Motel 6 Memphis - Graceland
Travel Blogs from Memphis
That's why he was the man on the moon
Breakfast at the hotel..Mini waffles and biscuit with gravy.
Drove to the Civil Rights Museum.It was built around the hotel (Lorraine Motel) where Martin Luther King was assasinated.It chronicles the American Civil rights movement and how civils rights was brought about .There is a bus with Rosa Parks.Also show the room where the assasin Earl …
Drove to see Graceland.Joined a tour of Graceland.Saw the jungle room with green carpet in the ceiling.Also the TV room,yellow with mirrored ceiling.Saw the Las Vegas jump suits,golden records and memorabilia.
Ate pork pulled barbcue sandwich.Saw a lot of shops of Elvis souvenirs like Christmas ornaments.
Drove downtown to Sun Recording …
Memphis felt so much more 'real' than Nashville. The main drag is closed to cars so you can wander around with plastic cups of your favourite drink (or giant guitar shaped cups if you prefer). We grabbed some frozen daiquiris and sat in the square listening to a band before giving in to the heat and seeking out AC. The caravan park we chose (the cheapest) left us a little worried about our safety, but any potential burglars ...
... ensued. I think that is what happened anyway. I went to sleep. Soundly!
Lisa: Yep we had a lovely chat, couldn’t tell you what about in the morning, I was pretty wasted!! Sorry eggs!
In the morning, after waking very delicately, we knew there was one place still to go. BB Kings. We Excellent music, friendly staff, and when the food came I was very pleased as well.
Lisa: I had a Po Boy which as always with the food in Memphis ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking