9 days in Nashville & Memphis Itinerary

9 days in Nashville & Memphis Itinerary

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9 days in Nashville & Memphis Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Memphis
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

3
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 outdoors at Radnor Lake State Park and Bowie Nature Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Downtown Nashville and Lotz House Museum. Go for a jaunt from Nashville to Charlotte to see Country View Market about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and stroll around Centennial Park.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nashville trip itinerary tool .

Amsterdam, Holland to Nashville is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Nashville. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in April; daily highs in Nashville reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Country View Market, Bowie Nature Park
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Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Memphis Zoo and Forrest L Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center. Visiting Pinson Mounds State Park and Hampson Museum State Park will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Memphis side-trips: Horseshoe Tunica (in Tunica) and Covington's Historic Square (in Covington). There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, learn more about the world around you at Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Memphis trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Hampson Archeological Museum State Park, Pinson Mounds State Park, Covington's Historic Square, Horseshoe Tunica, Forrest L Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center
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Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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