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RV campgrounds from Louisville to Nashville

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Louisville to Nashville in your RV. 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. Find the best RV parks, campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and AllStays. Scroll down to see all the RV campgrounds along the way.

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10:00 am  start in Louisville
drive for about 46 minutes

10:46 am  Bardstown
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:46 am
drive for about 27 minutes

12:13 pm  Elizabethtown (Kentucky)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:13 pm
drive for about 56 minutes

2:09 pm  Mammoth Cave National Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:09 pm
drive for about 38 minutes

3:47 pm  Bowling Green (Kentucky)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:47 pm
drive for about 48 minutes

5:35 pm  White House
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:35 pm
drive for about 33 minutes

7:08 pm  arrive in Nashville
eat at Puckett's Grocery
stay at The Hermitage Hotel Nashville (Tennessee)

driving ≈ 4 hours

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What are RV campgrounds along the way?

Bardstown  (8 answers)
    My Old Kentucky Home State Park  (1 mention)
    Holts Campground  (1 mention)
    White Acres Campground  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Bardstown:
        3rd Street Tap House
    hotels around Bardstown:
        BEST WESTERN General Nelson
        Days Inn Bardstown
        Old Bardstown Inn
        My Old Kentucky Home State Park
        Hampton Inn Bardstown
        Quality Inn Bardstown

Elizabethtown (Kentucky)  (3 answers)
    Elizabethtown Crossroads Campground  (1 mention)
    Longview RV Park  (1 mention)
    Glendale Campground  (1 mention)
    hotels around Elizabethtown (Kentucky):
        Kentucky Cardinal Inn
        Fairfield Inn And Suites Elizabethtown
        La Quinta Inn & Suites Elizabethtown
        Baymont Inn & Suites Elizabethtown
        Motel 6 Elizabethtown
        Best Western Atrium Gardens Hotel Elizabethtown
        Howard Johnson Elizabethtown
        Holiday Inn Express Suites Elizabethtown

Mammoth Cave National Park  (13 mentions)
    Mammoth Cave - Mammoth Cave National Park  (1 mention)
    Maple Springs - Mammoth Cave National Park  (1 mention)
    Diamond Caverns Resort and Golf Club  (1 mention)
    Singing Hills Park and Campground  (1 mention)
    Mammoth Cave Horse Camp  (1 mention)
    Mammoth Cave Jellystone Park Camp Resort  (1 mention)
    Backcountry - Mammoth Cave National Park  (1 mention)
    Houchins Ferry - Mammoth Cave National Park  (1 mention)
    Cave Country RV Campground  (1 mention)
    hotels around Mammoth Cave National Park:
        Mammoth Cave National Park - Maple Springs Equestrian Campground
        The Lodge at Mammoth Cave
        Mammoth Cave National Park - Mammoth Cave Campground
        Rock Cabin Camping
        Singing Hills Campground and RV Park
        Mammoth Cave Jellystone Park Camp Resort
        Mammoth Cave National Park - Houchin Ferry Campground
        Americas Best Value Inn Cave City

Bowling Green (Kentucky)  (4 answers)
    KOA Campground Bowling Green  (1 mention)
    Beach Bend Family Campground  (1 mention)
    hotels around Bowling Green (Kentucky):
        Cardinal Motel Bowling Green
        Motel 6 Bowling Green (Kentucky)
        Holiday Inn University Plaza-Bowling Green
        News Inn of Bowling Green
        Red Roof Bowling Green
        Country Inn & Suites Bowling Green

White House
    Owls Roost Campground  (1 mention)
    Nashville North KOA  (1 mention)
    hotels around White House:
        Holiday Inn Express White House
        Comfort Inn White House
        Quality Inn White House
        Nashville Country RV Park

Where's the best place to stay in Nashville?

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 The Hermitage Hotel Nashville (Tennessee).

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Hotel 315  (1 mention)

Want to research more popular hotels in Nashville? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Nashville?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Puckett's Grocery.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Jack's Bar-B-Que  (1 mention)
Quiznos  (1 mention)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Nashville? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Nashville?

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 AllStays:

Tennessee Fairgrounds  (1 mention)
Nashville RV Resort  (1 mention)

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!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Nashville for a first time visitor?  (9 answers)

profile  Cheryl from Edina, Minnesota asked:
Nearby small towns or outdoor areas?  (6 answers)

profile  Mike from Bronx, New York asked:
Top of the line hotels in Nashville?  (5 answers)

profile  nicholas from Indianapolis asked:
What are some must sees in Nashville during the weekend  (4 answers)

profile  D from Orland Park asked:
Best Location to Stay  (4 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Nashville.

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 Nashville to Louisville drive in an RV, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Louisville? Try searching for places within 3 hours of Louisville.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Louisville to Nashville. Or get a full Louisville to Nashville 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 Louisville well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Louisville!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 175 miles
driving time of 2 hours, 40 minutes
Nashville is 1 hour behind Louisville
47 Louisville travel answers
8 Bardstown travel answers
3 Elizabethtown (Kentucky) travel answers
4 Bowling Green (Kentucky) travel answers
190 Nashville travel answers


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