Memphis – Things to do with your Team

Memphis is the Home of the Blues, and its connection to music is a huge part of its history and its draw. This is also the city where Martin Luther King was assassinated, and it’s where Elvis Presley lived and recorded. There are lots of historical attractions and museums in Memphis, and you’ll find plenty of thrilling adventures here as well. This list of fun and interesting activities will keep your team busy having a great time in Memphis.


Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Welcome to Memphis… a city where the smells of delicious barbecue and the sounds of The King are always in the air. Your Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure will begin outside the famous Peabody Hotel and will take you on a journey to famous and lesser known sights of the city. You will find famous barbecue, discover a walk of fame, and see some Peabody ducks. You’ll see Elvis (really!) and the place where he bought his famous clothes as well as many other unique and historic sights. So put down those ribs and slip on your blue suede shoes as you get out and discover one of the best things to do in Memphis …Play the Game, See the Sights, and Experience Memphis in a whole new way! 149 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103


Shelby Farms

Shelby Farms is located on the east side of Memphis, and it’s a recreational oasis for residents and tourists alike. Five times larger than New York’s Central Park, Shelby Farms offers a ton of fun activities. Hiking and biking trails run all across the park. You can rent bikes at Hyde Lake Wheelhouse or Greenline Wheelhouse for one, two, and four hour blocks. Explore Hyde Lake in a kayak, canoe, or on a stand-up paddle board, all of which you can rent at the Hyde Lake Boat House. If you want to escape deep into nature, take a guided trail ride through the heart of the park on horseback. Visit the shooting range, go fishing, or have a picnic, and don’t miss the chance to embark on a Go Ape Treetop Adventure, where you’ll explore the canopy high above the ground via rope ladders, net bridges, and zip lines. No matter what you’re in the mood for, there’s enough to do at Shelby Farms to keep you having fun all day long. 6903 Great View Drive North, Memphis, TN 38120


Sun Studio Tour

Memphis - Things to do with your Team - Travel - Hotels4TeamsSee and hear how Rock’n’Roll was recorded way back when it was first born. Sun Studio is America’s most famous recording studio. It’s home is in Memphis. This is where Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and Jerry Lee Lewis recorded their first and best records. This unassuming storefront has an amazing history inside. Enter into a cool shop with a few booths, a juke box, and a soda fountain, where you can buy a tour ticket and a tasty milkshake to enjoy while you peruse the sweet merchandise. When your tour time arrives, your ultra-personable guide will take you on a fascinating, fast-paced tour through an upstairs area filled with photos and memorabilia that celebrate the birth of rock music. From there, you’ll go back downstairs to the studio, where you can relive Elvis Presley’s first recording ever and see a demo of how Sam Phillips recorded his signature sound. Funny and riveting stories and clever recreations make for a lively afternoon you’ll always remember whenever you hear “Heartbreak Hotel.” 706 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103


Sky Zone Memphis

Looking for some airborne adventure? Burn off some energy at Sky Zone Memphis, a massive trampoline park that features wall-to-wall trampolines for endless aerial acrobatics. Push your slam dunk skills to the limit with SkySlam, where you’ll be flying and bouncing to make a basket. Ultimate Dodgeball and Ultimate Volleyball offer spacious trampoline-carpeted courts for some friendly competition, and the Foam Zone invites you take fearless flying leaps headfirst into its ultra-soft depths. Waivers are required for visitors under the age of 18, and if you fill it out online and have your parent sign it electronically, you can head straight for a bouncing good time the minute you arrive. 5355 Distriplex Farms Dr #102, Memphis, TN 38141


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Explore the Riverfront

The Memphis Riverfront is a thriving downtown public area with lots of exciting things to do. Rent a bike at the Peddler Bike Shop, and explore the trails and see the sights. Take a tour of the Mighty Mississippi on a historic luxury riverboat that leaves daily from The Dock at Beale Street Landing. Island Play, a misting park with interactive water fountains and spray features will cool you off in no time once you’ve worked up a sweat exploring. Hop on the Main Street Trolley at Main Street and Riverfront, and enjoy a 45-minute open-air trolley ride along the Riverfront Loop, which takes you past the Convention Center, the iconic Pyramid, and the Lorraine Motel, where Rev. Martin Luther King was assassinated. Take the monorail to Mud River Island, where the Riverwalk is a five-block long exact-scale replica of the Lower Mississippi River. Visit the Mississippi River Museum, or rent pedal boats for a small fee and pedal around in the river to experience it firsthand. 22 North Front St, Suite 960, Memphis, TN 38103


Children’s Museum of Memphis

The Children’s Museum of Memphis creates memorable learning experiences through the joy of play in hands-on exhibits and programs. From the “H2Oh! Splash” park and “Outdoor PlaySpace” to the airplane cockpit and disco room, CMOM offers fun for Children ages 1-12. Toddlers can retreat to their own special area in “4 & Under,” and parents will enjoy the endless opportunities to help teach and play. Children play to learn! Adults learn to play again! The place where play IS learning! 2525 Central Ave, Memphis, TN 38104


Memphis Zoo

Memphis - Things to do with your Team - Travel - Hotels4TeamsThe Memphis Zoo has been ranked #1 in the country by both TripAdvisor and Morey Associates. This 70-acre zoo offers lots of fascinating exhibits that get you up close and personal with more than 3,500 animals from every corner of the earth. Visit world-class exhibits like Cat Country, Primate Canyon, and the African Veldt, and see hippos, bears, pandas, penguins, sea lions, and many other all-time favorites in replications of their natural habitats. Ride a camel, feed the giraffes, and visit the farm for some cuddle time with all manner of barnyard animals. 2000 Prentiss Pl, Memphis, TN 38112


Memphis Riverboats

Sail along the Mississippi River on an Authentic American Riverboat Cruise. Take a Paddlewheeler a few miles up and down the greatest river in the U.S, the Mighty Mississippi. This is a great way to see and learn a bit of Mississippi River history while visiting Memphis, Tennessee. The most popular cruise is the 90-minute sightseeing cruise, which takes visitors a step back into Tennessee history. Historical commentary gives a comprehensive and interesting narrative of past and present Mississippi River life. Snacks and drinks are available on board. 251 Riverside Dr, Memphis, TN 38103



You can’t go to Memphis and not pay a visit to the home of the original rock and roll superstar, Elvis Presley. He named his 23-room mansion Graceland, and you can go inside this amazing estate that looks just as it did when the King lived there. A guided tour will take you through the mansion, with its colorful shag carpets and exotic carved wood, wild wallpapering, and over-the-top wild and fancy furniture. You’ll see photos, videos, and personal mementos like wild stage costumes. In the Trophy Building, you can see all of Elvis’s gold and platinum records. Elvis is buried in the meditation garden on the estate, and you can visit his grave and enjoy the serenity of the beautifully landscaped space. Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38116


There’s plenty of fun to be had in Memphis, and planning your activities ahead of time ensures that you can fit in a lot of adventures while you’re here. To make sightseeing even easier, book a hotel near the action. Look online for coupons and specials, and ask about group rates for the attractions you visit. Most of all, have a good time bonding with your team.