Travel Blogs from Memphis, United States

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First the Muffin, Then the Stuffin', Memphis, United States travel blog

First the Muffin, Then the Stuffin'

A travel blog entry by bradleyt

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... what's essentially a one-room tour but this is sacred ground... like the Vatican of Rock 'n' Roll. It's worth every penny. Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum - This is actually run by the Smithsonian Institute so we can get all learned and stuff about ...

Four States in one day, Memphis, United States travel blog

Four States in one day

A travel blog entry by doctormick

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... journey to Memphis as the Sat Nav seemed to want to show me every US highway and then dumped me in a major traffic jam just outside Memphis. Still it all worked out ok.  I must have booked this room but I had forgotten what I had booked as I was ...

Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by andyfreshwater

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... the years and the old down town was nearly abandoned in the 70's. Today is has been revived and benefits greatly from tourism.   Memphis was the home town for many years of Elvis Presley. High on the agenda is of course a trip to Graceland, Elvis' ...

Elvis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Elvis

A travel blog entry by sueandrich

... in the jungle room, green shag pile carpet on the floor, walls and ceilings! Then we spent the afternoon wandering around Memphis. It is a strange place, nothing really going on beyond Beale Street which is apparantly the home of the blues, not as ...

Walking in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Walking in Memphis

A travel blog entry by tiszrh

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... Memphis (auch) da nicht ganz so eindrücklich gibt.  Dann folgte endlich mein längst überfälliges Rendevouz mit dem Memphis Barbeque Pork. Das fiel dann etwas mager aus; für den heftigen Preis gab's ein Mini-Burgerlein mit viel Salat und wenig ...

Nashville -> Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Nashville -> Memphis

A travel blog entry by stathis

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Memphis is a bit like Las Vegas (I guess, as I haven't been yet) but still ok. A lot of live music, not as many stupid souvenirs about Elvis as you would think and, of course, Graceland, the house of the ...

Welcome to the South!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Welcome to the South!

A travel blog entry by tiszrh

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... ganz passend wieder - die Leute sprechen hier, als hätten sie ne Ladung E-Gitarren verschluckt.  Ankunft im tropischen Memphis, wo Temperatur und Feuchtigkeit eher an Singapur erinnern. "Und jetzt bini in Memphis", um Polo Hofer zu zitieren. "Es ...

Graceland, Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland

A travel blog entry by mikejersey25

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The King.... OK.....so we left Nashville this morning on our way to Tunica, Mississippi to hit the casinos (because my boy is a dead-beat gambler). But along the way we had to make a stop in Graceland. When I told J the entrance fee was $22 he said ...

Bugs, Tour Guides, and Elvis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Bugs, Tour Guides, and Elvis

A travel blog entry by nicandjessica

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... U2. It was super cool. People down here go crazy for Elvis, so we were more interested in the place he sang, rather than his home at the way expensive Graceland. This was well worth another stop in Memphis. From here onto Nashville... Nic and Jess ...

Beale Street is fantastic!!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Beale Street is fantastic!!

A travel blog entry by eddieandwendy

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Pics of the famous Beale Street.  We just kept going back there while we were visiting Memphis. So many talented musicians. Easy to sit and listen to them for ...

Day 3: Nashville, TN, to Memphis, TN, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 3: Nashville, TN, to Memphis, TN

A travel blog entry by edct

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... , resulted in our making a detour, whereby we headed into Mississippi for a ride, then headed north, and west, toward Memphis, on picturesque back-country roads.  While enroute to Memphis, we passed several small towns, such as "Bucksnort" and ...

LA to New Orleans Contiki, New Orleans, Las Vegas, Dallas, Memphis, United States travel blog

LA to New Orleans Contiki

A travel blog entry by 2460matt

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... spent all might nights down Beale street checking the many bars where famous musicians started out to listen to some live music. From Memphis we headed to New Orleans, one of my favourite cities. We went to a cooking class and learnt how to make ...

Mud Island, Memphis, United States travel blog

Mud Island

A travel blog entry by eddieandwendy

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... good museum, again with tons of history. Meet another couple from Oz at the Mud Island park today, and then saw them again on the river cruise. We have hardly seen any Aussies since we have been here, and now at Memphis we have run into heaps. Good ...

Sonics, Chakras, and Y's'ms, Memphis, United States travel blog

Sonics, Chakras, and Y's'ms

A travel blog entry by barnis

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... to the sounds of biblical blue grass and then one more rendition of my new favorite song "Mr. Mom." More sonic for lunch YUM! Memphis frightens the girls and to some extent me too but it'll be worth it for graceland! Tomorrow we hope to head to the ...

USA: Memphis, TN - Place of Blues & Rock&Roll, Memphis, United States travel blog

USA: Memphis, TN - Place of Blues & Rock&Roll

A travel blog entry by daria_juergen

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... experience. They have a great house, nice pool and a pretty guest house were we stayed and relaxed from the long bus drive. Memphis has a great culture of live music, so we spent long hours in the parks listening to blues and rock & roll. Memphis is ...

