10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Waco
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Biloxi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Orange Beach
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Miami

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and then get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Birmingham trip app .

Miami to Birmingham is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Miami in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Birmingham, with lows of 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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McWane Science Center ©
McWane Science Center
Birmingham Zoo ©
Birmingham Zoo
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©

2
nights
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens, get curious at Mid-America Science Museum, then look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hot Springs online trip planner .

You can fly from Birmingham to Hot Springs in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 71°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Waco.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
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Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Mid-America Science Museum ©
Mid-America Science Museum
Room Escape Games

1
night
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Waco trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Hot Springs to Waco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hot Springs in August, expect nights in Waco to be about the same, around 74°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 96°F. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Waco

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cameron Park Zoo ©
Cameron Park Zoo
Dr Pepper Museum ©
Dr Pepper Museum

2
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.
On the 12th (Wed), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Audubon Zoo, then see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, observe the fascinating underwater world at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, and finally take a stroll through Royal Street.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans holiday builder tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Waco to New Orleans in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Waco in August: highs in New Orleans hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Biloxi.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

1
night
Biloxi

Biloxi ©
A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the engaging exhibits at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, meet the residents at The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, and then stroll through Biloxi Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Biloxi online day trip planner .

You can drive from New Orleans to Biloxi in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Biloxi to be a bit cooler, around 75°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 89°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Biloxi

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Gulfport
Highlights from your plan
The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies ©
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center ©
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

1
night
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then find something for the whole family at The Wharf, and finally don't miss a visit to Wharf Ferris Wheel. On the next day, see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Orange Beach travel route builder website .

Traveling by car from Biloxi to Orange Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August in Orange Beach, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding
Fishing Charters & Tours

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