Moon Nashville to New Orleans Road Trip By Margaret Littman: The 444-mile Natchez Trace Parkway is a historic roadway chockfull of stories, music, scenic vistas, and more. Take this drive (or ride a bike) in this comprehensive guidebook, which also includes stops in some of the South’s most iconic cities. Explore Muscle Shoals, Memphis, and Jackson. This book, which published in January 2018, includes the Mississippi Blues Trail, Tupelo, and Memphis, too. It is being updated and revised for a new 2020 edition.