Memphis Metro Area Guide

Memphis is located in the western corner of Tennessee and borders the Mississippi River, giving the city its’ nickname of The River City. This city is bursting at the seams with its own culture and individual flair. When looking to rent an apartment in Memphis rest assured that it is a great city to call home.

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There are an abundance of museums in the city such as the Stax Museum, the Children’s Museum of Memphis and most famously the National Civil Rights Museum. The National Civil Rights Museum is located inside what was the Lorraine motel where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated.  There are also several other important places in Memphis including: Graceland, which is the former home of Elvis Presley; Beale Street, where B.B. King got his start, is still thriving with several clubs and restaurants; and Sun Studio where famous musicians such as Elvis Presley and Jonny Cash got their start.

There are many parks in the area including the Mud Island River Park, and Overton Park that contains the Memphis Zoo, a 9-hole golf course and a botanical garden. Several festivals occur annually in the Memphis area, including, the Memphis Greek Festival, the Memphis Italian Festival, Carnival Memphis, and Memphis in May which includes the Beale Street Music Festival, International Week, The World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest and The Sunset Symphony. Also, if you want to catch a basketball game just head to FedEx Forum Arena to see the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies play.

Along with museums, festivals, sports, and outdoor activities, there are also tons of beautiful Memphis apartments available. Whether you are eager to live in a booming metropolis or relax in a quaint suburb, Memphis has something for everyone. If you haven’t narrowed down your apartment search to a specific city or neighborhood within the greater Memphis area our Area Guides and Neighborhood Reviews will certainly point you in the right direction. Choose from the cities below to learn about their living style, demographics and neighborhoods. Once you find the right area to suit your needs, finding an apartment will be easy.

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