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Columbus to Jackson (Tennessee) drive

driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Columbus to Jackson (Tennessee) road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Columbus to Jackson (Tennessee). If you're planning a road trip to Jackson (Tennessee), 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.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Columbus
drive for about 1 hour

11:08 am  Dayton
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:08 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

12:56 pm  Cincinnati
eat at Rhinegeist Brewery
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:56 pm
drive for about 2 hours

3:42 pm  eat at Guacamole
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:42 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

6:25 pm  Mammoth Cave National Park
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 5.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Mammoth Cave National Park
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:32 am  Nashville
eat at Bluebird Cafe
stay for about 4 hours
and leave at 3:32 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:53 pm  Hurricane Mills
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:53 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

7:08 pm  arrive in Jackson (Tennessee)

day 2 driving ≈ 4 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Dayton  (5 answers)

Cincinnati  (35 answers)
    Washington Park  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Cincinnati:
        Rhinegeist Brewery
        Skyline Chili
        The Eagle
    questions about Cincinnati:
        Best free things to do in Cincinnati?
        The best of Cincinnati?
        Top dining spots in Cincinnati!?
        Where is the best place to grab an early dinner in Cincinnati
        Running near Eden Park?

Guacamole  (2 mentions)

Mammoth Cave National Park  (13 mentions)

Nashville  (190 answers)
    Grand Ole Opry  (8 mentions)
    Country Music Hall of Fame  (6 mentions)
    Ryman Auditorium  (6 mentions)
    Centennial Park  (6 mentions)
    The Parthenon  (5 mentions)
    restaurants around Nashville:
        Bluebird Cafe
        Opryland Hotel
        Pancake Pantry
        Hattie B's Hot Chicken - 19th Ave
        Peg Leg Porker BBQ
    questions about Nashville:
        What's the best neighborhood in Nashville for a first time visitor?
        Nearby small towns or outdoor areas?
        Top of the line hotels in Nashville?
        What are some must sees in Nashville during the weekend
        Best Location to Stay

Hurricane Mills  (3 answers)

What are some things to do in Jackson (Tennessee)?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

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 Jackson (Tennessee). Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Dale from asked:
rv camp grounds  (2 answers)

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Closest beach  (1 answer)

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Do I really have to go back home?

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 Jackson (Tennessee) to Columbus 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 Columbus to Jackson (Tennessee). Or get a full Columbus to Jackson (Tennessee) flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Columbus well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Columbus!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 506 miles
driving time of 7 hours, 31 minutes
Jackson (Tennessee) is 1 hour behind Columbus
39 Columbus travel answers
5 Dayton travel answers
35 Cincinnati travel answers
190 Nashville travel answers
3 Hurricane Mills travel answers
5 Jackson (Tennessee) travel answers


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