14 days in Memphis, Palm Springs & Los Angeles Itinerary

14 days in Memphis, Palm Springs & Los Angeles Itinerary

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14 days in Memphis, Palm Springs & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Memphis
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Palm Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: London

3
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.
Memphis is known for historic sites, museums, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Graceland, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio., tour the pleasant surroundings at Memphis Zoo, and take an in-depth tour of National Civil Rights Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Memphis trip planner.

London, UK to Memphis is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in September: high temperatures in Memphis hover around 35°C and lows are around 22°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

3
nights
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Sunnylands and then take in the awesome beauty at San Jacinto Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Moorten Botanical Garden, explore the stunning scenery at Tahquitz Canyon, and then admire the striking features of Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Palm Springs trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Memphis to Palm Springs in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Memphis to Palm Springs is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Memphis in September, expect Palm Springs to be somewhat warmer, temps between 45°C and 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sunnylands Center & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Jacinto Mountain ©
San Jacinto Mountain
Tahquitz Canyon ©
Tahquitz Canyon
Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway ©
Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway

6
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Pack the 16th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

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Drive from Palm Springs to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Palm Springs in September, things will get a bit cooler in Los Angeles: highs are around 35°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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