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Nashville to Memphis drive

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Nashville to Memphis road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Nashville to Memphis. If you're planning a road trip to Memphis, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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9:00 am  start in Nashville
drive for about 35 minutes

9:35 am  Fairview (Tennessee)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 10:35 am
drive for about 53 minutes

11:27 am  Hurricane Mills
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 12:27 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

1:17 pm  Wildersville
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:17 pm
drive for about 39 minutes

2:56 pm  Jackson (Tennessee)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 3:56 pm
drive for about 36 minutes

4:32 pm  Brownsville (Tennessee)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 5:32 pm
drive for about 1 hour

6:34 pm  Germantown (Tennessee)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 7:34 pm
drive for about 28 minutes

8:01 pm  arrive in Memphis
stay at Peabody Hotel

driving ≈ 5 hours

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Nashville to Memphis questions

 Sharon Davis from Riverwoods asked:
Nashville and Memphis in August. Where to eat? What to see and do?  (2 answers)

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Nashville, Tennessee.

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?

Fairview (Tennessee)
Hurricane Mills  (2 answers)
Jackson (Tennessee)  (4 answers)
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Brownsville (Tennessee)
    questions about Brownsville (Tennessee):
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Germantown (Tennessee)  (2 answers)

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!

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

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

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

 stephanie wacaser from Nixa asked:
Must sees in Memphis TN?? Hidden gems places to eat??  (4 answers)

 Larry B 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 Nashville 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 Nashville to Memphis. Or get a full Nashville 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 Nashville well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Nashville!

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 212 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 18 minutes
135 Nashville travel answers
2 Hurricane Mills travel answers
4 Jackson (Tennessee) travel answers
1 Brownsville (Tennessee) travel answer
2 Germantown (Tennessee) travel answers
94 Memphis travel answers

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