5 days in Memphis & Nashville Itinerary

5 days in Memphis & Nashville Itinerary

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5 days in Memphis & Nashville Itinerary

Start: Miami
tram + Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly + tram:  4​h 30​min
End: Miami

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum, don't miss a visit to Beale Street, and then explore the world behind art at Withers Collection Museum & Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Sun Studio., then examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and then make a trip to Graceland.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis day trip tool .

Miami to Memphis is an approximately 5-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Miami in March, you will find days in Memphis are little chillier (64°F), and nights are cooler (45°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

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

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Downtown Franklin and Carter House. Get outdoors at Centennial Park and Radnor Lake State Park. Explore Nashville's surroundings by going to Carnton (in Franklin) and Arrington Vineyards (in Arrington). It doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and explore the world behind art at Bugs at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville day trip planner.

You can fly from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March in Nashville, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Franklin, Arrington Vineyards
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Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin
Carnton ©
Carnton
Carter House ©
Carter House

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