8 days in Memphis, Williamsburg & New Orleans Itinerary

8 days in Memphis, Williamsburg & New Orleans Itinerary

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8 days in Memphis, Williamsburg & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: San Bernardino
Drive:  23​h 15​min
1
Memphis
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h
2
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  24​h
End: San Bernardino

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): stop by Saint Blues Guitar Workshop, then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip itinerary builder website .

San Bernardino to Memphis is an approximately 25.5-hour car ride. The time zone difference when traveling from San Bernardino to Memphis is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Memphis when traveling from San Bernardino in July, with lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Saint Blues Guitar Workshop ©
Saint Blues Guitar Workshop

2
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Memphis to Williamsburg in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Memphis to Williamsburg is 1 hour. July in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Williamsburg

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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church ©
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): wander the streets of Royal Street. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New Orleans journey builder tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Williamsburg to New Orleans in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Williamsburg to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Williamsburg in July, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (80°F), and nights are a bit warmer (80°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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