MEMPHIS TOURISM is your official, one-stop guide to find the best in Memphis attractions, restaurants, places to stay, upcoming events and things to do in the Home of Blues, Soul & Rock 'n' Roll.
With more than 60 unique attractions across the city, you'll find plenty to do in Memphis whether you're looking for relaxation, excitement or classic memory-making. Elvis Presley's Graceland and the Stax Museum of American Soul Music should be at the top of your list, as well as the National Civil Rights Museum and other landmarks that tell of Memphis' powerful place in civil rights history. You’ll find thrilling live music on Beale Street, with three music museums in walking distance: the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, Memphis Music Hall of Fame and The Blues Foundation's Blues Hall of Fame.
Nearby Midtown is home to the award-winning Memphis Zoo and buzzy shopping, nightlife and entertainment districts including the Cooper-Young Historic District and Overton Square Entertainment District. Do you like the Great Outdoors? Spend a wonderful day in Shelby Farms Park, one of the largest urban parks in the country, where you might ride horseback, rent a paddleboard to explore Hyde Lake or zipline at the Go Ape Treetop Adventure course.
Eating in Memphis is an experience for the soul. Memphis is home to more than 100 barbecue restaurants, but there’s so much more to savor beyond the grill. We dish up soul food, fine dining, twists on Southern classics, authentic Italian and Mexican cuisine, burgers, wings, vegan fare and so much more. And our award-winning chefs and restaurateurs, brewers and distillers will welcome you with a dose of Southern hospitality every time.
Sound good? Everything sounds better in Memphis!