14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
+2
Fly + tram + train:  12​h 45​min
1
Fort Lauderdale
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
End: New York City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Intracoastal Waterway. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, then stroll through Las Olas Beach, and then stroll through Fort Lauderdale Beach Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort Lauderdale road trip planning app .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Fort Lauderdale is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Dusseldorf to Fort Lauderdale due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Dusseldorf in October, with highs in Fort Lauderdale at 35°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park ©
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach
Bonnet House Museum and Gardens ©
Bonnet House Museum and Gardens

5
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Lake End Park and Biloxi Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Immaculate Conception Church and Lake Lawn Metairie. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Evergreen Plantation (in Edgard), St. Joseph Plantation (in Vacherie) and Whitney Plantation (in Wallace). The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Jamie Hayes Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Augustine Church, admire all the interesting features of Longue Vue House and Gardens, and look for gifts at Boutique du Vampyre.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans online travel route planner .

You can fly from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans. While traveling from Fort Lauderdale, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Biloxi, Whitney Plantation, Destrehan Plantation, Lake End Park, Evergreen Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church
Evergreen Plantation ©
Evergreen Plantation
St. Joseph Plantation ©
St. Joseph Plantation

3
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): shop like a local with Principle Gallery Charleston and then pause for some serene contemplation at Circular Congregational Church. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then pause for some photo ops at Fort Moultrie.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Charleston online visit planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from New Orleans to Charleston in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Charleston is 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Charleston, with highs around 30°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 18°C. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Moultrie, Isle of Palms Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Fort Moultrie ©
Fort Moultrie
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 24th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple, take an in-depth tour of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, and then look for gifts at Savannah Bee Company. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First African Baptist Church, contemplate the long history of Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, then get to know the fascinating history of City Market, and finally examine the collection at American Prohibition Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah journey builder website .

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©
Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace ©
Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace

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