9 days in Nashville & Sparta Itinerary

9 days in Nashville & Sparta Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tennessee vacation planner
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Nashville
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Sparta
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Nashville — 5 nights

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Change things up with a short trip to Carter House in Franklin (about 30 minutes away). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery, examine the collection at RCA Studio B, take in the history at Lotz House Museum, and sample the fine beverages at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville vacation planner.

Detroit to Nashville is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Detroit to Nashville. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Detroit in December, with highs in Nashville at 53°F and lows at 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sparta.
Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods
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Sparta — 3 nights

Sparta is a city and the county seat of White County, Tennessee, United States. Burgess Falls State Park has been added to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Sparta side-trips: McMinnville (Isha USA & Cumberland Caverns), Appalachian Center for Craft (in Smithville) and Fall Creek Falls (in Spencer). And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Calfkiller Brewing Company, don't miss a visit to Northfield Vineyards Winery, and stroll through Window Cliffs State Natural Area.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sparta, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Sparta takes 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Sparta can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries
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