8 days in Nashville, Chattanooga & Atlanta Itinerary

8 days in Nashville, Chattanooga & Atlanta Itinerary

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Drive
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Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive
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Chattanooga
— 2 nights
Drive
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Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly to St Louis Lambert International Airport, Drive to Columbia

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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.
Family-friendly places like Grand Ole Opry and The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, and take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Nashville trip itinerary builder app.

Columbia to Nashville is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Columbia in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Nashville, with highs around 61°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): get outside with High Point Climbing, take in the dramatic scenery at Ruby Falls, and then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Experience - Chattanooga Escape Room Games. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Creative Discovery Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Tennessee Aquarium, and then snap pictures at Walnut Street Bridge.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Chattanooga trip planner.

Drive from Nashville to Chattanooga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, daily temperatures in Chattanooga can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Atlanta.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Outdoors · Childrens Museums · Nature

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Atlanta First United Methodist Church, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Here are some ideas for day two: observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Atlanta itinerary maker site.

Drive from Chattanooga to Atlanta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Atlanta are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Museums