5 days in Memphis & Nashville Itinerary

5 days in Memphis & Nashville Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tennessee route planner

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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Memphis

— 2 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.
Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Sun Studio and then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Memphis trip maker site.

Los Angeles to Memphis is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in October; daily highs in Memphis reach 77°F and lows reach 56°F. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites

Nashville

— 2 nights

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.
Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Nashville trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Nashville are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums
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