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Albuquerque to Memphis drive

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  Albuquerque
 Route 66
 Tucumcari
 Amarillo
 Elk City
 Oklahoma City
 Fort Smith
 Little Rock
   Memphis 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   3 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Albuquerque to Memphis road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Albuquerque to Memphis. If you're planning a road trip to Memphis, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Albuquerque and Memphis. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Albuquerque and Memphis. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Albuquerque
drive for about 2 hours

11:55 am  Route 66
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:55 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:34 pm  Tucumcari
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:34 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

5:18 pm  Amarillo
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 5.5 hours
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 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Amarillo
drive for about 2.5 hours

1:20 pm  Elk City
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:20 pm
drive for about 2 hours

4:06 pm  Oklahoma City
stay overnight at The Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma City
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 4 hours
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 Day 3

10:00 am  leave from The Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma City
drive for about 3 hours

12:55 pm  Fort Smith
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:55 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

4:24 pm  Little Rock
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:24 pm
drive for about 2 hours

7:32 pm  arrive in Memphis
eat at Central BBQ
stay at Peabody Hotel

day 3 driving ≈ 7.5 hours
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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Albuquerque, New Mexico.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.


How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.


Where should I stop along the way?

Route 66  (3 mentions)

Tucumcari  (4 answers)
    questions about Tucumcari:
        What are the must see/must stay/ must eat places in Tucumcari?

Amarillo  (26 answers)
    questions about Amarillo:
        THING TO SEE

Elk City  (2 answers)

Oklahoma City  (31 answers)
    Boathouse District  (4 mentions)
    Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum  (3 mentions)
    AT&T Bricktown Ballpark  (2 mentions)
    Science Museum Oklahoma  (2 mentions)
    Stockyards City Main Street  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Oklahoma City:
        Kitchen No. 324
        Big Truck Tacos
        Waffle Champion
        Cheever's Cafe
        Museum Cafe
    hotels around Oklahoma City:
        The Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma City
    questions about Oklahoma City:
        Breakfast Restaurant in OKC
        What sort of hands-on things can I experience in OKC?
        What's the best neighborhood in Oklahoma City for a first time visitor?

Fort Smith  (3 answers)

Little Rock  (37 answers)
    William J Clinton Library  (6 mentions)
    Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site  (3 mentions)
    Governors Mansion Historic District  (2 mentions)
    William J. Clinton Presidential Center  (2 mentions)
    Museum of Discovery  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Little Rock:
        Doe's Eat Place
        Loca Luna
    questions about Little Rock:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Little Rock?
        Best sights in Little Rock
        Good Eating Gems
        Can't miss restaurants in Little Rock?
        Best hotels in Little Rock?


Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Memphis, Tennessee.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.


Where's the best place to stay in Memphis?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Memphis.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Peabody Hotel, which was mentioned 12 times on Trippy.

Want to research more popular hotels in Memphis? Click the blue button below.




Where's the best place to eat in Memphis?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Central BBQ, which was mentioned 10 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Payne's Bar-B-Q  (3 mentions)
Cozy Corner Restaurant  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Memphis? Click the blue button below.




What are some things to do in Memphis?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Beale Street  (9 mentions)
Graceland  (9 mentions)
Memphis Zoo  (7 mentions)
Mud Island  (6 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Memphis. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  stephanie from Nixa asked:
Must sees in Memphis TN?? Hidden gems places to eat??  (5 answers)

profile  Andreas from Manhattan asked:
Best blues clubs in Memphis?  (5 answers)

profile  Regan from Brooklyn asked:
What are the musts of Memphis, y'all?  (5 answers)

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Memphis for a first time visitor?  (5 answers)

profile  Larry from Southern California asked:
Good Food and Fun With Kids  (4 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Memphis.




Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Memphis to Albuquerque drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Albuquerque to Memphis. Or get a full Albuquerque to Memphis flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Albuquerque well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Albuquerque!





At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,008 miles
driving time of 14 hours, 28 minutes
Memphis is 1 hour ahead of Albuquerque
90 Albuquerque travel answers
4 Tucumcari travel answers
26 Amarillo travel answers
2 Elk City travel answers
31 Oklahoma City travel answers
3 Fort Smith travel answers
37 Little Rock travel answers
102 Memphis travel answers





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