7 days in Atlanta, Huntsville & Memphis Itinerary

7 days in Atlanta, Huntsville & Memphis Itinerary

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Atlanta
— Few hours
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Huntsville
— 1 night
3
Memphis
— 2 nights
4
Huntsville
— 2 nights
5
Atlanta
— 1 night

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): walk around Piedmont Park and then steep yourself in history at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Atlanta road trip tool.

Thomaston to Atlanta is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In September in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Huntsville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site ©
Piedmont Park ©
Piedmont Park

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Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Monte Sano State Park and then admire the natural beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Huntsville trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Huntsville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. September in Huntsville sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Huntsville Botanical Garden ©
Huntsville Botanical Garden
Monte Sano State Park ©
Monte Sano State Park

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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.
On the 18th (Sat), appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, don't miss a visit to Beale Street, then look for gifts at Memphis Music, and finally go for a charming ride with The Carriage Company.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Memphis trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Huntsville to Memphis by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 68°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Huntsville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Memphis Music ©
Memphis Music

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Huntsville

Huntsville ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): walk around Dog Spot dog park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Madison County Nature Trail-Green Mountain, identify plant and animal life at Harmony Park Safari, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cathedral Caverns State Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Huntsville trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Huntsville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Cathedral Caverns State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Caverns State Park ©
Cathedral Caverns State Park
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Big Spring Park ©
Big Spring Park

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
On the 22nd (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Fox Theatre, admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and then visit Little Five Points.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Atlanta online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Huntsville to Atlanta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Huntsville to Atlanta due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Nightlife · Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fox Theatre ©
Fox Theatre
Little Five Points ©
Little Five Points
Atlanta Botanical Garden ©
Atlanta Botanical Garden

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