14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
— 1 night
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Louisville
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 1 night
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Chattanooga
— 2 nights
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Atlanta
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 3 nights
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Tampa
— 3 nights
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Chicago

— 1 night

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 12th (Sun), make a trip to Millennium Park and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Chicago. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the landscape on two wheels at Lakefront Trail, explore the activities along Lake Michigan, then let the kids burn off some steam at Maggie Daley Park, and finally walk around Milton Lee Olive Park.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip itinerary app.

New York City to Chicago is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in January, expect Chicago to be slightly colder, temps between 32°F and 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can fly to Louisville.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Fun & Games · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Louisville

— 1 night

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): sample the fine beverages at Angel's Envy Distillery, then examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally get your game on at Dart Rush - Louisville.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Louisville road trip app.

You can fly from Chicago to Louisville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Louisville due to the time zone difference. In January, Louisville is somewhat warmer than Chicago - with highs of 43°F and lows of 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Louisville

Fun & Games · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Nashville

— 1 night

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 15th (Wed), browse the exhibits of Lotz House Museum, then stroll around Radnor Lake State Park, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nashville trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Louisville to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Chattanooga

— 2 nights

Dynamo of Dixie

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lookout Mountain, explore the fascinating underground world of Raccoon Mountain Caverns, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Tennessee Aquarium. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Cloudmont Ski & Golf Resort, then admire the local landmark of Coolidge Park, and then partake in some friendly competition at Escape Experience - Chattanooga Escape Room Games.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Chattanooga trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Chattanooga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. January in Chattanooga sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 31°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Atlanta.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Atlanta

— 2 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then immerse yourself in nature at Chastain Park, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Stone Mountain Park, and then find something for the whole family at SKYVIEW Atlanta.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Atlanta itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Chattanooga to Atlanta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in January, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can fly to Orlando.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Orlando

— 3 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stetson Mansion and Avatar Flight of Passage. Take a break from Orlando with a short trip to Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, don't miss a visit to Tree of Life, and have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando day trip planning website.

Getting from Atlanta to Orlando by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, Orlando is somewhat warmer than Atlanta - with highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Tampa.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Tampa

— 3 nights

Big Guava

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center and St. Pete Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampa: Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park (in Homosassa Springs), Three Sisters Springs (in Crystal River) and Fort De Soto Park (in Tierra Verde). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and have fun at Florida Firearms Academy.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Tampa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Orlando to Tampa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in January, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.