11 days in Saint Louis, Louisville & Nashville Itinerary

11 days in Saint Louis, Louisville & Nashville Itinerary

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Saint Louis
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Louisville
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Nashville
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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Attractions like Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and Missouri Botanical Garden make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from the city and head to The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House and Zipline. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint Louis: Pinckney Bend Distillery (in New Haven) and Stone Hill Winery (in Hermann). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Saint Louis Zoo, get some fabulous bargains at Herbaria, see the interesting displays at City Museum, and sample the fine beverages at StilL 630 Distillery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Saint Louis day trip planning site.

Palm Springs to Saint Louis is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Palm Springs to Saint Louis due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Palm Springs in July, expect Saint Louis to be slightly colder, temps between 89°F and 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

Side Trips

Pinckney Bend Distillery, Zipline, The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, Stone Hill Winery
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
City Museum ©
City Museum

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Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Louisville Mega Cavern and Salato Wildlife Education Center. Step out of Louisville with an excursion to Holiday World & Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus--about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: walk around The Parklands of Floyds Fork, sample the fine beverages at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, and try your luck at Churchill Downs.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Louisville online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Louisville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint Louis to Louisville is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, Kentucky Artisan Distillery, Salato Wildlife Education Center
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Holiday World & Splashin' Safari ©
Holiday World & Splashin' Safari
Salato Wildlife Education Center ©
Salato Wildlife Education Center

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Grand Ole Opry and Lotz House Museum. For shopping fun, head to Savannah's Candy Kitchen or Opry Mills. Take a break from Nashville with a short trip to Lost River Cave in Bowling Green, about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: visit Downtown Nashville, contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, and see the interesting displays at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip builder app.

You can drive from Louisville to Nashville in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Lost River Cave
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Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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