9 days in Washington DC, Nashville & Pensacola Beach Itinerary

9 days in Washington DC, Nashville & Pensacola Beach Itinerary

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Washington DC
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Pensacola Beach
— 4 nights

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

Dallas to Washington DC is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dallas in October, with highs in Washington DC at 71°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Washington DC

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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Nashville

Nashville ©

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.
On the 8th (Thu), witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Downtown Nashville.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Nashville trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Nashville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pensacola Beach.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Neighborhoods · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach is an unincorporated community located on Santa Rosa Island, a barrier island, in Escambia County, Florida, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pensacola Beach: Gulf State Park Fishing Pier (in Gulf Shores) and Navarre (Navarre Beach, Island Style, &more). The adventure continues: stroll through Pensacola Beach, meet the residents at The Gulf Breeze ZOO, steep yourself in history at Fort Pickens Area, and get up close to creatures of the deep with Chase-N-Fins.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Pensacola Beach trip builder website.

Getting from Nashville to Pensacola Beach by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, Pensacola Beach is a bit warmer than Nashville - with highs of 82°F and lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach
Fort Pickens Area ©
Fort Pickens Area
Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach

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