The beautiful city of Memphis has plenty of natural beauty in every direction, and in addition to its city bus tours, you can also experience some of the outdoor options available for those who don’t mind a little exercise. Walk among the rustic downtown atmosphere and view some of the most historic and recognizable spots in music history. The Memphis atmosphere and its locals are accommodating and friendly, and you’re sure to remember your Memphis outdoor experience many years from now. Put on those tennis shoes and make reservations at these great attractions.
Start your Memphis experience off with an incredible historic journey in Mud Island River Park, covering much of the traditions and culture of the Mississippi River. Take a walk along the river for astounding views of its vast coastline, and ride the mighty monorail to explore a little more of the city. You’ll also be provided a full tour of the Mississippi River Walk, covering five blocks and providing a replicated version of the lower region of the Mississippi River. Every 30 inches represents approximately one mile, so you’ll have a full overview of the river by the time the tour is done.
Are you into chills and thrills? The Memphis Ghost Walking Tour covers the city’s creepy past with a knowledgeable tour guide. Walk to Memphis landmarks where famous hauntings have taken place, from Orpheum Theater to Cotton Row. Listen to the stories of those who have passed on to their ghostly, tormented lives here on earth. You’ll also walk along famous locations such as WC Handy Park in Beale Street, so you’re certain to receive an educational tour along with scares.
The streets of Memphis are perfect for a light jog, and on this great tour you can take a run yourself. Children and toddlers in strollers can participate in the fun as well. The tour will cover an extensive path of either three or six miles, and you’ll see plenty of historic attractions while you’re staying fit. Run by landmarks such as Beale Street, National Civil Rights Museum, South Main Historic District and Overton Park. These tours are suitable for beginners and experts in running, so no matter your age, you’re encouraged to come along.