Rooted in blues, soul, and rock n’ roll, Memphis draws music lovers from all walks of life to its revitalized neighborhoods, kitschy shops, hipster microbreweries, and swanky restaurants.
Hop from one museum or landmark to another, stop for barbecue, and groove to the sound of rising musicians all night long. When you’re satisfied with the city, hit the road in your Memphis car rental alternative to uncover the rest of Tennessee and its musical gems.
Famous for Elvis Presley but known for its role in the Civil Rights Movement, spirited music, cajun food, and welcoming southern charm, Memphis will stir your soul long before you leave.
Swoon over the microphone Elvis used to record his first song at “The Birthplace of Rock n’ Roll,” where many famous musicians got their start including Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash.
Head over in your Memphis car rental alternative to Beale Street and soak up the eclectic vibes, then stop at Silky O’Sullivan’s for the resident goats and signature “Diver” cocktail.
Pay homage to Elvis Presley and the legendary King of Rock n’ Roll at his home in Graceland, where you can journey through time and learn about his origins and rise to fame.
Make time to get away and immerse yourself in the natural wonders, musical history, and unique small towns, all within a few hours drive from Memphis.
The closest escape from Memphis and its lively atmosphere, Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park is a 15-minute drive away, with woodland walking trails and peaceful swamps for kayaking or canoeing.
Take your Memphis car rental alternative on a day trip to Tupelo, Mississippi and explore the birthplace of Elvis, from the house he was born to the fairgrounds of his concerts.
Get up close and personal with animals from all around the world, including primates, giraffes, and exotic birds, where you can interact with and feed them while driving around in your own car.
Create a playlist full of classic rock n’ roll and blues, then head south from Memphis along the Great River Road or Highway 61 for wide-open views of the Mississippi River and rich farmland.
For a longer Tennessee road trip, head east and you’ll be rewarded with spectacular sweeping views of mountains, waterfalls, and lush forests along the 43-mile Cherohala Skyway.
Sit back and relax as you tour along the Chattanooga Loop with plenty of opportunities to stop for photos, historic sites, hiking, biking, or fishing.