8 days in Nashville, Kentucky & Hendersonville Itinerary

8 days in Nashville, Kentucky & Hendersonville Itinerary

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8 days in Nashville, Kentucky & Hendersonville Itinerary

Start: Nashville
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Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Bowling Green
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Elizabethtown
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Bardstown
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
5
Versailles
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
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Frankfort
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
7
Lexington
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Danville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
9
Campbellsville
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
10
Glasgow
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Hendersonville
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
End: Nashville

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Savannah's Candy Kitchen.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Nashville. July in Nashville sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Bowling Green.

Things to do in Nashville

Shopping
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Savannah's Candy Kitchen ©
Savannah's Candy Kitchen

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Bowling Green

Bowling Green ©
Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. On the 10th (Wed), see the interesting displays at South Union Shaker Village and then get engrossed in the history at The Kentucky Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Bowling Green trip app .

You can drive from Nashville to Bowling Green in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 69°F. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Thu) before leaving for Elizabethtown.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Museums

Side Trip

South Union Shaker Village
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South Union Shaker Village ©
South Union Shaker Village
The Kentucky Museum ©
The Kentucky Museum
NCM Motorsports Park ©
NCM Motorsports Park

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Elizabethtown

Elizabethtown
Elizabethtown is a home rule-class city and the county seat of Hardin County, Kentucky, in the United States. To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Elizabethtown itinerary maker website .

Drive from Bowling Green to Elizabethtown in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Bowling Green to Elizabethtown is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Elizabethtown are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. You'll set off for Bardstown on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in Elizabethtown

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Bardstown

Bardstown
Bardstown is a home rule-class city in Nelson County, Kentucky, in the United States. For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bardstown trip app .

Bardstown is just a short distance from Elizabethtown. July in Bardstown sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 66°F at night. You will leave for Versailles on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in Bardstown

Parks Outdoors Museums

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Versailles

Versailles ©
Versailles is a home rule-class city in Woodford County, Kentucky, United States and is located near Lexington. For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Versailles trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bardstown to Versailles takes an hour. July in Versailles sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Frankfort.

Things to do in Versailles

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Damselfly Gallery
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Wildside Winery ©
Wildside Winery

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Frankfort

Frankfort ©
Frankfort is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the seat of Franklin County. To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Frankfort online trip itinerary planner .

Frankfort is just a stone's throw from Versailles. In July, daily temperatures in Frankfort can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lexington.

Things to do in Frankfort

Museums
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Rebecca Ruth Candy Tours & Museum ©
Rebecca Ruth Candy Tours & Museum

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Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Aviation Museum of Kentucky and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Lexington Cemetery.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lexington day trip planning tool .

You can take a bus from Frankfort to Lexington in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sun) before leaving for Danville.

Things to do in Lexington

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries
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Lexington Cemetery ©
Lexington Cemetery
Aviation Museum of Kentucky ©
Aviation Museum of Kentucky
Barrel House Distillery ©
Barrel House Distillery

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Danville

Danville ©
Danville is a home rule-class city in Boyle County, Kentucky, in the United States. On the 14th (Sun), stop by Kentucky Soaps and Such, then examine the collection at McDowell House Museum, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Danville road trip website .

You can drive from Lexington to Danville in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Campbellsville.

Things to do in Danville

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Kentucky Soaps and Such
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McDowell House Museum ©
McDowell House Museum
Kentucky Soaps and Such ©
Kentucky Soaps and Such

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Campbellsville

Campbellsville ©
Campbellsville is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Taylor County, Kentucky, United States. On the 15th (Mon), examine the collection at Atkinson-Griffin Log House-Confederate Hospital, then take in the history at Tebbs Bend - Green River Bridge Battlefield, and then stop by Awaken Boutique.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Campbellsville trip planner .

Drive from Danville to Campbellsville in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Campbellsville can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Campbellsville

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Awaken Boutique ©
Awaken Boutique

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Glasgow is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, in the United States. For reviews and other tourist information, use the Glasgow online itinerary planner .

Drive from Campbellsville to Glasgow in an hour. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. July in Glasgow sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hendersonville.

Things to do in Glasgow

Shopping
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Paradise Point ©
Paradise Point

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Hendersonville

Hendersonville ©
Hendersonville is the largest city in Sumner County, Tennessee, on Old Hickory Lake. To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Hendersonville travel route planner.

You can drive from Glasgow to Hendersonville in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Hendersonville are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Hendersonville

Museums

Side Trip

Amqui Station and Visitors Center
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Amqui Station and Visitors Center ©
Amqui Station and Visitors Center

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