Destination: Memphis

Memphis has soul. It's seen social unrest, witnessed the birth of rock and roll and been home to Elvis. For a true taste of town, tour Graceland, hit Beale Street and order a mound of mouthwatering ribs.

Updated: April 04, 2002

Where to Eat

Get your fill on some of the best 'cue around.

Rendezvous Charles Vergos

52 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103

Corky's Bar-B-Q

5259 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119


2290 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138

Loyal locals pack this cozy Old Germantown favorite for heaping servings of hickory-smoked ribs.

Interstate Bar-B-Q & Rstrnt

2265 S 3RD St, Memphis, TN 38109

Festive as a backyard cookout, this busy South Memphis joint is famous for its signature sauce.

Neely's Bar-B-Que Restaurant

670 Jefferson Ave, Memphis, TN 38105

Cozy Corner Restaurant

745 N Pkwy, Memphis, TN 38105

Where to Stay

Top spots to rest your weary head.

Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel

3677 Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, TN 38116


939 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN 38120

Reasonably priced accommodations close to everything--perfect for business travelers and tourists.

Talbot Heirs Guesthouse

99 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103

Doubletree Hotel Memphis Downtown

185 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103

A downtown stay near Beale Street and Autozone Park that's both comfortable and economical.

What to Do

Connect with the King and boogie to the blues.

Beale Street Historic District

203 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103


3734 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38116

Bb King's Blues Club Memphis

143 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103

Sun Studio

706 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103

Gibson Beale St Showcase

145 Lt George W Lee Ave, Memphis, TN 38103

Memphis Rock N Soul Museum

191 Beale Street, Suite 100, Memphis, TN 38103