One night in Memphis, TN (visit #2)

We were in Memphis in late October 2020, as part of Big Trip #3. Read about our first visit in 2016 here.

Bugsy by the Mississippi near Memphis

We are flying back East! Colorado to Kansas to Missouri to Tennessee (sort of), where we could take it easy for a day. We stayed at the same campground we did our first time through on our first Big Trip in 2016: Tom Sawyer’s RV Park, across the river from Memphis, Tennessee, in West Memphis, Arkansas. I really love this campground for its location ON the Mississippi River!

Bugsy by the Airstream at Tom Sawyer's RV Park

While in Memphis, we had two goals:

  1. Sit by the trailer and watch the container ships chug by on the Mississippi.
  2. Get some barbecue for J.
Bugsy running around by the Mississippi

There wasn’t much activity on the Mighty Mississip while we were watching, but it was fun looking for boats and getting excited when one did cruise by.

Bugsy by the Mississippi at Tom Sawyer's

On the way out of town, J picked up barbecue from Central BBQ. We were able to park the Airstream in the lot behind the Summer Ave location with no problem.

Bugsy sniffing around the bank of the Mississippi

That is all we did in Memphis and it was glorious! Go back and read the Crested Butte post if you’re bored!

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