8 days in Natchez Trace Itinerary

8 days in Natchez Trace Itinerary

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Drive
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Ridgeland
— 1 night
Drive
2
Tupelo
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly

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Ridgeland

Ridgeland is a city in Madison County, Mississippi. On the 23rd (Sun), steep yourself in history at Old Capitol Museum, then view the masterpieces at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, and then test your team's savvy at Enter/Locked Escape Rooms. On your second day here, paddle through the water with Capital City Kayak Adventures, then get a new perspective on nature at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, then stop by Lemuria Books, and finally trek along Ridgeland Bike Trail.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ridgeland tour itinerary planner.

New Orleans to Ridgeland is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Traveling from New Orleans in August, you will find days in Ridgeland are somewhat warmer (92°F), and nights are little chillier (73°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tupelo.

Things to do in Ridgeland

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Tupelo

Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): learn about all things military at Tupelo Veteran's Museum, cruise along Natchez Trace Pkwy, and then look for gifts at Margaretes Fine Chocolates. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum, then make a trip to Vietnam Memorial Replica Wall, and then contemplate the long history of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tupelo online itinerary maker.

You can drive from Ridgeland to Tupelo in 3 hours. In August in Tupelo, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Tupelo

Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Nashville

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Change things up with a short trip to Soar Adventure Tower in Franklin (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Tupelo to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip