15 days in Nashville & Charleston Itinerary

15 days in Nashville & Charleston Itinerary

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15 days in Nashville & Charleston Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  4​h
1
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Charleston
— 10 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Philadelphia

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Downtown Franklin and Carnton. Step out of the city life by going to Lost River Cave and Centennial Park. Get out of town with these interesting Nashville side-trips: Sumner Crest WInery (in Portland), Carter House (in Franklin) and Chaney's Dairy Barn (in Bowling Green). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at George Dickel Distillery, sample the tasty concoctions at Bearded Iris Brewing, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip itinerary site .

Philadelphia to Nashville is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Philadelphia to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Nashville are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Franklin, Bowling Green, Sumner Crest WInery, George Dickel Distillery, Room Escape Games
Highlights from your plan
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin
Lost River Cave ©
Lost River Cave

10
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Visiting Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Nathaniel Russell House and Aiken-Rhett House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Charleston: Old Sheldon Church Ruins (in Yemassee), Edisto Beach State Park (in Edisto Island) and Charleston Tea Plantation (in Wadmalaw Island). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Beach Public Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, appreciate the history behind Fort Moultrie, and visit a coastal fixture at Hunting Island Lighthouse.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Charleston trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Charleston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Charleston is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Charleston, with lows of 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Folly Beach, Edisto Island, Hunting Island Lighthouse, Charleston Tea Plantation, Old Sheldon Church Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

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