Memphis

Accommodation:

  • Knights Inn

Transport:

  • The Memphis Hop tour bus is an easy way to explore the city’s attractions, and also acts as a hop-on, hop-off tour bus
  • The bus stops at 10 attractions each hour. An adult ticket costs $22 and a children’s ticket costs $17
  • The Sun Studio Shuttle, which goes between three of Memphis’ best music attractions – Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Graceland and Sun Studio, is free. However, seating is limited, so the shuttle operates on a first come first service basis. Click here for the schedule.
  • The Big River Crossing is the nation’s largest pedestrian bridge. The trail spans the Mississippi River connecting Downtown Memphis and Arkansas and gives visitors the most spectacular view of Ole Man River and beautiful sunsets (or sunrises)
  • The Memphis Area Transit Authority’s (MATA) green buses cover three main routes in the downtown area and pass destinations like South Main’s Historic Art District, Sun Studio, the Mississippi River and Cook Convention Center. A one-way ticket on the trolley is only $1 and $3.50 for an all-day pass. A 3-day costs $9

Things to see:

  • Graceland
  • National Civil Rights Museum
  • The Peabody Memphis
  • Stax Museum of American Soul Music
  • Sun Studio
  • Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum
  • Beale Street
  • AutoZone Park

Tips:

  • Additional Downtown stops on the Sun Studio Shuttle are available per the driver’s discretion
  • The Ride the Roo nightlife shuttle bus takes passengers within a short walk to many restaurants, pubs, theatres. The Roo runs on Fridays and Saturdays from 5.00pm – 2.00am for only $2 per ride or a $5 all night pass
  • Midtown Bike, located at 517 S Main Street (near the National Civil Rights Museum), rents bikes by the day
  • You can download a free digital map and guide of Memphis here

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