13 days in Ashland, Nashville & Bowling Green Itinerary

13 days in Ashland, Nashville & Bowling Green Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

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Ashland
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Nashville
— 7 nights
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Bowling Green
— 4 nights
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Ashland

— 1 night
Ashland is a home rule-class city in Boyd County, Kentucky, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Heritage Farm Museum and Village, explore the world behind art at Huntington Museum of Art, and then see the interesting displays at Highlands Museum and Discovery Center.

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Lexington to Ashland is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In May in Ashland, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 54°F at night. On the 23rd (Sun), you're off to Nashville.

Things to do in Ashland

Museums

Side Trip

Nashville

— 7 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Escape the urban bustle at Ohana Dive Co. and Radnor Lake State Park. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and RCA Studio B. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, and take in the history at Lotz House Museum.

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Getting from Ashland to Nashville by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bowling Green.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bowling Green

— 4 nights
Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Mammoth Cave and Saunders Springs Nature Preserve. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Corvette Museum and Brown-Pusey House. Change things up with these side-trips from Bowling Green: Mammoth Cave National Park (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Green River, &more), Louisville (Kentucky Derby Museum & Churchill Downs) and Onyx Cave (in Cave City). There's more to do: examine the collection at Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum.

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Traveling by car from Nashville to Bowling Green takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips