Find a variety of things to do in and around West Memphis

When you choose accommodations at Radisson Hotel West Memphis, you can hop aboard our complimentary shuttle to run the gaming tables at Southland Casino, pair barbecue with blues on Beale Street, and visit the National Civil Rights Museum. Elvis Presley fans won’t want to miss seeing Graceland, home of The King’s famous Jungle Room. Looking for family-friendly things to do? You can meet a giant panda at Memphis Zoo, cheer on the Grizzlies to victory at FedExForum, or explore the exhibits at The Children’s Museum of Memphis.

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Beale Street

6.55 mi / 10.54 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.


10.67 mi / 17.18 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

5.93 mi / 9.55 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

18.4 mi / 29.61 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

11.48 mi / 18.48 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.

Southland Casino

0.29 mi / 0.47 km from the hotel
Start your winning streak at Southland, where you’ll find thousands of slot machines and table games. You can celebrate a victory at one of eight restaurants and bars on site.

Tom Lee Park

5.57 mi / 8.96 km from the hotel
For a picture-perfect view of the mighty Mississippi and the Hernando de Soto Bridge, head to Tom Lee Park. You can stroll down the riverside trails or take part in one of the park’s events, including the popular Memphis in May International Festival.

The Children’s Museum of Memphis

10.53 mi / 16.94 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.


6.25 mi / 10.06 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.

Sun Studio

6.95 mi / 11.19 km from the hotel
A National Historic Landmark since 2003, these recording studios have heard the likes of Elvis, Howlin’ Wolf, Johnny Cash, and U2. Tour the studio facilities, listen to old outtakes, and see memorabilia from iconic artists.

Memphis Botanic Garden

14 mi / 22.52 km from the hotel
Started in 1953, this 96-acre park offers beautiful gardens showcasing plants from irises and roses to conifers. Fun places to stop include the Japanese garden and My Big Backyard for children. Events and classes are offered throughout the year.

Mud Island River Park

5.95 mi / 9.58 km from the hotel
Famous for its skybridge crossing the Mississippi, this park offers well-developed play areas and shelters. You can bike, cool off in the water, or rent a kayak or a paddle board for the morning. Then enjoy a picnic on the banks of the river.