10 days in Nashville & Chicago Itinerary

10 days in Nashville & Chicago Itinerary

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10 days in Nashville & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Rosario
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Rosario

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Carnton and Carter House. Popular historic sites such as Downtown Franklin and Fort Donelson National Cemetery are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Nashville: Johnsonville State Historic Park (in New Johnsonville) and Cummins Falls State Park (in Cookeville). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Radnor Lake State Park, get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's of the Seven Sorrow Catholic Church, and stroll through Centennial Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Nashville day trip planner .

Rosario, Argentina to Nashville is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rosario to Nashville is minus 3 hours. In May, Nashville is somewhat warmer than Rosario - with highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Franklin, Cummins Falls State Park, Fort Donelson National Cemetery, Johnsonville State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Carter House ©
Carter House
Cummins Falls State Park ©
Cummins Falls State Park
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get outdoors at Starved Rock State Park and Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area. Get some historical perspective at Millennium Park and Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Get out of town with these interesting Chicago side-trips: Sarett Nature Center (in Benton Harbor), Garwood Orchards (in LaPorte) and Cowles Bog (in Chesterton). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Nashville to Chicago by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Nashville in May, with highs in Chicago at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Starved Rock State Park, Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Cowles Bog, Sarett Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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