The driving time from Nashville, Tennessee to Memphis, Tennessee is:

3 hours, 18 minutes

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Driving time from Nashville, TN to Memphis, TN

How long is the drive from Nashville, TN to Memphis, TN? The total driving time is 3 hours, 18 minutes.

Your trip begins in Nashville, Tennessee. It ends in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Memphis is home to over 100 barbecue joints according to GQ, Serious Eats and MSN have quoted Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken located on Front Street, downtown Memphis as one of the best fried chicken eatery in America.

If you ask the locals you will get names like Charlie Vergos’ Rendezvous, A&R Bar-B-Que, Central BBQ, Cozy Corner Restaurant and Payne’s Original Bar-B-Q among the best in Memphis.

Besides barbecue and fried chicken, Memphis is where you find Graceland and The National Civil Rights Museum. Graceland is the home of the king or Rock N Roll, Elvis Presley. The National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel was where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968.

The museum has over 260 artifacts, 40 films, interactive media and oral histories that trace the civil rights movement and also slavery from the 17th century to the present. It is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm and closed on Tuesday.

Nashville, Tennessee

City: Nashville
State: Tennessee
Country: United States
Category: cities

Memphis, Tennessee

City: Memphis
State: Tennessee
Country: United States
Category: cities

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