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Arriving at Memphis

Book airfare to Memphis to explore a city with a rich musical and cultural heritage. Your flight to Memphis will arrive at the Memphis International Airport. The facility boasts all of the convenient shopping and dining that you would expect as well as business services and complimentary Wi-Fi. You can also enjoy unique art exhibits and live musical performances while you wait. When it is time to head to your hotel, there are multiple transportation options available, including taxis and shuttle buses. Many of the local hotels also provide complimentary shuttles.

Getting Around Memphis

There are plenty of car rental agencies servicing the Memphis area, and you will find that navigating the area is pretty easy. If you prefer to take advantage of public transportation, you have options as well. The Memphis Area Transit Authority provides bus service across the city, but be aware that some of the daytime routes are different from the night routes. There is also a trolley that operates downtown and in the midtown area that is available mostly for the benefit of tourists.

Main Attractions in Memphis

You certainly won't be bored during your stay in Memphis. Music lovers will thoroughly enjoy exploring the downtown area and Beale Street with its rich history. Be sure to stop by the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum. Head to Tom Lee Park to view the Mississippi River or take a riverboat tour. History buffs will want to check out the National Civil Rights Museum. If you have kids on your trip, you might want to stop at the Memphis Zoo or The Pink Palace with its history, science, and technology exhibits. And of course you can't forget Graceland as no trip to Memphis would be complete without a stop there.

Shopping, Dining, and Nightlife in Memphis

Now that you've saved money on your cheap flight to Memphis, you'll be glad to know that plenty of shopping awaits you. Head to Peabody Place, located adjacent to the famed Peabody Hotel, or down to Beale Street to A. Schwab, an old-time dry goods store that ensures you will find the perfect souvenirs of your visit. Memphis is a really inexpensive place to eat, so you will be thrilled with all of the options. Barbecue is a local specialty, and you really must try it. The Rendezvous and Corky's famous barbecue are a couple of notable places to check out. Memphis has a bright and exciting nightlife, most of which is centered on Beale Street. You can enjoy live music, dancing, and drinks at any number of bars and clubs. Typically it is economical to get a wristband that allows you admission to most of them so you can take in the excitement this historic street as to offer.

Flight stats for Memphis - did you know?
  • Memphis is 8 mi from Memphis Intl Airport (Memphis, TN).
  • Memphis Intl Airport (Memphis, TN)
    • Right now, 32 airlines operate out of Memphis Intl Airport.
    • Memphis Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 27 cities.
    • Every week, at least 1,121 domestic flights and 14 international flights depart from Memphis Intl Airport.

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