Memphis, United States

What to See

National Civil Rights Museum

Doing the Civil Rights Museum and Graceland in one day will be tough
by Hacked By of youtube.com/fırlamaadam about 9 years ago

The history of slavery and the civil rights movement in the United States is a long, long, long history. If you try to see all exhibits, including the building next door where James Earl Ray is believed to have shot MLK, you will likely spend a good 4-5 hours at the museum. Though Graceland is only a 15-minute drive away (maybe longer by rail), when factoring in lunch, it may be difficult to squeeze both in on the same day.

Where to Party

Live Music

Rock Out At The Hi Tone
by Blake of typusorbisterrarum.com about 8 years ago
Rock Out At The Hi Tone

The best little dive bar you'll ever go to. There's music every night, and cover is usually pretty low. Depending on the night, you'll hear anything from folky acoustic music, to raw Memphis garage punk. The pizza is good, the beer is cheap, and you'll hear some surprisingly well known acts play in an extremely intimate setting. This is also where punk legend Eric Oblivion of Goner Records puts on Gonerfest every year. If you're in town for that, it's absolutely a must see. Hi Tone is a hidden gem, and a local legend. Seriously. Check it out.