Travel Blogs from Memphis, United States

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Day 16 - Memphis - Tennessee, Memphis, United States travel blog

Day 16 - Memphis - Tennessee

A travel blog entry by traceystravels

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... was off to the Lorraine Motel where Dr Martin Luther King, leading Civil Rights activist, was assassinated during a visit to Memphis where he spoke in support if striking sanitation workers. There's plenty of conspiracy theories as to who was ...

I'm going the Gracelands, Memphis, United States travel blog

I'm going the Gracelands

A travel blog entry by paulortw

... disinterested than stunned, but Mike was used to it. Back at Sun Studios the next tour was already full, so having discovered that "Memphis is all about Basketball, BBQ and Elvis" from the hungry basketball fan behind the desk, we left the ...

Sur la route de Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Sur la route de Memphis

A travel blog entry by simonetmartina

Happy new ...

Crawfish, Zydeco, Mud Island and Big Foot, Memphis, TN, United States travel blog

Crawfish, Zydeco, Mud Island and Big Foot

A travel blog entry by lroff

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Had a lovely relaxing day in Memphis. Started off looking for inexpensive parking and wound up driving around and around until I found a "deal" on parking - 3 dollars all day on, I think, Front Street at about Union. I walked up and down Union to get my ...

Memphis, Memphis,  United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by seechiken

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Yesterday we left Nashville and drove to Memphis. We got checked in to the Peabody Hotel late afternoon after having a bit of difficulty finding how to get to the valet parking, we ended up parking in public parking and hauling our suitcases quite a ways ...

Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by abimartin

... the arcade, Lorraine motel, Beale street and sun studios. After a bit of a power nap we went for breakfast at the arcade (Memphis' oldest diner) and had French toast with eggs and bacon. I honestly didn't think I'd like it before coming to the states ...

I have some extremely distressing news..., West Memphis, United States travel blog

I have some extremely distressing news...

A travel blog entry by holliday

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... sleep standing up or laying down, so for that I must apologise. In case you're wondering, which I'm sure you're not, why I'm in Memphis, I thought it would be nice to visit the family again in Tyler, Texas for a couple of nights. On my way to Denver. ...

Its all about the shoes, the blue suede shoes..., Memphis, United States travel blog

Its all about the shoes, the blue suede shoes...

A travel blog entry by bekandjesse

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... and headed straight to Graceland, the home of the King. Graceland is a large sprawling home on a large estate just outside of Memphis where Elivs lived, died and is now buried. For all those who are concerned about his descendants wealth do not be ...

Walking in Memphis, Memphis TN, United States travel blog

Walking in Memphis

A travel blog entry by nanseaj

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... exhibit is a fabulous collection of black and white photographs that showcase everyday life in the pre Civil Rights African American community of Memphis entitled Taylor Made:  The Life and Work of Rev. L. O. Taylor.  One note, while we did not ...

Im going to Graceland, Graceland, Memphis Tennesse, Memphis, United States travel blog

Im going to Graceland, Graceland, Memphis Tennesse

A travel blog entry by markandbecs

... for Sun City Studios only to find out that they do tours hourly so we headed back in the hot hot hot weather for a walk around Memphis.  Basically it can be summed up as sub-prime, not the nicest town in the world.  Headed to Beale Street and ...

Graceland, Baby!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Graceland, Baby!

A travel blog entry by deb93

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... and banana sandwich, but there's always next time - we all agree that we need to come back and spend more time discovering Memphis. Next stop...Dallas for a quick layover and our last real night's sleep before we start the "roughing it" portion of our ...

Arrived!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Arrived!

A travel blog entry by winegalcj

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... in Memphis, plus we took in the sights and sounds of Graceland (where Elvis lived and now is buried), then BBQ at the "Memphis in May" World BBQ cookoff.  Beale Street, like Bourbon Street in New Orleans, is non-stop party place that tourists and ...

Memphis Tennessee - home of the king, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis Tennessee - home of the king

A travel blog entry by chrisculley

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... , Graceland touched a spot.  Unexpectedly really.   Once again, we received good old Southern hospitality and friendliness in Memphis and almost everyone we spoke to made time to talk to us and give us help with directions, places to go and ...

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 ...

looking for a New England........Elvis and Chicago, New England, Chicago, Memphis, United States travel blog

looking for a New England........Elvis and Chicago

A travel blog entry by kinkajou50a

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Road trip through Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire and upstate New York, down to Chicago to stay with Chris's mate Claudia, and then a quick detour to Memphis to see some dead chap who had some songs ...

