8 days in New York City, Nashville & Alaska Itinerary

8 days in New York City, Nashville & Alaska Itinerary

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8 days in New York City, Nashville & Alaska Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
+2
foot + Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly + ferry:  10​h 30​min
3
Ketchikan
— 1 day
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Birmingham

4
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary planning website .

Birmingham, UK to New York City is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Birmingham in April; daily highs in New York City reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 10th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and then test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown).

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Nashville holiday planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Nashville in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Nashville, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Ketchikan.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown) ©
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum

1
day
Ketchikan

Ketchikan ©
The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Totem Bight State Historical Park, tour the water at your own pace with Fish Finder Charters, and then trek along Deer Mountain Trail.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ketchikan travel route builder .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Nashville to Ketchikan in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Ketchikan is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Nashville in April, you will find days in Ketchikan are much colder (11°C), and nights are slightly colder (4°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fish Finder Charters ©
Fish Finder Charters
Totem Bight State Historical Park ©
Totem Bight State Historical Park

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