28 days in Nashville & Natchez Itinerary

28 days in Nashville & Natchez Itinerary

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Orlando
Fly:
5​h
Nashville
— 15 nights
Fly + Drive:
7​h 15​min
Natchez
— 13 nights
Drive + Fly:
8​h 15​min
Orlando

14
days
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Popular historic sites such as Lotz House Museum and Carnton Plantation are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nashville: Cannonsburgh Village (in Murfreesboro), Old Stone Fort State Park (in Manchester) and Franklin (Carter House, Winstead Hill Park, & more). Next up on the itinerary: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, and see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville vacation planner.

Orlando to Nashville is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Orlando in May, with highs in Nashville at 81°F and lows at 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Nashville

Sightseeing Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Franklin, Bowling Green, Historic Rock Castle, Montgomery Bell State Park, Cannonsburgh Village
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Lotz House Museum
Franklin on Foot
Carnton Plantation

13
days
Natchez

Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Vicksburg National Military Park and Longwood. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Natchez: Vicksburg (The Tomato Place, U.S.S. Cairo Museum, & more), Alexandria (Alexandria Zoological Park & Kent Plantation House State Historic Site) and Port Gibson (Grand Gulf Military State Park & Windsor Ruins). Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring nature at Melrose. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica, explore and take pictures at Millsaps College, look for all kinds of wild species at Clark Creek Natural Area, and relax in the rural setting at Frogmore Plantation.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Natchez travel itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Nashville to Natchez in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 63°F. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Natchez

Sightseeing Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Vicksburg, Jackson, Saint Francisville, Alexandria, Port Gibson
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Vicksburg National Military Park
Longwood
St. Mary Basilica

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