15 days in Memphis & Glendale Itinerary

15 days in Memphis & Glendale Itinerary

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Memphis

— 7 nights

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Brownsville (Tina Turner Museum @ Flagg Grove School & West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center), Tunica (Gold Strike Casino, Horseshoe Tunica, &more) and Jackson (Cypress Grove Nature Park & Samuel T Bryant Distillery). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Graceland, examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, and appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Memphis sightseeing planner.

Atlanta to Memphis is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In May in Memphis, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Glendale.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Fun & Games · Parks · Casinos

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Glendale

— 7 nights
Glendale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, located about nine miles (14 km) northwest from Downtown Phoenix. Venture out of the city with trips to Camp Verde (Verde Valley Archaeology Center, Montezuma Castle National Monument, &more), Clarkdale (Arizona Copper Art Museum & Historic Road - US Route 89A) and Cottonwood (Pillsbury Wine Company North & Historic Old Town Cottonwood). There's lots more to do: tee off at Phoenix Scottsdale Golf, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sahuaro Ranch Park, appreciate the history behind Anthem Veterans Memorial, and trek along Granite Mountain Trail 261.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Glendale trip builder website.

Fly from Memphis to Glendale in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and tram. Traveling from Memphis to Glendale, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Memphis in May, things will get a bit warmer in Glendale: highs are around 92°F and lows about 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Glendale

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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