12 days in Nashville & Washington DC Itinerary

12 days in Nashville & Washington DC Itinerary

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12 days in Nashville & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 7 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: London

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 13th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and then learn about winemaking at Natchez Hills Winery at Fontanel. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then browse the exhibits of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, and then stroll through Centennial Park.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip tool .

London, UK to Nashville is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from London to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in May, with highs in Nashville at 31°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

7
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gettysburg National Military Park and Antietam National Battlefield. Your inner history buff will appreciate Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (in Harpers Ferry) and Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Cemetery & Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planner.

Getting from Nashville to Washington DC by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In May in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg, Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Antietam National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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