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- Historical landmarks
- Art galleries
- Foodie’s paradise
- R&B music
- Victorian mansions
- Outdoor activities
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Germantown was named for its first immigrants. Afterwards the wealthy class moved in, and their remnants make it what it is today. Germantown surrounds visitors with beauty, history and lots of music with southern comfort food presented in a new style. It’s the perfect blend of old and new and happens to be the hotspot of Memphis’s upscale society. Visit famous Beale Street for the history of blues. Or catch live performances at the Germantown Community Theater. The museums tell stories of a dynamic past. There are plenty of elegant shopping boutiques housed in historical warehouses and breweries like Flying Saucer Draught Emporium to check out too!Comfortable rentals for everyone
Check-in to these beautiful, classy accommodations! Their location between Memphis and Germantown grants travelers the best of both worlds. Visitors have a range of options from budget rooms to lavish, fully equipped rentals with elegant decorations and photogenic architecture. These rentals are perfect for solo travelers, couples and even large groups. Choose a rental with a large kitchen for whipping up a homemade meal. Or, one with a huge flat screen TV for catching all your favorite shows and sports events. These convenient accommodations help you make the most out of a trip to Germantown!
Vacations in Germantown
The area and getting around
Germantown is near Wolf River offering a plethora of outdoor activities. Wolf River Nature Area is a great place to start your adventure with 70 acres along the river. It’s perfect for picnics and hiking trails where you’ll see many local species of plants and animals due to it being a conservation site. Paddleboarding, kayaking and fishing are popular pastimes. Rent a bike and pedal through the rich wetlands. Bobby Lanier Farm Park offers a community garden space and farmer’s market in the summer months. Howard McVay Park has two playgrounds, a river, lake, and lots of green areas for walking.Indulge in the cultural aspects of Germantown
The Victorian Village has great cultural hotspots to be enjoyed like Mollie Fontaine Lounge. Built in 1886, it boasts history with exotic vibes, awesome food, and live music for a great night out! The Arcade Diner is the oldest in the city, since 1919, and Elvis Presley’s favorite hangout. The Germantown Commissary boasts famous Memphis BBQ in their smoked meats. Vechten and Douglas Galleries at Fisk University feature dynamic art with seasonal arts and crafts events. Germantown is famous for hosting horse shows and competitions. The Shops at Saddle Creek represent what’s trending in fashion, technology, and more, satisfying all your shopping needs.
Travelers and activities
Long before the European settlers arrived in Tennessee, it was occupied by the Chickasaw tribes. The Chickasaw Heritage Park is a beautiful area with historical markers to enjoy the view and absorb history. In 1825 Germantown experienced a large influx of German immigrants, hence the name. In 1863, Fort Germantown was erected by the Union Army in the Civil War. Now it’s an interesting park with historical markers describing important war events. Be sure to visit The Depot for a culmination of Germantown’s history. It’s an 1868 Memphis-Charleston railroad depot with a caboose and much more to explore!Germantown for Culinary Travelers
Germantown is a Foodie’s paradise! Start with Red Bicycle Coffee & Crepes for sweet or savory crepes and amazing coffee. Rolf & Daughters features handmade pasta, veggies, and historical anecdotes at the old Werthen Bag Factory built in 1869. Monell’s offers southern family-style dining where platters of fried chicken and numerous side dishes are shared by the whole table. Dinner with a show is featured at Tailor with chef Vivek Surti. The Southern V boasts vegan specialties like BBQ Jackfruit sliders and seitan meat. Sedona Taphouse focuses on craft beer, wine and an eclectic menu including gluten-free options.
Teddy Roosevelt’s refusal to shoot a tethered bear in Victorian Village led to the creation of stuffed bears called “Teddy Bears”.
Top 5 travel tips in Germantown
The Jefferson Street Sound Museum features memorabilia from the great music scene on Jefferson Street dating back to the 1940s. You’ll be immersed in the history of R&B, Blues and more! Albums, photos and even bricks are on display. People like Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding and many more who helped make Nashville the “Music City” are here for you to enjoy.2. Visit the historic gardens
This venue will take you back to Germantown’s 19th century lifestyle nestled in a beautiful botanical garden with ancient trees and hundreds of different aromatic flowers. There’s so much to see in the museum like antique firetrucks, gas pumps, farm equipment, and much more!3. Experience southern style Shakespeare
Take a night out on the town and catch a live show for some unique entertainment. The Tennessee Shakespeare Company focuses on education in the performing arts helping new artists articulate the classics on stage. They have also developed a Southern Exposure Series with more modern themes in the theater.4. Participate in Trivia Night and Sing your Song
Whether you’re into college football on the big screen, karaoke, or trivia you’ll have good times at the Germantown Pub. They have an extensive menu offering Germantown originals, burgers and more with a large selection of beer and signature cocktails. What could be better than fun times in a historic venue?5. Take a trip to the Millionaire’s Row of the 1800s
Download the Victorian Village self-guided map and tour the 12 buildings that are still standing in all their glory from the mid-1800s. This treasure trove of history will give you a visual understanding of the rich heritage that was left behind and is an outstanding way to spend the day or early evening when they’re all lit up.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Germantown
Is Germantown a good location for a last-minute getaway?
It is recommended that you book your stay well in advance when visiting Germantown, as only 15% of our accommodations are usually available throughout the year.
What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?
Last year, the months with the largest number of properties available of the year in Germantown were September, January and February, with average availabilities of 33%, 33%, and 32%, respectively.
Are there many vacation rentals in Germantown?
Holidu has around 80 properties in Germantown, provided by 2 different partners.