11 days in Memphis, Oxford & Nashville Itinerary

11 days in Memphis, Oxford & Nashville Itinerary

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Memphis
— 3 nights
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Oxford
— 1 day
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 5 nights

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Memphis

Memphis ©

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Wiseacre Brewery, Crystal Shrine Grotto, Shelby Farms Park, and other attractions. There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street and get to know the resident critters at Memphis Zoo.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Memphis vacation planning website.

Denver to Memphis is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Memphis is 1 hour. Traveling from Denver in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Memphis: highs are around 80°F and lows about 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Memphis

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo
Elmwood Cemetery ©
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art ©
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

1
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Oxford

Oxford ©
Oxford is a city in, and the county seat of, Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): deepen your understanding at University of Mississippi, then examine the collection at The University of Mississippi Museum, then contemplate the long history of Rowan Oak, and finally look for gifts at Square Books.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Oxford attractions planner.

Drive from Memphis to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Rowan Oak ©
Rowan Oak
The University of Mississippi Museum ©
The University of Mississippi Museum
University of Mississippi ©
University of Mississippi

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Memphis

Memphis ©

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

Your day by day itinerary now includes Ghost River Brewing Co. On the 12th (Sun), explore the galleries of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and then get a taste of local nightlife at Ghost River Brewing Co.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Memphis online road trip planner.

Drive from Oxford to Memphis in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Highlights from your plan
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Ghost River Brewing Co ©
Ghost River Brewing Co

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You've added Blackstone Brewpub & Brewery, Smith Creek Moonshine, Tennessee Brew Works, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Downtown Nashville and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. There's more to do: see a show at Grand Ole Opry and walk around Centennial Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. You will leave for home on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Nashville

Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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