17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  11​h 45​min
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
Amelia Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Tybee Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Ponce Inlet
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Big Pine Key
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  16​h
End: Manchester

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 3rd (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio and then ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Millennium Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Chicago road trip planning website .

Manchester, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Manchester to Chicago. Traveling from Manchester in September, expect Chicago to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 18°C. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Chicago

#Museums, #Childrens Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Field Museum ©
The Field Museum

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum, examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then contemplate the long history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, then admire the landmark architecture of The Parthenon, and finally see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery 202, and then contemplate the long history of Carnton.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nashville day trip website .

You can fly from Chicago to Nashville in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago in September, expect nights in Nashville to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Amelia Island.

Things to do in Nashville

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping

Side Trip

Franklin
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carnton ©
Carnton
RCA Studio B ©
RCA Studio B

1
night
Amelia Island

Amelia Island ©
The southernmost Sea Island off the coast of Florida, Amelia Island takes its name from Princess Amelia of England.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Amelia Island Museum of History and then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Clinch State Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Amelia Island trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Nashville to Amelia Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Amelia Island, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Amelia Island

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Beaches
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Amelia Island Museum of History ©
Amelia Island Museum of History

3
nights
Tybee Island

Tybee Island ©
Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, then enjoy the sea views from Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tybee Island Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Owens-Thomas House, delve into the mystery of Olde Pink House, then stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, and finally make a trip to City Market.

To see where to stay and tourist information, use the Tybee Island vacation builder website .

You can drive from Amelia Island to Tybee Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Tybee Island sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Tybee Island

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Beaches

Side Trip

Savannah
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Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum and Old Jail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Lightner Museum and Crescent Beach. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, and admire all the interesting features of Flagler College.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Tybee Island to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. September in St. Augustine sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ponce Inlet.

Things to do in St. Augustine

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Crescent Beach Public Beach
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
The Lightner Museum ©
The Lightner Museum
St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum ©

1
night
Ponce Inlet

Ponce Inlet ©
Ponce Inlet is a town in Volusia County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, and then stroll through Beach at Daytona Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ponce Inlet tour itinerary planning tool .

Drive from St. Augustine to Ponce Inlet in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Ponce Inlet sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Ponce Inlet

#Parks, #Beaches, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens ©
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens

2
nights
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Calusa Beach. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Big Pine Key trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, shuttle, flight, and bus from Ponce Inlet to Big Pine Key in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and flight. September in Big Pine Key sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Key West, Marathon
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

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