12 days in Nashville & Casa Grande Itinerary

12 days in Nashville & Casa Grande Itinerary

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12 days in Nashville & Casa Grande Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  24​h 30​min
2
Casa Grande
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

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.
On the 25th (Mon), take in the views from Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge and then explore and take pictures at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Smith Creek Moonshine, and finally take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nashville day trip planner.

Minneapolis to Nashville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis in February, things will get warmer in Nashville: highs are around 53°F and lows about 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Casa Grande.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Stones River National Battlefield, Arrington Vineyards
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Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Stones River National Battlefield ©
Stones River National Battlefield
Arrington Vineyards ©
Arrington Vineyards

8
nights
Casa Grande

Casa Grande ©
Casa Grande is a city in Pinal County, approximately halfway between Phoenix and Tucson in the U.S. Get outdoors at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and Picacho Peak State Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Boyce Thompson Arboretum and St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Casa Grande: Gold Canyon (Gold Canyon Resort - Sidewinder Golf Course & Peralta Canyon), Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch (in Picacho) and Florence (Pinal County Historical Museum, McFarland State Historic Park, & more). The adventure continues: stop by Pickle Barrel Trading Post, try to win big at Harrah's Ak-chin Casino, explore and take pictures at Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch, and take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Casa Grande day trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nashville to Casa Grande. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Casa Grande due to the time zone difference. In February, Casa Grande is somewhat warmer than Nashville - with highs of 71°F and lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Casa Grande

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Florence, Maricopa, Picacho, Gold Canyon, Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Picacho Peak State Park ©
Picacho Peak State Park
Boyce Thompson Arboretum ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©

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