Interstate 40 – Nashville to Memphis – Tennessee

Drive America’s Highways for 187 miles along Interstate 40 from Nashville to Memphis in Tennessee.

We start the video at exit 199 on the west side of the Nashville metro. Heading west on I-40 – The Music Highway, we soon cross the interchange with US-70S before reaching the western terminus of Interstate 840 and the town of Dickson.

As we generally descend from the highlands that are central and eastern Tennessee, we make our way through Bucksnort and across the Tennessee River to the Natchez Trace State Park and Forest near the town of Parker’s Crossroads and into Jackson.

Leaving Jackson, we continue southwest on Interstate 40 through the Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge and the town of Brownsville. As we get closer to Memphis, the road flattens out and the police presence seems to pick up. Before we know it, we are at the interchange with the new Interstate 269 (which is officially I-269 but still signed as TN-385) and the outskirts of the Memphis metro.

Entering the metro, we make a few stops at US-64 and Germantown Pkwy before continuing into the city to end the video at Whitten Road.


Seed-N-Feed, Greasy Spoon, Up and Coming, Bright Future, Where the Spirit Takes Me, Strong Rhythms, Flying on Sunlight, Walk Home, Rocking Blues, and Off The Hook —

Heart Strings and Sunny Looks Good on You — YouTube music library

A Courageous Light Instrumental –


  1. Jim Brosky

    when was this shot?

    • Interstate 411

      Per our policy (

      [D]ue to privacy concerns, we do not provide the exact date of our footage.

      That said, we do provide the season and year, in this case, winter 2018.

      If there is a specific event you are looking for, let us know, we may be able to find it for you.

  2. DatDominicanBol FromPhilly

    Looks like somebody loves hugging that left lane

  3. Cameron Fry

    AKA…the US snowdome capital.

  4. fridolo

    Great driving video once again! Thank you for sharing!

  5. ABS - Jakes

    Hey bud. Great Video! Please what song is playing at 16:00 ? thanks !

    • Interstate 411

      It's called 'Sunny Looks Good on You' and was found in the YT Audio Library

  6. Shaun St

    I did this ride last October in rented F150 with the 3.5 ecoboost.. what a fast truck that was.. great stretch of road.

  7. robert holder

    i love this video

  8. robert holder

    john rogers sixx is this our no traffic freeway

    • robert holder

      say this our freeway of love

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