TripAdvisor Names Memphis Top City

Sun Studios. Photo Credit: Justin Fox Burks

Sun Studio keeps on pumping out musical hits. Photo by Justin Fox Burks.

Neon Sign on Beale Street: Troy Glasgow

New Year's Eve on Beale Street. Photo by Troy Glasgow.

Portabella BBQ Sandwich and beer from Central BBQ. Photo Credit: Justin Fox Burks

Memphis is the barbecue capitol of the world, but we've got more than pork. Try the portabella and barbecue sandwich from Central BBQ. Photo by Justin Fox Burks.

Elvis. Photo Credit: EPE

Elvis Presley performs in his '68 Special

Peabody Duck March. Photo Credit: The Peabody Memphis

See the ducks march in the famous Peabody Hotel in Memphis, TN. Photo courtesy of the Peabody Memphis.

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The people have spoken and they want more Memphis!

TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, recently announced Memphis as one of its 2012 Travelers’ Choice Destinations on the Rise award winners. The awards recognize destinations that have seen the greatest increase in traveler interest and feedback over the previous year.

With nearly 60 great attractions like Elvis’ Graceland, Beale Street and the Peabody Hotel, Memphis is the perfect city for your next family vacation or weekend getaway. Learn more about the amazing restaurants, hotels and attractions in Memphis.

Other U.S. destinations paired with Memphis on the TripAdvisor list include Austin, Texas, Denver, Colorado, Portland, Oregon and Gatlinburg, Tennessee. For more information or to see the complete list, click here.