11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Nashville
— 2 nights
2
Louisville
— 2 nights
3
Indianapolis
— 5 nights
4
Traverse City
— 1 day

2
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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nashville road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Nashville. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Museums Tours
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Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Beer Tastings & Tours

2
nights
Louisville

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): glide peacefully along the water with Endless Summer Paddle Company, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Angel's Envy Distillery, and then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, thentry to win big at Churchill Downs, and then snap pictures at The Big Four Bridge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Louisville day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Nashville to Louisville in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Louisville

Tours Breweries & Distilleries Museums
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Distillery Tours
Endless Summer Paddle Company ©
Endless Summer Paddle Company
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs

5
nights
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Get outdoors at Skydive Indianapolis and Exotic Feline Rescue Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Indiana Grand Racing & Casino (in Shelbyville), Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino (in Anderson) and Urban Vines Winery & Brewery Co. (in Westfield). There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park, identify plant and animal life at Holliday Park, have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, and test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Room Fishers.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Indianapolis vacation planner.

Getting from Louisville to Indianapolis by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Indianapolis can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Skydive Indianapolis, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, The Escape Room Fishers, Exotic Feline Rescue Center
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Skydive Indianapolis ©
Skydive Indianapolis
Exotic Feline Rescue Center ©
Exotic Feline Rescue Center
Urban Vines Winery & Brewery Co. ©
Urban Vines Winery & Brewery Co.

1
day
Traverse City

Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
On the 11th (Tue), learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Park, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Traverse City online vacation planner.

Fly from Indianapolis to Traverse City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Indianapolis in August; daily highs in Traverse City reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Traverse City

Tours Breweries & Distilleries Outdoors
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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