7 days in Memphis, New Orleans & Saint Louis Itinerary

7 days in Memphis, New Orleans & Saint Louis Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Memphis
— 2 nights
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
3
Saint Louis
— 1 night

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sun Studio and National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid and A. Schwab. Step out of Memphis to go to Tunica and see Horseshoe Tunica, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Dinstuhl's Fine Candy Company, Inc., learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Memphis Zoo, and don't miss a visit to Beale Street.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Memphis trip itinerary maker website.

Cedar Falls to Memphis is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In November, Memphis is somewhat warmer than Cedar Falls - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
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Dinstuhl's Fine Candy Company, Inc. ©
Dinstuhl's Fine Candy Company, Inc.
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©

3
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.
On the 21st (Tue), wander the streets of Royal Street, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, and finally make a trip to French Quarter. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo and then visit Frenchmen Street.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our New Orleans trip app.

You can drive from Memphis to New Orleans in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from Memphis in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Royal Street ©
Royal Street
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of St. Louis Union Station and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Saint Louis route builder site.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Saint Louis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from New Orleans in November, plan for slightly colder days in Saint Louis, with highs around °F, while nights are colder with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo

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