Memphis Cheat Sheet: Must-Dos, Must-Sees, and Must-Eats

Jan 12 Memphis Cheat Sheet: Must-Dos, Must-Sees, and Must-Eats

Graceland Record Room

Coming to Memphis? Only have a few days or a weekend? Here’s your cheat sheet for things to do in Memphis, places to visit, and where to eat.

Five Things You Must Do In Memphis

I realize that this is technically more than five things, but bear with me. I’m distilling hundreds of options for things to do in Memphis down to five “categories”, if you will.

Record Room at Graceland

1. Get A Dose Of Memphis Music History

If you’re an Elvis fan, or you have an afternoon to spend, a pilgrimage to Graceland is the perfect choice.

If you don’t have the time/budget for Graceland, I recommend a visit to Sun Studio, the Stax Museum of American Soul Music (think Sam and Dave), or the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum.

The Memphis Music Hall of Fame and the Blues Hall of Fame should be on your list if you’re a music buff; both museums opened in 2015.

2. Eat BBQ

Barbecue is the official cuisine of Memphis. The quintessential, visitor-friendly spot is The Rendezvous downtown (get ribs or the sausage and cheese plate). Locals love Central BBQ (which has three locations -get ribs, a …read more

Source: I Love Memphis Blog

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