Holiday Inn Southaven - Central
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... cute little stadium so you were right near the action. Then bed to prepare for the big next day and of course, my birthday! We went straight to Graceland in the morning and it was quite different to what I expected. The mansion was on one side of the road and then there was museums and sooooo many gift shops on the other side. Elvis stuff everywhere! Elvis '****' everywhere as well! This took us a bit longer to get through than we expected - was around 1pm so maybe 4 ...
... the on board water! Luckily the sleeping quarters stayed dry so we retreated there after a simple supper of ‘Mac and cheese’ (we are in need of fresh provisions again!) and got an early night again ready for the 2 part long haul to Virginia over the next 2 days.
Graceland is certainly a place to come back to visit again. We didn’t even touch on Memphis city itself and would love to do some exploring there too. ...
... it was swarming with people! Beale Street is a lot like Bourbon Street in New Orleans, where there seems to be an "anything goes" attitude, with people drinking from yard long plastic cups in the street, and lots of music and dancing!
After finding some lunch (which is not easy for a veggie in a city famous for BBQ!) we explored a little more, before heading back to our hotel.
The following day we were up bright and early to visit the Peabody Hotel, and ...
... along the strip as they raced up and down the street with trays full of wine glasses. I believe it was the crew from Beale Street ´s own Blues Boy´s (BB King) club who won. Around the corner, we watched the ridiculous Peabody Ducks, who are marched from the fountain in the hotel lobby to the elevator and taken up to the penthouse suite by a Duck Master at 5pm daily.
All of this strangeness had us hungry once again, so, ...
... for the whole trip. Dan had definitely run out of ways to wear his undies, Inside out, back to front, all options were used. So fresh, so clean, $30 was definitely a winner. Hit up Hooters for happy hour then Beale Street again to see the wonderful Barbara. Whoever is not a blues fan is forever changed after seeing Barbara! If you are a music fan of any kind, we strongly recommend you come to Memphis at least once in your life. You will not be ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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