Destination guide

Lively Downtown Memphis will entice you

Take a vacation to Downtown Memphis and enjoy the area's live music, museums and history. Renowned for its riverfront, churches and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Local cultural sights include Fire Museum of Memphis and Orpheum Theatre. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Downtown Memphis

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Downtown Memphis a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sky Zone (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Memphis Zoo (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Tennessee State Welcome Center (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Levitt Shell (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Sharpe Planetarium (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Galloway Golf Course (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Memphis

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Downtown Memphis is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Morris Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Court Square (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Handy Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Mud Island River Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Mississippi River Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Beale Street Landing (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Downtown Memphis

Fly into Memphis, TN (MEM-Memphis Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.7 mi (12.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 49 holiday lettings near Downtown. From 2 Houses to 34 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • East Memphis: 51 holiday homes
  • University District: 16 holiday homes
  • North Memphis: 53 holiday homes
  • Midtown: 187 holiday homes
  • New Pathways: 66 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cannon Center for Performing Arts: 269 holiday lettings
  • Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art: 267 holiday lettings
  • Statue of Elvis: 270 holiday lettings
  • AutoZone Park: 286 holiday lettings
  • St. Peter Catholic Church: 269 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 34 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 15 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.