Memphis

Home of blues, soul & rock 'n' roll

Marvel at the Mississippi River and soak in the soul that resonates throughout the city. Memphis is the birthplace of the blues, and it shows. Explore the iconic Beale Street Entertainment District lined with music stores, pubs, clubs and neon lights, pay tribute to the King at Graceland or follow the historical civil rights movement at Memphis’s impressive display of museums and monuments. 

Luxury Holidays to Memphis

Smokey streets and neon lights brighten up the nightlife. There’s a buzz, a hum harmonising with the lone wail of an electric guitar. You’re in blues country now. A Memphis holiday takes you to a world of cool-cats, vibrant pubs and exquisite dining options. Amble through a radiated atmosphere catapulted to fame by the likes of Aretha Franklin, BB King and Elvis Presley. A holiday to Memphis means experiencing America’s steamy underbelly. This is one of the coolest places to stay in the United States.

Things to do on your Memphis Holiday

Memphis is a treasure trove of lore, stories, music and history that could enthrall you for weeks. The busiest inland port of the Mississippi hosts a number of trinkets people travel across the world to see, from the fine American and European arts at The Memphis Brooks Museum to the Gibson Guitar factory that attracts crowds of the rich and famous. For a real taste of history, visit the former sites of Native American History or try something different by attending the wonderful ballet or opera concerts at The Memphis Cook Convention Centre. This city isn’t just about the Blues.

 

Great Reasons to Holiday in Memphis

  • Pay your respects to the king at Elvis’s grave in Graceland.
  • Walk Beale Street, the world-famous ‘Home of the Blues.’
  • Embark on a Mississippi River tour.
  • Explore the National Civil Rights Museum with a focus on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Relax at the Mud Island River Park / Harbor Town with a scale-model of the Mississippi.

 

Interesting Facts About Memphis

  • Named after the ancient capital of Egypt on the Nile River
  • Founded: 22 May 1819 (Though an area of settlement for thousands of years.)
  • Population: 646,000
  • Located on several national roads (U.S Routes), making it easy to get around. 

 

Memphis Weather

Dress lightly for your holiday to Memphis, as temperatures regularly reach up to 30C. The most comfortable temperatures are in Autumn. Travelling to Memphis during winter will see a comfortable climate, with temperatures dipping as low as 6C during January.

Memphis Holidays 2021 / 2022

Book a Memphis holiday with Kenwood Travel online today, and discover the best places to stay in Memphis, whether you’re an Elvis fan, a blues fanatic or you simply want to experience a USA culture of cool. We offer a huge range of Memphis holidays hand-tailored to you. ABTA and ATOL protected, Kenwood Travel have been leaders in the UK travel industry since 1977, so let us build you a Memphis holiday of a lifetime.

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The Guest House at Graceland

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A Graceland getaway Elvis would be proud of, featuring an outdoor pool, Beale Street shuttle and VIP suites with design overlooked by Priscilla Presley.

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