Three Affordable Things To Do In Memphis

July 17, 2012

If you are looking for affordable things to do in Memphis, here are three top picks to start you off on an electrifying and vibrant summer experience.

1)    Levitt Shell in Overton Park which was constructed in the late 30’s. This beloved concert stage was one of Elvis’ first venues and is now a popular spot for picnics and friends looking for things to do in Memphis. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket for an evening of lounging on the hill.

2)    Dixon Gallery and Gardens is a stunning haven in the midst of the Memphis urban bustle. Come explore the impressive exhibitions of contemporary American art. Complementing the impressionist works on display, Dixon boasts some beautiful ponds that delight and inspire. Admission is $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for seniors and students, and $3.00 for children.

3)     A trip to Memphis is not complete without a visit to the Memphis Rock ‘N Soul Museum, created by the Smithsonian Institution. The vibrant history of one of the world’s greatest musical hotspots is proudly on display for all musicians and music aficionados looking for things to do in Memphis. Admission is $11.00 for adults and $8.00 for children.

What’s your favorite Memphis summer destination?

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