12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Nashville
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Hanceville
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Irondale
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Laurel
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
End: New York City

5
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.
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and President James K. Polk Home & Museum will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as George Dickel Distillery and Stones River National Battlefield. Get out of town with these interesting Nashville side-trips: Arrington Vineyards (in Arrington) and McGavock Confederate Cemetery (in Franklin). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, admire the natural beauty at Belmont Mansion, contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Nashville trip planner.

New York City to Nashville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Nashville. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hanceville.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Franklin, President James K. Polk Home & Museum, Stones River National Battlefield, Arrington Vineyards, George Dickel Distillery
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McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Stones River National Battlefield ©

4
nights
Hanceville

Hanceville ©
Hanceville is a city in Cullman County, Alabama, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Ave Maria Grotto and Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ivy Green and Muscle Shoals Sound Studios. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hanceville: Jules J. Berta Vineyards (in Albertville), Point Mallard Waterpark (in Decatur) and Little River Canyon National Preserve (in Fort Payne). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Historic Mooresville and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanceville road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Nashville to Hanceville in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Nashville in July; daily highs in Hanceville reach 82°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Irondale.

Things to do in Hanceville

Historic Sites Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, Historic Mooresville, Jules J. Berta Vineyards, Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House, Ivy Green
Highlights from your plan
Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament ©
Ave Maria Grotto ©
Ave Maria Grotto
Ivy Green ©
Ivy Green

1
night
Irondale

Irondale ©
Irondale is a city in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States. On the 14th (Sat), explore the different monuments and memorials at Alabama National Cemetery, then stroll through Oak Mountain State Park, and then don't miss a visit to Train Watching Platform.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Irondale attractions tool .

Traveling by car from Hanceville to Irondale takes an hour. Traveling from Hanceville in July, expect Irondale to be somewhat warmer, temps between 90°F and 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Laurel.

Things to do in Irondale

Outdoors Nature Trails

Side Trips

Oak Mountain State Park, Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Alabama National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Train Watching Platform ©
Train Watching Platform
Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament ©
Alabama National Cemetery ©
Alabama National Cemetery

1
night
Laurel

Laurel ©
Laurel is a city in and the second county seat of Jones County, Mississippi, United States. To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Laurel day trip planning app .

You can drive from Irondale to Laurel in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. July in Laurel sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 70°F at night. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Laurel

Historic Sites
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Landrum's Homestead & Village ©
Landrum's Homestead & Village

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