17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  16​h
1
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Savannah
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Milan

3
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Sumter National Monument and Nathaniel Russell House. Get some historical perspective at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. Go for a jaunt from Charleston to Awendaw to see The Center for Birds of Prey about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Folly Beach Public Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Charleston trip planner .

Milan, Italy to Charleston is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Milan in October, with highs in Charleston at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Center for Birds of Prey, Folly Beach Public Beach
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Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

4
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Get some historical perspective at Savannah Historic District and Bonaventure Cemetery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and Mickve Israel Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Hilton Head (Coligny Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more) and Tybee Island Beach (in Tybee Island). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, enjoy some music at Historic Savannah Theatre, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church.

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You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island Beach, Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

2
nights
Jekyll Island

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): make a trip to Wesley Memorial & Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ Church, then identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center, and finally kick back and relax at Driftwood Beach. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Fort Frederica National Monument, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take a stroll through Jekyll Island Historic District.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Jekyll Island holiday builder website .

You can drive from Savannah to Jekyll Island in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Jekyll Island are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Saint Simons Island
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach

4
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Garden District and Jackson Square. Get some historical perspective at French Quarter and Bourbon Street. Step out of New Orleans with an excursion to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Slidell--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph Church and Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Old River Road Plantation Adventure, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip app .

Traveling by flight from Jekyll Island to New Orleans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jekyll Island to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jekyll Island in October, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, St. Joseph Church and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

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