13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Durango
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

1
night
Durango

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
To plan Durango vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Durango is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from San Juan to Durango is minus 3 hours. Traveling from San Juan in December, things will get colder in Durango: highs are around 5°C and lows about -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Durango Community Recreation Center ©

1
night
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 23rd (Mon), engage your brain at The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, then let the kids burn off some steam at A Park Above, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, and finally engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Albuquerque trip builder website .

Getting from Durango to Albuquerque by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Durango in December, things will get a bit warmer in Albuquerque: highs are around 11°C and lows about -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

A Park Above
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and get to know the fascinating history of The Strip.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip website .

You can fly from Albuquerque to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Las Vegas. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Albuquerque in December: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Jackson Square and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, don't miss a visit to French Quarter, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Audubon Zoo.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to New Orleans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in New Orleans. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Happily Ever After Fireworks. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, make a splash at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Orlando vacation planning site .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Nightlife

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

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