Reasons to Visit Memphis
Memphis is famous for blues, beer, and barbeque. Stroll down Beale Street any night of the week and you'll be drawn into a rocking blues show or tempted to sample the local craft beers. Fortunately, Memphis is also an affordable destination where you can eat, drink, and party like a king on a beer budget.
When to Visit Memphis
Despite the heat and humidity, summer is high season in Memphis. May is another popular time to visit Memphis—the multi-week Memphis in May festival draws hundreds of thousands of visitors to town. Elvis Week, held every August, is worth planning your trip around if you're a fan of the musical icon.
Average Weather in Memphis
The best time of year to visit Memphis is in the spring and fall, when the crowds are fewer and temperatures are mild and comfortable for walking around. Be prepared for high heat and humidity if you visit Memphis in the summer, when temperatures can soar above 90 degrees Fahrenheit during the day.