7 days in Memphis, New Orleans & Panama City Beach Itinerary

7 days in Memphis, New Orleans & Panama City Beach Itinerary

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7 days in Memphis, New Orleans & Panama City Beach Itinerary

Start: Hammond
Drive:  9​h
1
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
End: Hammond

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

Hammond to Memphis is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Hammond in July, with highs in Memphis at 91°F and lows at 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to New 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The National WWII Museum, French Quarter, St. Louis Cemetery No. 3, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and wander the streets of Royal Street.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip builder .

Traveling by car from Memphis to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Memphis in July, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (80°F), and nights are a bit warmer (80°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

1
night
Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): try for a hole-in-one at Pirate's Island Adventure Golf and then enjoy the sand and surf at Panama City Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Panama City Beach itinerary planner .

You can drive from New Orleans to Panama City Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Panama City Beach. Traveling from New Orleans in July, you will find days in Panama City Beach are a bit warmer (90°F), and nights are a bit cooler (74°F). On the 20th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Pirate's Island Adventure Golf ©
Pirate's Island Adventure Golf

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