4 days in Memphis & Nashville Itinerary

4 days in Memphis & Nashville Itinerary

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4 days in Memphis & Nashville Itinerary

Chicago
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Chicago

1
day
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 18th (Sun), examine the collection at Memphis Railroad and Trolley Museum, then see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio..

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Memphis trip itinerary planner.

Chicago to Memphis is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In February, Memphis is a bit warmer than Chicago - with highs of 54°F and lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Railroad & Trolley Museum ©
Railroad & Trolley Museum

3
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.
Appreciate the collections at Carnton and Carter House. Explore hidden gems such as Centennial Park and Radnor Lake State Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, admire the natural beauty at Belmont Mansion, admire the masterpieces at Bugs at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art, and get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Franklin.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nashville trip maker tool .

You can fly from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Franklin
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Carnton ©
Carnton
Carter House ©
Carter House
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©

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