Southaven Mississippi Things Do & Attractions near Memphis
Beale Street.While you are in Memphis, you should head downtown to experience Beale Street. This world-renowned music Mecca has been called the birthplace of Rock and Roll and the home of the Blues. The sounds that come from this street have a continued influence on music worldwide. Visit http://www.bealestreet.com/wordpress/ for more information.
Snowden Grove Park.Snowden Grove Park in Southaven, MS is a renowned baseball complex for youth. Hosting World Series and National events in baseball and slow pitch softball, the park has received numerous awards. The most recent addition to the facility is the Field of Dreams, a complex designed for handicapped and mentally challenged players. Visit http://snowdengrovebaseball.com/ for more information. [Top]
Civil Rights Museum.The National Civil Rights Museum was constructed on the site of the Lorraine Motel, where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot on April 4, 1968. His wife, also named Lorraine, died of a brain hemorrhage several hours after the shooting, and the owners set up a few of the rooms as a shrine to these civil rights heroes. The museum is now home to many exhibits dedicated to exploring their legacy. Visit http://www.civilrightsmuseum.org/ for more information.
Southaven Towne Center Mall.Less than a mile from the hotel, the Southaven Towne Center Mall has a lot to offer. If shopping is one of the things you want to do in Mississippi, then this is the perfect place for you. There are more than 45 stores at the mall offering many monthly specials. Visit http://www.southaventownecenter.net/shop/south.nsf/index for more information [Top]
Southland Greyhound Park.Experience all the excitement of Southland Greyhound Park just 15 miles away the Holiday Inn Southaven - Central hotel. Enjoy a variety of gaming including video poker, blackjack and reel games as well as live greyhound racing. The park also offers dining and entertainment. Visit http://www.southlandgreyhound.com/ for more information.
Memphis Pink Palace.If you have never visited the classic Piggly Wiggly grocery store, or if you are a frequent customer, you will enjoy the chance to explore a replica of the original and first full-service grocery store in the country. The Pink Palace Museum takes you through the history of the Mid-South. Learn about Memphis when the Spanish explorers first came and follow the yellow-fever epidemics. Visit http://www.memphismuseums.org/ for more information. [Top]
Memphis Motor Sports Park.Memphis Motor Sports Park offers exciting Dover Motorsports events for racing fans. From street racing to drag racing and more, discover the energy of watching live racing events on this track which began in 1986 as a local drag strip and go-cart racing spot. Visit http://www.memphismotorsports.com/ for more information.
Memphis Riverboat.If you have ever dreamed of cruising the Mississippi in a riverboat, then now is the time to experience it! Choose from sightseeing, dinner cruises, holiday cruises and private charters offered by Memphis Riverboats. Find out why Mark Twain had such a fascination with life on the Mississippi and discover the river’s fascinating history. Visit http://www.memphisriverboats.net/ for more information. [Top]