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"10 Reasons to Ring in New Year in Memphis" Featured on

December 11, 2012

Football fans who plan to pack the Liberty Bowl stadium on New Year's Eve can find some helpful tips about visiting Memphis in a new article on In a new article titled "10 Reasons to Ring in the New Year in Memphis," the Des Moines Register breaks down all of the exciting things to do in the Bluff City.

"The music careers of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis were launched from Sun Studio on Union Avenue. You can also visit Presley’s former mansion, Graceland. The late legend’s mansion is the second-most visited house in the U.S."

From affordability to famous landmarks, Liberty Bowl attendees can immerse themselves in a city rich with culture and music - not to mention the world famous barbeque that you can only find here in Memphis. The article also talks about why Beale Street is the place to be as you count down to 2013.

"The city’s signature gathering spot, with more than 25 clubs, bars and shops, will feature a 'guitar drop' as the clock ticks down to midnight. Folks can celebrate with live music, while checking out B.B. King’s, Blues City Cafe and W.C. Handy’s Blues Hall."

Read more about why you should bring in the New Year in Memphis by visiting  Liberty Bowl visitors can learn more about all of the exciting attractions by visiting Want to take a rock 'n' roll pilgrimage while you are here? Plan a trip to Graceland with our free online trip planner!