7 days in Rochester, Cincinnati & Nashville Itinerary

7 days in Rochester, Cincinnati & Nashville Itinerary

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7 days in Rochester, Cincinnati & Nashville Itinerary

Start: Rochester
1
Rochester
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Cincinnati
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
3
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Rochester

3
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Get in touch with nature at Seneca Lake Wine Trail and Taughannock Falls State Park. Popular historic sites such as Seward House Museum and Fort Hill Cemetery are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Rochester side-trips: Three Brothers Wineries and Estates (in Geneva), McGregor Vineyard (in Dundee) and Glenn H. Curtiss Museum (in Hammondsport). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Skaneateles Lake, examine the collection at George Eastman Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Tinker Nature Park, and stroll the grounds of Mount Hope Cemetery.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rochester trip maker app .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Rochester. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Auburn, Three Brothers Wineries and Estates, Taughannock Falls State Park, McGregor Vineyard, Skaneateles Lake
Highlights from your plan
Seneca Lake Wine Trail ©
Seneca Lake Wine Trail
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
Skaneateles Lake ©
Skaneateles Lake

1
day
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
On the 25th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Mount Adams, then take in the views from Roebling Suspension Bridge, then identify plant and animal life at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Cincinnati journey site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rochester to Cincinnati in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Cincinnati can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites Wildlife Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
Mount Adams ©
Mount Adams
Room Escape Games

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.
On the 26th (Fri), explore and take pictures at Belmont Mansion, contemplate the waterfront views at Radnor Lake State Park, and then get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Lotz House Museum, stroll the grounds of McGavock Confederate Cemetery, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Stones River National Battlefield.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nashville travel itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Cincinnati to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cincinnati in October, expect Nashville to be somewhat warmer, temps between 75°F and 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Franklin, Stones River National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park
McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©

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