Few Fun Things That You Can Do in Memphis
People from most parts of the world think that Memphis only means a place for rock and roll music, moving around Beale Street and relishing on barbecue served in few awesome restaurants in the town.
All the above are true but besides that you will also find plenty of other things to do once you dig little deeper into the city’s soul. There are few awesome things to do while you are in Memphis.
We Are Memphis tour is the best way to explore a few interesting places as follows –
- Sun studio
In this studio, Elvis Presley made his start which is just located in the eastern side of downtown Memphis. While touring sun studio, you can learn from the local artists all about the Memphis’ musical lore. Now you will find them working as local guides.
- Beale street
Though, Beale Street may look like any other tourist destination, but if you stay little longer then you can experience few uniquely Memphis things e.g. finding Irish jumping goats, world-class concert held at the historic NEW DAISY THEATER, eat burger that is cooked in hundred-year-old grease etc.
- NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM
This is in memory of assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. during 1968. You can experience the first-hand accounts about the events with the help of artifacts, video presentations and special displays etc.
- Mississippi river
You really do not need any divine abilities for walking across body of water, because you may use any bike for Big River Crossing and pedestrian bridge for travelling across river Mississippi to the West Memphis Arkansas.
- Star museum
You may go for trip to Soulsville which is in the southern Memphis for visiting the Star Museum. This is built on this site and the museum offers a lot of fun and music-filled time.
- Peabody hotel
A mighty parade you can see of adorable ducks who make their way starting from the Peabody Hotel’s rooftop to marble fountain, and spend their day, daily at 11am.
Parade is led by their Duck master, who is red-coated and then they return upstairs by 5pm. Both kids and adults may enjoy the view.
Your list about visiting different places at Memphis will remain incomplete if you miss to visit well-known Elvis Presley’s home in Graceland. Try to learn all about that artist and about his origin.
You can also see his home décor of ’70s that includes famous Jungle Room.
- Bass pro pyramid
Pyramid in Memphis? Can I reach to the top? Why is it outdoors supply store? You can find answers of all these questions when you spend time inside this enormous glass pyramid.
You can also prefer to ride the tallest freestanding elevator of the nation to reach the observation deck.
- AutoZone park
You can get a chance to see the baseball team “The MEMPHIS REDBIRDS TRIPLE-A” and get a chance to see their pro-players in real action before they are selected to play for the big leagues.