5 days in Nashville, Kentucky & Knoxville Itinerary

5 days in Nashville, Kentucky & Knoxville Itinerary

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Nashville
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Louisville
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Knoxville
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Nashville

— 1 night

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.
On the 5th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery and then take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nashville trip builder website.

Atlanta to Nashville is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or 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. In November, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites · Museums

Louisville

— 2 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Stevie Ray's Blue's Bar, Mint Julep Experiences - Louisville and The Thirsty Pedaler. On the 6th (Fri), examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, and then get interesting insight from The Thirsty Pedaler. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): gain some tasty knowledge on Mint Julep Experiences - Louisville and then get a taste of local nightlife at Stevie Ray's Blue's Bar.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Louisville trip maker.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Louisville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Nashville, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Louisville, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 37°F. On the 8th (Sun), you'll travel to Knoxville.

Things to do in Louisville

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Nightlife · Outdoors

Knoxville

— 1 night

Marble City

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Knox Whiskey Works. On the 8th (Sun), sample the fine beverages at Knox Whiskey Works.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Knoxville trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Knoxville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 39°F. On the 9th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Knoxville

Breweries & Distilleries
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Kentucky travel guide

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Caves · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
The Bluegrass State
A diverse region of sprawling farmland and rich cultural heritage, Kentucky is the birthplace of American horse racing and home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby. While the cities of Lexington and Louisville experience the majority of the state's tourism, Kentucky is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts with its array of natural attractions, including the Cumberland Gap and the world's longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a tour through original Civil War battlefields to delve into the nation's history, or head to one of the many bourbon distilleries to learn more about Kentucky's most famous export.