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  • National Civil Rights Museum
    A must-see museum in every aspect is definitely the National Civil Rights Museum, located in the Lorraine Motel, where the great man, Martin Luther King has spent his last day. Though you might have to read a lot, the hands-on exhibits, [...]
    D: 15.3mi00
  • Memphis Pink Palace
    Located in downtown and featuring a little bit of every kind of exhibition, the Memphis Pink Palace is well-worth destination for visitors with kids of friends. The mansion itself is something that is worth seeing, not to mention the [...]
    D: 10.5mi00
  • Memphis Fire Museum
    A real treat to mostly families, the Memphis Fire Museum offers hands-on exhibits that can be great fun for children. It is quite interactive for kids, because they can play a fireman, dress up, put out a fire and climb on a fire-truck, [...]
    D: 14.7mi00
  • Stax Museum
    The heart and soul of Soul Music, the Stax Museum has seen several well-known artists and has helped many of them become what they are now, like Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner or Otis Redding. If you like even a little bit of soul music than [...]
    D: 14.4mi00
  • Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
    Dedicated to those who changed history by their music, the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum is a must-see attraction to everyone who happens to visit the city. There are so many amazing exhibitions to see that you will get overwhelmed [...]
    D: 15mi00
  • Rum Boogie Café
    Memphis is all about blues and BBQs. The Rum Boogie Cafe has been open since 1985 and has seen such famous artists such as Elvis Presley, Joe Walsh, Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Sting, Alice Cooper and Aerosmith, each and every one of them signing [...]
    D: 14.9mi00
  • Sun Studio
    The birthplace of rock'n'rock, we could say about Sun Studio, which has become famous for the the King of rock'n'roll, Elvis Presley, who first sung and recorded his songs here. The tours last only one and a half hours but [...]
    D: 14.1mi00
  • Dixon Gallery and Gardens
    Full of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings, the Dixon Gallery and Gardens is a great, peaceful get-away for those you would like to relax a bit and enjoy beauty and tranquility. If you plan on visiting the gardens, be sure to [...]
    D: 9.2mi00
  • Memphis Zoo
    Located in Prentiss Place, the Memphis Zoo is a family attraction with a wide variety of animals from across the globe. The giant panda, who is called Yaya was the main attraction of our visit, beside the live animals shows. We were [...]
    D: 11.6mi00
  • Graceland
    Everything that is known or unknown about the King of Rock'n'Roll can be found in Graceland, home of Elvis. You can take part on VIP or the mansion tours, find out everything about the man that changed music and history. Even if [...]
    D: 16.5mi00
  • Blues City Café
    There is no place in Memphis or in Tennessee for that matter where you can eat such delicious, world-class tamales and party for hours in the same time! Blues City Cafe is like no other! It was the first time that I had so much fun with [...]
    D: 15mi00
  • Charles Vergos Rendezvous
    For the BBQ-lover, Charles Vergos Rendezvous is the perfect place. They have the most excellent ribs prepared with care and delicates. Though I would say the dishes are a bit pricey, so if you're looking for a budget meal or restaurant [...]
    D: 14.8mi00
  • B. B. King's Restaurant
    If you want to have a night out with friends, not just exploring the city during daytime and sleeping at night, than you should go to B. B. King's Restaurant. They have an open blues club that's the best in town. Party, energy, [...]
    D: 15mi00
  • Three Little Pigs BBQ
    If you're in a taste for some fresh, delicious pork dishes than you have to look up the Three Little Pigs BBQ on South Highland Street. They have juicy, grilled pork with excellent taste. I don't think I've ever eaten so much [...]
    D: 10.2mi00
  • Mojo Music Bus Tour
    We've never taken part on a tour that was led by musicians and were singing and performing throughout the whole 90-minute ride, so the Mojo Music Bus Tour was only fun and entertaining but unique too. During the ride you are driven to [...]
    D: 15mi00

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Memphis History

Named after the Ancient Egyptian Capital on the river Nile, Memphis, as we know it, was founded in 1820. There were the famous three founders of Memphis, James Overton, James Winchester and Andrew Jackson. They formed a grid of streets and put city squares in between as parks. Only one remains now, the Court Square in downtown Memphis. Cotton was the major trade and Memphis was a hub for transportation, grading and marketing the product in the Mississippi delta nearby. The industry survived by depending on a large scale slave labor of African American Slaves. Memphis was a major player in the sale of those slaves. The ones who ran away went [...]
 
 
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  • $201Southwest Airlines flight Southwest Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Chicago, IL (MDW)Memphis, TN (MEM)05/13/201701:40 pm
    Memphis, TN (MEM)Chicago, IL (MDW)05/20/201706:50 am
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  • $215American Airlines flight American Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Washington DC, DC (DCA)Memphis, TN (MEM)03/20/201708:00 pm
    Memphis, TN (MEM)Washington DC, DC (DCA)03/25/201706:00 am
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  • $289Southwest Airlines flight Southwest Airlines 
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    San Antonio, TX (SAT)Memphis, TN (MEM)05/17/201707:45 am
    Memphis, TN (MEM)San Antonio, TX (SAT)05/23/201704:25 pm
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