About Memphis

WHY Memphis?
The secret is out. Everyone who visits Memphis these days leaves with something great to say. They can’t stop talking about its legendary live music, burgeoning restaurant scene and unique culture. And a list of other things that you just have to experience for yourself to truly understand what makes Austin so Austin. The rest of the country has already taken notice. And it’s time you did, too.


Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel – is a historic site where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was fatally shot while standing on the balcony outside his second-story room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN.  The civil rights leaders was in Memphis to support a sanitation worker’s strike. The Lorraine Motel is a convenient 20 minute drive from our host hotel Hilton Memphis.

The Memphis International Airport (MEM) is the airport of choice for Memphis and is a convenient 20 minute drive from our host hotel The Hilton.

Lyft & Uber are available in Memphis if you aren’t planning on renting a car.