Memphis parks, Sport events, etc.
Memphis Metro Area
The Memphis park system
includes the Wolf River Greenway
), Overton Park
(near the Memphis zoo), and Shelby Farms Park
, the largest urban park in the U.S. (4,500 acres), which includes the Shelby Farms Greenline, ziplining by Go Ape
, BMX race track
, splash pad, and more! Shelby Farms apps: iTunes
. There is also a ShelbyFit app, which helps users keep track of fitness.
Vantage Point Golf Center has mini golf:
Vantage Point Golf Center is over 300 yards long and 200 yards wide with Tif 419 Bermuda grass hitting. There are 9 target greens with flags and yardage banners to help with your precision.
The driving range is lighted for night use, but check online or call the pro-shop for seasonal hours of operation.
In addition, they have covered hitting bays to keep you practicing in all weather conditions. 901-590-2094.
Voted #1 zoo in the country at Trip Advisor.com (2008).
One of only 4 U.S. zoos with panda bears!
Elvis Presley's Graceland
(2nd most toured home in the U.S. - next to the White House!)
World-famous Beale Street
...Memphis is "Home of the Blues and Birthplace of Rock 'n Roll"
World-class dining, info here
Memphis in May World Championship BBQ cooking contest
University of Memphis Tigers basketball
Memphis Grizzlies basketball
Memphis Redbirds baseball
Memphis Riverkings hockey
Children's Museum of Memphis
, including water spray park
Pink Palace Museum, Brooks Art Museum, and Memphis Botanic Garden
Dixon Gallery & Gardens
Bass Pro at the Pyramid
Big River Crossing:
Big River Crossing is the longest public pedestrian bridge across the Mississippi River.
It measures nearly a mile in length and connects Memphis and Arkansas.
The bridge allows cyclists, walkers, and runners to get some great exercise and take in some incredible views of the Mississippi River.
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Check out the Top Things to Do in Memphis, by Trip Advisor, here