8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Gatineau
Drive:  17​h
1
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive:  12​h 15​min
End: Gatineau

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 19th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Lost River Cave. On your second day here, delve into the lush surroundings at Bowie Nature Park, identify plant and animal life at Timberland Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Radnor Lake State Park.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Nashville online tour planner .

Gatineau, Canada to Nashville is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Gatineau to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Nashville is somewhat warmer than Gatineau - with highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Franklin, Bowie Nature Park, Lost River Cave
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
Bowie Nature Park ©
Bowie Nature Park

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get a sense of the local culture at Millennium Park and The Art Institute of Chicago. Take a break from the city and head to Cowles Bog and Swallow Cliff Stairs. Step out of Chicago with an excursion to Volo Bog State Natural Area in Ingleside--about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Lakefront Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip planner .

Getting from Nashville to Chicago by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Nashville in August, expect nights in Chicago to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are little chillier, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cowles Bog, Volo Bog State Natural Area, Swallow Cliff Stairs
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Fourth Presbyterian Church ©
Fourth Presbyterian Church

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