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Nashville to Muscle Shoals drive

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 Franklin (Tennessee)
 Ivy Green
   Muscle Shoals 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Nashville to Muscle Shoals road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Nashville to Muscle Shoals. If you're planning a road trip to Muscle Shoals, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Nashville and Muscle Shoals. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Nashville and Muscle Shoals. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Nashville
drive for about 33 minutes

10:33 am  Franklin (Tennessee)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:33 am
drive for about 1 hour

12:34 pm  Cornersville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:34 pm
drive for about 51 minutes

2:25 pm  Athens
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:25 pm
drive for about 60 minutes

4:24 pm  Ivy Green
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:24 pm
drive for about 8 minutes

5:32 pm  arrive in Muscle Shoals

driving ≈ 3.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Nashville, Tennessee.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Franklin (Tennessee)  (8 answers)
    Radnor Lake Natural Area and Wildlife Refuge  (2 mentions)


    questions about Athens:
        is there a motel 6 in athens, al

Ivy Green

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Muscle Shoals, Alabama.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Muscle Shoals?

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!

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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 Muscle Shoals to Nashville drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Nashville? Try searching for places within 2.5 hours of Nashville.

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

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 136 miles
driving time of 2 hours, 23 minutes
149 Nashville travel answers
8 Franklin (Tennessee) travel answers
1 Athens travel answer
1 Muscle Shoals travel answer


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