Road trips are always a good idea, especially when the destination is as fun as Destin, FL. If you’re ready to venture down South and want to enjoy some exciting roadside attractions America has to offer along the way, then you’ve landed on the right blog. Here, we’ll tell you how to plan the most exciting Nashville to Destin, FL, drive and start your vacation off on the right foot. Read on, take notes, and get packing!
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Start Your Vacation Off Right With an Exciting Nashville to Destin, FL, Drive
Study the Drive
Destin isn’t just a fabulous destination for road trips from Atlanta and Macon, GA! You don’t have to be from Georgia to enjoy the beauty of the Gulf. We’re here to show you that Nashville, TN, can be a wonderful starting point for a road trip to 30A as well! The key to planning well is to study the drive.
It will take you about seven hours to drive from Nashville to Destin. This road trip is 450 miles total via I-65 S, so being well–prepared is a must.
Know What to Pack
Now that you know the drive will take you approximately a day, it’s time to think ahead as to how you can make your trip more pleasant. Comfort is key when it comes to road trips, so you want to make sure your car is well stocked with your favorite items! Here are some things we recommend you bring:
- Phone chargers
- Water bottles
- Great playlists
- Pre-loaded itinerary on your phone
Map Out Some Stops Along the Way
Since the drive will take a while, you’ll want to plan some stops along the way where you can eat and rest. Luckily, there are several exciting things to do between Nashville and Destin. Here are some of our favorites:
- Try Alabama’s famous white sauce BBQ at Gibson’s BBQ in Huntsville, AL
- Visit the Birmingham Civil Rights Museum
- Explore the DeSoto Caverns
- Stop for a hike at Conecuh National Forest
The Perfect Destination Deserves the Perfect Rental
One thing is certain: as fun as your Nashville to Destin, FL, drive is, you’ll need to rest once you get to your destination! We have the perfect place in mind. Adagio offers some of the best vacation rentals in the area, and we have a feeling you will feel right at home! Browse our selection of properties today and choose between a lavish Gulf-view unit or a poolside condo. Whether you are traveling solo, with your better half, or with a large family, you’re sure to find what you are looking for at Adagio. Did we mention you also get access to our pools, gym center, and 30A’s top attractions?