Discover a variety of things to do in Memphis and Cordova

The sights and sounds of the Home of the Blues are just minutes away when you book a room at the Country Inn & Suites in Cordova, TN. Known for its restaurants and nightclubs, Beale Street is a must-see when you’re in the area. You’ll also find plenty of exciting things to do in East Memphis, where you can cheer on the Grizzlies basketball team at FedExForum, see an MLB game at AutoZone Park, or watch a classic film at the historic Orpheum Theatre. For some retail therapy, look for deals at Wolfchase Galleria mall, browse home decor at Ikea Memphis, or stock up on outdoor necessities at Bass Pro Shops.

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Beale Street

14.69 mi / 23.65 km from the hotel
You can find breweries, nightclubs, specialty shops, and restaurants along Beale Street in downtown Memphis. Home of the blues, this famous historic district hosts festivals and outdoor concerts, making it a popular tourist destination.


16.38 mi / 26.36 km from the hotel
Tour Graceland, the 14-acre home of Elvis Presley, to get a glimpse of nearly every room where he spent time, including one of his favorites—the Jungle Room. Tours also include the Trophy Building housing his Gold and Platinum records and memorabilia.

National Civil Rights Museum

15.44 mi / 24.85 km from the hotel
At this museum, you can learn about the civil rights movement through the voices of those who led it. The site showcases rotating exhibits and hosts special speakers and events to commemorate one of the nation’s most pivotal crusades.

Shelby Farms Park

4.15 mi / 6.68 km from the hotel
This 4,500-acre park offers zip-lining at Go Ape Treetop Adventure, plus laser tag, paintball, and an expansive children’s playground. Bike or run on the Shelby Farms Greenline, a nearly 11-mile paved path that runs from Midtown Memphis to Cordova.

Pink Palace Museum

10.39 mi / 16.72 km from the hotel
This beautifully restored mansion houses a variety of family-friendly exhibits, including a replica Piggly Wiggly self-service grocery store, a fossil collection, and the beloved Clyde Parke Miniature Circus.

The Children’s Museum of Memphis

11.3 mi / 18.19 km from the hotel
Your kids can dig for dinosaur fossils, create a work of art in the Doodlebug Studio, and practice their hoop skills on the 19 trick-shot basketball goals. In the summer, the museum features a splash pad to keep your family cool.


15.01 mi / 24.16 km from the hotel
You can catch Memphis Grizzlies basketball games at this multipurpose arena with seating for more than 18,000 fans. Check the schedule for concerts by artists like Cher, The Doobie Brothers, and Slipknot.

Ikea Memphis

0.45 mi / 0.73 km from the hotel
This Ikea store features 271,000 square feet of space filled with unique home goods and furniture, a children's play area, and a 250-seat restaurant.

Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum

15.1 mi / 24.3 km from the hotel
Music fans will love this museum’s digital audio tour that includes more than 300 minutes of information chronicling Memphis’ contribution to blues, jazz, and rock ‘n’ roll. Browse seven galleries with more than 30 instruments and 40 costumes.

Memphis Zoo

11.74 mi / 18.9 km from the hotel
Tour this zoo for a fun-filled visit with thousands of animals, including Komodo dragons, red pandas, snow leopards, and rhinos.

Stax Museum of American Soul Music

14.4 mi / 23.18 km from the hotel
Formerly Stax’s recording studios, this museum offers a look at American soul music and the artists who recorded here. Browse nearly 2,000 artifacts, and discover more through interactive exhibits, films, and galleries.

Wolfchase Galleria

0.97 mi / 1.56 km from the hotel
Before heading out for an evening in downtown Memphis, pick up a new outfit at Wolfchase Galleria, home to more than 120 stores and restaurants. Shop at retailers like Dillard's and Macy's, and then enjoy dinner and a movie at Wolfchase Cinema Grill.