TripAdvisor Reviews Villa Inn Memphis
Travel Blogs from Memphis
... stub after stub of amounts of money given to people and charities and has Lisa Marie talking about Elvis' generosity. I was really moved by her stories of his giving nature; its cool when the superstars turn out to be good guys.
As well as seeing the house we also got to view some items from the Elvis Archives, check out his vehicles in the motor museum and go aboard his planes the Lisa Marie and Hound Dog II. There's some pretty impressive bling on the planes including ...
... hasn’t been converted into a slick museum with interactive displays and temperature controlled, glass-fronted cabinets packed with information. The studio has an air of a working venue, run by fans of the music. Signs on the wall are handwritten on pink paper and pinned up and the memorabilia and souvenirs downstairs are organised in a ramshackle way.
We heard stories of how Elvis had come to be recorded, how Rock and Roll had come to fruition, ...
... rooms were very impressive. He has truly got a lot of awards and to this day has won more then anyone else. His clothes were up on display along with his and Pricilla's wedding attire. One of my favourite parts was possibly the automobile exhibit of all his cars. The pink Cadillac he bought his mum is so gorgeous and such a sweet gesture. Seeing the graves was quite unreal. To think the king of rock of and roll was metres away. An odd fact was that ...
... snipper. We stood in the very room where Luther King was staying (in the Lorraine Motel) and went onto the balcony where he was assignated, quite a strange experience.
After our afternoon of history we headed to Beale Street to check out the action and see what all the hype was about! Memphis is the self proclaimed BBQ capital of the states and its speciality is BBQ pork. After carefully selecting the resturant ...
... br> music bar on beale street for a drink and to experience a Memphis Saturday night. It was a good night, then when we left Beale street
was very crowded and it took a long time to get to the top of the
street so we could get back to the hotel. This was because there were
people trying to get in and the police had roped off the street. It
was crazy, but we got out and walked another 10 minutes back to the
hotel, we got back about 2am and went to bed.