Travel Blogs from Memphis, United States

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One for the money, two for the show, three..., Memphis, United States travel blog

One for the money, two for the show, three...

A travel blog entry by jamee

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Any ideas as to our number one reason for visiting Memphis?....you guessed it, Graceland, the home of the King of Rock n Roll.  We started our Elvis quest at Sun Records which began as the Memphis Recording Service thanks to the talent spotting Sam ...

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 ...

Memphis at Last, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis at Last

A travel blog entry by traveltheroad

Memphis is our stop for the night. Tomorrow we head to Graceland to see Elvis ...

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 ...

The Blues Scene, Memphis, United States travel blog

The Blues Scene

A travel blog entry by champa

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... The Black River swirls through canyon like gorges, hence shutting the water in between.  A good place to cool down.  Memphis, Tennesse - invokes memories of The Blues Scene and of course in particular, the home of The King.  We are also ...

The tale of one King and some ducks, Memphis, United States travel blog

The tale of one King and some ducks

A travel blog entry by big_curl

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... way to my couchsurfing place that he's driving as a side job so uses his own car. I am not arguing whatsoever! Whilst in Memphis, I stayed with Lowell and his two gorgeous dogs, Pasha and Tulip. Lowell is such a nice guy! We chatted about politics (seems ...

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 ...

Day 33, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 33

A travel blog entry by granniesontour

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We decided to go to Graceland today. On the way we needed to go to an ATM for some cash. the only one nearby was a 'drive in' so we have now experienced our first drive in ATM, photo to prove it. We arrived at Graceland and whilst waiting for the shuttle ...

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, ...

Day 11 The Long Haul from New Orleans to Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 11 The Long Haul from New Orleans to Memphis

A travel blog entry by coldunn

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... of Elvis and also famous for its honey - hence Van Morrison's album/song 'Tupelo Honey') Anyway I am glad I got to Memphis ~ 3:30pm - quickly unpacked the bike and found the pool. The hotel recommended a local shuttle service to get downtown lieu of a ...

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 ...

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 ...

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE TO HOUSTON (MAYBE ?), Memphis, United States travel blog

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE TO HOUSTON (MAYBE ?)

A travel blog entry by jdboy

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... so we wouldn't be lugging stuff around everywhere. Phil, Paula and Megan managed to rebook the last 3 seats on a flight which departed Memphis at around 3pm tomorrow. Wendy and I had to catch the next flight which departed at 4.45pm.    We ...

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 ...

Making Memories in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Making Memories in Memphis

A travel blog entry by d-spritzos

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... are some of the suits in the windows.  As we toured the city, Kathy pointed out to us a bridge that the people of Memphis have dubbed "The Dolly Parton Bridge".  [PHOTO_ID_BLOCK=know-to-the-locals-as-the-dolly-parton-bridge.jpg] One of ...

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 ...

Arrival in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Arrival in Memphis

A travel blog entry by workfortravel

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... me and I vowed they could take the train on their own next time. We arrived at the airport for our Southwest flight to Memphis, which arrived 20mins early.  Our travelling friends said there was a bus from the airport to the hotel, which I assumed ...

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