7 days in Memphis & New Orleans Itinerary

7 days in Memphis & New Orleans Itinerary

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7 days in Memphis & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: Lake Mills
Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  21​h 30​min
End: Lake Mills

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 maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis online road trip planner .

Lake Mills to Memphis is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lake Mills in May: high temperatures in Memphis hover around 80°F and lows are around 61°F. On the 24th (Fri), you're off toNew Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Parks Museums Nightlife

4
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
You've added Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar, Magazine Street, French Market, and other attractions to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bourbon Street, browse the eclectic array of goods at Frenchmen Street, and don't miss a visit to French Quarter.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read New Orleans online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Memphis to New Orleans in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. When traveling from Memphis in May, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 70°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 70°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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