10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
Drive:  6​h
1
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  13​h 45​min
2
Fort Lauderdale
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Pensacola
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Destin
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 45​min
End: Houston

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans road trip app .

Houston to New Orleans is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Houston in August, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 82°F, while days are little chillier, around 82°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
night
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Sawgrass Mills and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Lauderdale Beach.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Fort Lauderdale trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, tram, and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Fort Lauderdale to be about the same, around 79°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 90°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trip

Sawgrass Mills
Highlights from your plan
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Sawgrass Mills ©
Sawgrass Mills

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando online itinerary planner .

Getting from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Orlando are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Pensacola.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

1
night
Pensacola

Pensacola ©
Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take a memorable drive along The Graffiti Bridge, then explore and take pictures at Pensacola Naval Air Station, and then learn about all things military at National Naval Aviation Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Pensacola online trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of train, taxi, flight, and car from Orlando to Pensacola in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando to Pensacola, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Destin.

Things to do in Pensacola

#Museums, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Pensacola Naval Air Station ©
Pensacola Naval Air Station
The Graffiti Bridge ©
The Graffiti Bridge

1
night
Destin

Destin ©
With emerald water and white beaches, Destin is one of America's favorite vacation destinations.
On the 14th (Tue), race across the water with a speed boat tour, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Destin Dog Park, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Henderson Beach State Park.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Destin vacation app .

Traveling by car from Pensacola to Destin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Destin, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Destin

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Destin Dog Park ©
Destin Dog Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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