13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Drive:  13 h 45 min
1
New Orleans
— 1 night
Drive:  10 h
2
Fredericksburg
— 1 day
Drive:  27 h
3
Monterey
— 1 night
Taxi + Bus:  4 h 30 min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
drive:  7 h 30 min
5
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  21 h 45 min
6
Williamstown
— 1 night
Drive:  17 h 30 min
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

1
night
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 16th (Sun): learn about winemaking at NOLA Tropical Winery.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans holiday builder.

Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Fort Lauderdale, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old New Orleans Rum Distillery ©
Old New Orleans Rum Distillery
Our Sacred Stories ©
Our Sacred Stories

1
day
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
On the 18th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Vereins Kirche Museum, do a tasting at Lost Draw Cellars, do a tasting at Fiesta Vineyard & Winery, then learn about winemaking at Fat Ass Ranch and Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Calais Winery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fredericksburg road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Fredericksburg takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Fredericksburg, with highs around 81°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Calais Winery
Highlights from your plan
Fat Ass Ranch and Winery ©
Fat Ass Ranch and Winery
Vereins Kirche Museum ©
Vereins Kirche Museum
Calais Winery ©
Calais Winery

1
night
Monterey

Monterey
Monterey is a city in the U.S. To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Fredericksburg to Monterey takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Fredericksburg to Monterey is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Fredericksburg in May, with highs in Monterey at 65°F and lows at 51°F. You will leave for Yosemite National Park on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Tours

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Get outdoors at Panorama Trail and Fishing Charters & Tours. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, stroll through Four Mile Trail, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, and identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Monterey to Yosemite National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Monterey in May, with lows around 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area

1
night
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 24th (Mon), examine the collection at Frontier Historical Museum, then explore the stunning scenery at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, and then Head underground at Yampah Spa and Vapor Caves. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of West Elk Loop Scenic Byway and then appreciate the views at Roaring Fork Valley.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Glenwood Springs in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Glenwood Springs. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May: highs in Glenwood Springs hover around 46°F, while lows dip to 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Williamstown.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

West Elk Loop Scenic Byway
Highlights from your plan
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail
Yampah Spa and Vapor Caves ©
Yampah Spa and Vapor Caves
Frontier Historical Museum ©
Frontier Historical Museum

1
night
Williamstown

Williamstown ©
Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of William Arnold Log House.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Williamstown trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Glenwood Springs to Williamstown takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Glenwood Springs to Williamstown, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Glenwood Springs in May; daily highs in Williamstown reach 75°F and lows reach 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Williamstown

Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Vevay, Neeley Family Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Switzerland County Historical Society ©
Switzerland County Historical Society
William Arnold Log House ©
William Arnold Log House
Neeley Family Distillery ©
Neeley Family Distillery

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