4 days in Nashville & Kentucky Itinerary

4 days in Nashville & Kentucky Itinerary

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4 days in Nashville & Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  3​h
Nashville
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Cadiz
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Slade
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Frankfort
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Bridgestone Arena, then get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Centennial Park.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary website .

Atlanta to Nashville is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Nashville. In May in Nashville, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cadiz.

Things to do in Nashville

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Centennial Park ©
Centennial Park
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Bridgestone Arena ©
Bridgestone Arena

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night
Cadiz

Cadiz ©
Cadiz is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Trigg County, Kentucky, United States. On the 26th (Sat), explore the activities along Lake Barkley, then identify plant and animal life at Woodlands Nature Station, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Land Between the Lakes NRA, Golden Pond Visitor Center & Planetarium.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cadiz day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Cadiz takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Cadiz can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Slade.

Things to do in Cadiz

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Land Between the Lakes NRA, Golden Pond Visitor Center & Planetarium, Lake Barkley
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Woodlands Nature Station ©
Woodlands Nature Station
Lake Barkley ©
Lake Barkley

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Slade

Slade ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): trek along Rock Bridge Trail #207, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kentucky Reptile Zoo, then don't miss a visit to Nada Tunnel, and finally admire the majestic nature at Natural Bridge State Resort Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Slade tour itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Cadiz to Slade in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cadiz to Slade due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Slade can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Frankfort.

Things to do in Slade

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Nada Tunnel
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Natural Bridge State Resort Park ©
Natural Bridge State Resort Park
Nada Tunnel ©
Nada Tunnel
Kentucky Reptile Zoo ©
Kentucky Reptile Zoo

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night
Frankfort

Frankfort ©
Frankfort is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the seat of Franklin County. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Woodford Reserve Distillery, then identify plant and animal life at Salato Wildlife Education Center, and then sample the fine beverages at Buffalo Trace Distillery.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Frankfort online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Slade to Frankfort in 1.5 hours. In May in Frankfort, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Frankfort

#Breweries, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Woodford Reserve Distillery
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Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Woodford Reserve Distillery ©
Woodford Reserve Distillery

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