Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Memphis to Atlanta. If you're planning a road trip to Atlanta, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
11:00 am start in Memphis
drive for about 1 hour
12:06 pm Brownsville (Tennessee)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:06 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours
3:33 pm Nashville
stay overnight at Gaylord Opryland Resort
leave the next day around 10:00 am
day 1 driving ≈ 3.5 hours
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10:00 am leave from Gaylord Opryland Resort
drive for about 2 hours
12:09 pm Chattanooga
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:09 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours
2:49 pm Marietta
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:49 pm
drive for about 28 minutes
4:16 pm arrive in Atlanta
stay at W Atlanta - Midtown
day 2 driving ≈ 4.5 hours
Jennifer from Adelaide, South Australia asked:
5 days to drive from Atlanta to Memphis (6 answers)
casinos (3 answers)
questions about Brownsville (Tennessee):
What is interesting to see or do in or near Brownsville TN?
Nashville (190 answers)
Grand Ole Opry (8 mentions)
Country Music Hall of Fame (6 mentions)
Ryman Auditorium (6 mentions)
Centennial Park (6 mentions)
The Parthenon (5 mentions)
restaurants around Nashville:
Hattie B's Hot Chicken - 19th Ave
Peg Leg Porker BBQ
hotels around Nashville:
Gaylord Opryland Resort
The Hermitage Hotel
Omni Nashville Hotel
questions about Nashville:
What's the best neighborhood in Nashville for a first time visitor?
Nearby small towns or outdoor areas?
Top of the line hotels in Nashville?
What are some must sees in Nashville during the weekend
Best Location to Stay
Chattanooga (32 answers)
Ruby Falls (5 mentions)
Rock City (3 mentions)
Tennessee Aquarium (2 mentions)
Creative Discovery Museum (2 mentions)
Lookout Mountain (2 mentions)
questions about Chattanooga:
Is April a good month to visit Chattanooga?
Activities in Chattanooga for families with active kids
Marietta (8 answers)
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park (3 mentions)
Marietta Square (2 mentions)
Silver Comet Trail (2 mentions)
restaurants around Marietta:
questions about Marietta:
What is your favorite restaurant in Marietta?
Best free things to do in Marietta?
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 Atlanta.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out W Atlanta - Midtown, which was mentioned 6 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest The Varsity, which was mentioned 14 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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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:
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 Atlanta. Click on any question to see answers from the community!
Leslie from Nashville asked:
Good Restaurants Unique to Atlanta? (14 answers)
Tristan from Florida asked:
Great, reasonable places to eat. (13 answers)
Gina from Minneapolis asked:
Tourist spots worth seeing in Atlanta? (13 answers)
Sarah from Seattle asked:
Authentic Southern Food! (12 answers)
Brooke from Nashville asked:
Best family activities in Atlanta? (10 answers)
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Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Atlanta to Memphis drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.
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