8 days in Norwood, Memphis & Arlington Itinerary

8 days in Norwood, Memphis & Arlington Itinerary

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Norwood
— 1 night
Drive to Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Fly to Memphis
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Memphis
— 4 nights
Fly
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Arlington
— 2 nights
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Norwood — 1 night

Norwood is a town in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of The Rankin Museum of American Heritage, then contemplate the long history of Town Creek Indian Mound, and then ride a horse along The Fork Farm & Stables. On your second day here, experience rural life at Carter Farms and then look for gifts at Ben Owen Pottery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Norwood route planner.

Charlotte to Norwood is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Memphis.
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Memphis — 4 nights

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.
Take a break from Memphis with a short trip to Horseshoe Tunica in Tunica, about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, see the interesting displays at Graceland, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Memphis Zoo.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Memphis trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Norwood to Memphis. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Norwood in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Memphis, with lows around 56°F. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Arlington.
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Arlington — 2 nights

The popular saying goes, "Everything's bigger in Texas!" and Arlington exemplifies that maxim.
Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and then get in on the family fun at Six Flags Over Texas.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Arlington tour itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Memphis to Arlington in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Arlington can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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