Walking in Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Walking in Memphis

A travel blog entry by billy_d

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... rode those bikes, “2-Wheel Cruisers” with a bottom rocker of “Little Rock Arkansas.”   Walking in Memphis The Mississippi River is a beginning and ending point for me to see America.  As many people in ...

Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by undici

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Memphis Tennessee - Home of Rock and the Blues, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis Tennessee - Home of Rock and the Blues

A travel blog entry by dan80

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Memphis Tennessee - The home of Elvis and B.B. King A group of us decided to go to Memphis today to see Graceland and check some of the blues music out down on Beal Street.  Graceland was brilliant to see, as it is exactly the same as it was when ...

.....I was walking in Memphis...., Memphis, United States travel blog

.....I was walking in Memphis....

A travel blog entry by lucy_billy

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Hi y'all! Well, we've spent the last 3 days in Tennessee and the weather is getting hotter! We've been clocking up the miles, filling up the gas every day... at this rate we'll be in Las Vegas in a few days! The whole State seems to revolve around ...

Well you can do anything, Memphis, United States travel blog

Well you can do anything

A travel blog entry by sarahs_voyage

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... are generally those given by Sun Studios tour or at Graceland and may not match other historical accounts. I literally have 24 hours in Memphis.  I get off the train at 10pm on Sat night and I’m getting back on the same train Sunday when it ...

Jim & June's Odyssey 090412, Memphis, United States travel blog

Jim & June's Odyssey 090412

A travel blog entry by jimcabay

... can wander along the cobblestones & bricks, drinking a Big-Ass-Beer while shopping for voodoo charms, distinctly Southern artifacts, Memphis souvenirs and experiencing the Blues atmosphere. We had fun! The 4 block long street really comes alive at night ...

Close the Circle, Memphis, United States travel blog

Close the Circle

A travel blog entry by billy_d

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... was a sign indicating West Memphis. This was it. I saw the large bridge that crossed the Mississippi River and delivers you to Memphis. This indicated that I had returned to my jump-off point. This river meant that I had gone into lands unknown to me one ...

Don't You Step on My Blue Suede Shoes, Memphis, United States travel blog

Don't You Step on My Blue Suede Shoes

A travel blog entry by boyers

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I'm going to Graceland Graceland In Memphis Tennessee I get a chance to use those lyrics from Paul Simon. Waking up early Sunday so we can get ready for our reserved times to tour Elvis Presley's Graceland complex. Got to bed at a decent time, but close ...

It's all about the music Part 1, Memphis, United States travel blog

It's all about the music Part 1

A travel blog entry by loves_to_pack

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It doesn't take long to decide what to wear this morning, I'm going to put on my Elvis t shirt that mum bought me on Beale street last night because this morning we are off to Graceland.We get ready have breakfast and head outside and its freezing well ...

A day with

A day with "The King" at Graceland, Memphis,TN

A travel blog entry by gsnakehill

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... operation and there are so many people that work on these grounds you can see why it is the number 1 tourist attraction in Memphis. Tuesday, June 18 – Graceland RV Park and Campground, Memphis, TN    This campground is right next to ...

Memphis, Memphis, United States travel blog

Memphis

A travel blog entry by dam

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... and most surreal things I have seen..... and I have see some stuff........ One of the nicest hotels I have been in the Peabody in Memphis has a "duck parade" every day, where their ducks are give a staircase to get out of the fountain in the lobby and are ...

Long Live the King, Memphis, United States travel blog

Long Live the King

A travel blog entry by edwardsroadtrip

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... year to audition for the main man - Sammy Philips.  It wasn't until he started jamming the blues that this guy running the Memphis Recording Service, later to become the founder of Sun Records, sat up and took notice.  The rest shall we say is ...

The Peabody Ducks, Memphis, United States travel blog

The Peabody Ducks

A travel blog entry by lesleyrose

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This deserves a blog all of its own. Let me apologise upfront for the poor quality of the pics, but you should get the picture. The Peabody Hotel was established in 1925 and is a 5 star luxury hotel. I could barely afford to walk through the front doors. ...

Driving around Memphis, Tennessee!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Driving around Memphis, Tennessee!

A travel blog entry by jd_amazing_race

Drove around town taking pictures before continuing to New Orleans. I realize this segment of the journey was too ...

Mmmmmm Ribs!!!, Memphis, United States travel blog

Mmmmmm Ribs!!!

A travel blog entry by loves_to_pack

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Last night was lot's of fun but we are paying for it today....lee a little more than me,and we have got a  long drive to Memphis about 6 hours in total. We set off about 11am and head out of new Orleans it would be nice to come back here and spend a ...

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