8 days in Nashville, Louisville & West Virginia Itinerary

8 days in Nashville, Louisville & West Virginia Itinerary

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Nashville
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Louisville
— 3 nights
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Lansing
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Cass
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Nashville

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.
Let the collections at Lane Motor Museum and Tennessee State Museum capture your imagination. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Radnor Lake State Park and Patsy Cline Museum. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, see the interesting displays at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and take a stroll through The District.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville day trip planner.

Thurmont to Nashville is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Thurmont to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Thurmont in September, with highs in Nashville at 85°F and lows at 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum

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Louisville

Louisville ©

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Visit Cave Hill Cemetery and My Old Kentucky Home for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Muhammad Ali Center and Marengo Cave. Step out of Louisville with an excursion to Indiana Caverns in Corydon--about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), examine the collection at Frazier History Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with 21c Museum Hotel, and explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Louisville holiday planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Louisville in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Louisville due to the time zone difference. In September in Louisville, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Lansing.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Indiana Caverns ©
Indiana Caverns
Muhammad Ali Center ©
Muhammad Ali Center

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Lansing

Lansing ©
Lansing is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. On the 3rd (Sat), snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge and then let the river carry you with Adventures on the Gorge.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lansing trip planner.

You can drive from Louisville to Lansing in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. While traveling from Louisville, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Lansing, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cass.

Things to do in Lansing

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Adventures on the Gorge ©
Adventures on the Gorge
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge

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Cass

Cass ©
Cass is a census-designated place (CDP) on the Greenbrier River in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, USA. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get curious at Green Bank Observatory, then immerse yourself in nature at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, and then tour the old-fashioned way with Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad - Cass Scenic Railroad.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cass tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Lansing to Cass in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Lansing in October, plan for little chillier days in Cass, with highs around 59°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cass

Parks · Nature · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park ©
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Green Bank Observatory ©
Green Bank Observatory

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