8 days in Nashville & Memphis Itinerary

8 days in Nashville & Memphis Itinerary

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8 days in Nashville & Memphis Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  12​h 45​min
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
Manchester

3
days
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Step out of Nashville with an excursion to Lotz House Museum in Franklin--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and stroll through Centennial Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville sightseeing planner.

Manchester, UK to Nashville is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Manchester to Nashville due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Manchester in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Nashville, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville

3
days
Memphis

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Change things up with a short trip to Horseshoe Casino in Tunica (about 44 minutes away). The adventure continues: make a trip to Graceland, try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing, appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, and steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Memphis, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Casinos Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Horseshoe Casino, Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Sun Studio.
Graceland

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