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 Herbaria 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). Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Saint Louis Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, examine the collection at City Museum, and sample the fine beverages at StilL 630 Distillery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Saint Louis online day trip planner.

Palm Springs to Saint Louis is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour 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 · Outdoors

Side Trips

The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, Pinckney Bend Distillery, Stone Hill Winery, Zipline
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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 Holiday World & Splashin' Safari. Step out of Louisville with an excursion to Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort--about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: walk around The Parklands of Floyds Fork, sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, 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 · Nature

Side Trips

Kentucky Artisan Distillery, Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, 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 Downtown Nashville. 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. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Lotz House Museum, steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, sample the fine beverages at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, and examine the collection at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville day trip planner.

Drive from Louisville to Nashville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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

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