Thursday, May 14, 2015

Memphis Lands on “Best” List (and It’s Not for Barbecue)

Look no farther than Tom Lee Park this weekend for proof that Memphis is tops in barbecue.

But look right off the bank of the park – into the Mississippi River – to find out why Memphis is now renowned for something completely different – paddling.

Canoe & Kayak magazine has deemed the city one of the best places in North America to paddle in a (you guessed it) canoe or kayak (probably stand-up paddle boards, too).

The magazine’s June issue will feature the list of its “Best Paddling Towns” and here’s a sample of what writers said about Memphis:

“With America’s great riverine artery pulsing through, Memphis (pop.…

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from News Blog, Memphis Flyer

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