7 days in Memphis, New Orleans & Nashville Itinerary

7 days in Memphis, New Orleans & Nashville Itinerary

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7 days in Memphis, New Orleans & Nashville Itinerary

Kenosha
Drive:  8​h 45​min
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Kenosha

2
days
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 12th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio., and then don't miss a visit to Graceland. Here are some ideas for day two: try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Memphis Zoo, and then sample the fine beverages at Pyramid Vodka.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Memphis holiday planner.

Kenosha to Memphis is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kenosha in August; daily highs in Memphis reach 91°F and lows reach 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Sightseeing Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

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Horseshoe Casino
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Graceland
Sun Studio.
National Civil Rights Museum

1
day
New Orleans

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Jackson Square has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and then make a trip to French Quarter.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Memphis to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Memphis, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Sightseeing Historic Sites Museums
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French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
Jackson Square

2
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Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): see a show at Grand Ole Opry, then see the interesting displays at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, and then get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Nashville custom trip planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in August: highs in Nashville hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Sightseeing Historic Sites

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Lotz House Museum
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Grand Ole Opry
Lotz House Museum

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