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Trip Planner USA  /  Tennessee  /  Memphis
(4.2/5 based on 46,000+ reviews for top 30 attractions)
Things to do: sightseeing, historic sites, museums

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years. The city boasts a revitalized downtown, home to a growing population of young entrepreneurs intent on making the area safe and exciting after many decades of abandonment. A major national transportation hub, Memphis boasts one of the world's busiest cargo airports and a well-developed network of highways and railroads, making it one of the easiest cities to travel to from almost anywhere in the country. Add Memphis and other United States destinations to your travel plans using our United States vacation trip planner.
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Where to stay in Memphis

From budget to luxury, Memphis offers accommodations suitable for every traveler. If you're planning just a short visit, consider staying at an inexpensive inn near the airport. For easy access to the city's shopping, dining, and nightlife, book a room at a downtown hotel, offering complimentary parking, free Wi-Fi, and a convenient shuttle service to and from the airport. If you come to Memphis in order to splurge, stay at one of the city's luxury hotels overlooking the Mississippi River, featuring stylish rooftop gardens.
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