La Quinta Inn & Suites Memphis Airport Graceland
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We got to Memphis about 11:00 and had to be at the airport about noon tomorrow so no time to do anything or go anywhere.
We got in at 12:30 but I was too tired to do anything and I had some paperwork I needed to work on anyway so I just stayed in my room. The other flight attendant took a bus tour of Memphis and said she enjoyed it so now I know something else to do when I come to Memphis next time. I also picked up a book on Memphis so I can look through it and see what there is to do.
The flight attendant I was flying with, Katie, and I had already decided we were going to go to Marlow's BBQ for dinner when we got to the hotel. The captain and first officer said they weren't going to go but they changed their mind and decided to go with us. Marlow's will come and pick you up and take you to their restaurant in a pink Cadillac. …
... is also original for the acoustics. They still record there today. Some artists have been U2, Def Leppard, Chris Isaak and many more.
We checked into our hotel room and got changed. Tammy and I walked down to Beale St and had dinner at Blues City Cafe.
Then we just went up and down the street checking out the bars. There was live blues in every one. We spent the night ...
... and wow, talk about commercialism!!! It's $8 just to park..... Good job as I didn't want to go in... Maybe some other time...
Got to the Sun museum on time and booked my tour for 10:30.
I really enjoyed this, even though I'm not really into rock and roll. Turns out the guy who started the studio was a blues freak and he went about the Delta recording blues artists, like Howlin Wolf, BB King and Muddy Waters. One day a guy came ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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