15 days in Natchez Trace Itinerary

15 days in Natchez Trace Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Natchez Trace route planner

Make it your trip
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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
Drive to Alexandria, Fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth

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Nashville

— 5 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.
Let the collections at Carter House and Lane Motor Museum capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to Downtown Franklin and Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, explore the world behind art at Frist Art Museum, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and explore the galleries of Lotz House Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville day trip app.

Dallas to Nashville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Nashville when traveling from Dallas in April, with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Tuscumbia.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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.

Things to do in Tuscumbia

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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 travel to Ridgeland.

Things to do in Tupelo

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 travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Ridgeland

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

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 much more to do: contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall, explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez City Cemetery, look for gifts at Darby's Famous Fudge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Natchez road trip website.

Traveling by car from Ridgeland to Natchez takes 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Natchez can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip