Memphis, Tennessee is known for many things including music, food, and of course Elvis Presley. But not everything in Memphis is a must do on your tourist list. We’ve put together a list for the top 5 things you need to do to make your next trip to Memphis, Tennessee rememberable.
Things To Do Memphis Tennessee – Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken
The South is famous for its food, and Memphis is known for having the best-fried chicken around. Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken is a must stop for the best-fried chicken you will ever eat. It has even been featured on many Food Network shows with chefs raving about the flavor of their food.
Things To Do Memphis Tennessee – Riverboat Tour
Enjoy a 90-minute riverboat tour on the iconic Mississippi River. With the warm sun shining on your face and a cool breeze, this historical boat ride will be one you won’t want to get off of. You’ll learn everything past and present about the Mississippi River with a hilarious, entertaining guide.
Things To Do Memphis Tennessee – Beale Street
Music comes to life at Beale Street. Music pours out of every door and people having a great time, is what this street is all about. Even along the cobblestone sidewalks, there are reminders of the city’s rich music heritage all around. Experience the rock, soul, and neon signs Beale Street has to offer.
The iconic Sun Studio is also known as “The Birthplace of Rock n Roll.” All of the great Memphis musicians have recorded there. From B.B. King and Elvis Presley to Johnny Cash this studio has always blended blues and country music together. With a guided tour you can hear the stories of musicians who have recorded there and you can still feel the creativity that is still in the air.
You cannot go to Memphis without stopping to see Graceland. Explore Elvis Presley’s home with a guided interactive tour featuring the voice of John Stamos. At Graceland, you will see where Elvis and his family grew up and spent their time. From the famous green shag carpet to the gold seatbelts in his cars, Graceland is a stop everyone needs to make to really connect with the King of Rock n Roll.