1. Handy Park

8.9
200 Beale St, Memphis, TN
Park · Midtown · 10 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: This intimate outdoor setting boasts live bands nightly and has even showcased a spirited performance by George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic.

2. World Famous Beale Street

8.8
Beale St, Memphis, TN
Historic Site · Downtown Memphis · 106 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: 2012 International Blues Challenge competition will be held Jan 31 - Feb 4 in the Beale Street entertainment district. Blues artists and bands from across the globe compete for prizes, cash and more.

3. Mirimichi Golf Course

8.3
6195 Woodstock Cuba Road, Millington, TN
Golf Course · 10 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: Golf Digest named hole #10 on the Championship Course as one of the most fun holes in America. Play the back tees for the full view.

4. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Memphis

7.5
5069 Sanderlin Ave, Memphis, TN
Hotel · 17 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: If you're here for the Regions Morgan Keegan tennis tournament, there are lots of great places to eat within walking distance- Napa Cafe, Luchessi, or vegan smoothie bar, Cosmic Coconut.

5. Mud Island Amphitheatre

8.0
Island Drive, Memphis, TN
Concert Hall · Downtown Memphis · 6 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: One of Memphis' premiere outdoor venues, Mud Island Amphitheatre brings top-name acts to the Bluff City, including Journey, Maroon 5, Sheryl Crow and Bob Dylan.

6. New Daisy Theatre

7.8
330 Beale St (near 4th), Memphis, TN
Rock Club · Midtown · 15 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: New Daisy is a fantastic venue to see established music acts and future stars. Credit cards are not accepted at the venue, but you can purchase tickets with a credit card online in advance.

7. Silly Goose

8.8
100 Peabody Pl (at S Main St), Memphis, TN
Lounge · Downtown Memphis · 35 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: Even Elvis would approve of Silly Goose's peanut butter martini, which features hazelnut and banana liqueurs, vodka and of course, peanut butter.

8. The Racquet Club

8.7
5111 Sanderlin Ave (White Station), Memphis, TN
College Tennis Court · 37 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: Tennis players, be sure to check out nearby vegan smoothie bar Cosmic Coconut for healthy snack options and refreshments.

9. Trolley Stop Market

9.1
704 Madison Ave (Orleans), Memphis, TN
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Midtown · 69 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: In addition to great cuisine, Trolley Stop hosts a year-round farmers market that features food products and artwork from local growers and craftsmen.

10. Blues City Cafe

8.9
138 Beale St (at 2nd St), Memphis, TN
Bar · Downtown Memphis · 117 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: DYMO - Dance Your Meal Off at the Blues City Band Box, which features live entertainment nightly along with some of the best ribs in Memphis.

11. The Racquet Club

8.7
5111 Sanderlin Ave (White Station), Memphis, TN
College Tennis Court · 37 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: If you're visiting Memphis for the Region Morgan Keegans Tennis Championship, make sure to park in designated parking areas, and don't park in the Sanderlin Center parking lot-you will be ticketed.

12. Gibson Guitar Company

7.9
145 Lt. George W. Lee Ave., Memphis, TN
Music Store · Downtown Memphis · 21 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: The 45-minute Gibson factory tour follows the path of music in Memphis over the last 100 years. See how Gibson has grown as a brand and how the quality of their instruments has influenced musicians.

13. Levitt Shell

9.1
1928 Poplar Ave (at Overton Park), Memphis, TN
Music Venue · Evergreen Historic District · 30 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: 1954, Elvis played his first paid gig at the Shell. The headline act that evening and big star at the time was Slim Whitman. Elvis stole the show and Whitman went on to sell over 100 million albums.

14. Arcade Restaurant

8.7
540 S Main St (GE Patterson), Memphis, TN
Breakfast Spot · South Main Historic District · 83 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: Open for breakfast and lunch daily. For a bit of history, enjoy your meal at the booth Elvis frequented when he ate at the Arcade. It's the last booth on the left.

15. Center for Southern Folklore

7.8
119 S Main St (at Peabody Place Trolley Stop), Memphis, TN
Music Venue · Downtown Memphis · 6 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: Learn about the heritage of Southern music, art and photography. The Center for Southern Folklore also features live music on its center stage and an excellent multimedia archive of aural history.

16. Sun Studio

9.4
706 Union Ave (at Marshall Ave), Memphis, TN
Museum · Midtown · 72 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: Cash and the King made it popular, but did you know the first rock 'n' roll song was recorded at Sun by Jackie Breston and the Delta Cats in 1951? "Rocket 88" had Ike Turner on the keyboards.

17. Memphis Zoo & Aquarium

9.5
2000 Prentiss Pl (at McLean Blvd), Memphis, TN
Zoo · Evergreen Historic District · 80 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: They often feed the Grizzly Bears around 1pm at Teton Trek near the pond. It's a great way to see these big bears up close and personal. Check the daily schedule for details.

18. Madison Hotel

8.5
79 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN
Hotel · Downtown Memphis · 13 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: Guests can now earn frequent flyer miles with 19 different airlines by staying at the Madison due to their affiliation with WORLDHOTELS. http://www.worldhotels.com/en/earn-miles

19. Rock'n'Soul Museum

8.0
191 Beale St (Linden), Memphis, TN
Museum · Downtown Memphis · 23 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: Rock 'n' Soul tells the story of how rock and soul music came to be and highlights the music from Sun Studio and Stax Records. Pay with your AMEX Delta Skymiles Credit Card and get 2 for 1 admission.

20. National Civil Rights Museum

9.4
450 Mulberry St (at E Butler Av), Memphis, TN
Museum · Downtown Memphis · 66 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: Visiting for Black History Month? Check out the temp exhibit, For All The World To See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights, which examines the visual aspect of Southern race struggles

21. W.C. Handy's Memphis Home & Museum

352 Beale St (@Fourth), Memphis, TN
Monument / Landmark · Midtown · 2 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: Visiting Memphis for Black History Month? Make sure to check out W.C. Handy's Home and Museum on Beale. Handy was known as "Father of the Blues" and may have written the first ballad in history

22. Stax Museum of American Soul Music

9.3
926 E McLemore Ave, Memphis, TN
Museum · 47 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: Visiting Memphis for Black History Month? Stax is an excellent source of history about the rise of black music in Memphis. Stax artists include: Isaac Hayes, Otis Redding, Jean Knight and Sam & Dave.

23. Memphis Cook Convention Center

7.2
255 N Main St (at Poplar Ave & N. Front St), Memphis, TN
Convention Center · Downtown Memphis · 11 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: Welcome BankTravel conference-goers! You'll find tons of local flavor just a few blocks from the convention center. Visit http://www.memphistravel.com/ for information to help you navigate the city

24. Children's Museum of Memphis

8.8
2525 Central Ave, Memphis, TN
Museum · 21 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice roars into CMOM February 11-May 13, 2012. Enjoy interactive exhibits and activities focusing on the climate range of dinosaur habitats during the Cretaceous Period

25. Stax Museum of American Soul Music

9.3
926 E McLemore Ave, Memphis, TN
Museum · 47 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: Make sure not to miss the Otis Redding: I've Got Dreams to Remember exhibit which is being showcased at Stax through March 31, 2012.

26. Orpheum Theater

9.4
203 S Main St (at Beale St), Memphis, TN
Theater · Downtown Memphis · 46 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: Don't miss Million Dollar Quartet, a musical about a jam session with Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins & Jerry Lee Lewis. Runs February 14-19, 2012. 901-525-3000 or www.orpheum-memphis.com for tickets

27. Young Avenue Deli

8.4
2119 Young Ave, Memphis, TN
Bar · Cooper Young · 113 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: There is a huge stage set up at the front of the bar for live bands. Reasonable prices and a wide beer selection makes Young Avenue Deli one of the best music venues outside of Downtown Memphis.

28. Rum Boogie Café

8.5
182 Beale St (at Third), Memphis, TN
Bar · Downtown Memphis · 45 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: Catch live musicians nightly at Rum Boogie. Grab a seat by the window so you can people watch on Beale while enjoying fantastic tunes.

29. Orpheum Theater

9.4
203 S Main St (at Beale St), Memphis, TN
Theater · Downtown Memphis · 46 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: Not just for Broadway shows, the Orpheum Theater is an intimate concert venue that has hosted acts like James Taylor, Celctic Woman, Jackson Brown and Patti Labelle,

30. Sheraton Memphis Downtown

7.1
250 N Main St, Memphis, TN
Hotel · Downtown Memphis · 54 tips and reviews

Memphis TravelMemphis Travel: If you're in town for BankTravel (Feb 7-9), you can get to Beale St. and other dining and entertainment options by heading south on the Main St. Trolley http://www.matatransit.com/trolleyService.aspx