14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jacksonville
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Jacksonville
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Fort Walton Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Fort Worth
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
6
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h
7
Bakersfield
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Fairfield
— 2 nights
End: Fairfield

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Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, identify plant and animal life at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary, then look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Wild Reserve, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at TPC at Sawgrass Stadium Course, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Clinch State Park, and then walk around St. Marys Howard Gilman Memorial Waterfront Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Jacksonville day trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Jacksonville. In January in Jacksonville, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Fort Walton Beach.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Augustine Wild Reserve, Fort Clinch State Park, TPC at Sawgrass Stadium Course, St. Marys Howard Gilman Memorial Waterfront Park
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Fort Clinch State Park ©
Fort Clinch State Park
Room Escape Games
TPC at Sawgrass Stadium Course ©
TPC at Sawgrass Stadium Course

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Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach ©
Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. On the 29th (Wed), learn about all things military at Air Force Armament Museum, then take a leisurely stroll along Okaloosa Island Pier, then head off the coast to Okaloosa Island, and finally see the interesting displays at Garnier Post Office. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Navarre Beach, and then walk around Destin Dog Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Walton Beach trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Jacksonville to Fort Walton Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jacksonville to Fort Walton Beach. Traveling from Jacksonville in January, you will find days in Fort Walton Beach are a bit cooler (60°F), and nights are about the same (42°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Navarre Beach, Destin Dog Park
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Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park ©
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach
Air Force Armament Museum ©
Air Force Armament Museum

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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 31st (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): make a trip to French Quarter, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Fort Walton Beach to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Fort Walton Beach in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Escape Hunt, walk around Smither Park, and then examine the collection at Space Center Houston.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Houston trip app .

You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from New Orleans in February, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Houston: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Fun & Games Parks
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Smither Park ©
Smither Park

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Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fort Worth Zoo, and then examine the collection at Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Fort Worth trip planner .

You can drive from Houston to Fort Worth in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February, Fort Worth is slightly colder than Houston - with highs of 62°F and lows of 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Fort Worth Zoo ©
Fort Worth Zoo

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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 4th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Petroglyph National Monument, examine the collection at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, then stop by The Candy Lady, and finally get curious at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque travel planner.

Fly from Fort Worth to Albuquerque in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Worth to Albuquerque is minus 1 hour. In February, Albuquerque is a bit cooler than Fort Worth - with highs of 57°F and lows of 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan

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Bakersfield

Bakersfield ©
Bakersfield is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Kern County. On the 6th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Kern County Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at California Area Living Museum (CALM), then relax in the rural setting at Murray Family Farms, The Big Red Barn, and finally examine the collection at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bakersfield holiday site .

Explore your travel options from Albuquerque to Bakersfield with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Bakersfield. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Albuquerque in February; daily highs in Bakersfield reach 67°F and lows reach 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fairfield.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Kern County Museum ©
Kern County Museum
Buck Owens' Crystal Palace
Buck Owens' Crystal Palace

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Fairfield

Fairfield is a city in, and the county seat of, Solano County, California, in the North Bay sub-region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Get out of town with these interesting Fairfield side-trips: Sonoma (Sonoma Plaza, Simraceway Performance Driving Center, & more) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Wooden Valley Winery and look for gifts at Larry's Produce.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Fairfield itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bakersfield to Fairfield. In February, daily temperatures in Fairfield can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fairfield

Tours Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Sonoma, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Simraceway Performance Driving Center ©
Sonoma Plaza ©
Sonoma Plaza

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