16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Budapest
train + Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Pensacola Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Tallahassee
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
St. Petersburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Miami Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Budapest

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.
Visiting Chalmette National Historical Park and Crosby Arboretum will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Garden District and French Quarter. Change things up with a short trip to Tammany Trace in Covington (about 54 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Jackson Square, take a stroll through Royal Street, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans road trip planning app .

Budapest, Hungary to New Orleans is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Budapest to New Orleans, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Budapest in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in New Orleans, with highs around 16°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 16°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Pensacola Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Crosby Arboretum, Tammany Trace, Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

1
night
Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach is an unincorporated community located on Santa Rosa Island, a barrier island, in Escambia County, Florida, United States. On the 25th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Fort Pickens Area.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pensacola Beach road trip planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Pensacola Beach by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in December: highs in Pensacola Beach hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fort Pickens Area ©
Fort Pickens Area

1
night
Tallahassee

Tallahassee ©
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Mission San Luis de Apalachee, then make a trip to Florida State University, then admire the majestic nature at Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park, and finally enjoy the sea views from St. Marks Lighthouse.

Before you visit Tallahassee, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Pensacola Beach to Tallahassee takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Pensacola Beach to Tallahassee is 1 hour. In December in Tallahassee, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Luis de Apalachee ©
Mission San Luis de Apalachee
St. Marks Lighthouse ©
St. Marks Lighthouse

2
nights
St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg ©
Located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, St.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Dali Museum, then steep yourself in history at Philippe Park, and then contemplate the long history of Ybor City. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jude the Apostle Cathedral Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Siesta Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of North Shore Historic District.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg online vacation planner .

You can drive from Tallahassee to St. Petersburg in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Tallahassee in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in St. Petersburg. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Naples.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ybor City, Philippe Park, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Siesta Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens ©
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Philippe Park ©
Philippe Park

2
nights
Naples

Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Edison and Ford Winter Estates, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then take a stroll through Fifth Avenue South, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Celebration Community Beach Church.

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You can drive from St. Petersburg to Naples in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from St. Petersburg in December, expect nights in Naples to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Tue) before leaving for Miami Beach.

Things to do in Naples

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Edison and Ford Winter Estates
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lowdermilk Beach ©
Lowdermilk Beach

3
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Visit Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District for their historical value. Get outdoors at Shark Valley Visitor Center and South Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Key Largo (about 1h 20 min away). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Collins Avenue, get a taste of the local shopping with Espanola Way, explore the world behind art at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, and make a trip to Ocean Drive.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Miami Beach trip planner .

Getting from Naples to Miami Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Shark Valley Visitor Center, Scuba & Snorkeling, St. Raymond Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Scuba & Snorkeling
South Beach ©
South Beach

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