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 http://www.memphisflyer.com/NewsBlog/archives/2015/05/14/memphis-lands-on-best-list-and-its-not-for-barbecue