Liberty Bowl Things to Do In Memphis

This New Years Eve, the Missouri Tigers will take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the 60th annual Autozone Liberty Bowl. Both Mizzou and OSU ranked in NCAAF‘s top 15 in offensive stats which guarantees that this game will be intense.

Mizzou will be bringing Drew Lock, who is the top Quarterback in the NFL drafts this year, while OSU will showcase the Biletnikoff Award finalist Taylor Cornelius. The executive director of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl stated in a release “The highest scoring game in AutoZone Liberty Bowl history is the 2004 game, when Louisville and Boise State combined for 84 points. That record may be in jeopardy this year. If so, it would be an incredible display of offense for the fans in attendance and the millions watching on national television.”

This is definitely a game you do not want to miss but while you are in town, why not check out these top 5 ways to enjoy Memphis.

Memphis Escape Rooms

Escape Rooms are one of the hottest trends right now. But what exactly is an escape room? It is a live-action experience that teaches players teamwork as they work together to solve puzzles, uncover mysteries and escape before the clock strikes the hour.

Memphis Escape Rooms offers 9 unique rooms in varying difficulties that are sure to tantalize your senses and transport you into another world!

Blues, Soul, and Rock ‘n’ Roll

Memphis is known for its rich history of music and offers numerous attractions dedicated to just that.

The Blues Hall of Fame will take you on an interactive journey with each of its inductees. You can listen to their music, watch videos and read each of their stories.

Definitely make time to visit the Legendary Sun Studio, known worldwide as ” The Birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll” There you will discover the legends of the ’50s ( think B.B. King, Elvis, and Cash) music, see priceless memorabilia and even get to listen to real outtakes from their recording sessions.

 

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For soul, the Stax Museum of American Soul Music is a must. It is the only museum in the world dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy of American soul music. So come pay tribute to amazing artists such as Otis Redding, Mar-Key, and Carla Thomas.

For those who love both Rock and Soul, take a stroll through the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum. Created by the Smithsonian Institution, it exhibits the story about the body of music that was most influential to the lifestyle of the mid 20th century until today.

 

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One of a Kind Shopping Experience

Experiencing Memphis is to experience a unique lifestyle and shopping here is no different. Both Broad Avenue Arts District and Cooper Young will leave you wishing you had more time to explore.

Broad Avenue is located in the historical commercial area of Binghampton Community. It is home to 70 distinct local businesses committed to revitalizing the urban core of Memphis. There are art galleries, creative studios, unique boutique shops and some of the best restaurants in the city. So go experience this vibrant arts district!

 

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Make sure that you do not skip the historically hip lifestyle of the Cooper Young District. Eclectic only begins to describe it. Century-old homes tucked among family-owned businesses and contemporary meeting spots. Young and talented creative people mingle among families and life-long residents. Come to see all they have to offer!

Experience Graceland

You can’t visit Memphis and not experience Graceland! Take a journey that you will remember for a lifetime through Rock ‘n’ Roll legend Elvis Presley’s home. You can explore his personal side and discover how his revolutionary style changed the face of music.

 

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The Guest House at Graceland: A Whole New Way to Experience Graceland

Just a few steps from the gates of Graceland Mansion is the elegant Guest House at Graceland. Inspired by the way Elvis himself treated his guest, it affords all the warmth and luxury he himself would have offered. Priscilla Presley even supervised the design of the specialty suites. They offer amazing package deals so you can see all Graceland has to offer. And as an added bonus, you are only 15 minutes from everything.

 

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We know that you will make unforgettable memories here, just remember that kickoff is at 2:45 PM!