7 days in Memphis & Nashville Itinerary

7 days in Memphis & Nashville Itinerary

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7 days in Memphis & Nashville Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City
Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 5 nights
Drive:  11​h
End: Oklahoma City

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.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Memphis tour itinerary maker .

Oklahoma City to Memphis is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Oklahoma City in December, Memphis is a bit warmer at night with lows of 38°F. On the 18th (Tue), you'll travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

#Parks, #Nightlife, #Museums

5
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.
Appreciate the collections at Lane Motor Museum and Tennessee State Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and Stones River National Battlefield. Get out of town with these interesting Nashville side-trips: Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park (in Manchester), George Dickel Distillery (in Tullahoma) and Loretta Lynn's Ranch (in Hurricane Mills). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Radnor Lake State Park, do a tasting at Arrington Vineyards, see the interesting displays at Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville, and take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Nashville trip planning app .

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in December, and nighttime lows around 36°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Nashville

#Museums, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Franklin, Loretta Lynn's Ranch, Stones River National Battlefield, Arrington Vineyards, Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Loretta Lynn's Ranch ©
Loretta Lynn's Ranch
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum

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