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If You Go – Memphis, Tennessee

How2GetAround

Public transportation in Memphis includes buses and trolleys. To get out to Graceland, Sun Studios offers a free shuttle from the studio or from the Rock’n’Soul Museum. Taxis are also available.
www.matatransit.com

Where2Stay

The Peabody Hotel
149 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
Tel: 901.521.4000
www.peabodymemphis.com

This Mobile Four-Star, AAA Four Diamond luxury hotel is a southern favorite. Amenities include a heated indoor pool, spa and 42″ flat screen televisions with premium-cable. The hotel also accepts pets up to 75 pounds in a limited number of rooms.

Where2Eat

Bluff City Coffee Shop
505 South Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103-4458
Tel: 901.405.4399

Chez Phillipe
at the Peabody Hotel
Open Tuesday – Saturday, 6 p.m – 10 p.m.
For reservations, call 901.529.4188

Neely’s Bar-B-Que
(East) 5700 Mt. Moriah
Memphis , TN 38115
www.neelysbbq.com
Tel: 901.795.4177
Open 7 days a week – Lunch and Dinner
Mon – Thurs 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Fri – Sat 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday 12 noon – 8:00 p.m.

(West) 670 Jefferson
Memphis , TN 38103
Tel: 901.521.9798
Open Monday through Saturday – Lunch and Dinner
Mon – Thurs 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Fri – Sat 10:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Charles Vergos’ Rendevous
52 South 2nd Street
Memphis, TN 38103-2628
901.523.2746 for the restaurant
Call 888 HOGS FLY for ordering
www.hogsfly.com

The restaurant ships orders via FedEx for next day arrival.

Rum Boogie Café
182 Beale Street
Memphis, TN 38103
Tel: 901.528.0150
www.rumboogie.com

What2Do

Graceland
3734 Elvis Presley Boulevard
Memphis, TN 38116
Tel: 901.332.3322
www.elvis.com
Open all year but hours are seasonal. Visit the website for tour times and prices, as they vary considerably.

Memphis Music Records Tapes
149 Beale St
Memphis, TN 38103
Tel: 901.526.5047

Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum
191 Beale Street
Suite 100
Memphis, TN 38103
Tel: 901.205.2533
www.memphisrocknsoul.org

Open daily 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Last tour at 6:15 p.m.)
Admission: $10 for adults, $7 for youth age 5-17

Mud Island River Park
www.mudisland.com
Open April 10 – October 31
April 10 – May 28 10:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m
May 29 – September 5 10:00 a.m – 6:00 p.m
September 7 – October 31 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

General admission to the park and Skybridge access is free.
Rountrip Monorail only – $4 per person
A Museum Package includes:
Mississippi River Museum Admission
Roundtrip Monorail Ride
Optional Guided River Walk Tour
Adults (13-59) – $10.00
Seniors (60 Plus) – $9.00
Youths (5 – 11) – $7.00
Children (4 and under) – FREE

National Civil Rights Museum
450 Mulberry Street
Memphis, TN 38103
www.civilrightsmuseum.org

CLOSED EVERY TUESDAY
Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Open until 6 p.m. during the summer (June-August)

Admission:
Adults $13.00
Seniors $11.00
Students w/ID $11.00
Children 4-17 years $9.50

Sun Studio
106 Union Ave
Memphis, TN 38103
Tel: 800.441.6249
www.sunstudio.com

Open daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tours are given at the bottom half of every hour from 10:30 a.m. through 5:30 p.m.

Trolley Nights
Art Trolley Tour in the South Main Historic District
6 p.m. to 9 p.m. the last Friday of every month all year, come rain or shine.
http://southmainmemphis.net/trolley-nights

Just4Fun

The lyrics to 1991’s “Walking in Memphis” by Marc Cohn has all sorts of musical tidbits about Memphis and the artists who made their start in or left their mark on the city. Check out the Songfacts page for “Walking in Memphis” and see if you know all the trivia.

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