Articles Mentioning Memphis Hotels

10 Historic Grand Hotels in the South

The different regions of the United States all have their own personalities, and in the South, there’s certainly a flair for the historic, the laid-back, and the grand. Naturally, that makes the area a great place for a relaxing retreat. If you’re looking for historic grandeur while you relax on vacation, look no further than…

10 of the World’s Best Music Cities

papagaio-pirata/Flickr Music is an international language, spanning cultures across the world, and, in fact, across time. Looking at today’s musical landscape, certain cities truly stand out for their music scenes, whether for classical music, jazz, or even techno. In honor of International Music Day on October 1, we’re naming some of our favorite cities for…

7 Fun Things to Do in Memphis for Elvis Week 2017

To be clear, Memphis is an awesome place to visit any time of the year, any year — blues clubs and barbecue joints are timeless and know no season. But we’d venture to say that August 11 through 19, 2017, is a particularly great time to go to Memphis, as the city will be in…

The Top Summer Travel Trends of 2017

Beach at the Franciscan Lakeside Lodge/Oyster Family road trips, beach trips, and mountain and lakeside getaways enjoy enduring popularity in the summer — one of the most popular times of the year to travel. These classic summer-travel staples are as mainstream and treasured as ever, but we’ve noticed a few other travel trends defining summer…

6 Attractions to Visit in Honor of Black History Month

Wherever you are on the political spectrum, we should all agree that it’s important to celebrate the role of other cultures and races in shaping our history—and some may feel it’s more important now than ever. Observed every February in the U.S. and Canada (and in October in the U.K.), Black History Month reminds us…

The Oldest Hotels in America (That Are Actually Worth a Visit)

History enthusiast or not, there’s no denying the oldest hotels in the U.S. hold a certain romantic allure. After all, their rooms have been reserved by legends, they’ve witnessed the tales in history books first-hand, and their timelessness evokes an overall sense of nostalgia. So while much of the attention goes to the shiny and…

The Kitschiest Attractions in the U.S.

Over-the-top luxury and adventure are what most folks lust over when it comes to travel. And we don’t blame you — you work hard for those vacation days and deserve a little pampering, after all. Still, while those top-notch, elegantly executed experiences are certainly satisfying, it’s sometimes the quirky attractions that are the most memorable…

10 Stops You Can’t Miss on an I-40 Road Trip

One of the coolest cross-country trips a traveler can take is along I-40. The third longest interstate in the United States, the route runs all the way from Barstow, California to Wilmington, North Carolina (that’s a 36-hour drive from end-to-end, in case you’re wondering). Yet, it’s not the length that makes I-40 appealing for travelers.…

8 Iconic Hotels That Have Inspired Beloved Songs

There are some hotel names you just know, whether you’ve ever stayed at the hotel or not. These iconic spots can be famous for a variety of reasons: they are super luxe or popular among the stars, they figure prominently in films or were the sites of important historic events…the possibilities are numerous, and once…

The 11 Most Important Hotel Openings of 2016

A new year brings new everything — new goals, new challenges, new plans, and (fortunately for us) new hotels. We’ve already gone the nostalgic route, taking you on a tour of the hot new hotels of 2015, so now we’re looking ahead at the brand-new hotels that will open their doors in 2016. Of course,…