18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Petersburg
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Orlando
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Tampa
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Minneapolis
— 2 nights
End: Minneapolis

2
nights
Petersburg

Petersburg ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Creation Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with England idlewild park, make a trip to Floral Clock, and then relax in the rural setting at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Petersburg trip planner .

Minneapolis to Petersburg is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Minneapolis to Petersburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Petersburg: highs are around 54°F and lows about 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Petersburg

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Crestwood, Madison, Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, England idlewild park, Floral Clock
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Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm ©
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
Kentucky Artisan Distillery ©
Kentucky Artisan Distillery
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens ©
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens

2
nights
Hilton Head

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Go for a jaunt from Hilton Head to Beaufort to see Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, get interesting insight from Tours, try for a hole-in-one at Legendary Golf, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hilton Head day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Petersburg to Hilton Head with the Route module. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Petersburg in November: high temperatures in Hilton Head hover around 68°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park ©

5
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.
Pack the 10th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 15th (Thu) at Discovery Cove. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, look for gifts at World of Chocolate Museum and Cafe, and add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Orlando online day trip planner .

You can drive from Hilton Head to Orlando in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Hilton Head in November; daily highs in Orlando reach 78°F and lows reach 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tampa.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park

4
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampa: Clearwater Beach (in Clearwater), Sarasota National Cemetery (in Sarasota) and Philippe Park (in Safety Harbor). Pack the 16th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Busch Gardens. The adventure continues: gear up at Allure Boat Rentals, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, tour the water at your own pace with eBoats Tampa, and stroll through Siesta Beach.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampa online tour planner .

Getting from Orlando to Tampa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. November in Tampa sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Tampa

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sarasota National Cemetery, Philippe Park, Siesta Beach, Clearwater Beach, Allure Boat Rentals
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Sarasota National Cemetery ©
Sarasota National Cemetery
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
eBoats Tampa ©
eBoats Tampa

2
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
On the 20th (Tue), get your game on at FlyOver America, explore the activities along Lake Harriet, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Isles, and finally grab your bike and head to Mill Ruins Park. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, have fun at CHS Field, and then have some family-friendly fun at Extreme Sandbox.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Tampa to Minneapolis in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Tampa to Minneapolis is minus 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Tampa in November: high temperatures in Minneapolis hover around 43°F and lows are around 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

FlyOver America, CHS Field, Extreme Sandbox
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Extreme Sandbox ©
Extreme Sandbox
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Lake of the Isles ©
Lake of the Isles

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