Get Up Close and Personal With Elvis Presley at Graceland

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• November 25, 2014 • Comments are off for this post

Few people lived like Elvis Presley, for better or for worse, and rock fans are lucky to be able to step inside his Memphis house, Graceland, which is open for public tours. This 23-room limestone mansion was inhabited by "The King" from 1957 until his death in 1977. The first floor of the house has… Read more »

• October 28, 2014 • Comments are off for this post

If you want to see where it all began, there’s no better place than Sam Phillips’s legendary Sun Studio. This humble building in downtown Memphis served as the venue for the recording of the very first rock and roll single, and it became the destination for the early stars of rock. Everyone from Elvis and… Read more »

• September 23, 2014 • Comments are off for this post

If there’s one body of water that characterizes the United States, it’s the roaring Mississippi River. Threading through several states, it has long been a vital conduit for culture and commerce. Where it reaches Memphis, it forks with Wolf River to create Mud Island, a small peninsula that sits barely a mile from downtown Memphis…. Read more »

• August 26, 2014 • Comments are off for this post

The Memphis Farmers Market is a popular destination among local foodies who appreciate the quality of farm-fresh food and the importance of supporting local providers. Some of the best produce in the city can be found here, from delicious heirloom tomatoes to crisp, delicious greens. If you’re looking for something beyond just vegetables, a number… Read more »

• August 12, 2014 • Comments are off for this post

One of the largest urban parks in the United States, Memphis’s Shelby Farms is more than five times the size of New York’s Central Park and offers a wide range of recreation for outdoor lovers. An assortment of walking and bicycling trails criss-crosses the landscape, taking visitors past some spectacular scenery. Special notice goes to… Read more »

• July 29, 2014 • Comments are off for this post

The Cooper Young Historic District is one of Memphis's most popular spots for shopping, dining, and taking a pleasant stroll. Visitors to the area enter through the Cooper-Young Trestle, a massive steel sculpture that depicts some of the local businesses and attractions; it’s like walking into a different world. Some local hot spots include the… Read more »

• January 8, 2014 • Comments are off for this post

Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. It can help: Control your weight Reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease Reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome Reduce your risk of some cancers Strengthen your bones and muscles Improve your mental health and mood… Read more »