There are so many things to do in Memphis with kids and it’s the perfect trip for the whole family.  My mom even joined us and a city with endless activities that can be enjoyed by a wide range of ages is always a win in my book. 

Mud Island River Park sits along the Mississippi River and has a cool scale of the whole river with informational signs along the way which gives information on the river. 

Outdoor Things to Do in Memphis with Kids

Historical Things to Do in Memphis with Kids

The I Am a Man Plaza highlights the history of the Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike of 1968. The strike is what brought Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to Memphis, where he delivered his “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop speech”, the day before being assassinated.

Things to Do in Memphis with Kids that Highlights Music

Memphis is the Home of the Blues and the Birthplace of Rock n’ Roll so you cannot visit here and not dive into the music culture. So many greats were born in Memphis or made legends in the city including Al Green, B.B, King, Elvis Presley, Isaac Hayes, and more.

Memphis is foodie heaven and while the city is known for BBQ there is so much more to eat here.

Where to Eat in Memphis with Kids

We spent 3 days exploring the city and while there are more things to do in Memphis with kids coming for a long weekend is the perfect getaway.  Did you find this article helpful? Please share it!