Everyone knows that Memphis is known for blues and barbeque, but there are a ton of other great reasons to visit Memphis and even spend a week or longer there. From great Southern hospitality to day trips out in nature, you’re going to be glad you decided on an extended stay. These are six reasons to spend a week or more in Memphis.
You know Graceland had to top the list — and for good reason. Everyone loves visiting the home of Elvis Presley. By today’s standards, the house might not seem that large, but when it was built in the 1950s it was downright lavish. Don’t forget to visit the car museum too, which even includes his two private planes.
Nestled nicely along the bank of the Mississippi River is the United States’ only museum dedicated solely to the craft of artisan metalwork. … Read more