Shop Wolfchase and Explore Downtown Memphis
Known for outstanding restaurants and exciting nightclubs, where blues, jazz and rock 'n' roll prevail, Memphis is an easy 20-minute drive from the Country Inn & Suites, Wolfchase-Memphis in Cordova, where you can enjoy a quiet and peaceful sleep after a night on the town. Cheer on the Memphis Grizzlies basketball team at FedExForum, see a minor league baseball game at AutoZone Park or see a classic film at the historic Orpheum Theatre, all just about 25 minutes from the hotel. You can also look for deals at nearby Wolfchase Galleria Mall or stock up on outdoor necessities at Bass Pro Shops. If you're in need of quality furnishings for your home, don't miss out on a trip to the newly opened IKEA®
Visit these highlights:
- Beale Street (20.7 miles)
From breweries and nightclubs to specialty shops and restaurants, you can find it all here along the famous Beale Street in downtown Memphis. This historic district also hosts festivals and outdoor concerts, making it a popular tourist destination.
- Gameday Baseball (3.3 miles)
Our hotel is within minutes of this baseball training complex, where teams can practice batting, bunting and fielding, or compete against other teams based on skill level.
Phone: +1 (901) 531-7410
- Gibson Guitar (21 miles)
Discover the intricacies of guitar-making during a tour of this factory in Memphis' Beale Street district, where skilled craftsmen create these musical instruments. See all facets of the process from neck-fitting to painting and buffing. At the end of the tour, drop by the store for your own souvenir Gibson guitar.
Phone: +1 (901) 544-7998
- Graceland Mansion (22.8 miles)
Your trip to Memphis would be lacking if you fail to make a stop at Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley. This nearly 14-acre estate is open for tours that offer visitors a glimpse of nearly every room in the home where Presley spent time, including one of his favorites, the Jungle Room. The tour also includes the Trophy Building that houses Presley's collection of records.
Phone: +1 (901) 332-3322
- IKEA® Memphis (0.4 miles)
This brand new IKEA store features 271,000 square feet of space filled with unique home goods and furniture in addition to a children's play area and a 250-seat restaurant.
- Memphis Rock-n-Soul Museum (21.3 miles)
Spanning decades of musical history, this museum offers visitors a digital audio tour that includes more than 300 minutes of information chronicling Memphis' contribution to blues, jazz and rock and roll music. You can also browse seven galleries, home to more than 30 instruments, 40 costumes and other musical artifacts.
Phone: +1 (901) 205-2533
- The Memphis Zoo (13.8 miles)
For a great way to spend the day, visit this nearby zoo to see thousands of animals. Don't miss the zoo's newest exhibit, Zambezi River Hippo Camp, featuring underwater areas for hippos and crocodiles.
Phone: +1 (901) 333-6500
- National Civil Rights Museum (21.7 miles)
Learn more about the history of the Civil Rights Movement when you visit this complex of museums and historic buildings. The site also hosts special speakers and events in addition to museum exhibits to offer visitors a one-of-a-kind museum experience.
Phone: +1 (901) 521-9699
- The Pink Palace (13 miles)
Visitors of all ages enjoy this nearby museum, housed in a mansion and offering exhibits intended to make learning entertaining. Walk through a replica Piggy Wiggly self-service grocery store, see exhibits on dinosaurs or browse the fossils collection.
Phone: +1 (901) 636-2362
- Shelby Farms Park (4.3 miles)
Engage in fun for the whole family at this 4,500-acre park, home to zip-lining at Go Ape Treetop Adventure, laser tag and paintball, and an expansive children's playground area.
Phone: +1 (901) 222-7275
- Stax Museum of American Soul Music (22.2 miles)
This museum in what was once Stax recording studios offers a look at American soul music and the artists who recorded inside the studio. Take time to browse more than 2,000 artifacts and pause to learn more through interactive exhibits, films and galleries.
Phone: +1 (901) 261-6338
- Sun Studio (20 miles)
Visit the studio where the first rock and roll single was reportedly recorded. Opened in 1950, this location was the site of recordings by big-name blues and R&B artists like B.B. King and Ike Turner, and rock and roll artist Elvis Presley, lending credence to its claim of being "the birthplace of rock and roll.''
- Wolfchase Galleria Mall (1 mile)
Before heading out for an evening in downtown Memphis, pick up a new outfit at Wolfchase Galleria, home to more than 130 retail stores, including Dillard's, Macy's and Forever 21. You can also grab a bite to eat or see a movie at the on-site theater.
Phone: +1 (901) 381-2769
- Memphis in May, featuring Beale Street Music Festival, International Week and World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest (May)
- Memphis Italian Festival (June)
- Indie Memphis Film Festival (Oct/Nov)
- Memphis International Jazz Festival (November)
- Allenburg Cotton Co. (2 miles)
- AutoZone (21 miles)
- Dollar General (1.5 miles)
- FedEX (10.5 miles)
- International Paper (9 miles)
- Perkin's Restaurant and Bakery Headquarters (10 miles)
- Unum (10 miles)