About The Area
About Memphis- Just a 1.5 Hour Drive from Jonesboro, AR
Memphis, TN – Home to BBQ & The Blues!
For a quick and easy 75 minute daytrip, we highly recommend you visit Memphis, TN. Just south of Jonesboro down US Highway #63, you’ll find Memphis area attractions like Mud Island, the home of Elvis Presley - Graceland, awesome restaurants, and the soulful sounds of the “Blues” of Beale Street.
Delectable Dining of Memphis
Some of our favorite local Memphis area eateries include Pig-N-Whistle (East Memphis), Rendezvous (Downtown), Silky O Sullivans (Beale Street), and Paulettes (Midtown). Whatever your idea of favorite BBQ dining be it the dry rub or the wet, Memphis BBQ will have you coming back for more!
Memphis Choices – Things To Do
Few cities offer you as many choices of things to do as you'll find in Memphis. You’ll be drawn by the blues to experience the legendary Memphis nightlife or you can select from the many Memphis attractions, don’t forget there's more irresistible food and captivating museums. Not to be missed attractions include Beale Street, and the home of the legendary blues guitar player B.B. King. Of course, a visit to Graceland should be on everyone’s itinerary. Make plans to sit out under the stars listening to the summer concert series at the memphis Botanical Gardens featuring artists such as Michael McDonald and Michael Buble. Take the children to the Peabody Hotel to watch the famous daily march of the ducks as they exit the elevator and make their way to the fountain where they spend their day. Mud Island along the mighty Mississippi River is another can’t miss destination too. While in town, don’t forget to catch the Memphis Grizzles NBA Professional Basketball team for a great family treat.
Shopping in Memphis
For the ultimate shopping experience, Memphis offers everything from big-name national chains to one-of-a-kind boutiques. The vast and varied selection of shopping choices of Memphis shopping options has transformed this city into a regional shopping destination.
A Touch of Class
For those culturally inclined, Memphis offers a wide selection of the fine arts including the Memphis Opera, the Alex Haley House & Museum, the Art Museum at the University of Memphis and numerous other local theaters and museums.
Like more information on things to do on your daytrip to Memphis, TN? Contact us at Fred Dacus Associates. We are your Jonesboro real estate partner and area information authority.