15 days in Tampa & Chicago Itinerary

15 days in Tampa & Chicago Itinerary

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1
Tampa
— 8 nights
2
Chicago
— 6 nights

8
nights
Tampa

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.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of Fine Arts and Tampa Police Museum. Popular historic sites such as Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and De Soto National Memorial are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Tampa side-trips: St. Petersburg (Craftsman House Gallery, Jon Hair Monumental Sculpture, &more), Treasure Island Beach (in Treasure Island) and St. Pete Beach (Saint Pete Beach & Pass-a-Grille). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Sunshine Skyway Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manatee Public Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Big Cat Rescue, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bradenton Beach.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampa driving holiday planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Tampa. November in Tampa sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

St. Petersburg, Sarasota, St. Pete Beach, Bradenton Beach, Beach Walk
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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens ©
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Chihuly Collection ©
Chihuly Collection
Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach

6
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chicago Riverwalk and Holy Name Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Field Museum and Richard H. Driehaus Museum. Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to South Bend (University of Notre Dame, Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through The Loop, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Chicago River, and see the interesting displays at National Shrine of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago itinerary app.

Fly from Tampa to Chicago in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In November, Chicago is colder than Tampa - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

South Bend
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Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Richard H. Driehaus Museum ©
Richard H. Driehaus Museum

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