5 days in Nashville & Natchez Itinerary

5 days in Nashville & Natchez Itinerary

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5 days in Nashville & Natchez Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
2
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Birmingham

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.
Visit McGavock Confederate Cemetery and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Stones River National Battlefield and George Dickel Distillery. Step out of Nashville to go to Manchester and see Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and browse the exhibits of Lotz House Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Nashville trip planner .

Birmingham to Nashville is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Franklin, Stones River National Battlefield, Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park, George Dickel Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Windsor Ruins, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Emerald Mound, then stroll the grounds of Natchez City Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of Natchez National Cemetery. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Stanton Hall, contemplate the long history of Rosalie Mansion, then take in the spiritual surroundings of First Presbyterian Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Natchez itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Nashville to Natchez in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and car; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Natchez can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Windsor Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Windsor Ruins ©
Windsor Ruins
Stanton Hall ©
Stanton Hall
Natchez City Cemetery ©
Natchez City Cemetery

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