Top things to do in Memphis

Eat And Drink

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Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken, Memphis TN.
  • Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken, Memphis TN.

    310 S Front St 38103 Memphis TN United States
    At Gus's we're all about the food. Gus's restaurants are low-key with a southern flare where you will hear soulful classics emitting from the jukebox. Many people call Gus's a "blues-infused southern eatery." At Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken we focus on the chicken. We begin by using quality chicken which is treated to our special preparation techniques before being marinated in our proprietary batter. Once it's properly fried to a crisp golden-brown, we serve it up with a plate ...
    Price range: Moderate
Charlie Vergos Rendezvous
  • Charlie Vergos Rendezvous

    52 S Second St (Entrance Is in the Back on Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous Alley) 38103 Memphis TN United States
    Welcome to our official page! The Rendezvous has been a Memphis tradition since 1948.
    Price range: Moderate
Kooky Canuck - Memphis
  • Kooky Canuck - Memphis

    87 S 2nd St 38103 Memphis TN United States
    From Montreal to Memphis, we’re bringing the goodness of the Great White North to the people of the South at Kooky Canuck, one delicious dish at a time. We’ve been serving up staples like sandwiches, salads, burgers, and more -- along with quintessentially Canadian dishes like our Poutine, Great Maple Sirloin Steak, Donair, Tourtière, and Maple Bread Pudding. Don’t forget our four-pound Kookamonga Burger Challenge either! If you’re ever looking for hearty Southern food with a uniquely Canadian twist, you ...
    Price range: Moderate

Hotel

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The Peabody Hotel
The Westin Memphis Beale Street
  • The Westin Memphis Beale Street

    170 Lt George W Lee Ave 38103 Memphis TN United States
    The Westin Memphis connects you to the unmistakable sound of Memphis; immersing you into the culture & history of the blues. Designed with the business traveler in mind, we offer more than 9,000 square feet of meeting space &a 24-hour Business Center.
River Inn of Harbor Town
  • River Inn of Harbor Town

    50 Harbor Town Sq 38103 Memphis TN United States
    28 room/suite luxury Boutique Hotel located 2 miles from downtown Memphis, Beale Street, FedEx Forum, Auto Zone Ball Park, St. Jude Hospital and Civil Rights Museum. The hotel is in the award winning Harbor Town location, most rooms are overlooking the Mississippi River and Greenbelt Park with a jogging trail of 3 miles along the river. Thwe Hotel features 2 Restaurants; famous Paulette's Restaurant and Tug's Casual Grill. Happy Hour is served Paulette's in the Little Bar and Hotel Lobby ...
    Price range: Moderate
The Exchange
  • The Exchange

    9 N 2nd St 38103 Memphis TN United States
    The Exchange, completed in 1910, once housed the Cotton and Merchant's Exchange where fortunes were won and lost. Today, the revitalized Exchange Building is a mixed-use hotel and residences, first of its kind in Memphis. With it's elegantly arched windows, marble walls and floors, The Exchange rises 19 stories above the mighty Mississippi River, providing spectacular views. The beautiful lobby with its high, decorative ceiling gives this historical landmark the elegance of downtown living at affordable prices. Come be a ...
    Price range: Moderate

Museum

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National Civil Rights Museum
  • National Civil Rights Museum

    The National Civil Rights Museum is a complex of museums and historic buildings in Memphis, Tennessee; its exhibits trace the history of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the 17th century to the present. The museum is built around the former Lorraine Motel, where Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Two other buildings and their adjacent property, also connected with the King assassination, have been acquired as part of the museum ...
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
  • Stax Museum of American Soul Music

    926 E McLemore Ave 38106 Memphis TN United States
    The Stax Museum of American Soul Music is a program of the Soulsville Foundation in Memphis, Tennessee, which also operates the Stax Music Academy and The Soulsvillle Charter School. Located the original site of Stax Records, The Stax Museum is a 17,000 square foot museum offering a tremendous experience that includes state-of-the-art interactive exhibits, music videos, instruments, items of stage clothing, records, filmed interviews, vintage recording equipment, and other items of memorabilia that tell the story, from beginning to present, of ...
Sun Studio
  • Sun Studio

    706 Union Ave 38103 Memphis TN United States
    Sun Studio. It’s well-known in the music industry as "The Birthplace of Rock 'N' Roll" and the most famous recording studio in the world. Opened by rock pioneer Sam Phillips in 1950 as the Memphis Recording Service, this national Historic Landmark is where superstar musicians like Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, B.B. King, Howlin' Wolf, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and countless others started their recording careers. Today, Sun Studio still serves as a recording studio in the evenings while hosting ...
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