Memphis, along the Mississippi River in southwest Tennessee, is known for its music and food. Blues, jazz, and rock ‘n’ roll spill out from the clubs along Beale Street, and restaurants dish up barbecue and soul food. Elvis Presley, B.B. King, and Johnny Cash recorded albums at the legendary Sun Studio, and Presley’s Graceland mansion is a popular attraction.
Welcome to Memphis, the home of Elvis Presley. Travel down Beale Street and discover the birthplace of Memphis Blues. Tour the National Civil Rights Museum, a Smithsonian affiliate. Get a glimpse of the famous Sun Studios where Elvis and many other famous groups recorded their music. Tour the Gibson Guitar factory and learn how these famous guitars are crafted. Tour the Graceland complex, Elvis Presley’s home. You might want to catch a basketball game with the NBA Grizzlies. Memphis is a must-see for everyone!