6 days in Indianapolis & Nashville Itinerary

6 days in Indianapolis & Nashville Itinerary

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6 days in Indianapolis & Nashville Itinerary

Indianapolis
Indianapolis
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Indianapolis

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Indianapolis

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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.
On the 18th (Wed), explore and take pictures at Victory Field, have fun and explore at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, then examine the collection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and finally savor the flavors at Rocket Fizz Indianapolis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): enjoy some diversion at Lucas Oil Stadium, then stroll through Indianapolis Zoo, and then make a trip to 9 on Canal.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Indianapolis. In October, daytime highs in Indianapolis are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway ©
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Indianapolis Zoo
Indianapolis Zoo

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Nashville

Nashville
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Take a break from Nashville with a short trip to Lotz House Museum in Franklin, about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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You can drive from Indianapolis to Nashville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to Nashville. Traveling from Indianapolis in October, you will find days in Nashville are a bit warmer (74°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

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