Where can I walk around Memphis?


  • Historic Court Square.
  • Fourth Bluff Park, overlooking the Mississippi River.
  • Civil War sites (the Battle of Memphis and Forrest’s Raid)
  • Cotton Row.
  • Deadman’s Alley.
  • Main Street, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s last march.

Is Downtown Memphis walkable?

Memphis is the 40th most walkable large city in the US with 646,889 residents. Memphis has minimal public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

How long does the walking tour last?

A walking tour is generally distinguished from an escorted tour by its length and the employment of tour guides, and can be under 12 hours, or last for a week or more.

What is downtown Memphis known for?

In Downtown Memphis, walk world-famous Beale Street to soak up live music and the stories of our music legacy, told through a collection of music attractions and public art you’ll love snapping photos with. Downtown also tells civil rights stories at national landmarks, museums and galleries.

How far are the mountains from Memphis?

The distance between Memphis and Great Smoky Mountains is 372 miles.

How long is the Shelby Farms Greenline?

Shelby Farms Greenline is a 10.65-mile* paved, urban trail that connects pedestrians and cyclists in Midtown Memphis through Shelby Farms Park to Cordova. The Greenline is a rails-to-trails project that transformed an unused railroad line into one of Tennessee’s favorite trails.

Do you need a car in Memphis?

From Beale Street to Midtown, there are places to see all over the city. Fortunately, the best parts of the city are extremely walkable and perfect for people who do not own a car. Memphis has a trolley and bus system operated by the city. It runs routes throughout the entire area, and has a fairly large fleet.

How walkable is Nashville?

Nashville is one of the least walkable cities in America, according to Walk Score’s 2011 ranking of U.S. cities. Music City scored a 36.2 on the group’s 100-point scale, ranking it 46th among America’s 50 largest cities.

What makes a great walking tour?

If something catches your attention it might make a good addition. The most important thing about a good walking tour is that the visitor is either learning something new or laughing along the way. The content quality is of utmost importance. Focus on getting the facts right.

How late does Beale Street stay open?

Beale Street packed, businesses stay open until 1 a.m.

What’s the main street in Memphis?

It’s in downtown Memphis. (If you’re looking at a map of downtown Memphis, it’s the southwest section.) South Main Street is the main thoroughfare, and it’s about a mile long from Beale Street on the north end to Crump Boulevard on the south end.