Iconic Spots in Memphis

Jody Vandergriff

Graceland, Memphis Riverboats, Memphis Sign, Mud Island, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, The Peabody Memphis, Memphis Music Hall of Fame, Memphis Pyramid, Orpheum Theatre, The Arcade Restaurant, Sun Studio, National Civil Rights Museum, Beale Street

  • Graceland

    What's a trip to Memphis without a visit to the famous abode of Elvis Presley? Graceland isn't just a preserved home though - it packed full of relics and memorabilia from the king himself. If you aren't an Elvis fan before a trip to Graceland, you certainly will be by the time you leave.

    September 16, 2021
  • Memphis Riverboats

    You can't get much more (southern) charming than a riverboat ride down the Mississippi River. Memphis Riverboats offers sunset cruises, dinner cruises and special events.

    September 16, 2021
  • Memphis Sign

    Located on Mud Island, this is a must visit for the 'gram.

    September 16, 2021
  • Mud Island

    Walking distance from downtown, Mud Island is a small peninsula bordering the Mississippi River. There you can find a beautiful park, the famous Memphis sign and fantastic views of the Memphis skyline.

    September 16, 2021
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

    The famous children's research hospital founded by Danny Thomas. You can't visit the actual hospital but the buildings are beautiful and the hospital gift shop is worth a visit.

    September 16, 2021
  • The Peabody Memphis

    A beautiful, luxury hotel in the heart of downtown Memphis, famous for - wait for it - the parade of ducks that march from the rooftop, down the elevator and into the hotel lobby fountain every day.

    September 16, 2021
  • Memphis Music Hall of Fame

    There's plenty to see at the Memphis Music Hall of Fame celebrating Memphis' long list of famous musicians from jazz, blues, rock 'n roll, country and even a little hip hop.

    September 16, 2021
  • Memphis Pyramid

    This iconic Memphis landmark was once an arena and is now home to the Bass Pro Shops Supercenter complete with a hotel! That's right. You can actually stay in the pyramid. Book a room at the Big Cypress Lodge and you'll be transported to the great outdoors.

    September 16, 2021
  • Orpheum Theatre

    The Orpheum first opened in 1928 and has wowed entertainment enthusiasts ever since. Take in a Broadway production or concert in style at this iconic theatre in the heart of downtown Memphis.

    September 16, 2021
  • The Arcade Restaurant

    Considered the oldest restaurant in Memphis and one of Elvis' favorites - don't forget to ask for the Elvis Booth!

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  • Sun Studio

    The birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll and one of Elvis Presley‘s old stomping grounds.

    September 16, 2021
  • National Civil Rights Museum

    Built on the site of the Lorraine Hotel, the infamous location of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr in 1968, the National Civil Rights Museum traces the history of the civil rights movement in the US.

    September 16, 2021
  • Beale Street

    Beale Street is epicenter of nightlife, live music and great eats in Memphis, Tennessee.

    September 15, 2021