We're Going to Graceland, Memphis, United States travel blog

We're Going to Graceland

A travel blog entry by gra8ful

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Wow!  So much to do in Memphis.  We of course had to visit Graceland which was very cool after we got over the sticker shock of the tickets.  $25/person for just the "basic" tour (upwards of $60 for all inclusive) PLUS $6 to ...

Singing the blues... and some rock n roll, Memphis, United States travel blog

Singing the blues... and some rock n roll

A travel blog entry by brosh2013

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... and civil rights has been lost. To each their own.    This evening wee headed down to Beale St, which is the Memphis version of New Orleans Bourbon st. Although its quieter, its also cleaner, far less skuzzy and the music is so much better. We ...

Day 6 - Little Rock and Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 6 - Little Rock and Memphis

A travel blog entry by joergw

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... Rock during his time as governor of Arkansas), and enjoyed some local gumbo for lunch, before we head out to Memphis. Important geographical milestone: the Mississippi river! Crossing it brings us into Tennesse and into Memphis. We start off ...

Up the Mississippi, Memphis, United States travel blog

Up the Mississippi

A travel blog entry by mdrury

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Baton Rouge to Memphis, TN Packed up and headed down to Day 2 of the Pennington Balloon Championships.  Pilots have to wait for the earth to heat up so they can use those winds to steer the sky ways.  While I was waiting I managed to talk with ...

Sun Studio, and Beale Street again!!!!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Sun Studio, and Beale Street again!!!!

A travel blog entry by eddieandwendy

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... returning home. So the two males sharing the Motorhome with me are fairly marinated. Reckon there will be lots of snoring and other sounds coming from them tonight. We are leaving beautiful Memphis tomorrow, heading back, once again to Searcy, ...

Walking in Memphis...and Nashville!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Walking in Memphis...and Nashville!

A travel blog entry by natandcraig

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We decided to change our route a little bit and instead continued east to see the musical towns of Memphis and Nashville. Although neither of us are into Elvis or country music, it was still a great trip and we really enjoyed getting to see both ...

Last Day in Memphis, West Memphis, United States travel blog

Last Day in Memphis

A travel blog entry by wbcci1529

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... , the very first team of ducks were Peabody, Gayoso, and Chisca - named for the three hotels owned by the Memphis Hotel Company in 1933. The Peabody's lobby fountain is cut from one enormous piece of travertine marble made and shipped from ...

Driving round the Deep South, Memphis, United States travel blog

Driving round the Deep South

A travel blog entry by derekrussell30

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... down near the end and we reached Clarksdale just before the predicted overnight thunderstorms. Tuesday 7th December - Clarksdale, Mississippi - Memphis, Tennessee (80 miles) Clarksdale sits on the area known as the Mississippi Delta - an area rich in ...

Watchout Guy, Jim's in Town, Memphis, United States travel blog

Watchout Guy, Jim's in Town

A travel blog entry by jimandclare

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... [in Nashville].  Memphis sits along the Mississippi River near the corner of eastern Arkansas, western Tennessee, and Northern Mississippi. Memphis claims to be the Birthplace of Blues from the first blues song published, "Memphis Blues" and the ...

Elvis' Graceland..........., Memphis, United States travel blog

Elvis' Graceland...........

A travel blog entry by eddieandwendy

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Wow, who would have thought!  We are off to visit Graceland and the Elvis Presley museums etc. Took us all day but worth it. We are in the RV Park right beside the carpark for his tours. Short walk, then after purchasing tickets we are ...

Monday in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Monday in Memphis

A travel blog entry by payne6roadtrip

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... fair at the Peabody. We then drove down Union Street to Wiles-Smith Pharmacy it is supposedly the oldest independent pharmacy in Memphis and still has a soda fountain. We had delicious hand dipped milkshakes. We were all so full, Courtney couldn't finish ...

Day 6-9 Shaconage to Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 6-9 Shaconage to Memphis

A travel blog entry by rolls

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... of top live blues bands. Saw a great impromptu band in a small park playing some funk but my favourite was a blues band from Memphis called '2 weeks notice' who played loads of classic blues and some Lynard Skynard thrown in (my request of Free bird was ...

It's called fall for a reason, Memphis, United States travel blog

It's called fall for a reason

A travel blog entry by katrinaandtim

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... $50...lol We eventually were back on the road, we kind of farewelled Tennessee and helloed Arkansas as Memphis is placed between the two states. Tomorrow it's back into Tennessee to visit Gracelands and then back into Arkansas to sleep. We settled into ...

Graceland, Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland

A travel blog entry by workfortravel

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... well worth the time and money (we did the Platinum Tour, which includes the Cars and Planes).  I would recommend going to Memphis on seeing Graceland alone. We stopped off to tour Sun Studios on the way back, however the next tours were already ...

Day 15 - Albuquerque NM; Houston TX; Memphis TN, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Day 15 - Albuquerque NM; Houston TX; Memphis TN

A travel blog entry by traceystravels

... overwhelmed instead. I shall consider what I saw from the window of my plane my trip to Texas for this particular journey. Now Memphis airport is whole other story, everyone smiles and wishes you a good day, that's better. And if that's not enough ...

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