Sometimes getting lost is one of the best ways to discover a new place. That said, it always helps to acquaint yourself with some key things about your destination before you head off. Read on for a few Memphis tips and tricks.
This city lies approximately 200 miles (322 kilometers) west of Nashville, the state capital of Tennessee, and 7 miles (11 kilometers) east of West Memphis.
Are you eager to mingle with the locals? That shouldn't be too hard. 650,000 people call this corner of Western Tennessee home.
Taste the unique flavor of this city by checking out attractions like the Memphis Zoo and the Orpheum Theatre. If you've got a little more time up your sleeve, the Sun Studio and the Stax Museum of American Soul Music are well worth visiting too.
If you have an inquiring mind, visit Fire Museum of Memphis. You never know what you'll learn while you're there! Like some more options? Mud Island River Park is a much-visited stomping ground for locals and visitors alike. Set aside enough time to roam around and explore everything this area has to show. But that's not all there is. It's said that the only truth is music. At Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum you can get a lesson in one of man's most glorious art forms.
Say hello to exciting adventures in Memphis. Once you've wandered out of Memphis International Airport (MEM), the center of town will be just 8 miles (13 kilometers) to the northwest.
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