Memphis Tours, Sightseeing and Attractions

Memphis, Tennessee, the largest city in the state, is a perfect travel destination for those looking to take a short trip or for people interested in enjoying a week long vacation. Memphis, or as it is commonly called “The River City”, has a number of attractions to entertain visitors from a plethora of museums focused on a variety of subjects to many lovely parks. You really can't go wrong spending your next vacation enjoying some of the many things to do in Memphis.

One of the top, must see places in Memphis is the National Civil Rights Museum-Lorraine Motel. This memorable museum helps paint a picture for tourist of what it was really like in Memphis, and the United States, during the Civil Rights Movement. Another of the Memphis tours guaranteed to delight visitors is a trip through Graceland, Elvis Presley's world renowned home. Some more Memphis activities perfect for music lovers visiting this vibrant city are the Stax Museum of American Soul Music and the Memphis Rock and Roll Museum.

There are also a number of attractions in Memphis for families coming to visit the area. One of the most beloved spots, with local people and tourists, is the Memphis Zoo. An additional popular spot for families to visit is the Children's Museum of Memphis where kids can experience science and history in a hands-on atmosphere.

There are also quite a few Memphis activities revolving around the outdoors. You could, for example, go to Shelby Farms Park, considered one of the best parks in the state, to walk along the parks many paths. You could also take Memphis excursions to Tom Lee Park or Mud Island River Park to take in Memphis's natural beauty. If you are interested in learning more about the plants and animals that call Memphis home, you'll want to pick up a map and be sure to stop in to the Lichterman Nature Center during your time in the city.

Memphis, TN offers visitors year round lovely weather and a great chance to enjoy the best of southern hospitality. Let Expedia be your guide.
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