12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Tampa
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Fort Lauderdale
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Auckland


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2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bishop's Palace and The Menil Collection. Museum-lovers will appreciate Battleship Texas State Historic Site and Moody Mansion. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Houston: Blue Bell Creameries (in Brenham) and Galveston (The Seawall & Ashton Villa). There's more to do: admire the sheer force of Water Wall.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Houston trip builder site .

Auckland, New Zealand to Houston is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Houston is minus 18 hours. When traveling from Auckland in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Houston, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Galveston, Battleship Texas State Historic Site, Blue Bell Creameries
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Battleship Texas State Historic Site ©
Blue Bell Creameries ©
Blue Bell Creameries
Moody Mansion ©
Moody Mansion

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Escape My Room New Orleans and New Orleans Pharmacy Museum. There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake Lawn Metairie, pause for some serene contemplation at Old St. Patrick's Church, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the New Orleans planning website .

Traveling by flight from Houston to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Houston in April, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tampa.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Museums Nature

Side Trip

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
New Orleans Pharmacy Museum ©
New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
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.
On the 3rd (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Seaside Seabird Sanctuary, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Island State Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beach Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Collection, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally snap pictures at Sunshine Skyway Bridge.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Tampa trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Tampa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Tampa is 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tampa: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Tampa

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Parasailing & Paragliding, Honeymoon Island State Park, Seaside Seabird Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Honeymoon Island State Park ©
Honeymoon Island State Park
Chihuly Collection ©
Chihuly Collection
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, enjoy the sand and surf at Las Olas Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, then examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Fort Lauderdale holiday planning app .

Fly from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in May, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Art Deco Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Fort Lauderdale Beach Park ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach Park

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