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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC holiday planner.

Bedford to Washington DC is an approximately 9-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bedford to Washington DC is 1 hour. Traveling from Bedford in October, things will get slightly colder in Washington DC: highs are around 71°F and lows about 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can 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 7th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and then sample the fine beverages at Smith Creek Moonshine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Centennial Park, stop by Downtown Nashville, and then take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville holiday planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Nashville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pensacola Beach.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
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. Get out of town with these interesting Pensacola Beach side-trips: Gulf State Park Fishing Pier (in Gulf Shores) and Navarre (Navarre Beach & Island Style). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pensacola Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Gulf Breeze ZOO, take in the waterfront at Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier, and steep yourself in history at Fort Pickens Area.

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Fly from Nashville to Pensacola Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nashville in October, with highs in Pensacola Beach at 82°F and lows at 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach
Fort Pickens Area ©
Fort Pickens Area
Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach

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