16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Miami
Drive:  30​min
Miami Lakes
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Tampa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Orlando
— 3 nights
train + taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Charleston
— 3 nights
Fly + tram:  4​h
Miami

1
day
Miami Lakes

Miami Lakes ©
Miami Lakes is a suburb of Miami, an incorporated town and former census-designated place in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): stroll through Haulover Beach Park, then see the interesting displays at Miami Auto Museum, then take a stroll through Miracle Mile, and finally contemplate the long history of Coral Gables Merrick House.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Miami Lakes sightseeing planner.

Miami to Miami Lakes is an approximately half hour car ride. In October, daytime highs in Miami Lakes are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Miami Lakes

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Coral Gables, Haulover Beach Park, Miami Auto Museum
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Haulover Beach Park ©
Haulover Beach Park
Coral Gables Merrick House ©
Coral Gables Merrick House
Miami Auto Museum ©
Miami Auto Museum

2
days
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Honeymoon Island State Park and then steep yourself in history at Philippe Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): take a stroll through Ybor City, see the interesting displays at The Dalí Museum, and then kick back and relax at Saint Pete Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampa trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Miami Lakes to Tampa. Expect slightly colder evenings in Tampa when traveling from Miami Lakes in October, with lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The Dalí Museum, Saint Pete Beach, Philippe Park, Honeymoon Island State Park
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Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach
Philippe Park ©
Philippe Park
The Dalí Museum
The Dalí Museum

3
days
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Appreciate the collections at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art. Escape the urban bustle at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf and Lake Eola Park. When in Orlando, make a side trip to see Stetson Mansion in DeLand, approximately 58 minutes away. Pack the 12th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. The adventure continues: discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Tampa to Orlando in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 68°F. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Stetson Mansion
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

3
days
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Get outdoors at Chimney Tops and Mount LeConte. When in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, make a side trip to see Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, approximately 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, take in the awesome beauty at Clingmans Dome, and admire the verdant scenery at Cades Cove.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park vacation builder.

Do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Orlando to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Orlando in October, with highs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park at 72°F and lows at 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Titanic Museum
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Chimney Tops ©
Chimney Tops
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

1
day
Savannah

Savannah
Savannah is the oldest city in the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple and then take a stroll through Savannah Historic District.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Savannah vacation trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Savannah takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in October: high temperatures in Savannah hover around 79°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
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Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District

3
days
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Escape the urban bustle at Folly Beach Public Beach and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. Popular historic sites such as Fort Sumter National Monument and Magnolia Plantation and Gardens are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House, look for gifts at Moonpie General Store, take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Magnolia Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Charleston travel planner.

Traveling by car from Savannah to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Folly Beach Public Beach, Bottles Beverage Superstore
Highlights from your plan
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Nathaniel Russell House ©
Nathaniel Russell House

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