10 Best Places to Visit in the Memphis, Tennessee


The former home of Elvis Presley, Graceland is now a museum and popular tourist destination.

Beale Street

This historic street is the heart of Memphis's music scene.

National Civil Rights Museum

Located at the Lorraine Motel, the site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination

Sun Studio

This is where Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and other music legends got their start.

Memphis Zoo

Home to over 3,500 animals, the Memphis Zoo is one of the best in the country.

Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

This museum explores the history of Memphis music, from blues and soul to rock and roll.

Stax Museum of American Soul Music

This museum celebrates the legacy of Stax Records

Mud Island River Park

Mud Island is a great place to go for a walk, take a riverboat cruise, or see a concert at the amphitheater.

Shelby Farms Park

This 4,500-acre park is one of the largest urban parks in the country

Pink Palace Museum

This museum features exhibits on natural history, Memphis history, and the cultural heritage of the Mid-South region.

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