6 days in Nashville, Louisville & Columbus Itinerary

6 days in Nashville, Louisville & Columbus Itinerary

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Nashville
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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Columbus
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Nashville

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): wander the streets of Downtown Nashville. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Lotz House Museum, then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and finally catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nashville trip planner.

Pittsburgh to Nashville is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Pittsburgh to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Pittsburgh in August: high temperatures in Nashville hover around 89°F and lows are around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods · Museums · Nightlife · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Louisville

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Louisville Zoo, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Marengo Cave, then snap pictures at The Big Four Bridge, and then putt your heart out at Malibu Jack's Louisville.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Louisville trip app.

Drive from Nashville to Louisville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Louisville. In August, daytime highs in Louisville are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Columbus

The Discovery City

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): experience rural life at Slate Run Living Historical Farm, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then get curious at Center of Science and Industry (COSI). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Hayden Falls Park, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Columbus Axe Throwing.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Columbus road trip site.

You can drive from Louisville to Columbus in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Parks

Side Trips