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    Things to do in Memphis?

    I've been in eastern TN a couple times, but never western TN.

    So what's there to see or do cyclONEnation?



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    Re: Things to do in Memphis?

    Graceland



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    Re: Things to do in Memphis?

    Get stabbed, eat BBQ. You choose the order.



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    Re: Things to do in Memphis?

    meet lots of homeless people. lots and lots of homeless people.



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    Re: Things to do in Memphis?

    Beale Street. Interstate BBQ. If coming from Iowa, spend a day or two in St Loius on the way or way back and a day r two less in Memphis. . Memphis really is a dump other than the party scene on Beale, but as others have noted be careful on where you go.



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    Re: Things to do in Memphis?

    Bluel or biel street is fun. Good night life, blues music. Civil rights museum at the hotel where mlkwas shot. Maybe could check an nba game. Its warmer than Iowa. Just hang out in down town area and don't go to a creepy neighborhood. That or stay more in the burbs and go to city when looking for stuff to do.



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    Re: Things to do in Memphis?

    Quote Originally Posted by ILiftWithRoyce View Post
    meet lots of homeless people. lots and lots of homeless people.
    Perfect. I've been looking to get rid of my Chizik coins.



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    Re: Things to do in Memphis?

    Where to stay?



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    Re: Things to do in Memphis?

    The Memphis Zoo is one of only four zoos in the United States with giant pandas. We visited last spring, and I have to say that seeing pandas live in person is pretty ******* cool.


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    Re: Things to do in Memphis?

    Anyone have any idea on where to stay hotel wise?



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    Re: Things to do in Memphis?

    Put on your blue suede shoes.

    Walk with your feet ten feet of of Beale.

    See the ghost of Elvis on Union avenue.

    Follow him up to the gates of Graceland then watch him walk right through.



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    Re: Things to do in Memphis?

    If you are down there by the 29th the Grizzlies play the Nuggets at home:

    Nuggets at Grizzlies - December 29, 2012 - Game Preview, Play by Play, Scores and Recap on NBA.com



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    Re: Things to do in Memphis?

    Quote Originally Posted by geburgess View Post
    Get stabbed, eat BBQ. You choose the order.
    Oddly enough, for a lot of the gore in The Walking Dead, they use colored BBQ. So if you choose to eat bbq first, you can replicate that effect.



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    Re: Things to do in Memphis?

    If you're into rock and roll, there's a Gibson guitar factory that's fairly close to the NBA arena downtown that gives tours. Pretty interesting.



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