8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Chicago
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Mammoth Cave National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Franklin
— 1 night
Drive:  27​h
Destin
— 3 nights
Drive:  16​h
End: Chicago

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago trip itinerary planning site .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Chicago. In March, daytime highs in Chicago are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

#Historic Sites, #Parks
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Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
On the 18th (Sun), examine the collection at Dinosaur World and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave National Park.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mammoth Cave National Park tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Chicago to Mammoth Cave National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Chicago in March, expect Mammoth Cave National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 59°F and 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Franklin.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Dinosaur World
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Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Cave National Park
Dinosaur World ©
Dinosaur World

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Franklin

Franklin ©
More than just a charming Southern city, Franklin continues to receive accolades for its downtown Main Street district that has brings up words like "romantic," "small town," and "best place to visit" from numerous media sources.
You've now added Middle Tennessee Hot Air Adventures to your itinerary. On the 19th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Franklin and then soar above the sights with Middle Tennessee Hot Air Adventures.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Franklin online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Mammoth Cave National Park to Franklin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Destin.

Things to do in Franklin

#Neighborhoods, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites
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Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin
Middle Tennessee Hot Air Adventures ©

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Destin

Destin ©
With emerald water and white beaches, Destin is one of America's favorite vacation destinations.
On the 21st (Wed), visit a coastal fixture at Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum and then brush up on your military savvy at National Naval Aviation Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then steep yourself in history at Fort Pickens.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Destin trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Franklin to Destin in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Franklin in March, with highs in Destin at 68°F and lows at 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Destin

#Outdoors, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pensacola, Fort Pickens Area, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park

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