15 days in Nashville, Tupelo & Memphis Itinerary

15 days in Nashville, Tupelo & Memphis Itinerary

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15 days in Nashville, Tupelo & Memphis Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  13​h
1
Nashville
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Tupelo
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
3
Memphis
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Manchester

5
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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, fun & games, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Nashville tour itinerary planning site .

Manchester, UK to Nashville is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Manchester to Nashville. Traveling from Manchester in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Nashville: highs are around 28°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Tupelo.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

4
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tupelo: Shiloh National Military Park (in Shiloh), Park Along the River and Mississippi Arboretum (in New Albany) and Deibert Park (in Florence). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Natchez Trace Pkwy, contemplate the long history of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, make a trip to Vietnam Memorial Replica Wall, and trek along Tanglefoot Trail.

To see photos and other tourist information, read our Tupelo day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Tupelo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Tupelo are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Memphis.

Things to do in Tupelo

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Starkville, Shiloh National Military Park, Tanglefoot Trail, Park Along the River and Mississippi Arboretum, Deibert Park
Highlights from your plan
Shiloh National Military Park ©
Shiloh National Military Park
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Memphis: Hampson Museum State Park (in Wilson) and Horseshoe Tunica (in Tunica). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Graceland, see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Memphis journey builder site .

You can take a bus from Tupelo to Memphis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Memphis, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Horseshoe Tunica, Hampson Archeological Museum State Park
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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