Memphis is a city known for its music. . . but when you stop and think about all the romantic - dare we say sexy? - music that has come from this city, it's not hard to make a leap to Memphis being a town that's big on romance.
Memphis is home to romantic (again, sexy) crooning of Elvis Presley and Justin Timberlake, Al Green's "Let's Stay Together", the go-to slow dance song recorded right here, and dozens of songs that speak of love.
For Valentine's Day - or any romantic occasion - we've got your guide to the most romantic things to do in Memphis, set to an editor-suggested soundtrack brought to you by this city's favorite musicians.
"Let's Stay Together" by Al Green: Celebrate your relationship with a picnic and stroll through the Japanese garden at the Memphis Botanic Garden
"(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear" by Elvis Presley: Take your love to the Memphis Zoo, where you can see pandas and polar bears - and take a ride on a whimsical carousel.
"Suit and Tie" by Justin Timberlake:Go dressy with a tour of the Brooks Museum of Art followed by drinks and canoodling at the Madison Hotel's Twilight Sky Terrace.
"Try a Little Tenderness" by Otis Redding: Take a horse-drawn carriage ride down to the river- and board the American Queen Steamboat for a romantic getaway.
We've provided you with the ideas - and the soundtrack - for romantic outings in Memphis. The rest is up to you.
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