8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
foot + Fly:  8​h
1
Springfield
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  9​h
2
Port Charlotte
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Tybee Island
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

1
night
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Springfield day trip planning website .

New York City to Springfield is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Springfield is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in July since evenings lows in Springfield dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Port Charlotte.

Things to do in Springfield

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sugar Creek Covered Bridge
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Lincoln Home National Historic Site ©
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House
Sugar Creek Covered Bridge ©
Sugar Creek Covered Bridge

1
night
Port Charlotte

Port Charlotte ©
Port Charlotte is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Charlotte County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Caspersen Beach, then look for gifts at Arts Alliance of Lemon Bay, and then play a few rounds at Riverwood Golf and Country Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Nokomis Beach and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Charlotte online sightseeing planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Springfield to Port Charlotte. The time zone difference when traveling from Springfield to Port Charlotte is 1 hour. Traveling from Springfield in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Port Charlotte, with lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Port Charlotte

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Arts Alliance of Lemon Bay, Caspersen Beach, Nokomis Beach
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Riverwood Golf and Country Club ©
Riverwood Golf and Country Club
Fishing Charters & Tours
Caspersen Beach ©
Caspersen Beach

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Visit Fort Sumter National Monument and Magnolia Plantation & Gardens for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Folly Beach Public Beach. The adventure continues: get the lay of the land with Walking tours and go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston itinerary tool .

You can drive from Port Charlotte to Charleston in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. July in Charleston sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Folly Beach
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Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

1
night
Tybee Island

Tybee Island ©
Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. On the 19th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tybee Island Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tybee Island trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Charleston to Tybee Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Tybee Island sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument

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