As the home of the blues and Elvis Presley, Memphis, Tennessee attracts music lovers from all over the world. Enjoy live performances any night of the week as you snack on smokey barbecue ribs washed down with a beer. Oh yes, this is a city that enjoys the good life; you can, too, with a stay in one of the top-quality hotels close to Downtown Memphis.
The Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum is the perfect place to start your visit and get an idea of just how deeply music runs through the very lifeblood of the city. The National Civil Rights Museum is located at the motel where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, and it showcases the history of the civil rights movement. Memphis itself lies on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, and it offers visitors the chance to take a river cruise in an old-style steamboat. Spend the evening eating, drinking, and bopping to the beat on the famous Beale Street, before making your way back to one of the hotels near Downtown Memphis.
Nine miles south of Memphis lies the colonial-style mansion called Graceland, the last home and resting place of the "King of Rock N' Roll," Elvis Presley. Take a tour of the house and grounds to see how Elvis lived, and witness his rather unique taste in interior design. There is a ton of memorabilia here, including gold records, movie posters, and some of the King's jumpsuits. No vacation packages in Memphis are complete without a trip to Graceland. Once you've left the building, you'll find plenty of cheap hotels by Downtown Memphis, where you can get some well-deserved rest.
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Even though Memphis is celebrated for Graceland, it also features a wide range of other worthwhile points of interest, such as Fire Museum of Memphis and Orpheum Theatre.
Downtown Memphis is an excellent spot to spend time in as it offers travelers access to a few great tourist attractions, such as Sun Studio and Fire Museum of Memphis.
You'll find a terrific range of accommodations near Sun Studio. Our top recommendations include The James Lee House, the La Quinta Inn & Suites Memphis Downtown, the Stay Alfred Apartments on 4th Street, the Apartments at 70 South 4th Street and the Motel 6 Memphis Downtown. Why not compare the prices and amenities, and then take your pick?
Got some time to spare while you're in Downtown Memphis? W.C. Handy Memphis Home and Museum is well worth adding to your vacation schedule.If you'd like to stay just a short distance from this popular attraction, check out the rooms at the Stay Alfred at Chisca on Main Street, the Residence Inn by Marriott Memphis Downtown, the Vista Inn & Suites -Downtown- Memphis, the Bluebird Suites Near AutoZone Park or the Westin Memphis Beale Street.Searching for more to keep you occupied? Morris Park is sure to fascinate visitors of all ages and stages.Eager to stay near this traveler favorite? There are loads of places to stay nearby. Take your pick from the Econo Lodge, the Global Luxury Suites Downtown Memphis, the Apartments at 70 South 4th Street, the Hotel Napoleon, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member and the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Memphis.
You'll have lots of choice if you're hoping to stay close to the center of Downtown Memphis. The Vista Inn & Suites -Downtown- Memphis and the Motel 6 Memphis Downtown are two popular places to stay that won’t break the bank.
For a little luxury and upscale hospitality, enjoy a stay at the Madison Hotel or the Westin Memphis Beale Street. They're ideal for those with an eye for the finer things in life.
The DoubleTree by Hilton Memphis Downtown and the Holiday Inn Downtown Memphis are some other accommodations you might like to add to your wish list.