The city of Memphis is pure energy and pure soul. You can hear it in the clubs on Beale Street. Taste it in Memphis back alley barbecue joints and in upscale restaurants. Feel it in the magnetic energy of our world-class events and world-famous Memphis attractions.
The Memphis Music scene unleashes an irresistible vibe of musical prowess from street corner live music performances to downtown Memphis blues clubs. Memphis Music, Graceland Tours, Memphis Shopping, Memphis in May, – just a few of our big hit, famous stand-alone reasons to book a hotel and plan a Memphis vacation.
Step into Graceland Mansion to tour the house that rock-and-roll built. Meander through the clubs and shops of Beale Street, the birthplace of the blues.
Explore downtown by foot, horse-drawn carriage or trolley for a glimpse of the mighty Mississippi River, cotton-era buildings and glitzy landmarks including The Peabody hotel and Orpheum Theater.
In the South Main Historic Arts District, browse galleries, boutiques and the National Civil Rights Museum.
The month-long Memphis in May International Festival celebrates music and food, but barbecue is available anytime. Try it pulled and piled high as a sandwich or order dry-rubbed ribs.
Don’t miss the giant pandas at Memphis Zoo; “My Big Backyard” children’s playground at Memphis Botanic Garden; or exhibits at museums including Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.