16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
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Dallas
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
2
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Beaumont
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Lafayette
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Seaside
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h
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Orlando
— 1 night
End: Orlando

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night
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dallas Museum of Art. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Dallas Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dallas road trip planning site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Dallas. In August, daytime highs in Dallas are 96°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. You will leave for Houston on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in Dallas

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dallas Museum of Art ©
Dallas Museum of Art

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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.
For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Houston online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Houston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Houston sees daily highs of 95°F and lows of 77°F at night. You'll set off for Beaumont on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Galveston
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
The Strand ©
The Strand

few
hours
Beaumont

Beaumont ©
Beaumont is a city in and the county seat of Jefferson County, Texas in the United States, within the Beaumont–Port Arthur Metropolitan Statistical Area. You've now added Gator Country to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Gator Country.

Start your trip to Beaumont by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Houston to Beaumont takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in August, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Beaumont

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Gator Country ©
Gator Country

2
nights
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St John the Evangelist.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lafayette planning website .

You can drive from Beaumont to Lafayette in 2.5 hours. In August in Lafayette, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 75°F at night. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Lafayette

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Jungle Gardens, Lake Martin
Highlights from your plan
Jungle Gardens ©
Jungle Gardens
Acadian Village ©
Acadian Village
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist ©

3
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.
On the 11th (Sun), walk around Woldenberg Park and then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans tour itinerary tool .

Getting from Lafayette to New Orleans by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lafayette in August: highs in New Orleans hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 82°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seaside.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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nights
Seaside

Seaside ©
Seaside is an unincorporated master-planned community on the Florida panhandle in Walton County, between Panama City Beach and Destin. You'll explore and learn at Fusion Art Glass Gallery and The Blue Giraffe. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eden Gardens State Park and Modus Photography. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center, delve into the lush surroundings at Point Washington State Forest, immerse yourself in nature at Deer Lake State Park, and pick up some new knowledge with Beach Sand Sculptures.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Seaside trip planning app .

You can drive from New Orleans to Seaside in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seaside, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 78°F. You will leave for Orlando on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in Seaside

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Rosa Beach, Freeport, Eden Gardens State Park
Highlights from your plan
Eden Gardens State Park ©
Eden Gardens State Park
E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center ©
E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center
Modus Photography ©
Modus Photography

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, pause for some serene contemplation at St James Roman Catholic Cathedral, and then find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Orlando day trip planning tool .

You can drive from St. Augustine to Orlando in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Orlando, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
St James Roman Catholic Cathedral ©
St James Roman Catholic Cathedral

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