14 days in Natchez Trace Itinerary

14 days in Natchez Trace Itinerary

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Nashville
— 4 nights
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Franklin
— 3 nights
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Tupelo
— 3 nights
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French Camp
— 1 night
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Natchez
— 2 nights
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Nashville — 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nashville: Mammoth Cave National Park (Fat Man's Misery & Mammoth Cave). And it doesn't end there: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery, and get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Nashville trip website.

Kalamazoo to Nashville is an approximately 8-hour car ride. Traveling from Kalamazoo to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kalamazoo in June; daily highs in Nashville reach 88°F and lows reach 67°F. You will leave for Franklin on the 22nd (Thu).
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Franklin — 3 nights

More than just a charming Southern city, Franklin continues to receive accolades for its downtown Main Street district that has brings up words like "romantic," "small town," and "best place to visit" from numerous media sources.
Franklin is known for historic sites, fun & games, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum, see the interesting displays at Carnton, stroll through Crockett Park, and identify plant and animal life at Timberland Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Franklin trip planner.

Franklin is very close to Nashville. In June, daily temperatures in Franklin can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. On the 25th (Sun), you'll travel to Tupelo.
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Tupelo — 3 nights

Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Venture out of the city with trips to Memphis (Beale Street, National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Tupelo Automobile Museum, cruise along Natchez Trace Pkwy, and browse the exhibits of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tupelo travel route builder app.

Getting from Franklin to Tupelo by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of taxi and bus. June in Tupelo sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to French Camp.
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French Camp — 1 night

French Camp is a town in Choctaw County, Mississippi, United States. To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the French Camp trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Tupelo to French Camp in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Natchez.
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Natchez — 2 nights

Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, and then make a trip to Longwood.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Natchez trip maker.

Getting from French Camp to Natchez by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daily temperatures in Natchez can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car back home.
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