8 days in Memphis & Houston Itinerary

8 days in Memphis & Houston Itinerary

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8 days in Memphis & Houston Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Memphis
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Houston
— 3 nights
End: Houston

5
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.
Take a break from Memphis with a short trip to Horseshoe Casino in Tunica, about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Graceland, try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing, get engrossed in the history at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, and contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Memphis travel tool .

Houston to Memphis is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Houston in September since evenings lows in Memphis dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Memphis

#Museums, #Fun & Games, #Casinos

Side Trips

Southland Park Gaming and Racing, Horseshoe Casino
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Southland Park Gaming and Racing ©
Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art

3
days
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Step out of Houston with an excursion to Pearland Town Center in Pearland--about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Space Center Houston, admire all the interesting features of Minute Maid Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall, and get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Houston trip planner.

Fly from Memphis to Houston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Houston, with lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

#Museums, #Childrens Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

Pearland Town Center
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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Hermann Park ©
Hermann Park
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©

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