12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Sydney

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Audubon Zoo.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans online driving holiday planner .

Sydney, Australia to New Orleans is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Sydney to New Orleans. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Sydney in April, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

3
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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, stop by MacroBaby, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Orlando day trip website .

Fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Orlando, with highs around 34°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens.

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Fly from Orlando to Charleston in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in May; daily highs in Charleston reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Walking tours

2
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Graceland, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Memphis takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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