22 days in Memphis, Nashville & New Orleans Itinerary

22 days in Memphis, Nashville & New Orleans Itinerary

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22 days in Memphis, Nashville & New Orleans Itinerary

Seville
Fly:  21​h 30​min
Memphis
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Nashville
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
Seville

6
days
Memphis

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.
Head to Dinstuhl's Fine Candy Company, Inc. and Square Booksfor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Sun Studio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Memphis: Rowan Oak (in Oxford) and Horseshoe Casino (in Tunica). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Graceland, explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and stop by Center for Southern Folklore.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Memphis travel route app .

Seville, Spain to Memphis is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seville to Memphis is minus 7 hours. In February, Memphis is a bit cooler than Seville - with highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Casinos

Side Trips

Oxford, Horseshoe Casino, Southland Park Gaming and Racing
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

8
days
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Shop till you drop at Opry Mills and Nolensville Feed Mill. Venture out of the city with trips to Historic Rock Castle (in Hendersonville), Winstead Hill Park (in Franklin) and Long Hunter (in Hermitage). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, stop by Hatch Show Print, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville holiday maker tool .

Getting from Memphis to Nashville by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

Franklin, Long Hunter, Nolensville Feed Mill, Historic Rock Castle
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

6
days
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Royal Street and Garden District are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Frenchmen Street and Louisiana Music Factoryfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, don't miss a visit to French Quarter, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, and go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see maps and more tourist information, use the New Orleans journey builder site .

You can fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect much warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Nashville in March, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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