47 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN.
Plan your rock 'n' roll pilgrimage to Memphis and Graceland by checking out all of the exciting things to do in Memphis, a city rich with music and history. MemphisTravel.com is where you will find information on Memphis' attractions, restaurants, hotels, concerts, nightlife and more, plus special offers. All of it combines to make your trip to Memphis as enjoyable as possible. Come visit and see a city rich with music and history!
450 Mulberry Street, Memphis, Tennessee
The National Civil Rights Museum, located at the Lorraine Motel where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was tragically assassinated April 4, 1968, is the world's first and only comprehensive overview of the civil rights movement in exhibit form. The museum is closed on Tuesdays.
706 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN
This is one of the most popular things to do in Memphis for music aficionados. Take a guided tour through the birthplace of rock 'n' roll and learn the history of the most famous recording studio in the world. Experience outtakes from sessions, touch Elvis' first microphone and hear the real history of the studio that launched Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, B.B. King and many more.
926 E. McLemore Avenue, Memphis
Otis Redding. Isaac Hayes. Booker T. and the MGs, the Staple Singers, Al Green, Aretha Franklin, Ike and Tina Turner, Johnnie Taylor, Albert King. They are all in the house at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, the world's only soul music museum,where you can view more than 3,000 videos, films, photographs, records, interactive exhibits, musical instruments, a dance floor, gift shop, and much more. All just 10 minutes from Graceland!
191 Beale Street, Suite 100, Memphis, Tennessee.
The Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum's exhibition, created by the Smithsonian Institution, tells the story of musical pioneers who overcame racial and socioeconomic barriers to create the music that shook the world. The museum offers a comprehensive Memphis music experience from the rural music of the 1930s, through Memphis' musical heyday in the 70s, to its global musical influence.
2000 Prentiss Place, Memphis
One of the country's best zoos is in Memphis. The Memphis Zoo is open daily and features more than 3,500 animals representing 500 species. It's one of four U.S. zoos to exhibit giant pandas, and new exhibits feature polar bears, sea lions, large cats, primates and farm animals.
It's a feeling. A spirit. Found in every string played. Every road traveled and memory made. It's the beauty. The Music. The experiences. That can only be... Made in Tennessee. Cross our wide state, and along the way, meet entertaining folks, experience warm smiles and feel the rhythm of original music. Our legendary landscape of whispering rivers, ancient mountains and awe-inspiring natural wonders speaks to every generation and creates a grand playground for exhilarating adventures.For more information on planning your Tennessee vacation, visit TNVacation.com.
306 Elvis Presley Drive, Tupelo, Miss.
Approximately 90 miles from Memphis.
The most significant landmark of Tupelo's modern history is a modest, two-room house where the King of Rock 'n' Roll was born on Jan. 8, 1935. The Elvis Presley Birthplace is part of the Elvis Presley Park and has been restored to the period before the singer's family moved to Memphis. The Elvis Presley Park includes the Elvis Presley Museum, Memorial Chapel, Gift Shop and a life-size statue of "Elvis at 13".
Approximately 90 miles from Memphis.
Elvis Aaron Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi on January 8, 1935 to Vernon and Gladys Presley. Located in the hills of Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo charms visitors the world over with a unique blend of fascinating history, diverse recreation, a variety of shopping venues and interesting Tupelo tourism attractions and events. While in Tupelo, you can experience the Birthplace of Elvis Presley, the scenic Natchez Trace Parkway, the incredible Tupelo Automobile Museum exhibiting over 100 antique and classic cars, Kids Museum and much more!