8 days in Natchez Trace Itinerary

8 days in Natchez Trace Itinerary

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8 days in Natchez Trace Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  5​h
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Chicago


Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Popular historic sites such as Natchez Trace Pkwy and Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Tupelo Automobile Museum and Tupelo Veteran's Museum. There's more to do: make a trip to Vietnam Memorial Replica Wall and identify plant and animal life at Tupelo Buffalo Park & Zoo.

To find reviews and tourist information, refer to the Tupelo trip itinerary planner.

Chicago to Tupelo is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Chicago in March, things will get a bit warmer in Tupelo: highs are around 64°F and lows about 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Tupelo

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Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum


Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Get a sense of the local culture at Lotz House Museum and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Visit Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Downtown Franklin for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Tupelo to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Nashville are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

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Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry