2 days in Memphis & Grand Rapids Itinerary

2 days in Memphis & Grand Rapids Itinerary

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Memphis
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Grand Rapids
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Memphis — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Sun Studio and then don't miss a visit to Graceland.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Memphis trip planner.

New York City to Memphis is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Memphis due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in May, expect Memphis to be a bit warmer, temps between 80°F and 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to fly to Grand Rapids.
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Grand Rapids — 1 day

The second largest city in Michigan and a hub of furniture manufacturing, Grand Rapids bears the nickname "Furniture City." However, the destination's original name came from the rapids of the Grand River that once ran through the downtown area.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and then admire the natural beauty at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Rapids tour itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Grand Rapids takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Memphis to Grand Rapids, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Memphis in May, expect Grand Rapids to be a bit cooler, temps between 71°F and 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
Fun & Games · Parks