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One Day Drive from New Orleans to Memphis

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One Day Drive from New Orleans to Memphis

We have one day to drive from New Orleans to Memphis and it seems we have a few different route options. Which do you recommend, and what sights should we see along the way? I realize that we'll be driving for a good 6 hours, but we'll need to get out to stretch every now and then. Thanks for any input!

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1. Re: One Day Drive from New Orleans to Memphis

While one could take the Interstate, US Hwy 61 is much more interesting, IMHO.

Here is a list of URL's, along that route:

http://msbluestrail.org/

southernfoodways.org/oral-history/…

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarksdale,_Mississippi

http://www.vicksburg.org/

http://www.portgibsononthemississippi.com/

http://visitnatchez.org/

http://www.stfrancisville.net/

http://myrtlesplantation.com/index.php

neworleansonline.com/neworleans/…

http://neworleansplantationcountry.com/

http://www.nps.gov/natr/index.htm

http://americanamusictriangle.com/

americanamusictriangle.com/driving-trails/

Enjoy!

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2. Re: One Day Drive from New Orleans to Memphis

Totally agree. Highway 61 is awesome. Stop in Vicksburg and eat lunch at Rusty's.

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3. Re: One Day Drive from New Orleans to Memphis

Thanks! What do you like about Rusty’s?

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4. Re: One Day Drive from New Orleans to Memphis

Great food and right on the river. There is also 10 South which is a little more casual and Walnut Hill.

Rusty's has fried and grilled southern style seafood and a lot more. 10 South owned by same folks has that and small plates plus bar and grill type food.

Rusty's is closed on Sunday and Monday and 10 South on Monday.

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