21 days in Miami, Nashville & Chicago Itinerary

21 days in Miami, Nashville & Chicago Itinerary

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21 days in Miami, Nashville & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Nottingham
+3
train + foot + subway + Fly:  14​h
1
Miami
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Nashville
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Chicago
— 7 nights
+3
Fly + subway + foot + train:  13​h 30​min
End: Nottingham

7
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Family-friendly places like South Beach and Fort Lauderdale Beach will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Miami side-trips: Everglades National Park (Slough Slog, Shark Valley Visitor Center, & more), iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Fort Lauderdale (in Davie) and Strike 10 Bowling (in Hallandale Beach). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Lincoln Road, admire the majestic nature at Oleta River State Park, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and get a taste of the local shopping with Bayside Marketplace.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Miami road trip planner.

Nottingham, UK to Miami is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Nottingham to Miami, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Nottingham in August: high temperatures in Miami hover around 38°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach, iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Fort Lauderdale, Oleta River State Park
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cummins Falls State Park (in Cookeville) and Lost River Cave (in Bowling Green). The adventure continues: get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nashville trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Miami to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Nashville when traveling from Miami in August, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Lost River Cave, Cummins Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
Lost River Cave ©
Lost River Cave

7
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Family-friendly places like Museum of Science and Industry and Lincoln Park Zoo will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Chicago side-trips: Weko Park (in Bridgman) and Saint Joseph (Whirlpool Compass Fountain & Silver Beach Carousel). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, examine the collection at The Field Museum, don't miss a visit to The Magnificent Mile, and take in the waterfront at Navy Pier.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago route planner .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Nashville in August, you will find days in Chicago are little chillier (33°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Saint Joseph, Weko Park
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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