4 days in Memphis & Mississippi Itinerary

4 days in Memphis & Mississippi Itinerary

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4 days in Memphis & Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Tunica
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Indianapolis

1
night
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 2nd (Thu): explore the galleries of Hampson Archeological Museum State Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and finally contemplate the long history of Sun Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): examine the collection at Graceland.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis road trip website .

Indianapolis to Memphis is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Indianapolis to Memphis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Indianapolis in January, expect Memphis to be a bit warmer, temps between 50°F and 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tunica.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Hampson Archeological Museum State Park
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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night
Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Blues and Legends Hall of Fame.

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Traveling by car from Memphis to Tunica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. January in Tunica sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tunica

Fun & Games Casinos Parks
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Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica
Tunica County River Park ©
Tunica County River Park

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