9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manassas
Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Columbus
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Cincinnati
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Indianapolis
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
End: Manassas

1
night
Columbus

Columbus ©
More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
On the 22nd (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, then wander the streets of Easton Town Center, and then examine the collection at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Columbus trip planner .

Manassas to Columbus is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. March in Columbus sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 31°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Columbus

Shopping Museums Parks
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Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum

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Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): explore the world behind art at Weston Art Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mount Adams, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Jungle Jim's International Market, and finally admire all the interesting features of Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cincinnati driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Columbus to Cincinnati takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in March, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

Jungle Jim's International Market
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Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
Jungle Jim's International Market ©
Jungle Jim's International Market
Mount Adams ©
Mount Adams

2
nights
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): look for gifts at Grapevine Cottage and then pause for some photo ops at Monument Circle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Indianapolis tour itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Cincinnati to Indianapolis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Indianapolis, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grapevine Cottage
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Indianapolis Museum of Art ©
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum ©
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum
Grapevine Cottage ©
Grapevine Cottage

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night
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Louisville Mega Cavern.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Louisville online holiday builder .

You can drive from Indianapolis to Louisville in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Indianapolis, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Louisville, ranging from highs of 55°F to lows of 36°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Wed) before leaving for Nashville.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum

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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.
Let the collections at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe capture your imagination. Visit Lotz House Museum and Andrew Jackson's Hermitage for their historical value. Explore Nashville's surroundings by going to Franklin (Gallery 202 & David Arms Gallery) and Country View Market (in Charlotte). It doesn't end there: take a stroll through Downtown Nashville and examine the collection at RCA Studio B.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nashville holiday planner.

You can drive from Louisville to Nashville in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Louisville to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Louisville in March, you will find days in Nashville are a bit warmer (61°F), and nights are about the same (39°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Franklin, Country View Market
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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