Author(s): Margaret Littman
From legendary barbecue to famous blues, soak up the best of Bluff City with Moon Memphis.
With Moon Memphis's practical tips and local know-how, you can experience the best of the city.
- See the Sites: Immerse yourself in history at the National Civil Rights Museum or the Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Pay respects to the King at Graceland, take an evening stroll down Beale Street where the Memphis blues were born, and watch the march of the ducks at the elegant Peabody Hotel
- Get a Taste of the City: Feast on world-famous barbecue, fried chicken, and catfish, savor a homemade plate lunch with cornbread and fried green tomatoes, or opt for a multi-course meal at one of Memphis's classic steakhouses
- Bars and Nightlife: Listen to live blues at B.B. King's, tour a brewery and sample a flight, and dance the night away at an old-school juke joint
- Honest Advice from Tennessean Margaret Littman on the real Memphis, from local businesses to historic hotspots
- Flexible, strategic itineraries including a five-day best of Memphis and tours of the art scene and Civil Rights history, plus day trips to the Mississippi Blues Trail, Tupelo, Little Rock, Hot Springs National Park, and more
- Tips for Travelers including where to stay, how to safely bike the city, and more, plus advice for LGBTQ visitors, international travelers, and families with children
- Maps and Tools like background information on the history and culture of Memphis, easy-to-read maps, full-color photos, and neighborhood guides from Downtown to Soulsville
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