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“VIEW IS GREAT. The view is the best part of my day. I drive by it every day.”
Review of Tom Lee Park

Tom Lee Park
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$72.00*
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Memphis City Tour and Riverboat Cruise
Ranked #46 of 154 things to do in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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Memphis, Tennessee
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“VIEW IS GREAT. The view is the best part of my day. I drive by it every day.”
Reviewed August 8, 2012

The river in all it moods. Watching a storm coming in from acrros the river shows you the power of God.

Visited August 2012
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Memphis, Tennessee
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27 reviews
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“Site of the Sunset Symphony”
Reviewed August 5, 2012

Tom Lee Park is the site of many Memphis in May events including the sunset symphony. You can't get any closer to the river than this.

Visited May 2012
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Hong Kong, China
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Lovely park, lacking restrooms”
Reviewed August 1, 2012

This park has absolutely awesome sunsets. Free parking or take the trolley, walk or bike. The city should be ashamed of the bathroom building (ugly) and the fact that it is locked. I only remember one drinking fountain. You can wander from Tom Lee south to Martyrs Park (pass the big apartment buildings) and north to Ashburn-Coppock & the visitors center. You'll pass the paddleboat landing. Many photo opportunities. Watching a river barge is very relaxing.

Pets and kids welcome, there are a few benches. The different monuments to Tom Lee (then & now) really show how far Memphis has come. Evenings on the weekends there are some serious bling-bling cars and motorcycles which are worth a walk by. Well patrolled by police and popular with locals. Wikipedia has a good article on the park. With little effort it could be a much better park.

Visited July 2012
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Memphis, Tennessee
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44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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“So-so”
Reviewed July 17, 2012

It's really just a semi-grassy expanse along the river. Nice location for watching the sunset over the river, and for big music festivals, but nothing special.

Visited May 2012
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Collierville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“What's not to like?”
Reviewed July 5, 2012

Events, the river, people watching ... its all good. Sunset can't be beat ... and is the perfect price :)

Visited July 2012
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