Trip to Memphis
Top 5 things to do on an Memphis trip
- Check out the Memphis Zoo
- Explore Beale Street
- Tour Graceland, Home of Elvis Presely
- Visit Mud Island River Park
- Go to Overton Park
Considered by some to be home of the blues, you'll be surrounded by good music on your next trip to Memphis. In addition, Memphis is the second largest city in Tennessee and a one-of-a-kind location with much to see and do.
Travel to Memphis provides you with a lively and exciting downtown area with plenty to see and do within walking distance.
If you’ve never been to Memphis, you owe yourself a proper adventure of exploring the history and culture it provides.
Throughout Memphis, you’ll be able to marvel at historic architecture, have the tough decision of choosing where to eat, visit museums, and much more.
We’ll try to help simplify your travel to Memphis by providing some our favorite hotels, shops, and restaurants listed below!
Transportation options in Memphis
Our bus to Memphis takes you to the MATA Transit Center, located at 3033 Airways Blvd.
A few of our most popular routes in Memphis include:
Upon your arrival, getting around on your Memphis trip will be a breeze.
Downtown Memphis is extremely walkable and there is nearby public transportation options via the MATA. A trolley also operates downtown and Midtown, to help you get around.
In addition, taxis and ride shares make up a major presence in Memphis.
Learn more about Megabus' top bus routes.
Best places to stay in Memphis
After your long exhaustive day of sight-seeing, you’re going to need a place to crash. Memphis is widely known for its amenities and extensive hotel accommodations.
There are plenty of hotels to choose from, making a trip to Memphis accessible for any traveler.
The most lavish hotels in Memphis would be the Peabody Hotel or the Madison Hotel, putting you in a central location to many of the city’s sights.
Alternatively, many hotels such as the Pilgrim House Hostel, Red Roof Inn, or other rentals are available at a lower cost and offer plenty of travel options for your trip to Memphis.
Nightlife in Memphis
Music is at the heart of Memphis, so you'll be drawn to follow the sounds at night in Memphis. There are so many bars and clubs in downtown Memphis that it may be hard to stay in one place.
If you’re looking for lively nightlife while downtown, look no further than Beale Street. You'll find over a dozen clubs, bars, and restaurants to choose from.
If in Midtown, check out the Buccaneer or the Blue Worm for authentic local spots for live music and drinks.
In addition, the Minglewood Hall is an outstanding venue to round out your Memphis trip for music.
Where to shop on your Memphis trip
There will be no shortage of shopping options while you’re in the limits of the city, whether you’re seeking retail therapy or an Elvis souvenir.
Downtown Memphis is home to Beale Street, where you'll find many establishments for shopping and even rarities such as vinyl stores to voodoo shops.
In the heart of Midtown, you'll find the famous Overton Square. In this lively neighborhood, you'll find ample dining, shopping, and more.
Best free things to do in Memphis
- Mud Island Riverwalk along the Mississippi
- Stroll along Beale Street
- Center for Southern Folklore
- University of Memphis Art Museum
- Shelby Farms Park
Even the most frugal of travelers will find something to love on their travel to Memphis.
One of the greatest reasons to travel Memphis is that many of the museums and outdoor attractions are of no cost to you.
Totally free, you owe yourself a walk along the Mud Island Riverwalk to get amazing views of the Mississippi River.
You can even soak in the culture on your trip to Memphis by walking down Beale Street or through Overton Square, where it will be buzzing with activity.
Benefits of taking bus travel to Memphis
- reserved seating
- fares starting at just $1*
When booking travel to Memphis, you’re looking for the lowest costs, trip flexibility, and the best means to arrive comfortably and safely.
Look no further, because Megabus offers the easiest and most affordable options for traveling to Memphis, with fares as low as $1*.
With the money you save on bus tickets to Memphis, you’ll be left with more to spend on your upcoming Memphis trip.
Megabus serves more than 100 cities and university campuses across North America, allowing you to choose the bus stop nearest to you and select your flexible schedule for your trip to Memphis.
This will ensure that when you arrive, you can immediately begin exploring the beauty of Memphis.
On your travel to Memphis, you’ll be offered the highest level of comfort and safety as well as amenities such as onboard restrooms, individual power outlets, three-point seatbelts, and reclining seats.
So if you’re planning on taking a trip to Memphis, book your ticket with us today to reserve your seat and see our first-class amenities firsthand.