Travel Blogs from Memphis
... there is only the pool between the memorial garden and the mansion. Everyone is so respectful, no talking, no pushing and jostling giving everyone the chance to walk past slowly at their own pace. With the Mansion tour over we get back on the shuttle and see a bit more of the grounds before being taken back acorns the road where we started. There are other Elvis show rooms to visit with different themes such as his cars, his home town and Hawaii ...
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We should have never taken Zach to the Graceland house after his big night before, one of us should have taken him back to the RV for a sleep but we didn't...we paid big time for that. Zach had a massive meltdown in Graceland itself and Chris had to take him back to the RV screaming all the way basically. I kept trying to find them going from room to room but couldn't and so eventually checked my phone and saw the SOS text message from Chris so ...
... through all the ground floor rooms. Elvis may have recorded some incredible songs, but the man had awful taste! The whole house was so tacky – I don’t know how anyone could have lived there. One room had pleated fabric covering the walls and ceiling, and another, nicknamed the “Jungle Room”, had thick green carpet on the walls, and some of the most hideous furniture I have ever seen! You’d think with all the money he was earning he could have ...
We spent Shavuot in the part of Memphis known as Germantown at (brace yourself) Tzvi's friend's best friend's parents' house, who were incredibly generous to open their home to us. We were given an amazing insight into a thriving, southern, tight-knit Jewish community and were fed the best food we had on the trip to that point (a real step up from pasta, canned beans, and tofurkey).
I went into downtown Memphis both days we were there, visiting the ...
... trams and only cost a buck.
Headed back to the hotel and got the glad rags on before heading into Beale Street which is the street where it all happens in Memphis. The intention was to grab some dinner and have a few drinks and see what the fuss was all about. Problem was dinner never happened. Actually, come to think of it, neither did bloody lunch !
Had a fun night at several different bars, all with ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed