History and Fascinating Characters
The streets of Memphis are replete with history and fascinating characters, from Mississippi River adventurers to the musicians who made Beale Street the Home of the Blues.
The best way to immerse yourself in this history is to walk the city streets and experience the most legendary sites in Memphis. Get to know Bluff City up close on a Memphis walking tour!
Walk in the Footsteps of Music Legends
Enjoy a walk down some of the most interesting streets in Memphis as your expert guide shares stories about the important figures who left their mark on the city. Explore Historic Downtown Memphis as you learn about frontiersmen like Davy Crocket, Civil War soldiers, and Prohibition-era gangsters. Visit historic landmarks like the Civic Center, Civil War sites, Main Street, and Historic Court Square.
If you’re interested in music history, you can’t miss a walking tour of Beale Street, which was declared the Home of the Blues by an act of Congress and named “America’s Most Iconic Street” by USA Today. Artists like Louis Armstrong, Memphis Minnie, B.B. King, and Muddy waters got their start here, redefining American music. The tradition lives on today in this culturally rich street where you can hear thrilling jam sessions, witness theater productions, and more. Learn about Beale Street’s past and hear stories you won’t find anywhere else as you walk with your guide and feel the vibrant energy.
Get to known Bluff City on foot and experience its history first-hand! Check out our Memphis walking tours and book online today.