15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Durham
train + Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Orlando
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  14​h
End: Durham

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Space Center Houston, then walk around Smither Park, and then get your game on at Escape Hunt. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Chinatown, then identify plant and animal life at Houston Audubon, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, and finally admire the natural beauty at Hermann Park's Japanese Garden.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Houston tour itinerary planner .

Durham, UK to Houston is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Durham to Houston, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Durham in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Houston: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

4
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your New Orleans trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Houston to New Orleans by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. While traveling from Houston, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Step out of Charleston with an excursion to The Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, don't miss a visit to Ann Caldwell & the Magnolia Singers, expand your understanding of the military at Fort Sumter National Monument, and settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Charleston trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from New Orleans to Charleston takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Charleston, with highs around 20°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The Center for Birds of Prey
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

5
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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort, get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando, take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando day trip planning website .

You can fly from Charleston to Orlando in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Charleston in December, with highs in Orlando at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

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 ©

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