If you are preparing a move to Memphis or simply have an interest in what it's like to live in a culturally rich city, the good news is that it is affordable. Downtown Memphis, the city's oldest district, overlooks the Mississippi River and is home to many beautiful, historic homes. The Main Arts District, found in the southern section of downtown, is also rich with history and art. Regardless of which district you choose for your home, you will find exactly what you want.
Memphis is famous for its contributions to the civil rights movement, blues and rock music. It is a celebrated town bustling with tourism and rooted in history. Beale Street includes a public exhibit, the Memphis Walk of Fame that is reserved for singers, musicians and artists from the city of Memphis. Graceland, the home of iconic Elvis Presley, attracts millions of fans to the city each year. Because the cost of living is so low, you can easily find Memphis apartments for rent in all price ranges. The city has a subtropical climate and summers can be extremely hot and steamy, with humidity coming from Texas and the Gulf of Mexico. Brief afternoon thunderstorms are common in the summer months. Still a pivotal scene for new musicians and artists, the city is overflowing with visual art galleries, authentic live music and a variety of museums.