America's Most Iconic Street, according to a USA Today National Poll
The Children's Museum of Memphis
The Children's Museum of Memphis is not only an interesting figure in Memphis history, but has since hosted thousands of smiling children.
The Pink Palace
The Pink Palace includes the Sharpe Planetarium, the Crew Training International IMAX Theater, and a rotating collection of exhibits. Originally built as Piggly-Wiggly founder Clarence Thomas’ mansion, the Pink Palace was given to the city to use as a museum.
The Memphis Zoo is home to 3,500 species of animals, including flamingoes, polar bears, tigers, and is one of only four zoos in American to exhibit giant pandas. In 2008, it was rated America’s number one zoo by Trip Advisor.
The Mallory-Neely House
Built in 1852, the 25-room home contains stenciled and hand painted ceilings, parquet flooring, and stained-glass windows purchased at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. It is the only historic property in Memphis to retain most of its original furnishings.
The Lichterman Nature Center
The Lichterman Nature Center includes more than three miles of trails through forest, field, pond, and marsh habitats. The nature center also includes a greenhouse where native wildflowers are propagated.
From its home port of Memphis, the American Queen offers three to 14 day cruises in luxury accommodations along the Mississippi River.