Memphis named Top Travel Spot

Memphis named Top Travel Spot and must see destinations, by National Geographic, MSNBC, USA TODAY and more.
Shelby Farms Park is a 4,500 acre urban park on the east side of Memphis, Tennessee. Shelby Farms Greenline is a 6.5 mile urban trail linking Shelby Farms Park to Midtown Memphis. From the park you can ride to the Wolf River Greenway and also the Greenline into midtown. The park has beautiful walking trails, bike trails, paddle boats, horse back riding and acres of off leash dog park, with lakes, hills and woods for your dog to roam. A wonderful park to picnic and a crown jewel of Memphis.

Shelby Farms Park is a 4,500 acre urban park on the east side of Memphis, Tennessee. Shelby Farms Greenline is a 6.5 mile urban trail linking Shelby Farms Park to Midtown Memphis. From the park you can ride to the Wolf River Greenway and also the Greenline into midtown. The park has beautiful walking trails, bike trails, paddle boats, horse back riding and acres of off leash dog park, with lakes, hills and woods for your dog to roam. A wonderful park to picnic and a crown jewel of Memphis.

Memphis and the surrounding area have many festival year in the spring and fall. This is the Hill Country Picnic in July, near Potts Camp, Mississippi.

Memphis and the surrounding area have many festival year in the spring and fall. This is the Hill Country Picnic in July, near Potts Camp, Mississippi.

The Memphis Zoo has over 3,500 animals who call it home. It is the perfect size, big enough to have quality exhibits, including Pandas. Small enough to do in a reasonable amount of time.

The Memphis Zoo has over 3,500 animals who call it home. It is the perfect size, big enough to have quality exhibits, including Pandas. Small enough to do in a reasonable amount of time.

Paige Wilkerson of Lakeland and Lance Sneed of Bartlett, Tennessee didn't need any mistletoe to celebrate. About 1am along Beale Street, couple stroll, neck , dance and bar hop with little care about the time of night.   ©Karen Pulfer Focht

Paige Wilkerson of Lakeland and Lance Sneed of Bartlett, Tennessee didn't need any mistletoe to celebrate. About 1am along Beale Street, couple stroll, neck , dance and bar hop with little care about the time of night. ©Karen Pulfer Focht

Postcard from Memphis in May -Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee.

Postcard from Memphis in May -Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee.

Need a hair cut when you are in Memphis? Look for Warren Lewis, near Chelsea and Danny Thomas. He will trim your afro with fire, a method he learned while cleaning/plucking chickens.

Need a hair cut when you are in Memphis? Look for Warren Lewis, near Chelsea and Danny Thomas. He will trim your afro with fire, a method he learned while cleaning/plucking chickens.

Hosea Butler and Tameka Watson of Memphis take in the sights and sounds of Beale Street as darkness falls and the nighttime crowd starts to build. ©Karen Pulfer Focht

Hosea Butler and Tameka Watson of Memphis take in the sights and sounds of Beale Street as darkness falls and the nighttime crowd starts to build. ©Karen Pulfer Focht

USA TODAY voted Beale Street the most iconic street in America....

USA TODAY voted Beale Street the most iconic street in America....

Memphian Lauren Bacon (rt) and David Taylor stroll down Beale after a University of Memphis game. The two enjoy hanging out and having fun on Beale Street on game days. ©Karen Pulfer Focht

Memphian Lauren Bacon (rt) and David Taylor stroll down Beale after a University of Memphis game. The two enjoy hanging out and having fun on Beale Street on game days. ©Karen Pulfer Focht

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