7 days in Memphis & Nashville Itinerary

7 days in Memphis & Nashville Itinerary

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7 days in Memphis & Nashville Itinerary

Nashville
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Nashville
— 4 nights
Nashville

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Graceland. On the 31st (Thu), appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and then don't miss a visit to Graceland. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Memphis Zoo, and then try your luck at Horseshoe Casino.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Memphis tour itinerary maker site .

Nashville to Memphis is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Horseshoe Casino
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Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Graceland ©
Graceland

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Windtree Golf Club in Mount Juliet (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, admire the landmark architecture of Fontanel Mansion, steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

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You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Nashville, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Windtree Golf Club
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Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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