SpringHill Suites Memphis East / Galleria
Travel Blogs from Memphis
... a swim then took a shuttle into Nashville.
Yee Ha! I loved Nashville, it was alive and kicking. We stayed on Broadway St as there is no cover charge to go into the bars on that street. I can't even guess at the number of bars and restaurants there are on both sides of the street all playing live music, it was pumping and the beer was cheap. Loved the shops selling all the western gear, met a few parties of girls on a Hen's ...
... was only a few miles away. I had no idea it was in Memphis, I thought it was in Nashville so even though I'm not really a huge Elvis fan, I thought it would be worth checking out. I went back to my bike and started heading in that direction.
One of the things I had been told about Memphis was how dangerous the ghetto area was and how I should avoid it at all costs. Little did I know that in order to get to Graceland from downtown, that's exactly where ...
... with each additional exhibits is another gift shop. There are more gift shops here than at Disneyland. It's about as commercial as it could get. It's sort of a shame to me because seeing the mansion and the grounds around is a moving experience. I like that part and was glad to see it a second time. But basically after spending the better part of the day there I felt like I had seen enough Elvis to last a lifetime. In the evening the staff prepared ...
The best thing about Alabama.... Getting out alive. An early start to catch our bus out of Alabama, we were all more than happy to be moving on. After a relatively long bus journey we arrived in Memphis and headed to our hotel. After chilling for a bit we headed to Beale Street where we were advised to go. Basically ...
... and the tour hasn't even started yet :)
By the way I had the good fortune of getting window seats for both my flights so got to watch the landscape change from west to east. I flew out of dry desert and rock formations and flew into greenery and forests, it's great to get a different perspective from what I'd see from the road. Fantastic flights.
(No pics today, didn't want to risk bringing the planes down.)
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking