Top Ideas for Girls Weekend Getaway in Memphis

Memphis is a great destination for girl’s weekend getaway. It does not matter if you are an outdoor adventurous group or looking to relax and pamper at the spa.

Ideas for memorable girl’s weekend getaway trip

Live music

You can get endless live music options ranging from rap to jazz to blues.

  • For home blue vibes visit iconic spots B. B. Kings, Beale Street, and Nlues City Café to catch live music and eat Sothern delicacies.
  • Beale Street even has talented street musicians, don’t miss them!
  • In Midtown, at Railgarten listen to live outdoor melodies from regional and local artists.
  • If you are lucky, then you can enjoy seasonal concerts for free at Levitt Shell [hosted first public show of Elvis].

Festival fun

All around the year Memphis hosts food festivals, music festivals, arts festival, burger festival, and more. The popular one is Beale Street Music Festival held annually in May. It is a 4-stage, 3-day event that features plethora of acts from each worldwide genre.

In fall, at Shelby Farms Park catch the Mempho Music Festival, where past popular musicians give their performance. Memphis Music & Heritage Festival is also worthy. You and your besties can immerse in unique Southern culture celebration organized during every Labor Day weekend. Party with locals at the Soulsville USA Fest to celebrate African-American rich musical heritage. Read more here.


Memphians adore brunch. For spectacular Sunday spread visit Owen Brennan’s. The Beauty Spot is for eating something fabulous and trendy.


Paula & Raiford’s Disco is ideal spot to go with your girlfriend group. Even Earnestine & Hazel’s Juke Joint has best vintage juke boxes. You can work the calories on dance floor and get pretty lively.


Indulge in luxurious spa experience at the Gould’s Salon Spa. Pamper yourself with facials, massage, manicures and pedicures. At Grand Hotel, The Peabody add string of pearls and at Chez Philippe drink afternoon tea.

You will feel like a princess as you enjoy hot tea, dreamy dessert and dainty sandwich at an opulent dining establishment.


Inside, The Peabody Hotel check Lansky 126 for vintage style. They have been dressing Memphians even Elvis, since 1946. Paulette’s Closet is a boutique to buy vintage clothes, shoes and accessories.

At Broad Ave Arts District, you will look at unique lineup of boutiques. Local art, pottery, jewelry, modern apparel, home décor, designer bags and accessories can be seen here.

Outdoor adventure

Memphis offers adventurous outdoor activities for hikers, bikers, kayakers, canyoneers, and more. You and your best girl friends can walk or bike across Big River Crossing, which is longest pedestrian bridge to Arkansas across Mississippi River. Spectacular views of cityscape and river can be enjoyed.

Shelby Farms Greenline is a paved trail that can be explored on a bike. It takes riders towards largest city park – the Shelby Farms Park. Here you can go on kayaking and canoeing adventure or enjoy the enchanted forest trail or a guided horseback tour. Wind down with drinks and dinner on The Kitchen Bistro’s lakeside patio. You can even share picnic in green fields and satisfy your appetite.

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