15 days in Natchez Trace Itinerary

15 days in Natchez Trace Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Natchez Trace route planner
Make it your trip
Fly
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Nashville
— 5 nights
Drive
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Tuscumbia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tupelo
— 1 night
Drive
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Ridgeland
— 1 night
Drive
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Natchez
— 5 nights
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Nashville — 5 nights

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Let the collections at Lane Motor Museum and Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to Carter House and Radnor Lake State Park. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, take a stroll through Downtown Franklin, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Nashville, and stop by The District.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary planning tool.

Dallas to Nashville is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in April, plan for little chillier nights in Nashville, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tuscumbia.
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Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
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Tuscumbia — 2 nights

Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Ivy Green, contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House, and then walk around Wilson Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Helen Keller Birthplace, then see the interesting displays at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, and then steep yourself in history at Fame Recording Studios.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tuscumbia sightseeing tool.

You can drive from Nashville to Tuscumbia in 2.5 hours. April in Tuscumbia sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tupelo.
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Tupelo — 1 night

Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): look for gifts at Tupelo Hardware Company, see the interesting displays at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, and then examine the collection at Tupelo Automobile Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tupelo trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Tuscumbia to Tupelo in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Tupelo are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ridgeland.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Ridgeland — 1 night

Ridgeland is a city in Madison County, Mississippi. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum, steep yourself in history at Eudora Welty House and Garden, then take in the exciting artwork at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, then browse the exhibits of Old Capitol Museum, and finally make a trip to Old Greyhound Bus Station.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ridgeland road trip site.

You can drive from Tupelo to Ridgeland in 3 hours. April in Ridgeland sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Natchez.
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Side Trip

Natchez — 5 nights

Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Let the collections at Rosalie Mansion and Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture capture your imagination. Step out of the city life by going to Melrose and The Natchez Trace Parkway. Change things up with these side-trips from Natchez: Port Gibson (Windsor Ruins & First Presbyterian Church of Port Gibson). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Stanton Hall, explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez City Cemetery, look for gifts at Darby's Famous Fudge, and don't miss a visit to Historic Jefferson College.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Natchez itinerary planner.

Drive from Ridgeland to Natchez in 2 hours. April in Natchez sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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