16 days in Savannah, New Orleans & Houston Itinerary

16 days in Savannah, New Orleans & Houston Itinerary

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16 days in Savannah, New Orleans & Houston Itinerary

Start: Vero Beach, Florida
Drive:  6​h
1
Savannah
— 6 nights
Drive:  11​h
2
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Houston
— 3 nights
Drive:  17​h 30​min
End: Vero Beach, Florida

6
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Compass Sailing, LLC has been added to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: The Church of the Cross (in Bluffton), Hilton Head (Coligny Beach, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, & more) and Tybee Island (Tybee Island Beach & Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and make a trip to River Street Savannah.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Savannah vacation builder website .

Vero Beach to Savannah is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. May in Savannah sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island, The Church of the Cross
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, make a trip to Jackson Square, and tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Savannah to New Orleans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Savannah to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Savannah in May: highs in New Orleans hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

3
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.
Step out of Houston with an excursion to Pearland Town Center in Pearland--about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, take in nature's colorful creations at McGovern Centennial Gardens, take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Houston tour planner .

You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Houston, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Pearland Town Center
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Minute Maid Park ©
Minute Maid Park

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