8 days in Nashville, Asheville & Chapel Hill Itinerary

8 days in Nashville, Asheville & Chapel Hill Itinerary

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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Asheville
— 4 nights
3
Chapel Hill
— 1 night

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the world behind art at Amqui Station and Visitors Center and then take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then get your game on at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Downtown Presbyterian Church.

Make your Nashville itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

New York City to Nashville is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Nashville. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in March: highs in Nashville hover around 61°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill)
BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League

4
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Get out of town with these interesting Asheville side-trips: Gatlinburg (Sugarlands Distilling Company, Ole Smoky, &more), Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Mount LeConte & Chimneys Picnic Area) and Pigeon Forge (Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine & Dollywood). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Biltmore, stroll around Falls Park on the Reedy, get your game on at Craft Axe Throwing- Greenville, and don't miss a visit to Pisgah Forest Gem Mine.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Asheville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Asheville takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Asheville is 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Chapel Hill.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Greenville, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge, Pisgah Forest Gem Mine
Highlights from your plan
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area

1
night
Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill ©
Chapel Hill is a town in Durham and Orange Counties, and the home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Health Care. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Carolina Basketball Museum, then view the masterpieces at FRANK Gallery, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Brumley Forest Nature Preserve.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Chapel Hill day trip site.

Drive from Asheville to Chapel Hill in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. March in Chapel Hill sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chapel Hill

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Brumley Forest Nature Preserve ©
Brumley Forest Nature Preserve
The Carolina Basketball Museum ©
The Carolina Basketball Museum
FRANK Gallery ©
FRANK Gallery

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