Iris Motel

1950 North Bellevue Blvd., Memphis, Tennessee, 38107, United States | Motel

Travel Blogs from Memphis

What a Friday and Saturday!

A travel blog entry by ljshearn


... brilliant. There was certainly a poignant moment when a video was showing of people singing for equality in a church in the 1950s. An elderly woman was humming and quietly singing along to the words as she was walking around. Don't think she even realised she was doing it but it made us realise she would have probably been in her teens at the time and remembered the period ...

Music, Beer and BBQ

A travel blog entry by rplester


... attraction visit of my trip while still providing the least educational value. Admission to Graceland was $37 and they also charged you $10 for parking. During the tour I realized that it's definitely creepy walking through a dead man's house that hasn't had the decor updated since the 70s. But if you're a design student and you want to go back in a time machine where putting fur and rugs on walls is socially acceptable ...

First Day in Memphis

A travel blog entry by dlake


... roll was born in Memphis at Sun Studio. Sam Phillips is credited with recording Jackie Brenston's "Rocket 88" which is thought by many as the first song in the rock & roll genre.

A month after graduating from high school Elvis Presley paid $4.00 to record a song for his mom at Sun Studio. It wasn't until almost a year later that he recorded "That's All Right" at Sun Studio. Three days later the song was played on a local ...

Callin Elvis

A travel blog entry by curryinahurry


... said. "They would meet up in Elvis's penthouse after their respective shows and jam till 6am in the morning. I guess he used drugs to keep up the pace.
We also got to see his car collection and his private jet, which was really something. Even if you weren't an Elvis fan you'd still be blown away by a visit to Graceland.We had lunch back at the park before setting off for Nashville. We arrived at Jellystone RV Park at ...

*My Sweet Darlings

A travel blog entry by thisgreatworld


... I have been parenting my children next to other great parents- friends at church, parents from Pathfinder & Adventurer club, Homeschooling groups, & of course my own family.

I realized that my children and I have reached the point of testing our training. For Lucas & Lara, it's a test on being responsible. Although, for Lucas, he has been honing on this for years- now he must practice it at a higher level. Skills that he has learned in ...


This motel, located in the North Memphis area of Memphis, is near Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, Victorian Village Historic District, and The Carriage Company.
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