12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
+2
Fly + bus + taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Tybee Island
— 5 nights
+3
taxi + bus + Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
2
Pigeon Forge
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Chicago

5
nights
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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cockspur lighthouse and Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum. Family-friendly places like North Beach and Tybee Island Marine Science Center will thrill your kids. Explore Tybee Island's surroundings by going to Hilton Head (Harbour Town Lighthouse, Coligny Beach, & more). Next up on the itinerary: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, enjoy the sand and surf at Tybee Island Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Fish Art Gallerie, and stop by Tybee Island Bait & Tackle.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tybee Island trip planner.

Chicago to Tybee Island is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Tybee Island due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Chicago in July since evenings lows in Tybee Island dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Tybee Island

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Hilton Head
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Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach

6
nights
Pigeon Forge

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Attractions like Grotto Falls Trail and River Rafting & Tubing make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of the city life by going to Mount LeConte and Roaring Fork. Get out of town with these interesting Pigeon Forge side-trips: Tuckaleechee Caverns (in Townsend) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Chimney Tops, Ramsey Cascades, & more). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Laurel Falls, examine the collection at Titanic Museum, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Tybee Island to Pigeon Forge takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Tybee Island in July, plan for little chillier nights in Pigeon Forge, with lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, Tuckaleechee Caverns, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Tuckaleechee Caverns ©
Tuckaleechee Caverns
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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