In Southwest Tennessee - right on the Mississipi River - lies the city of Memphis. This city may be best known for the influential music that started there, like blues, soul and rock 'n' roll. The famous Sun Studio, right on Union Avenue, has seen famous artists like Elvis Presley, B.B. King and Johnny Cash. Fans of the late Elvis Presley can even visit his famed Graceland mansion, a popular stop for locals and visitors alike. Music lovers can check out other great local landmarks as well, like the Blues Hall of Fame, the Rock 'n' Soul Museum and the Stax Museum of American Soul Music.
With a low cost of living, great amenities and plenty of job opportunities, it's not hard to see why Cordova-Appling is the perfect neighborhood for singles and small families. It's conveniently located to the Shrine School and Campus School, both of which are highly recommended. If you want to get away from the city or just spend some time outside, this neighborhood is close to the great Shelby Farms Park. With amazing zipline tours, a large dog park, a discovery playground and much more, you will never find yourself getting bored here. If you want to stay fit but don't feel like hitting the trails, there are several fitness centers that are just a short walk or bus ride away. Wolf River CrossFit and Impulse Training Center, both near Herbert Road, are two popular choices. If you need to get downtown or just to the next neighborhood over, there are around ten public transit stops conveniently lining the Germantown Parkway.
Windyke-Southwind has a little of something for everyone, with plenty of great housing choices and an ample job market. The sunny weather is just icing on the cake! This neighborhood has some of the best schools in the city, with Nexus STEM Academy and the Leadership And Public Policy Middle And High School. Just miles away is the Windyke Country Club, where you can catch a round of golf or enjoy a freshly prepared meal. If you're looking for more casual dining options, County Line, Chow Time and Cracker Barrel are all nearby.
East Memphis-Colonial-Yorkshire attracts those from all walks of life, with plenty of great amenities, sunny weather and affordable housing options. With nearly 20 public transit stops spread out around the neighborhood, you won't have trouble getting anywhere you need to go. Most of what you need can already be found right in East Memphis, with great shops like Best Buy, Dillard's and Victoria's Secret located right off Southern Avenue. If you're looking for something new to eat you can always check out Soul Fish Cafe on Poplar Avenue or Las Delicias in the Kennedy View Shopping Center. If you want to spend some time outside and away from the city-life, there are several great parks just minutes away. Audubon Park is a local favorite, with plenty of open space and a golf course. To learn more about the native plant-life you can even visit the Memphis Botanical Garden, near Park Avenue.