate and checking the progress of hurricane Isaac.  Two ...

Memphis - Hurricanes, Elvis, Music, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis - Hurricanes, Elvis, Music

A travel blog entry by skcoll

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... thinking it would have better fuel economy - wrong! Just the same - 22m to the gallon. We checked into a Motel in West Memphis which is actually over the border in Arkansas (State number 11). We then drove back into the heart of Memphis and strolled ...

Graceland, Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland

A travel blog entry by 4memorieswego

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... us out, so we just walked a little bit and headed back to the hotel.  Josie was immediately done with the mean streets of Memphis at this point.  We told her that it was just being in a city, that you have to keep your wits about you and try to ...

Jail House Rock, Memphis, United States travel blog

Jail House Rock

A travel blog entry by jillandethan

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After a late night on Beale Street, we decided to sleep in a little, despite the sounds of RVs shuffling around the park. We walked to Graceland and bought our tickets ten minutes after it opened and the place was already packed with Elvis fans. The ...

On the Road Again! Pt 5, Memphis, United States travel blog

On the Road Again! Pt 5

A travel blog entry by soppe

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 Well I've officially arrived in Memphis, TN: the first stop on this set of adventures. And it's EAST of the Mississippi! My plan beyond here includes Hot Springs Natl Park and the Ozark Mountains in Arkansas, something in Oklahoma, music in Austin, ...

Good luck in the promised land, Memphis, United States travel blog

Good luck in the promised land

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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... that mark the bluesmen honored here. He's savvy, that's for sure.   "I'm Mario," he says, extends a hand. "Welcome to Memphis." "I'm Linda," I reply, and shake his hand. We're walking towards the corner now, he tells of Army time, travels of the ...

Day12 – John Cash R.I.P, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day12 – John Cash R.I.P

A travel blog entry by tampere-usa

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... and a riverside view, in late afternoon. Being all knackered of a long day we jumped into the pool and sunbathed under the hot Memphis sun. In the evening we had some gumbo and ribs for dinner, while listening some great live bands. Tomorrow, you`ll read ...

Touring Blues City with Blues City Tours, Memphis, United States travel blog

Touring Blues City with Blues City Tours

A travel blog entry by pykesonthego

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... very well done, and you can easily spend an entire afternoon there.    Like most tourist areas (Branson, Nashville, etc), Memphis' Beale Street has continued to get more expensive than it's worth - $7.50 for a small draft beer, and there wasn't ...

Day 2, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by rick

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Hi all - We have enjoyed all of your messages that you leave here and on youthchoirtour@cox.net. Remember that some pics will be here and some will be at www.pensacolafirstchurch.com I am having trouble with internet connections at the hotel that ...

Love, Peace & Chicken Grease., Memphis, United States travel blog

Love, Peace & Chicken Grease.

A travel blog entry by roxyhart

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... . Even got my car floormats shampooed, no charge! Finally, what felt like a lifetime later, we arrived at Graceland, Memphis. Elvis's metaphorical Heartbreak Hotel on Lonely St proved like such a happier place than one would expect. And the Graceland ...

Xmas With Elvis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Xmas With Elvis

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... live on. We also took in the Sun Recording Studio for another helping of Elvis stories but perhaps our most unexpected Memphis highlight was a huge Bass Pro Store. It occupies a former pyramid-shaped stadium and now houses a swamp and pond complete with ...

Don't Worry, Be Happy, Memphis, United States travel blog

Don't Worry, Be Happy

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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... me tight and run back out.   I curse and swear a lot, the clouds are thicker, meaner looking mile by mile. The closer Memphis gets, the closer trucks crowd in my lane, in front in back and at my side. The zoom zoom car has shrivled up its balls, I ...

Southern Hospitality, Memphis, United States travel blog

Southern Hospitality

A travel blog entry by boehmini

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... in Florida and Mexico, for fear they would sweep the competition. Bearing this in mind, Chad and I set out to find a palatable Memphis brew. We found our diamond in the rough: a small local bar far away from the chincy downtown tourism. One look around ...

Old Man River - with whitecaps!!  Holding on tight, West Memphis, United States travel blog

Old Man River - with whitecaps!! Holding on tight

A travel blog entry by pykesonthego

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   It was a short, two-hour drive from Little Rock to West Memphis, and our timing was perfect, as we were just  pulling into our site when the predicted high winds began, and, some 12 hours later, they've only gotten worse!  We ...

Pork Sandwichs and the Memphis Blues, Memphis, United States travel blog

Pork Sandwichs and the Memphis Blues

A travel blog entry by jillandethan

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... We were then back on the road again to Memphis. After another 4 hours in the car, we arrived! We stayed at the Memphis-Graceland RV Park, conveniently located a block from Graceland. It was also right next to the Heartbreak Hotel and had "cute" ...

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