Many of the places to stay in Memphis, Tennessee are clustered around downtown and Beale Street. One recent exception is The Memphian, a stylish Marriott Tribute Portfolio property in the Overton Square area of Midtown, which opened in 2021. It's not far from the Levitt Shell, an amphitheater where a young Elvis Presley performed. Rooms at The Memphian Whereas the lobby … [Read more...] about Southern Stays: The Memphian
If you want to get into a war of words, get into the Nashville vs. Memphis debate. They have very different atmospheres for visitors and are set on opposite sides of the state. Both Tennessee cities played an important role in American music and are located on a large river. Both destinations are also known for their cuisines, notably dishes like ribs and hot chicken. If … [Read more...] about Nashville vs. Memphis: Who Does It Better?
The South has been home to some of America's greatest writers, penning books that are widely considered to be "classics." They take their surroundings and incorporate them into the tales. These places also might influence visitors to write their own stories. Eatonton, Georgia The town in Georgia's Lake Country was the birthplace of not just one, but two notable … [Read more...] about 6 Must-See Places for Literary Fans
Walk the Line tells the often-tragic story of music legend Johnny Cash, including his rise to fame, years of substance misuse, and love story with June Carter. The movie won an Academy Award for performances by Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon, both of whom led their vocal talents. It also used the real-life places where the "Man in Black" performed. Walk the … [Read more...] about Walk the Line Filming Locations to Visit
Memphis, Tennessee is a music lover's paradise, with countless clubs and venues to see live acts. Blues is the most popular genre, but you can see just about everything. It's no surprise that this city launched countless acts, including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Booker T. and the MG's, and Three Six Mafia. You never know when you might see tomorrow's next big thing. … [Read more...] about Where to See Live Music in Memphis, Tennessee