Courtyard by Marriott Memphis East/Park Avenue
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... in 1973) opened it to the public in 1982. His grave is also on the Graceland’s property just adjacent to the pool, as are his parents and grandmother and proved to be a solemn end to the tour. There are plenty of other things to do for Elvis enthusiasts (Aunty Chris?) like 'Elvis in Hollywood’, the car museum and two custom aeroplanes. Many appeared to ...
Dateline July 28th, 2012 - Graceland, Tennessee
If you're not an Elvis fan, you better skip this entry. Not that I'm a big fan myself, but you have to respect one of the most famous figures of all time. As to why we came to Graceland, I need to take you back to January 2011 - for Aria's birthday. We let Aria draw any picture she pleased for her birthday cake we were making for her and for some reason she drew a picture of Elvis. We don't listen to ...
... one of the cheapest ;-) ... let's say it was not our best motel decision till now. Today is the big day ;-) ... Graceland!!! That's one of the best points at our trip for my mum and me ;-) .... so excited!!!! Hi Leute! Wir sind in Memphis;-) Aber wir kamen gestern zu spät um Graceland zu besuchen! So gehen wir heute und wir sind schon so aufgeregt :-) Gestern Morgen begann ein bisschen stressig... wir hatten ...
... is the birthplace of Memphis Blues). I walked past the Elvis statue, and saw a police barracade. It turned out that there was a festival this weekend, Memphis In May, and although there was a festival site requiring tickets, Beale Street was closed off to traffic, and all the bars had stalls outside selling beer. Basically it was Bourbon Street mark 2. A lot of the bars had music all day too. I know how to pick my dates.
The tour took me along Beale ...
... with some lunch at a famous rib place but it was more than a little
disappointing- they got cold v. quickly. Although, if you're
interested in giving them ago apparently they Fed-Ex ribs and you'll
have them for dinner the following day. Next, we followed a
recommendation from a local guy and did a Riverside walk. This gave
us our first views of the famous (and massive) Mississippi river. Not
a patch on the Tyne of course. You can also see Arkansas on the