16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Key West
— 3 nights
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
3
Branson
— 2 nights
4
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights

3
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Popular historic sites such as Key West Cemetery and Truman Little White House are in your itinerary. Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Key West holiday planner.

Vienna, Austria to Key West is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Vienna in August, expect nights in Key West to be warmer, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Key West Cemetery ©
Key West Cemetery
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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.
The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA and Oak Alley Plantation are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and St. Louis Cathedral. Step out of New Orleans with an excursion to Houmas House Plantation and Gardens in Darrow--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: visit Garden District, get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street, examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Key West to New Orleans by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Key West in August, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Branson.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Vacherie, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site

2
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
On the 14th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, and then get engrossed in the history at Titanic Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, thenget great views at College of the Ozarks, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Branson Landing, and finally make a trip to Dancing Water Fountain.

Plan trip to Branson with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Branson takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Branson, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Thorncrown Chapel, Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake
Branson Landing ©
Branson Landing
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel

2
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 16th (Fri), see the interesting displays at New Mexico History Museum, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Canyon Road, thensee the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, and then make a trip to Meow Wolf.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Fe trip planner.

You can fly from Branson to Santa Fe in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Branson in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Santa Fe, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
New Mexico History Museum ©
New Mexico History Museum
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza
Museum of International Folk Art ©
Museum of International Folk Art

4
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get out of town with these interesting Yellowstone National Park side-trips: Horseback Riding Tours (in Gardiner) and Grand Teton (in Grand Teton National Park). And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park day trip site.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Santa Fe to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, taxi, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Santa Fe in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Horseback Riding Tours, Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Horseback Riding Tours
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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