7 days in Memphis & Nashville Itinerary

7 days in Memphis & Nashville Itinerary

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7 days in Memphis & Nashville Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Montreal

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Graceland and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Memphis road trip website .

Montreal, Canada to Memphis is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in October: high temperatures in Memphis hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Graceland ©
Graceland

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You've now added Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Downtown Nashville. Do your shopping at David Arms Gallery and The Copper Fox Gallery. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, admire the striking features of Downtown Presbyterian Church, steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, and explore the galleries of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville day trip planning app .

Drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October in Nashville, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

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