11 days in Chicago & Nashville Itinerary

11 days in Chicago & Nashville Itinerary

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Chicago
— 8 nights
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Navy Pier, Chicago Horse and Carriage, Chicago River Boat Architecture Tours, and other attractions you added. Get outdoors at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Zip Chicago. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Magnificent Mile and Chicago Cultural Center. Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, snap pictures at Michigan Avenue Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Millennium Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago online trip itinerary builder.

Cincinnati to Chicago is an approximately 4-hour flight. 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. Traveling from Cincinnati in March, expect nights in Chicago to be about the same, around 30°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 45°F. You will leave for Nashville on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Chicago

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, then shop like a local with Smith Creek Moonshine, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Opry Mills.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nashville trip planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago in March, things will get a bit warmer in Nashville: highs are around 61°F and lows about 39°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Shopping · Nightlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip