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Top recommendations from locals

Museum
“Where history was made. Take a tour, listen to the guide, or walk around solo. A landmark in Memphis. ”
  • 95 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Zoo
“This is a world-class, award-winning zoo with natural habitats and a wide variety of species. The zoo entrance is about a mile’s stroll through Overton Park from the bungalow. Early mornings, when walking along the path behind the zoo, you may hear the chillingly haunting sound of the wolves howling in concert. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Museum
“Elvis Presley’s historic home, cars, and airplanes on display at this mansion. ”
  • 70 locals recommend
Hotel
“Historic hotel in the heart of downtown. Catch the “duck show” daily at 11 am and 5 p.m, but get there early because it gets crowded! ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Art Museum
“This small but wonderful Art Gallery and Museum is a must-see! The restaurant is just delightful for lunch and has an expansive view that reminds me a little tiny Tavern on the Green. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Stadium
“Go support our Memphis Tigers & Memphis Grizzlies at the FedEx Forum. Always a great atmosphere. Don't forget to stop at Silky's O'Sullivan for a special "yellow bucket" before or after as well. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“The Rendezvous is the most famous BBQ restaurant in the city. A lot of Memphians like to hate on it because it's "popular". Don't listen to the haters. This place is fantastic. The food, the ambiance, and location can't be beat. Obviously you'll order ribs but I'd also HIGHLY recommend the Lamb Riblets and Sausage & Cheese plate. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Live music every day! One of the best things about Memphis is the amazing music you can hear at any local place you go!”
  • 57 locals recommend
Museum
“Powerful stories of Memphis music—and you won’t forget Isaac Hayes’ blinged out Cadillac!”
  • 28 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Breakfast Spot
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“Memphis’ oldest cafe founded in 1919 and still family-run. Historic part of downtown Memphis and still has a vintage feel. Great place for breakfast. The sweet potato pancakes are not to be missed. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Bar
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“For both good food and an enjoyable music experience, BB King's is the place to go. Good BBQ. Good listening! Day and night.”
  • 26 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Dive Bar
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“This former brothel has a ton of history. Locals and tourists alike love this place! ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is my favorite place! They have an affordable menu (most items under $10) and a great bar/atmosphere.”
  • 42 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“The Majestic Grille has the best of both brunch worlds, with equal style and substance. Enjoy live music on the mezzanine of the 1920s Art Deco theatre while sipping a carafe of mimosas and noshing on veggie frittatas. Or saddle up to bar to watch football and tear into a rib eye Steak & Eggs served with potatoes, biscuits, and a Bloody Mary.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Museum
“The view of the Mississippi River from the sculpture garden is really spectacular. The museum itself has beautiful sculptures and metalwork.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bar
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“A place for special occasions. Foodies will appreciate the trio of plates that can be paired with wine flights (hence the name flight)! ”
  • 23 locals recommend