7 days in Henderson & Memphis Itinerary

7 days in Henderson & Memphis Itinerary

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7 days in Henderson & Memphis Itinerary

Start: Knoxville
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
1
Henderson
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Knoxville

3
nights
Henderson

Henderson ©
Ranked the second safest city in the United States by Forbes magazine, Henderson is second only to Las Vegas among Nevada's largest cities.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lion Habitat Ranch and Cowabunga Bay Water Park. Get out of town with these interesting Henderson side-trips: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). And it doesn't end there: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, try to win big at M Resort Casino, head outdoors with Green Valley Range, and pause for some photo ops at Winged Figures of the Republic Statues.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Henderson road trip site .

Knoxville to Henderson is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Knoxville to Henderson is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Knoxville in September, things will get a bit warmer in Henderson: highs are around 93°F and lows about 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Henderson

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Boulder City, Valley of Fire State Park
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Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
Lion Habitat Ranch ©
Lion Habitat Ranch
Cowabunga Bay Water Park ©
Cowabunga Bay Water Park

2
nights
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.
Attractions like Memphis Zoo and Lichterman Nature Center make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, look for gifts at Burke's Book Store, see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and don't miss a visit to Graceland.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Henderson to Memphis in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Henderson to Memphis due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Henderson in September: highs in Memphis hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo
Lichterman Nature Center ©
Lichterman Nature Center
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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