Things To Do in Memphis
There are plenty of exciting things to do in Memphis. Explore some must-see attractions during your stay at Four Points by Sheraton Memphis East. Stroll along the Mississippi River or enjoy some world famous barbeque just an 11.5-mile drive away on Beale Street. Memphis is rich in history and the home to Rock ‘n’ Roll.
- Memphis Botanic Gardens (4 miles)
Stroll through 96-acres of lush gardens at the Memphis Botanic Gardens. Enjoy special events held at the gardens including monthly wine tasting, art exhibits, family activities, and more.
- Memphis Zoo (9 miles)
Spend the day with the entire family at the Memphis Zoo. The Memphis Zoo has over 3,500 animals and 19 exhibits featuring giant pandas, African elephants, sea lions, polar bears, and much more. Check out special events and educational activities for all age levels the whole family can enjoy.
- Beale Street (11 miles)
Located in the heart of downtown Memphis, Beale Street features restaurants, shopping, bars, and much more. Enjoy some world famous Barbeque and live music such as blues, rock ‘n’ roll, and jazz.
- Graceland (12 miles)
Visit the home of Elvis Presley; The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Take a tour of Elvis’ homes and visit his grave. Check out his extensive airplane and automobile collection and special exhibits.
- The Mississippi River (13 miles)
Cruise on the Mississippi River featuring over five miles of parks and recreation. Take in the sights and enjoy a day of cruising down the Mississippi River on a riverboat cruise or canoe rental. There are plenty of outdoor activities for everyone to enjoy.
- Sun Studio (15 miles)
Sun Studio is the recording home of legendary stars Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and many more. Daily tours of the world-famous recording studio are available for music lovers.
- AutoZone Park (17 miles)
At the AutoZone Park, you can enjoy a fun-filled evening with friends and family while you cheer on the Memphis Redbirds, an AAA minor league baseball team.
- University of Memphis (5.1 miles)
Founded in 1912, U of M is home to over 21,000 students, and is located in Normal Station.
- Germantown (4.8 miles)
This quaint suburb of Memphis is rich in history and features an old railroad depot in the town's city center.