9 days in Memphis, Nashville & Vicksburg Itinerary

9 days in Memphis, Nashville & Vicksburg Itinerary

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9 days in Memphis, Nashville & Vicksburg Itinerary

Start: Belton
Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Vicksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
End: Belton

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): stop by Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid, examine the collection at Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and finally steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis vacation builder .

Belton to Memphis is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Belton in March; daily highs in Memphis reach 63°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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4
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Get some historical perspective at Lotz House Museum and Downtown Franklin. Appreciate the collections at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Gallery 202. Get out of town with these interesting Nashville side-trips: Country View Market (in Charlotte) and Franklin (Franklin Glassblowing Studio, The Copper Fox Gallery, & more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, admire the landmark architecture of Downtown Presbyterian Church, examine the collection at The Upper Room Chapel & Christian Museum, and steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nashville journey builder tool .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. March in Nashville sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Franklin, Country View Market
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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

1
night
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. On the 4th (Thu), take in the history at Vicksburg National Military Park and then get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse.

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Getting from Nashville to Vicksburg by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Nashville in April, Vicksburg is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Fun & Games Nightlife
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Vicksburg National Military Park ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Cemetery ©
Vicksburg National Cemetery

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