11 days in Washington DC, Savannah & Nashville Itinerary

11 days in Washington DC, Savannah & Nashville Itinerary

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11 days in Washington DC, Savannah & Nashville Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
train:  1​h 45​min
1
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Savannah
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
On the 7th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Washington DC day trip app .

Philadelphia to Washington DC is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in March, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery

5
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hilton Head Island Bike Trails and Fort Pulaski National Monument. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and City Market. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Hilton Head (Spas & Wellness, Speed Boats Tours, & more). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, get interesting insight from Tours, view the masterpieces at Tiffani Taylor Gallery, and learn about all things military at Old Fort Jackson.

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Getting from Washington DC to Savannah by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in March: high temperatures in Savannah hover around 69°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
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Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

4
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.
Visit Lotz House Museum and Downtown Franklin for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at National Corvette Museum and Carter House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nashville: South Union Shaker Village (in South Union) and Franklin (Franklin Glassblowing Studio, Carnton, & more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, admire the masterpieces at Amqui Station and Visitors Center, buy something for everyone on your list at Opry Mills, and sample the tasty concoctions at Jackalope Brewing Company - The Den.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Savannah to Nashville in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Savannah to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Savannah in March; daily highs in Nashville reach 61°F and lows reach 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Franklin, National Corvette Museum, South Union Shaker Village
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National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carnton ©
Carnton

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