16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Chicago
train:  45​min
Naperville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Harrodsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Fly + bus + taxi:  6​h 15​min
Marco Island
— 3 nights
+3
taxi + bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
Springfield
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  3​h
Chicago

2
days
Naperville

Naperville ©
Naperville is a suburb of Chicago, located in DuPage and Will counties in the State of Illinois. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Michigan and then try your luck at Horseshoe Hammond Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens, then admire the striking features of Mayslake Peabody Estate, and then admire the natural beauty at Morton Arboretum.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Naperville trip builder website

Chicago to Naperville is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 31°F, and evening lows to 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Harrodsburg.

Things to do in Naperville

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mayslake Peabody Estate, Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens, Morton Arboretum, Lake Michigan, Horseshoe Hammond Casino
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Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan
Horseshoe Hammond Casino
Horseshoe Hammond Casino
Morton Arboretum
Morton Arboretum

1
day
Harrodsburg

Harrodsburg ©
Harrodsburg is a home rule-class city in Mercer County, Kentucky, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): sample the fine beverages at Wilderness Trail Distillery, don't miss a visit to Constitution Square Historic Site, and then steep yourself in history at Old Fort Harrod State Park.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Harrodsburg trip itinerary planner

Explore your travel options from Naperville to Harrodsburg with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Naperville to Harrodsburg. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Naperville in January; daily highs in Harrodsburg reach 40°F and lows reach 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Harrodsburg

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Constitution Square Historic Site
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Old Fort Harrod State Park ©
Old Fort Harrod State Park
Constitution Square Historic Site ©
Constitution Square Historic Site

3
days
Nashville

Nashville
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Change things up with a short trip to Lotz House Museum in Franklin (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville online trip itinerary builder

Drive from Harrodsburg to Nashville in 3.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Harrodsburg to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Harrodsburg in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Nashville: highs are around 49°F and lows about 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville
Downtown Nashville

3
days
Atlanta

Atlanta
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Atlanta is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium, find something for the whole family at SkyView Atlanta, stroll through Zoo Atlanta, and admire the striking features of The Fox Theatre.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Atlanta tour itinerary maker website

You can fly from Nashville to Atlanta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Nashville to Atlanta, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in January, expect Atlanta to be a bit warmer, temps between 55°F and 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Marco Island.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Georgia Aquarium
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola
World of Coca-Cola
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Atlanta Botanical Garden

3
days
Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Step out of Marco Island with an excursion to Speed Boats Tours in Everglades City--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through South Marco Beach, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Marco Island road trip planning tool

Getting from Atlanta to Marco Island by combination of flight, bus, and taxi takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in January; daily highs in Marco Island reach 74°F and lows reach 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
days
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Lincoln Memorial Garden, steep yourself in history at Dana-Thomas House, then admire the landmark architecture of Elijah Iles House, and finally take an in-depth tour of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Lincoln Home National Historic Site, then contemplate the long history of Old State Capitol, and then make a trip to Rees Memorial Carillon.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Springfield online sightseeing planner

Do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Marco Island to Springfield in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Marco Island to Springfield is minus 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Marco Island in January: high temperatures in Springfield hover around 36°F and lows are around 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House
Lincoln Memorial Garden
Lincoln Memorial Garden

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