20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
+2
Fly + bus + train:  13​h 30​min
1
Tampa
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Brighton
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Copenhagen

2
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Saint Pete Beach (in St. Pete Beach), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Madeira Beach) and Clearwater (Clearwater Marine Aquarium & Clearwater Beach). Pack the 27th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Busch Gardens. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Dali Museum.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tampa trip itinerary maker .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Tampa is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. When traveling from Copenhagen in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Tampa, with highs around 38°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Clearwater, The Dali Museum, Saint Pete Beach, Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater 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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, and meet the residents at Audubon Zoo.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans day trip app .

Fly from Tampa to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tampa to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Tampa in July, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Chicago road trip planning tool .

You can fly from New Orleans to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in August, Chicago is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Brighton.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

1
night
Brighton

Brighton ©
Brighton is a suburb in metro Detroit located in the southeast portion of Livingston County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): kick back and relax at Island Lake State Recreation Area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kensington Metropark, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Brewery Becker.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Brighton trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chicago to Brighton. Traveling from Chicago to Brighton, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Chicago in August since evenings lows in Brighton dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Brighton

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kensington Metropark
Highlights from your plan
Kensington Metropark ©
Kensington Metropark
Brewery Becker ©
Brewery Becker

6
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

For reviews and tourist information, use the New York City trip planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Brighton to New York City with the Route module. Traveling from Brighton in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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