7 days in Louisville & Nashville Itinerary

7 days in Louisville & Nashville Itinerary

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Nashville
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Louisville

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Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
You've added Fourth Street Live!, Kentucky Derby Museum, Louisville Slugger Field, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): see the interesting displays at National Corvette Museum, then steep yourself in history at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, then stroll around Falls of the Ohio State Park, and finally take in the views from The Big Four Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, catch a live event at Louisville Slugger Field, enjoy some diversion at Churchill Downs, then see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, and finally make a trip to Fourth Street Live!.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Louisville day trip planner.

Nashville to Louisville is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also drive; or 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 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Louisville

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Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum

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Nashville

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.
You've added Cheekwood, Belle Meade Plantation, Tennessee State Capitol, and other attractions to your itinerary. Do your shopping at Opry Mills and Hatch Show Print. Change things up with a short trip to Jim Beam American Stillhouse in Clermont (about 2h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, tour the pleasant surroundings at Centennial Park, see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and visit Downtown Nashville.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville online tour planner.

You can drive from Louisville to Nashville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Nashville. In August, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

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Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Ryman Auditorium ©
Ryman Auditorium
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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