10 days in Nashville & Memphis Itinerary

10 days in Nashville & Memphis Itinerary

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10 days in Nashville & Memphis Itinerary

Start: Nashville
1
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Memphis
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Nashville

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Ole Opry. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the world behind art at Frist Art Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Tennessee State Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Radnor Lake State Park, see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum, then snap pictures at Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge, and finally see a show at Grand Ole Opry.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nashville online trip itinerary builder .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Nashville International Airport. December in Nashville sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park
Tennessee State Museum ©
Tennessee State Museum

7
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Graceland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hampson Museum State Park and Elmwood Cemetery. There's lots more to do: see a show at The Orpheum Theatre, sample the fine beverages at Pyramid Vodka, admire all the interesting features of AutoZone Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter Catholic Church.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Memphis tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. December in Memphis sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. You will leave for home on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Nature Nightlife

Side Trip

Hampson Museum State Park
Highlights from your plan
Elmwood Cemetery ©
Elmwood Cemetery
FedExForum ©
FedExForum
The Orpheum Theatre ©
The Orpheum Theatre

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