16 days in West Tennessee Itinerary

16 days in West Tennessee Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Tennessee journey planner

Make it your trip
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Memphis
— 6 nights
Drive
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Tiptonville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jackson
— 4 nights
Drive
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Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Junction
— 1 night
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Memphis

— 6 nights

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Memphis: Collierville (Collierville TN Historic District & WC Johnson Park). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Graceland, deepen your understanding at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, browse the exhibits of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Memphis online vacation planner.

New York City to Memphis is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Memphis. Traveling from New York City in May, expect Memphis to be somewhat warmer, temps between 80°F and 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tiptonville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Tiptonville

— 2 nights
Tiptonville is a town in and the county seat of Lake County, Tennessee. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): examine the collection at Discovery Park of America and then explore the activities along Reelfoot Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Reelfoot Lake State Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Tiptonville trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Memphis to Tiptonville in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Tiptonville

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Jackson

— 4 nights
Jackson is the county seat of Madison County, Tennessee. Change things up with these side-trips from Jackson: Brownsville (Tina Turner Museum @ Flagg Grove School & West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center), The West Tennessee Agriculture Museum (in Milan) and Parkers Crossroads (Parkers Crossroads Battlefield Tour & The Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Association). There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Samuel T Bryant Distillery, do a tasting at Century Farm Winery, contemplate the long history of Casey Jones Village, and admire the majestic nature at Pinson Mounds State Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Jackson road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Tiptonville to Jackson takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Savannah

— 2 nights
Savannah is a city in and the county seat of Hardin County, Tennessee, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): examine the collection at Tennessee River Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Horse Creek Wildlife Sanctuary and Wildlife Refuge, and then admire the majestic nature at Pickwick Landing State Park. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Cherry Mansion, then examine the collection at Buford Pusser Home and Museum, then witness the site of a historic battle at Shiloh National Military Park, and finally look for gifts at Shiloh Museum and Gift Shop.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Savannah road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Jackson to Savannah in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Grand Junction

— 1 night
Grand Junction is a city in Hardeman and Fayette counties, Tennessee, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): examine the collection at National Bird Dog Museum and then steep yourself in history at Ames Plantation.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Junction trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Savannah to Grand Junction in 1.5 hours. In May in Grand Junction, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Museums · Historic Sites