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Easy Access As You Enter The State

Like most welcome centers, this one has a lot to offer first timers. After a much needed rest room... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Best Welcome Center yet

Sadly, we visited on our last day. If we had stopped by sooner we could have enjoyed our Memphis... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is obviously a new building which is a bit out of the way really - a long walk to get to. But there's some interesting information, although I can't say the staff were the most helpful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank paxcot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like most welcome centers, this one has a lot to offer first timers. After a much needed rest room visit, we got a lot of information about the area from the staff. There are more brochures and rack cards than you can ever need. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Sadly, we visited on our last day. If we had stopped by sooner we could have enjoyed our Memphis visit much much more. Lots a information and it doesn't take long.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ROY M
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Stop here first for every map, rack card, brochure, and travel tip you could possibly need. Plus, Huge bronze statues of several music icons will provide your first selfy photo-ops, unless you already have a photo of yourself and Elvis. There is a LOT to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank BobF1947
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

The Tennessee Welcome Center down town Memphis made for a nice rest stop. They have a very nice riverside promenade that allowed us to stretch our legs with an awesome view of the Mississippi River. They had clean bathrooms and vending machines. The staff were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Melanie N
Reviewed 21 October 2018

In the entrance hallway there are larger-than-life statues of Elvis and BB King. There is a myriad of brochures about all that can be seen or done in the Memphis area. Several helpful attendants stand behind a large square counter, to discuss dining options or...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Very helpful, go to Memphis most years but always feel I have missed out on something. May be a small city but there is so much to do and the team here are very helpful, very close to city, just by the river.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Really good centre great statue of Elvis from here you could look over to the Memphis bridge this was also where you could take boat trips

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank irene55_10
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This had to have been the nicest center with the nicest people working there. Plenty of pamphlets to help you where to visit. I was wearing a Graceland shirt and as I was leaving the gentleman working there shouted " Have a safe trip Graceland"...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank houndsgranny
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is a must do when you enter Memphis especially if you are new there. Staff has lots of information how to get around and where to go & see & do. You can also park free in their lot until 11 PM

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carol M
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