Memphis, TN, Travel Guide

Find out where to go, what to eat and where to stay while visiting Memphis, TN.


Activities
Memphis In May
A meat lover’s dream. Memphis in May is a month-long celebration, with the international barbecue festival as the main event. Be sure to stop by Willingham’s, the only booth that both competes and sells their creations to the public.
  • 56 South Front Street
  • Memphis, TN 38103 US

Memphis In May

A meat lover’s dream. Memphis in May is a month-long celebration, with the international barbecue festival as the main event. Be sure to stop by Willingham’s, the only booth that both competes and sells their creations to the public.
56 South Front Street Memphis, TN, US
Pink Palace Museum
You can find just about anything at this museum, from a replica of the first Piggly Wiggly to dinosaur fossils. There’s also a planetarium, IMAX theater and nature center.
  • 3050 Central Avenue
  • Memphis, TN 38111 US

Pink Palace Museum

You can find just about anything at this museum, from a replica of the first Piggly Wiggly to dinosaur fossils. There’s also a planetarium, IMAX theater and nature center.
3050 Central Avenue Memphis, TN, US

Hotels
Sleep Inn
Nestled in the heart of Court Square, the Sleep Inn is close to the waterfront, right on the trolley line and only a 5-minute walk to Beale Street. Be sure to grab brunch at Blue Plate Café, just across Court Square.
  • 40 North Front Street
  • Memphis, TN 38103 US

Sleep Inn

Nestled in the heart of Court Square, the Sleep Inn is close to the waterfront, right on the trolley line and only a 5-minute walk to Beale Street. Be sure to grab brunch at Blue Plate Café, just across Court Square.
40 North Front Street Memphis, TN, US
Phone: +1 901-522-9700
River Inn of Harbor Town
Stay in style at this romantic hotel located right on the banks of the Mississippi River. With Southern-style architectural touches throughout the premises, this hotel won’t disappoint -- especially with their complimentary gourmet breakfast.
  • 50 Harbor Town Square
  • Memphis, TN 38103 US

River Inn of Harbor Town

Stay in style at this romantic hotel located right on the banks of the Mississippi River. With Southern-style architectural touches throughout the premises, this hotel won’t disappoint -- especially with their complimentary gourmet breakfast.
50 Harbor Town Square Memphis, TN, US
Phone: +1 901-260-3333

Restaurants & Bars
The Arcade
The Arcade is a Memphis institution and one of Adam’s favorite spots. Order an Elvis -- their peanut butter and banana sandwich.
  • 540 South Main Street
  • Memphis, TN 38103 US

The Arcade

The Arcade is a Memphis institution and one of Adam’s favorite spots. Order an Elvis -- their peanut butter and banana sandwich.
540 South Main Street Memphis, TN, US
Gus’s Fried Chicken
Gus’s is a Memphis must. Just steps from the Memphis in May festival, it serves great food for a good price. The chicken is one-of-a-kind, but don’t miss the delicious sides.
  • 310 South Front Street
  • Memphis, TN 38103 US

Gus’s Fried Chicken

Gus’s is a Memphis must. Just steps from the Memphis in May festival, it serves great food for a good price. The chicken is one-of-a-kind, but don’t miss the delicious sides.
310 South Front Street Memphis, TN, US
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