11 days in Memphis, Nashville & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

11 days in Memphis, Nashville & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Oklahoma City
Drive:  8 h
1
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
3
Myrtle Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  37 h
End: Oklahoma City

2
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.
Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, then see the interesting displays at Metal Museum, then examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and finally contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis road trip planning tool.

Oklahoma City to Memphis is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. September in Memphis sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
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Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Metal Museum ©
Metal Museum

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Lane Motor Museum and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. You'll explore and learn at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum and Madame Tussauds Nashville. Step out of Nashville with an excursion to McGavock Confederate Cemetery in Franklin--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Patsy Cline Museum, explore the world behind art at Frist Art Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Smith Creek Moonshine, and admire the natural beauty at Belmont Mansion.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nashville online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Memphis in September, plan for little chillier nights in Nashville, with lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum
McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum

4
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Head to Broadway at the Beach and Coastal Grand Mallfor plenty of shopping. Visiting Litchfield Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Hollywood Wax Museum, stroll through Pee Dee Bicycle, learn about all things military at Warbird Park, and browse the fresh offerings at Lee's Farmer's Market.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Myrtle Beach day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Myrtle Beach takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Myrtle Beach is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 69°F in Myrtle Beach. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach
Highlights from your plan
Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Hollywood Wax Museum ©
Hollywood Wax Museum

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