Activities To Do in Memphis
Rockabilly Rides (Rock N’ Ride Tours)
Discover the fascinating stories behind the most famous landmarks and hidden gems in the home of the blues, soul, and rock and roll.
The Rock N’ Ride Tours are offering a private ride where you can explore the famous sights and sounds that put Memphis on the map. You will experience a 2-hour backstage pass to the fascinating story of a city that has become one of the most popular destinations in the world. Explore where music pioneers created a sound that had a global impact and stands on the sacred ground where the civil rights movement rocked its core. Includes stop at Memphis’ most famous recording studios, the National Civil Rights Museum, historic parks, churches, music venues, and much more.
Visit the Legendary Studio (Sun Studio)
Sun Studio has been meticulously restored and is home to a state-of-the-art sound and video tour that will take you back in time and into the world of rock and roll like no other tour can. Walk in the same footsteps as your favorite musicians and see the place where they created the music that changed the world. The tour is narrated by staff members, and you will hear fascinating stories about the artists and see an assortment of memorabilia. The studio gives you an idea of how things were done in the past as well as the equipment they used.
Rooftop Party (Peabody)
If you like a good party with live music then Peabody is where you need to be. On top of throwing the best rooftop party is one of the most famous hotels in Memphis. Peabody hotel offers a magnificent bridge between the ‘’Blues City’s’’ celebrated past and cosmopolitan present.
If you are looking for a distinctive Memphis, Tennessee experience that reflects the true culture, history, and charm of the “Bluff City”, then The Peabody Hotel is ready to meet your needs.
See The Peabody Ducks
You don't have to be a hotel guest to see the number one thing that Peabody is famous for, Each day at 11 a.m., a parade of five mallard ducks, led by an official Duckmaster makes its way from the roof of the hotel down to the lobby then at by 5 p.m they march right back up to their rooftop duck palace.
Explore Overton Square
Memphis food lovers and art lovers are going to love this. Overton Square is at the heart of midtown Memphis. One of the oldest neighborhoods in the city. For all intents and purposes, Overton Square is a city within the city. Part of the Midtown cultural-entertainment district, it's filled with trendy shops and restaurants, as well as lush green space and walkways. It's the perfect place to take a stroll after dinner or on a Saturday afternoon.
If you are looking for a relaxed night out, hankering for an old-fashioned burger, or hankering to hear one of the area’s best bands, look no farther than Overton Square.