13 days in Nashville, Memphis & New Orleans Itinerary

13 days in Nashville, Memphis & New Orleans Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Memphis
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— 6 nights
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Nashville

— 3 nights

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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville holiday planner.

Manchester, UK to Nashville is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Nashville, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Nashville: highs are around 26°C and lows about 11°C. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Memphis

— 3 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Memphis: Collierville TN Historic District (in Collierville) and Horseshoe Tunica (in Tunica). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Graceland, get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Memphis journey website.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

New Orleans

— 6 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art, walk around New Orleans City Park, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans day trip site.

You can drive from Memphis to New Orleans in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Memphis in April, New Orleans is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods