8 days in Atlanta, Chattanooga & Nashville Itinerary

8 days in Atlanta, Chattanooga & Nashville Itinerary

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Drive to St Louis Lambert International Airport, Fly to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport
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Atlanta
— 1 day
Drive
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Chattanooga
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive

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Atlanta

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 24th (Sun), examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, then get in on the family fun at SKYVIEW Atlanta, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Atlanta trip planner.

Columbia to Atlanta is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Columbia to Atlanta is 1 hour. Traveling from Columbia in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Atlanta: highs are around 65°F and lows about 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Atlanta

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

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Chattanooga

Dynamo of Dixie

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
On the 25th (Mon), Head underground at Ruby Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Lookout Mountain, and then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Mission Chattanooga. On your second day here, snap pictures at Walnut Street Bridge, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Tennessee Aquarium, then have fun and explore at Creative Discovery Museum, and finally look for gifts at Rocket Fizz.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Chattanooga road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Atlanta to Chattanooga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in March, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

3
nights
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'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Grand Ole Opry and The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, and take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nashville trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Chattanooga to Nashville in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Chattanooga to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Nashville are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Neighborhoods · Museums

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