15 days in Phoenix, New Orleans & Miami Itinerary

15 days in Phoenix, New Orleans & Miami Itinerary

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Phoenix
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New Orleans
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Miami
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Phoenix

— 5 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Your day by day itinerary now includes Desert Botanical Garden, Heard Museum and Arizona Science Center. Museum-lovers will get to explore Mesa Arts Center and Arizona Capitol Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Phoenix Police Museum and Rosson House Museum. It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Phoenix trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Phoenix is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Phoenix reach 43°C and lows reach 30°C. On the 8th (Thu), you'll travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

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New Orleans

— 4 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Let the collections at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Louisiana's Old State Capitol capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at French Quarter and The Historic New Orleans Collection. Explore New Orleans' surroundings by going to Baton Rouge (State Capitol Welcome Center, USS Kidd, &more) and Whitney Plantation (in Wallace). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Church, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and make a trip to Jackson Square.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to New Orleans takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in September: highs in New Orleans hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Miami

— 4 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College. Get a sense of the local culture at Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens and Perez Art Museum Miami. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Fort Lauderdale (Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, Stranahan House, &more), Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA) (in Dania Beach) and The Box Gallery (in West Palm Beach). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Bayfront Park, take a stroll through Wynwood, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and shop like a local with Lincoln Road.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Miami trip builder.

You can fly from New Orleans to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in September, you will find days in Miami are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are slightly colder (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips