20 days in Memphis & Atlanta Itinerary

20 days in Memphis & Atlanta Itinerary

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20 days in Memphis & Atlanta Itinerary

Start: Franklin
Drive:  3 h 45 min
1
Memphis
— Few hours
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Atlanta
— 19 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
End: Dahlonega

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Memphis

Memphis ©
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 23rd (Tue): make a trip to Beale Street, stop by Memphis Music, and then see the interesting displays at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip planner .

Franklin to Memphis is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. October in Memphis sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
Memphis Music ©
Memphis Music

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Heritage Hall and Centennial Olympic Park will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore World of Coca-Cola and Center for Civil and Human Rights. Explore Atlanta's surroundings by going to Chateau Elan Winery (in Braselton), North Georgia Premium Outlets (in Dawsonville) and Dahlonega (Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery & Kaya Vineyard & Winery). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Atlanta Farmers Market, browse the different shops at Ponce City Market, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium, and wander the streets of Candler Park.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Atlanta trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Atlanta takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Memphis to Atlanta. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dahlonega, Roswell, Helen, Arbor Place Mall, North Georgia Premium Outlets
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World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
St. Joseph's Catholic Church ©
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

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