17 days in Nashville, Memphis & New Orleans Itinerary

17 days in Nashville, Memphis & New Orleans Itinerary

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Nashville
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Memphis
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 7 nights

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Nashville

Nashville ©

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nashville side-trips: St. Paul's Episcopal Church (in Franklin) and Stones River Greenway (in Murfreesboro). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, stroll around Edwin and Percy Warner Parks, and steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nashville attractions planner.

Manchester, UK to Nashville is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Nashville is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Manchester in April, expect Nashville to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Lotz House Museum
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Theater
Grand Ole Opry
4.6

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Memphis

Memphis

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Memphis: Collierville TN Historic District (in Collierville) and Horseshoe Tunica (in Tunica). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Graceland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Full Gospel Tabernacle, appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and make a trip to The Peabody Ducks.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Memphis driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Memphis are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Specialty Museum
Graceland
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Historic Site
Sun Studio
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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, stroll around New Orleans City Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New Orleans trip builder site.

You can drive from Memphis to New Orleans in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Memphis in April, New Orleans is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
French Quarter
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Historic Walking Area
Garden District
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