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Have you run out of ideas trying to surprise your honey? These 10 romantic places in Memphis will surely make your date interesting, relaxing, and entertaining. 

Art admirers and music lovers, get ready to update your lists of things to do in Memphis for couples. This city has a lot to offer for a cultural weekend. Those who like nature and need to recharge their batteries after a difficult week will also find what to do in the gardens and parks. 

Go give a shot to one of these fun date ideas in Memphis!

1. Graceland

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The home of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll should definitely open our list of romantic places in Memphis.  Whether you are a fan of Elvis or not, you will definitely have a great time in Graceland.

This is the world’s largest Elvis museum with so many things for a couple to discover. There is hardly a man who will get bored in the car museum or viewing private jets. And there is hardly a woman who will dislike the beauty and the atmosphere of the whole place. Together both of you can explore the mansion, rest in the meditation garden… and once you get hungry, call on the TCB Food Hall or the Jungle Room Bar.

Allocate at least two-three hours for your date and make sure you have comfortable shoes. 

Good for: Couples, music lovers, Elvis fans

Address: 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis, TN 38116

Working hours: Sun 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Mon-Sat 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Phone: +1 901-332-3322

Website: www.graceland.com

2. Sun Studio

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Looking for more fun things for couples to do in Memphis, do not miss Sun Studio. This is one more place for Elvis fans and… a treasure for all Rock ‘N’ Roll lovers. Jerry Lee Lewis, B.B. King, Howlin’ Wolf, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, and many other stars sang their masterpieces here. Take your chance to stand where the kings of music stood, and maybe the luck of these walls will also fill you or your partner. 

Do you or your lover like to sing as well? You can arrange a recording session after the tour and make this date unforgettable.

Good for: Couples, music lovers, Rock ‘N’ Roll fans

Address: 706 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-3218

Working hours: Sun-Sat 10:00 AM – 6:15 PM

Phone: +1 901-521-0664

Website: www.sunstudio.com

3. Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art

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The next place on our list of things to do in Memphis on a date will impress everyone interested in art. Mr. Belz began collecting Asian works of art in 1958, and today this amazing collection of historic and contemporary art is open for everyone. Asian figures, carved jade and ivory, gold and silver works, paintings, a moving Holocaust Remembrance gallery, and much more for a cheap entry ticket or even free (on Saturdays).

Don’t miss this treasure hidden in the downtown while collecting dating ideas in Memphis.

Good for: Couples, art lovers, Asian culture fans

Address: 119 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-3647

Working hours: Tue – Fri 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM, Sun – Sat 12:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Phone: +1 901-523-2787

Website: belzmuseum.org

4. Shelby Farms Park

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Why is Shelby Farms Park included in our top of romantic places in Memphis? It is an ideal setting to take a relaxing stroll hand in hand. Yet, it is also a large territory full of experiences. You can enjoy the fresh air together while hiking the trails, riding a bike, or having a romantic boat trip. Saddle up and explore the park on the horseback. And of course, have a lovely picnic for two in the midst of all this natural beauty. After a working week, relaxing Shelby Farms Park will fill you with energy and harmony.

Good for: Couples, families, nature lovers

Address: 500 N Pine Lake Dr, Memphis, TN 38134-7970

Working hours: Not limited

Phone: +1 901-222-7275

Website: www.shelbyfarmspark.org

5. Stax Museum of American Soul Music

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The list of things for couples to do in Memphis can’t be complete without the Stax Museum of American Soul Music. If you and your better half are into Soul music, enjoy the time travel music trip to the ’60s and early ’70s at Stax. Together you can visit interactive exhibits, see vintage musical instruments, listen to great music — and shake what your mama gave you on the dance floor. Prepare for a fascinating experience! 

Good for: Couples, music lovers

Address: 926 E McLemore Ave, Memphis, TN 38106-3338

Working hours: Tue – Sun 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Phone: +1 901-261-6338

Website: staxmuseum.com

6. Memphis Zoo

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How can the Zoo enter your list of dating ideas in Memphis? Well, this Zoo, located in a picturesque Overton Park, can make your day and date special. The Animal enclosures are roomy and very clean — so, dear animal lovers, no fear. You can look at bears and lions swimming underwater and see those cute Pandas from China (so rare in the US).

Visitors say that even a rainy day can be nice in this Zoo. A shopping and dining area is quite close, so you can finish your date with a nice tasty dinner.

Good for: Couples, families, nature lovers

Address: 2000 Prentiss Pl, Memphis, TN 38112-5033

Working hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Phone: +1 901-261-6338

Website: www.memphiszoo.org

7. Dixon Gallery & Gardens

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Need more things to do in Memphis on a date? Visit the Dixon art gallery and see the collections of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings. Art lovers will definitely appreciate the quality lighting and presentation of exquisite works of Matisse, Renoir, Gaugin, Cassat, and Turner.

After enjoying the art, you can continue your date in relaxing gardens. There are many lovely tables and benches. 

The best time to visit the gardens is Spring and Summer. And the art gallery is a plan for an illuminating date all year round.

Good for: Couples, nature and art lovers

Address: 4339 Park Ave, Memphis, TN 38117-4698

Working hours: Sun 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Tue – Sat 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Phone: +1 901-761-5250

Website: www.dixon.org

8. Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum

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One more of the fun things for couples to do in Memphis is visiting the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum. Yep, we are back to the music topic — but this is Memphis. 

If you or your soulmate is interested in the development of music, you need to go here. With headphones and a player, you will explore the world of rock and soul. You can follow the changing technology of jukeboxes and maybe find some new records for your favorites playlist. 

Good for: Couples, music lovers 

Address: 191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3715

Working hours: Wed-Sun 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Phone: +1 901-205-2533

Website: www.memphisrocknsoul.org

9. The Peabody Ducks

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Why not add some humor to your romantic time? The Peabody Ducks is one of the top fun date ideas in Memphis. This nice tradition began about 90 years ago. At the luxury Peabody Memphis, you will learn how the ducks appeared in the Peabody fountain and just enjoy watching those cutest birds. To make your date more romantic, you can go up to the roof and look at the duck palace and the whole of Memphis from the top.

Good for: Couples, families, bird lovers

Address: 149 Union Ave The Peabody Memphis, Memphis, TN 38103-2638

Working hours: Sun-Sat 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Phone: +1 901-529-4000

Website: www.peabodymemphis.com

10. Memphis Botanic Garden

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If you want to spend a lovely day with your soulmate, go to one of the most romantic places in Memphis, the Botanic Garden. Here, you can enjoy watching butterflies, lilies, and irises, feed the fish in the Koi pond, and visit the Japanese Gardens. The Botanic Garden will fill both of you with peace and harmony, and… once you feel that you want more, you can have a tasty picnic lunch.

Good for: Couples, families, nature lovers

Address: 750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117-4699

Working hours: Sun – Sat 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Phone: +1 901-636-4100

Website: www.memphisbotanicgarden.com


That’s it with our top of things to do in Memphis for couples. We hope that you will have a great time in any of these places.

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