They wonder, Memphis or Nashville?
Either place makes a wonderful weekend destination. In Nashville, you can visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, the honky tonks down on lower Broad, the Frist Museum, the State Capitol, and a life-sized replica of the Parthenon complete with the largest indoor statue in the Western Hemisphere.
If Civil War stuff is your thing, the Battle of Nashville Preservation Society has a wonderful driving tour that will take you all around to important points. Also, a nice afternoon drive is down to Franklin where there’s more Civil War stuff and a charming downtown to explore.
On the other hand, Memphis. Sun Records, Graceland, the Stax Museum, Schwab’s Dry Good’s Store, Ebbo’s, and you’re an easy drive from Clarksdale and some of the most important places of our musical heritage. Shoot, even if you’re not a Delta Blues fan, if you love Led Zepplin, Cream, and the Stones, you’ll recognize a lot of the place names.
If it were me, I’d check the weather. It’s not going to get any hotter than 80 here all weekend–beautiful weather for a Nashville trip. Ooh, and similar weather in Memphis.
Is it still humid over there? Does anyone know?
Tough choices but either place will be fun.