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May 21, 2014
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Recently MAAG and Heritage Tours have been working together to expand the Day Trippin’ Bus Tours!  Starting in June 2014, Heritage Tours will offer 3 new tours:  Civil War Trails, Antebellum Homes Tour, and Blues & “Roots” Tour.  These tours will be available each week for individuals and groups!  Like our West Tennessee Heritage and “Roots” tour that launched in February for Black History Month, these tours take tourists and local citizens to smaller towns and communities that have unique…

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May 16, 2014
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What are you doing this weekend? You should head down to Tom Lee Park for the World Championship Barbeque Cooking Contest!  As all of us Memphians and West Tennesseans know Memphis has the best Barbeque around.  No offense to the Carolinas, but tomato based is 10 million times better then vinegar based.  But lets not criticize. This weekend come celebrate the delicious, smoky, slow-cooking, yumminess we all love.  If you aren’t a pork fan, no big deal, there are plenty…

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May 12, 2014
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The humidity hasn’t shown its face yet this year, but the weather is warm in the day and cool in the evening.  It’s the perfect time to get outdoors!  West Tennessee has some beautiful state parks to explore!  Whether you like to relax near the lake, take a hike off the beaten path, or roast s’mores, a park is the place for you. T.O. Fuller State Park The closest state park just south of Memphis, located in Shelby County is…

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May 5, 2014
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At 495 Tennessee Street, in what is known as  the newly revitalized South Main in downtown Memphis, sits a 19th century Romanesque factory building.  Dilapidated from the outside, inside holds a secret treasure. This diamond in the rough, has revitalized itself into one of the most exciting and unique beer gardens.  In this factory building known as the Tennessee Brewery, at one point brewed up to 250,000 barrels of Goldcrest 51 beer at the turn of the 20th century From…

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