Walkin' in Memphis
The paved trails and grassy expanse of Tom Lee Park downtown provide breathtaking views of the Mississippi River and Memphis skyline. Take a brisk walk or loll on a bench and watch the barges glide by on their way to New Orleans.
Browsing for Bargains at A. Schwab Dry Goods Store
Need Elvis aviator sunglasses? Voodoo candles? Sombreros or screwdrivers? Underpants or overalls? It's all here, and then some, at A. Schwab Dry Goods Store, 163 Beale St. (tel. 901/523-9782). Opened in 1876 and little-changed since then, this beloved old-time dime store and antiques museum has creaky wooden floors, cheap prices, and a mind-boggling array of stuff you won't find anywhere else.
Shopping for the Tackiest Elvis Souvenir in the World
The hip-swinging Elvis clock has become all too familiar, so why not try some stick-on Elvis sideburns, an Elvis temporary tattoo, an Elvis Christmas ornament, Elvis playing cards, an Elvis nightlight, or a little plastic tray displaying the infamous photo of Elvis arm-in-arm with President Richard Nixon.
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