8 days in Helen & Nashville Itinerary

8 days in Helen & Nashville Itinerary

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8 days in Helen & Nashville Itinerary

Start: Oviedo, Florida
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Helen
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Nashville
— 4 nights
Drive:  10​h 15​min
End: Oviedo, Florida

2
nights
Helen

A taste of Bavaria right in the heart of Georgia's "Historic High Country," Helen houses just 400 residents but hosts over 200 shops that sell everything from handmade sweaters to Christmas ornaments.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helen: River Rafting & Tubing (in Bryson City), Porters Coffee House (in Dillard) and Dry Falls (in Highlands). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Anna Ruby Falls, get your game on at Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf, trot along with a tour on horseback, and explore and take pictures at Mercier Orchards.

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Oviedo to Helen is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Oviedo in August, things will get a bit cooler in Helen: highs are around 83°F and lows about 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Helen

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Blairsville, River Rafting & Tubing, Porters Coffee House, Dry Falls, Mercier Orchards
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Dry Falls ©
Dry Falls

4
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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Helen to Nashville takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Helen in August; daily highs in Nashville reach 89°F and lows reach 69°F. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Belle Meade Plantation ©
Belle Meade Plantation
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©

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