American Dream Safari
Memphis, Tenn. 38103
Many of Elvis’ elaborate, hand-embroidered jumpsuits are on display at Graceland.
The difference between a tour and an experience. Customized cultural expeditions exploring Memphis from the backseat of a 1955 Cadillac. Choose from eight different tours and hop in the back of the Caddy for a truly unique tour experience.
Also available are Walking in Memphis downtown tours that are a combination walking tour and trolley ride enabling you to explore the rich architecture and culture of downtown Memphis.
Backbeat Tours of Memphis Music
140 Beale Street
Learn about the history of Memphis music and hear the sounds of Memphis actually performed live during your tour on a vintage tour bus.
Beale Street Entertainment District
203 Beale Street
The blues were born on Beale Street, and it was the home to famous blues musicians such as W.C. Handy who wrote the first blues song here in 1909. Beale Street is one of the most famous streets in Memphis, and it is the soul of old Memphis.
The Blues Foundation
49 Union Avenue
The Blues Foundation is a nonprofit corporation headquartered in Memphis, the home of the blues. With more than 160 affiliated blues organizations, and membership spanning the globe, the foundation serves as the hub for the worldwide passion for blues music.
The Children's Museum of Memphis
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, Tenn. 38104
New for 2008: Tree House at the Children's Museum and the Malco 4 Kids theater. Experience hands-on excitement!
Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange
65 Union Avenue
Memphis was and is the world's center for "spot cotton" or cash crop trading. The cotton economy completely defined 150 years of the city's history.
Davies Manor Plantation
9336 Davies Plantation Road
Memphis, Tenn. 38133
The oldest furnished log and chink home in Shelby County is open for tours. The plantation house is a two-story pioneer home built in the early 19th century, owned by the Davies family for over 100 years. On the National Register of Historic Places.
Delta Blues Museum
P.O. Box 459
Clarksdale, MS 38614
The Delta Blues Museum is dedicated to creating a welcoming place where visitors find meaning, value and perspective by exploring the history and heritage of the unique American musical art form of the blues. The city of Clarksdale, located at the intersection of Highways 61 and 49 ("the crossroads"), and the surrounding Delta region are known as "the land where the blues began."
Gibson Beale Street Showcase
145 Lt. George W. Lee Avenue
Take a complete tour of the Gibson Beale Street Showcase in Memphis. This memorable tour of Gibson's Memphis guitar factory consists of an intimate viewing of the facility as Gibson's skilled luthiers craft some of the finest guitars in the world.
Minimum age is 5 years old.
Jack Daniel Distillery
Tennessee Highway 55
Lynchburg, Tenn. 37352
The Jack Daniel Distillery the oldest registered distillery in the U.S. is where it all happens.
Lauderdale Courts: Former Home of Elvis Presley 1949-1953
252 North Lauderdale
Memphis, Tenn. 38105
Second only to Graceland, Lauderdale Courts is the Memphis home Elvis lived in the longest. From September 1949 to January 1953 Elvis Presley and his parents, Gladys and Vernon, lived at 185 Winchester, Apartment 328 in Lauderdale Courts.
Main Street Trolley Attraction
444 N. Main Street
Take a ride back in time with the colorful and characteristic antique trolleys. The trolley system connects you to great restaurants, shops, downtown hotels, attractions, events and more.
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
191 Beale Street, Suite 100
On the Plaza of FedExForum
The Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum's exhibition about the birth of rock and soul music, created by the Smithsonian Institution, tells the story of musical pioneers who, for the love of music, overcame racial and socio-economic barriers to create the music that shook the entire world.
2000 Prentiss Place
Memphis, Tenn. 38112
Get nose-to-nose with polar bears in the Underwater Viewing Building and splashed by sea lions in the Northwest Passage exhibit.
Mississippi River Museum
125 North Front
Eighteen-gallery museum of the natural and cultural history of the Lower Mississippi River Valley. More than 5,000 artifacts tell the story of river transportation, the U.S. Civil War and music of the delta.
National Civil Rights Museum
450 Mulberry Street
Memphis, Tenn. 38103-4214
Interpretive exhibits and audio/visual displays bring to life the most significant moments of civil and human rights struggles and victories.
149 Union Avenue
The Peabody's famed ambassadors are five Mallard ducks one drake with his white collar and green head, and four hens with less colorful plumage. The ducks are raised by a local farmer and a friend of the hotel. Each team lives in the hotel for only three months before being retired from their Peabody duties and returned to the farm to live out their days as wild ducks.
Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum/Burkle Estate
826 North Second Street
Memphis, Tenn. 38107
Explore this former way station on the Underground Railroad. A secret cellar and trap doors reveal the escape route of runaway slaves.
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
926 East McLemore
Memphis, Tenn. 38106
Today, the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, located at the original site of Stax Records, pays tribute to all of the artists who recorded there with a rare and amazing collection of more than 2,000 interactive exhibits, films, artifacts, items of memorabilia and galleries designed to keep Stax alive forever.
706 Union Avenue
Take a guided tour through the "birthplace of rock 'n' roll." Learn the history of the most famous recording studio in the world.
Tunica County CVB - Gaming
P.O. Box 2739
Tunica, MS 38676
It's no secret that Tunica is a big-name resort with 400 table games, more than 14,000 slots and 6,300 hotel rooms and suites.
Tunica Queen Riverboat
One River Park Drive
P.O. Box 700
Tunica Resorts, MS 38664
The one-hour sightseeing cruises on the beautiful Mississippi River include a colorful narration by the captain about the river with local points of interest.
W.C. Handy House & Museum
352 Beale Street
Recapture the flavor of "Old Beale Street" at the home of the "Father of the Blues."
source: www.memphistravel.com/ attractions