Memphis holds a special place as one of the most important cities in Black History. Memphis neighborhoods tell tales of the South to all its visitors.

Walk down historic Beale Street, the center of Black American life and commerce at the turn of the century. Walk the street of the Sanitation Strike of 1968, considered one of the most important penultimate events of the Civil Rights Struggle. Visit the Mason Temple where the late Dr. Marin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous “I Have Been to the Mountaintop” speech, just one day before his death. And see the rooms where Dr. King last stayed before his assassination, Rooms 306 & 307, preserved as they were on April 4, 1968, as part of the National Civil Rights Museum. Let Memphis tell the story of its own history to your family. Visit Memphis today!

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Visit Memphis and learn about legendary Blues electric guitarist B.B. King. Known for his distinctive sound, unmistakable Southern style and his 40-year devotion to his Gibson model guitar, Lucille, B.B. King puts the soul in Memphis. Visit B.B. King’s Blues Club when you visit Memphis!


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s visit to Memphis in 1968 would forge history. Marching in support of the Memphis Sanitation Worker’s Strike, he delivered his legendary I Have Been to the Mountaintop speech. Hear it at the National Civil Rights Museum. Visit Memphis and tour the museum which chronicles the Civil Rights struggle.