4 days in Philadelphia & West Tennessee Itinerary

4 days in Philadelphia & West Tennessee Itinerary

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Philadelphia
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Memphis
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Philadelphia

— 1 night

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Longwood Gardens. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and then examine the collection at The Franklin Institute.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia tour planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Philadelphia. In April, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos

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Memphis

— 2 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.
On the 12th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Memphis Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): explore the galleries of Graceland and then contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Memphis road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Philadelphia to Memphis in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Memphis is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Philadelphia in April, expect Memphis to be somewhat warmer, temps between 73°F and 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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