Hampton Inn & Suites Memphis-Shady Grove Road
Travel Blogs from Memphis
Memphis today but Graceland is tomorrow.
Today I checked out three of the best music orientated sites in or near downtown.
First up Sun Studio where Elvis cut his first records. It is a tiny place just one room upstairs with the exhibits and then the studio. It was great to see though and I even got a cheesy shot with Elvis in the …
Before setting off down the Great River Road – which of course has the great acronym of GRR – I went for a little culture. The Laumeier Sculpture park was virtually empty and the works on display were mostly really worthwhile. The only thing missing was a book with all the works pictured but if you check out their website you can get a …
... the rocks. Lynchburg is a dry country so no alcohol can be bought or consumed, very comical that one of the worlds most popular whiskeys is made right here. The staff are given a bottle of JD on the first Friday of every month, they call it good Friday LOL. After the tour we go to a little diner for lunch then on the road to Memphis we go. We pit stop at a place called Bucksnort... Char couldn't help herself and had to get a souvenir from the little servo we ...
... which any hard core Simpsons fan will know is the badlands of Springfield. It was a casual ride to Jack Daniels as as per the other distilleries a really cool setting for the tour. The base trade around appeared to be raising race horses and of course the ingredients that go into production of whiskey, corn, barlley, wheat and hops. This tour took us thought the entire process so we all can drink Jack ...
We started early with a 6 hour drive and some of us were a little worse for wear from the night before, we got to Memphis at a little motel called the vista inn straight across from the local baseball stadium and Beale street, after getting changed we went up to Beale street and it was full of Harley ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet