Immerse Yourself in Soul, Blues and Rhythm on a Private Tour of Memphis
When you visit Memphis on a private tour, you can immerse yourself in the home of Soul, Blues, Rhythm and Rock.
The largest city in Tennessee is Memphis which is situated on the Mississippi River. It is a city that is full of culture and history with many important museums and monuments to visit on guided tours and not all of them related to music.
For instance, the National Civil Rights Museum is located at Mulberry Street in the Motel infamous for being the place where in 1968 Martin Luther King Jr was shot.
Other cultural places to visit are the Brooks Museum of Art, the Children’s Museum of Memphis and the Mississippi River Museum.
For an outdoor attraction to visit on sightseeing tours, then there is the Memphis Botanic Garden or the Lichterman Nature Centre. This is a wildlife sanctuary with a lake and many nature trails.
There are so many places to visit, delicious restaurants, barbecues and bars but the main reason tourist comes to Memphis is for the Music an its phenomenal history.
Top 10 Things to Do in Memphis
Theres No Guided Tour Like the One to the Home of Elvis Presley, Graceland
When it comes to Memphis, the majority of people think about Elvis Presley and the most popular guided tour to take is to his home, Graceland.
Other unique and famous places you must see on guided tour is Beale Street, Memphis Music Hall of Fame, the Memphis Rock ’n’ Soul Museum, the STAX Museum of American Soul and of course Sun Studio where Elvis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, BB King and Jerry Lee Lewis are some of the famous musicians who recorded here.
Memphis is a city in the United States of America that everyone should visit if they can and not only music lovers.
Travel Tips for Memphis
There is no best time to visit the great city of Memphis because it is great all year round. All the best places to see can be done on guided tours of sightseeing tours throughout the year, but probably Autumn and Spring are better suited weatherwise, it is not so hot and humid then. The coldness of winter is not a problem and Christmas and the New Year celebrations can be quite special in Memphis.
Memphis is not very expensive to visit. Midday lunch or snack will cost around $12-$15 while a three-course evening meal with wine for two people will be approx. $65. Accommodation prices vary depending on the standard you want. A double room in a mid-range 3-star hotel will cost on average $100. Hostels are cheaper options. Public transport is cheap and very good. Taxis start from $4 for short trip.
When arranging a trip to Memphis, it is advisable to book as much in advance of the date of travel as you can. There are great bargains to be got, the earlier you book. The same applies to sightseeing tours and guided tours because everyone who comes to visits, wants to see the same places and booking in advance is a must. Be wary of pickpockets and do not walk alone at night in dark areas.
Memphis has distinctive four seasons. Winter is cool but not bitter, Spring is starting to get warm and the place starts to bloom, Summer is hot and humid and Autumn/Fall is when the temperatures start to fall gradually. The temperatures in the summer months of July and August are averaging 33 degrees Celsius and the coldest winter months Of December and January are in the minus degrees Celsius.