10 days in Nashville & East Coast of USA Itinerary

10 days in Nashville & East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Nashville
— 1 day
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
Fly
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Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Blowing Rock
— 1 night
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Nashville

— 1 day

Music City U.S.A.

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 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, and then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville itinerary builder.

Cedar Rapids to Nashville is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cedar Rapids in June, things will get a bit warmer in Nashville: highs are around 88°F and lows about 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 3 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kids will enjoy National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. The adventure continues: meet the residents at National Zoological Park, pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Washington DC is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

New York City

— 4 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, get great views at Top of the Rock, and take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, use the New York City visit planning site.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for little chillier days in New York City, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Myrtle Beach

— 1 night
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): get interesting insight from Tours, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Myrtle Beach road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Myrtle Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in Myrtle Beach reach 86°F and lows reach 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Blowing Rock.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Tours · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Wildlife

Blowing Rock

— 1 night
Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. On the 14th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Otter Falls, then identify plant and animal life at The Valle Crucis Community Park, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

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Getting from Myrtle Beach to Blowing Rock by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Myrtle Beach in June, things will get a bit cooler in Blowing Rock: highs are around 77°F and lows about 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

North Carolina Mountains travel guide

4.5
Historic Sites · Zipline · River Rafting & Tubing
Called the "Land of the Blue Mist" by the Cherokee Indians, the North Carolina Smoky Mountains are one of the world's most biologically diverse wilderness areas. The vast national park sheltering the native wildlife of these ancient mountains offers a close look at the area's nature and its people. A perfect spot for a tranquil vacation, the blue-misted mountains are one of the country's few World Heritage Sites, protecting the largest old-growth forest east of the Mississippi River. Things to do for adventurous visitors include whitewater rafting and river tubing, while those interested in more urbane entertainment can explore the area's many small towns on the 750 km (470 mi) scenic road meandering over the mountains.