Discover Nashville & Memphis
Tennessee’s music cities are a one of a kind experience. Home to legends of country, rock n roll and blues; the State’s music is the soundtrack of America. From the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville to Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee is where it all began and never stopped.
Things to do in Nashville & Memphis
- Tour the once home of Elvis Presley, Graceland
- Discover the birthplace of rock n roll, Sun Studio
- Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
- Trace the history at the National Civil Rights Museum
- Wander the Stax Museum of American Soul Music
- Listen to county legends at the Grand Ole Opry
- Walk down America’s most iconic street, Beale Street
- Party all night in Nashville’s Honky Tonks and Juke Joints
- Pay homage to the ‘Man in Black’ at the Johnny Cash Museum
- Walk in the footsteps of the greats at Historic RCA Studio B
Beyond Nashville and Memphis, experience the relaxation of driving through the rolling hills of Middle Tennessee with the top down, stopping to soak in the State’s storied history.
In the South East of the State, discover the beauty and adventure of the Great Smoky Mountains, America’s most visited National Park, then get back to the music with a trip to Dollywood, the country and western inspired theme park a stone’s through from where Dolly Parton, an American national treasure, grew up.
Road – Nashville to Memphis 212 miles; Atlanta to Nashville 248 miles
By Air – Indirect flights into Nashville and Memphis from the UK and most major cities
As with most American states, travelling around Tennessee is best done by hiring a car, hitting the open road and driving yourself between the cities. For those who don’t wish to drive, there are regular buses and flights between the major cities. There is no option for rail travel to the central or eastern parts of the state.
In Nashville and Memphis, you will find public transport in the form of buses, trains, and taxis, plus some hotels run shuttle buses to the down town areas.