8 days in Nashville, Beckley & Raleigh Itinerary

8 days in Nashville, Beckley & Raleigh Itinerary

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8 days in Nashville, Beckley & Raleigh Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Beckley
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Raleigh
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

3
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, fun & games, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), take in the history at Lotz House Museum, and catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville visit planner .

San Francisco to Nashville is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Nashville is 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Beckley.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

1
night
Beckley

Beckley ©
Beckley is a city in and the county seat of Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Whipple Company Store and Museum, then explore the striking landscape at New River Gorge National River, and then snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Fayette Station Road, then go deep underground at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum, and then stroll through Grandview State Park.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Beckley online trip planner .

Getting from Nashville to Beckley by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Beckley is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Nashville in October: high temperatures in Beckley hover around 65°F and lows are around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Raleigh.

Things to do in Beckley

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Whipple Company Store and Museum, New River Gorge National River, Fayette Station Road, New River Gorge Bridge
Highlights from your plan
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge

2
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
On the 7th (Mon), get a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duke University Chapel, and finally identify plant and animal life at Fletcher Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Pullen Park, pause for some photo ops at Memorial Bell Tower, then admire the masterpieces at North Carolina Museum of Art, and finally hike along Neuse River Trail.

Plan trip to Raleigh with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Beckley to Raleigh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Beckley in October; daily highs in Raleigh reach 74°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trip

Durham
Highlights from your plan
Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Duke University Chapel ©
Duke University Chapel

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