Memphis Journals

Home of The King

An August 2000 trip to Memphis by Miskingo

Quote: We decided to take a week-long vacation to Memphis.

Home of The King

Overview

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First and foremost, I must say that weather in the summer seasons here is horrible. It is very hot and humid. While here, I would try some of the barbecue, as it is wonderful. As we are all big Elvis fans, we had to stop by Graceland; we bought a package, which allowed us to take a tour of the house as well as the planes and some over things. We spent 3 days of our vacation exploring everything elvis. We visited Sun Studios and the MLK Museum; this is a great city for nearly any traveler, no matter what your interests. You can ride a trolley around the city, which is quite fun. Quick Tips: I would stop by the tourist info center; it's a great place, and they are very kind and have good inform...Read More

Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel

Hotel | "Heartbreak Hotel"

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This hotel is fit for the "King"; it is located right near Graceland, within a very short walking distance. The hotel has nice staff and a very '50s/'60s look, and there is an Elvis gift shop that has a lot of Elvis merchandise. There is a large, heart-shaped pool that's great in the hot summer weather of Memphis. There is an all-Elvis station on the TV. Overall, I think that this is a great hotel.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 4, 2005

Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel
3677 Elvis Presley Blvd.
Memphis, Tennessee 38116
(901) 332-1000