Memphis...A Vibrant City on the Move

Home of our beloved Memphis Grizzlies and Memphis Tigers, FedEx Forum is the state of the art arena for basketball, concerts , and more.  This was the largest public building endeavor in Memphis history!  Memphis boasts the 2nd largest cargo airport in the world and the nation's most "on-time"hub airport.  A new approach tower is now operational.

Memphis is known as the Distribution Capital as major corporations continue to see the efficiencies of shipping goods and providing services out of the Bluff City.  Several expansions and new additions are announced each year.
Home of St Jude Children's Research Hospital where some of the best medical minds continue to tackle the diseases attacking our infants and children around the world.

The Memphis Cook Convention Center, now under the direction of the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau, has been expanded and renovated.  This facility also houses the Cannon Center For The Performing Arts, which is simply beautiful!

World famous Beale Street, the most visited street in TN, continues to attract visitors from around the world as Memphis is known as the "Home of the Blues & Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll".  Elvis Presley, who was without a doubt our most famous citizen, will continue to put Memphis on the map as Graceland has big plans for the future.

The Pyramid is currently being transformed into a world class Bass Pro Shops with a number of added attractions to make it a destination point in itself.  Beale Street Landing is now operational with the American Queen docking here to take passengers on cruises.  Also a great spot for viewing the Ms.River.

Victorian Village on Adams Street is where you will find beautiful historic homes to tour such as the Malory Neely House and the Woodruff Fontaine House.

National Geographic Magazine recently announced Memphis as one of the top 20 places to visit IN THE WORLD! So, we invite you to take in all the sights, sounds, and tastes that make Memphis the great city that it is!

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15 Feb 2014

By TRAVELHOST Contributing Writer