3 days in Memphis & New Orleans Itinerary

3 days in Memphis & New Orleans Itinerary

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3 days in Memphis & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h
End: New York City

1
night
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.
On the 13th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Beale Street, look for gifts at Saint Blues Guitar Workshop, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis trip itinerary builder app .

New York City to Memphis is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Memphis due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in February, with highs in Memphis at 54°F and lows at 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

#Historic Sites, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Beale Street ©
Beale Street
Saint Blues Guitar Workshop ©
Saint Blues Guitar Workshop

1
night
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.
On the 14th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip builder tool .

Fly from Memphis to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Memphis in February, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

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