Perfect for both business and leisure travel, Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel is nestled at the north end of Main Street, walking distance from some of downtown's most notable landmarks, government and corporate offices, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, as well as the scenic Mud Island Riverwalk. A short skywalk connects the hotel to the Memphis Cook Convention Center for effortless access to its many venues.
The legendary Beale Street, located just five minutes away, features a soul-stirring blend of delta blues, jazz, rock ‘n roll, R&B, and gospel entertainment. See how Gibson’s skilled artisans craft some of the finest guitars in the world at the Gibson Guitar Factory, or check out a show at the historic Orpheum Theater. The Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, which chronicles the musical pioneers of the city, and Graceland, the iconic home of Elvis Presley—Memphis’ most popular destination—are also nearby.
The National Civil Rights Museum, located at the Lorraine Motel, the site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, recounts the struggles and triumphs of the civil rights movement and Dr. King’s life.
Sports fans can revel in visits to the FedEx Forum, home to the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies, the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, home field of the University of Memphis Tigers football team, and AutoZone Park.
Families will enjoy an enriching trip to the popular Memphis Zoo & Aquarium, which houses over 3,500 animals. Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid also caters to adventure-seekers of all ages with its many wildlife habitats, attractions, and more, in addition to its world-class selection of outdoor equipment.