12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Charlotte
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Jacksonville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Orlando
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Tampa
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Denver

1
night
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Charlotte travel site .

Denver to Charlotte is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Charlotte is 2 hours. Traveling from Denver in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Charlotte, with lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Charlotte

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Buzzard Rock Trail
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Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library

1
night
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then have some family-friendly fun at Battle House, then learn about winemaking at Noni Bacca Winery, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Wilmington sightseeing planning app .

Fly from Charlotte to Wilmington in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Wilmington

Fun & Games Spas Wineries
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Battle House ©
Battle House
Room Escape Games
Noni Bacca Winery ©
Noni Bacca Winery

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nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 13th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and then take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Charleston online tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Wilmington to Charleston by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight and car. In September, daytime highs in Charleston are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

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night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, admire the landmark architecture of Historic Savannah Theatre, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then walk around Forsyth Park, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah journey maker app .

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Savannah, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Ghost & Vampire Tours

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night
Jacksonville

The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
On the 16th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then have some family-friendly fun at Video Game Rescue.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Jacksonville trip tool .

Getting from Savannah to Jacksonville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in September, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Fun & Games Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Video Game Rescue ©
Video Game Rescue

4
nights
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.
Have a day of magic on the 17th (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 19th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Resurrection Catholic Church, and laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Jacksonville to Orlando by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Orlando sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tampa.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

Resurrection Catholic Church
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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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.
On the 21st (Sat), find something for the whole family at Busch Gardens.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Tampa trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Orlando to Tampa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Tampa can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks
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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

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