Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Birmingham (Alabama) to Nashville. If you're planning a road trip to Nashville, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
11:00 am start in Birmingham (Alabama)
drive for about 2 hours
12:45 pm Muscle Shoals
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:45 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours
4:09 pm arrive in Nashville
stay at Gaylord Opryland Resort
driving ≈ 4 hours
Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Nashville.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Gaylord Opryland Resort, which was mentioned 10 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Bluebird Cafe, which was mentioned 5 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:
Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!
For example, here are some questions people have asked about Nashville. Click on any question to see answers from the community!
Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Nashville for a first time visitor? (9 answers)
Cheryl from Edina, Minnesota asked:
Nearby small towns or outdoor areas? (6 answers)
Mike from Bronx, New York asked:
Top of the line hotels in Nashville? (5 answers)
nicholas from Indianapolis asked:
What are some must sees in Nashville during the weekend (4 answers)
D from Orland Park asked:
Best Location to Stay (4 answers)
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Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!
Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Nashville to Birmingham (Alabama) drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.
You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Birmingham (Alabama) to Nashville. Or get a full Birmingham (Alabama) to Nashville flight plan.
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