9 days in Erie, Nashville & Pensacola Itinerary

9 days in Erie, Nashville & Pensacola Itinerary

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9 days in Erie, Nashville & Pensacola Itinerary

Start: Erie
1
Erie
— 1 day
Drive:  10​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Pensacola
— 3 nights
Drive:  17​h 45​min
End: Erie

1
day
Erie

Erie ©
Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
On the 1st (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at Erie Land Lighthouse, examine the collection at Erie Maritime Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick Church.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Erie online attractions planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Erie. In March, daytime highs in Erie are 41°F, while nighttime lows are 26°F. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Erie

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Erie Maritime Museum ©
Erie Maritime Museum
St. Patrick Church ©
St. Patrick Church
Erie Land Lighthouse ©
Erie Land Lighthouse

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and Radnor Lake State Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lotz House Museum and Carter House. Step out of Nashville with an excursion to Bowie Nature Park in Fairview--about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, tour the pleasant surroundings at Centennial Park, and see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Erie to Nashville takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Erie to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Erie in March: high temperatures in Nashville hover around 61°F and lows are around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Pensacola.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Franklin, Bowie Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

3
nights
Pensacola

Pensacola ©
Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
Visit Fort Pickens Area and Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum for their historical value. Get outdoors at Pensacola Beach and Navarre Beach. Take a break from Pensacola with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Orange Beach, about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at National Naval Aviation Museum, admire all the interesting features of Pensacola Naval Air Station, and take in the exciting artwork at Blue Morning Gallery.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Pensacola travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Pensacola takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nashville in March; daily highs in Pensacola reach 71°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pensacola

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Pensacola Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Navarre Beach
Highlights from your plan
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach

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