10 days in West Tennessee Itinerary

10 days in West Tennessee Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Tennessee trip planner

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Jackson
— 2 nights
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Henderson
— 2 nights
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Memphis
— 5 nights
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Jackson

— 2 nights
Jackson is the county seat of Madison County, Tennessee. On the 11th (Fri), examine the collection at Rusty's TV and Movie Car Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Cypress Grove Nature Park, and then take an in-depth tour of International Rock-A-Billy Hall of Fame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tee off at Casey Jones Mini Golf, steep yourself in history at Casey Jones Village, sample the fine beverages at Samuel T Bryant Distillery, then examine the collection at West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center, and finally see the interesting displays at Tina Turner Museum @ Flagg Grove School.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jackson tour planner.

Joplin to Jackson is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. You will leave for Henderson on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Jackson

Museums · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

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Henderson

— 2 nights
Henderson is a city in Chester County, Tennessee, United States. You'll explore and learn at Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center and Tennessee River Museum. Get in touch with nature at Shiloh National Military Park and Chickasaw State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Henderson: Natchez Trace State Park (in Wildersville) and Cherry Mansion (in Savannah). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Pinson Mounds State Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Henderson trip itinerary planner.

Henderson is just a short distance from Jackson. In June, daily temperatures in Henderson can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Henderson

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Memphis

— 5 nights

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Beale Street. Museum-lovers will get to explore Graceland and Hampson Archeological Museum State Park. Change things up with a short trip to Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin (about 54 minutes away). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, admire the landmark architecture of The Orpheum Theatre, and see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Memphis attractions planner.

Drive from Henderson to Memphis in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips