8 days in Memphis & Charleston Itinerary

8 days in Memphis & Charleston Itinerary

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8 days in Memphis & Charleston Itinerary

Paris
Fly:  14​h 30​min
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Charleston
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
Paris

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): look for gifts at Center For Southern Folklore. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of National Civil Rights Museum, then see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and then make a trip to Graceland.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip itinerary maker.

Paris, France to Memphis is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Paris to Memphis due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in October; daily highs in Memphis reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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National Civil Rights Museum ©
National Civil Rights Museum
Sun Studio. ©
Sun Studio.
Graceland ©
Graceland

4
days
Charleston

Charleston
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, museums, historic sites, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, stroll through Middleton Place, get engrossed in the history at Fort Sumter National Monument, and snap pictures at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Charleston trip planner.

You can fly from Memphis to Charleston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Memphis in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Charleston, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
Walking tours
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours

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