Civil Rights Movement
For the People
Situated in southwest Tennessee, on the muddy Mississippi River, Memphis, is a city of an enormous amount of history and culture. It’s a city that has a dealt with the heart of people within key moments in the Civil Rights movement.
Love Me Tender
Famed as the birthplace of soul, blues and rock ‘n’ roll and being nurtured by greats such as Elvis, Johnny Cash and B.B. King. Memphis is always alive with a tremendous live music scene, with many bars, clubs, concerts and street performers.
Highlights: Graceland, Beale Street Historic District & National Civil Rights Museum
When to visit: April, September & October
Average Hotel Prices: $85
Cheapest Months: January
Nearby Places: Nashville, Birmingham & Atlanta
Best reasons to visit: Entertainment, Food, Culture, Family