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Eating Bar-B-Q Shop, Memphis + Graceland

This little joint, with its no-frills decor, may just turn out the most perfectly spiced cooked pig that Memphis has to offer—no small feat, given that... more

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Eating Central Bbq, Memphis + Graceland

Opened in 2001, Central is just a baby in the barbecue universe, but it's a legend in the making. Quality and variety are the order of the day here: There's... more

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See + Do STAX Museum of American Soul Music, Memphis + Graceland

The STAX Museum strives to explicate, to illuminate, and to elucidate the sound this recording studio originated—"sweet soul music." STAX stands as the... more

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See + Do Pink Palace Museum, Memphis + Graceland

The headquarters for several Memphis attractions, this cultural and natural history museum adjoins its namesake, a pink, Georgian marble mansion built by... more

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See + Do South Main Arts District, Memphis + Graceland

Between Beale Street and G.E. Patterson Avenue, long-abandoned storefronts are steadily being repopulated with boutiques, art galleries, and restaurants. Art... more

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See + Do Sun Studio, Memphis + Graceland

"Consistently Better Records for Higher Profits" was the mantra turned understatement of the century on producer Sam Phillips's stationery at Sun Studio, now a... more

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Hotel Peabody Hotel, Memphis + Graceland

This 14-story Italian Renaissance Revival landmark has been the preeminent Memphis hotel since opening downtown in 1869. Renovations brought the indoor pool and... more

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Hotel Madison Hotel, Memphis + Graceland

Located near Beale Street's bluesy bustle in the historic Tennessee Trust Bank Building, this boutique hotel playfully attempts to bridge the gap between Belle... more

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Eating Automatic Slim's Tonga Club, Memphis + Graceland

The Caribbean-Southwestern-Southern fusion menu here is not for traditionalists. But if you have an adventure-seeking palate, the choices (and the portions) can... more

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Eating Cupboard, Memphis + Graceland

Visions of fried green tomatoes and rightly seasoned turnip greens dancing in your head? You'd better make your way to this Deep South soul-food institution.... more

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Eating Felicia Suzanne's, Memphis + Graceland

If Felicia Willet's downtown restaurant has a bit more pomp and circumstance than most Memphis establishments, it's because this haute down-home... more

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Eating Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken, Memphis + Graceland

Gus's casual checkered tablecloths and concrete floors hint at this location's humble past as a machine shop, and you might lift an eyebrow at Gus's... more

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Eating Rendezvous, Memphis + Graceland

If you only have time to hit up one Memphis barbecue pit, Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous should be it. You'll find it in the basement of a nondescript building in... more

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See + Do Outdoors, Memphis + Graceland

The Bluff City has a number of lovely parks and outdoor spaces that are an ideal place to work off all that barbecue you've been wolfing down. Tom Lee Park,... more

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See + Do National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis + Graceland

Through fund-raising efforts, the Martin Luther King Memorial Foundation purchased the defunct Lorraine Hotel, the site of Martin Luther King Jr.'s... more

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See + Do Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, Memphis + Graceland

One half-block south of the intersection of Beale Street and Third, you'll find this interactive museum on the plaza outside the NBA Grizzlies' home, the... more

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See + Do Graceland Too, Memphis + Graceland

About 45 miles southeast of Memphis, in Holly Springs, you'll find Paul McLeod's kitschy, obsessive homage to the King. Paul's house bears a striking... more

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See + Do Graceland, Memphis + Graceland

While a few cynics dismiss rock 'n' roll's Xanadu as a tourist trap, Graceland (designated a national historic landmark in 2006) remains the predominant reason... more

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See + Do Gibson Guitar Factory, Memphis + Graceland

Memphis music pilgrims should make this detour to find out how one of the world's premier electric-guitar makers crafts each tuneful axe. The 45-minute tours... more

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See + Do Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis + Graceland

The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, formerly a private residence, encompasses 17 acres of grounds and houses an admirable collection of Impressionist,... more

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See + Do Beale Street, Memphis + Graceland

New Orleans has Bourbon Street; Memphis has club- and bar-lined Beale—"The Home of the Blues." Cornetist and Beale Street resident W.C. Handy published... more

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See + Do Cooper-Young District, Memphis + Graceland

For quirky shopping, eclectic dining, offbeat coffee bars, a swell farmer's market, and several smart galleries, head to Midtown Memphis's hippest neighborhood,... more

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