33 days in Nashville & New Orleans Itinerary

33 days in Nashville & New Orleans Itinerary

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Nashville
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New Orleans
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Nashville — 17 nights

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Explore Nashville's surroundings by going to Dueling Grounds Distillery (in Franklin), Mammoth Cave National Park (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Mammoth Cave, &more) and Bowling Green (NCM Motorsports Park & National Corvette Museum). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, explore the galleries of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Distillery & Yee-Haw Brewery, and catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Nashville travel site.

Orlando to Nashville is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Orlando in September since evenings lows in Nashville dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to New Orleans.
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New Orleans — 15 nights

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Houmas House and Gardens (in Darrow) and Vacherie (Oak Alley Plantation & Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site). Spend the 7th (Fri) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, walk around Audubon Park, examine the collection at New Orleans Museum of Art, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans attractions planner.

You can fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nashville in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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