9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Nashville
— 4 nights
Drive
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Goodlettsville
— 1 night
Drive
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South Union
— 1 night
Drive
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Franklin
— 2 nights
Drive

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Nashville

— 4 nights

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.
Visit Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Fort Donelson National Battlefield for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and Downtown Nashville. Step out of Nashville to go to South Union and see South Union Shaker Village, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, snap pictures at Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Prichard's Distillery, and steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nashville itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Nashville International Airport, Huntsville International Carl T Jones Field and Louisville Intercontinental. In September in Nashville, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Goodlettsville.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Goodlettsville

— 1 night
Goodlettsville is a city in Davidson and Sumner counties, Tennessee. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Amqui Station and Visitors Center, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Nashville National Cemetery, then step into the grandiose world of Historic Rock Castle, and finally stroll around Moss-Wright Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Goodlettsville driving holiday planner.

Goodlettsville is just a short distance from Nashville. In September in Goodlettsville, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to South Union.

Things to do in Goodlettsville

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

South Union

— 1 night
For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our South Union online tour builder.

Getting from Goodlettsville to South Union by car takes about an hour. In September, daily temperatures in South Union can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. On the 8th (Sun), you'll travel to Franklin.

Things to do in South Union

Museums

Franklin

— 2 nights
More than just a charming Southern city, Franklin continues to receive accolades for its downtown Main Street district that has brings up words like "romantic," "small town," and "best place to visit" from numerous media sources.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Loretta Lynn's Ranch, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and then take a stroll through Downtown Franklin. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of President James K. Polk Home & Museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Franklin using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from South Union to Franklin takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Franklin can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Franklin

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.