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  • 7 Things You Should Know Before Visiting Memphis

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    6 Things Before You Visit Memphis, Tennessee

    Before you put on your blue suede shoes and board the plane... We've got some helpful tips for you! Memphis is known as the "Home of Rock and Soul" but what can you expect if you go? The city is much more than Graceland, Beale Street, and the Peabody ducks. Memphis is also well-known as the birthplace of Elvis Presley, the King of Rock and Roll. You're not going to want to pass up the chance to visit Elvis' birthplace, the birth of the Blues, The Bass Pro Pyramid Outdoor Adventure Center and the legendary Beale Street.

    If you're traveling to Memphis and want some insider tips, We have a list to guide you on what to expect when you visit the Bluff City. 

    1. What to wear in Memphis

    You can wear what you're comfortable with in Memphis, even if you are a fan of Elvis Presley and you want to dress like him, at least on Elvis Week, there’s no problem with that! 🤣 It's important to know that Memphians keep it casual. This is a very relaxed city. So you'll feel at home dressed up going out at night or kicking it in shorts and a tee during the days. Our Memphis Essential T-Shirt is a local favorite!

    2. The water in Memphis is so good

    Memphis' water supply is supplied by natural reservoirs and is described as "the sweetest and most flavorful water in the world." I know this sounds like a silly thing to highlight! But it's definitely a plus for visitors. If you prefer sparkling or still we've got you covered, but don't miss the local flavor too!

    3. The city is full friendly people who practice southern hospitality!

    Memphis' residents are also among the nicest people in the world and enjoy assisting tourists and visitors. They are happy to help you. The downtown also has a tourist hospitality brigade that helps connect out of town guests to all that the city has to offer.

    4. You will love the world class BBQ

    Memphis is known for its savory and tasty BBQ. When you go to Memphis, try the different kinds of BBQ shops around the city, dress like a local and pick up an at home in the 901 | Memphis t-shirt. There are over 100 BBQ joints, that's why Memphis is called the “Barbecue Capital of the World”

    5. Carry your cocktail along

    Yes! You can walk around sipping your favorite cocktail from a takeout cup while listening to live music and watching the famous Flippers perform on Beale Street. Beale Street's alcohol regulations have been relaxed. But remember to drink responsibly. :)

    6. The best time to visit Memphis

    In Memphis, spring is the best time of year. You will experience warm (but not too hot) weather and witness blooming flowers. The best months to visit Memphis is between April and May, or in October and November. These brief seasons offer a welcome respite from lengthy, hot summer and and winter seasons. There are fewer tourists around, and you may even find that the cost of flights is reduced. Remember to bring your Memphis Tenn Hoodie for a chance of a cool night in the spring or fall.

    -The City Shirt Co Team



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