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Memphis Travel Information

Memphis, Tennessee sits alongside the mighty Mississippi and actually offers so much more than most people expect. It is rightly associated with Elvis Presley, his Graceland home being here, but it isn’t all Elvis. Memphis is one of the top 20 cities in the USA, with a strong economy, many sites of cultural interest and a good blend of green and open space within the city itself.

There is much more to Memphis than initially meets the eye and it is well worth a visit.

Attractions in Memphis

Take time out while you are visiting Memphis to see the sights. Some of the main Memphis highlights every visitor should see, the Gracelands is great to see for yourself. The National Civil Rights Museum are also well worth seeking out. Memphis’s history means plenty to see. You can book a Memphis tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Memphis based guides who will show you Memphis’s less well known attractions.

Quick Guide to Sport in Memphis

Memphis’s favourite pastime is Basketball, and the best-known team is Memphis Grizzlies at their home: the FedEx Forum. The biggest sporting event to take place in Memphis’s sporting calendar is the St Jude Classic PGA Golf Tournament, which takes place at the TPC at Southwind. If you can get tickets, it is a great show!

Attractions in Memphis

Take time out while you are visiting Memphis to see the sights. Some of the main Memphis highlights every visitor should see, the Gracelands is great to see for yourself. The National Civil Rights Museum are also well worth seeking out. Memphis’s history means plenty to see. You can book a Memphis tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Memphis based guides who will show you Memphis’s less well known attractions.

Memphis Climate Guide

It is easy to find the perfect time to go to Memphis in our simple guide to the climate of Memphis. The table below displays annual temperature trends in Memphis throughout the year to show you what weather to expect in Memphis.

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Memphis Driving Guide

If you are planning to drive during your visit to Memphis, you will need an International Driving Permit, or IDP, for the USA. You can book them with the AA, before going to Memphis. When driving in Memphis, in common with the rest of the USA, drive on the right hand side of the road. It is easy to book car rental in Memphis in advance of travel to the USA. There's a choice of convenient car hire depots in Memphis where you can pick up your car.

Memphis Airport Overview

You will find Memphis International Airport is around 8 miles south from Memphis. The airport, whose international IATA code is MEM, and flights there take 9 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Memphis is easy. There are plenty of taxis available. Memphis International Airport offers plenty to do including shops offering souvenirs of Memphis to help you remember your stay.

Memphis British Embassy Address

If you get into trouble in Memphis, or just need some advice, the Memphis British Consulate is the place to go.

British Consulate-General
Georgia Pacific Center
Suite 3400
133 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta GA 30303

Telephone: (1)(404) 954-7700

Memphis Overview

City Name: Memphis
Country: USA
Language: English
Currency: US Dollar
Time Difference: GMT - 5
Electricity Supply: 110/120V AC 60Hz

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