18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Houston
— 3 nights
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Lake Charles
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 6 nights
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Orange Beach
— 2 nights
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Tallahassee
— 2 nights
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St. Petersburg
— 2 nights

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Houston

Houston ©

Bayou City

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 The Seawall in Galveston--about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Space Center Houston, stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, tee off at Hermann Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Hermann Park's Japanese Garden.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Houston trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Houston is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Manchester to Houston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in April, expect Houston to be warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Lake Charles.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

1
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Lake Charles

Lake Charles ©
Lake Charles is the fifth-largest incorporated city in the U.S. On the 18th (Mon), walk around Veteran's Memorial Park, then try to win big at L'Auberge Casino Resort, then try your luck at Golden Nugget Casino, and finally walk around Prien Lake Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, stroll around Millennium Park, and then try to win big at Isle of Capri Casino Hotel Lake Charles.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lake Charles trip website.

Traveling by car from Houston to Lake Charles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Lake Charles

Parks · Casinos · Fun & Games · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center ©
Veteran's Memorial Park ©
Veteran's Memorial Park
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

6
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, wander the streets of Frenchmen Street, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, and go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New Orleans online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Lake Charles to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Lake Charles in April, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 25°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

2
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Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, admire the majestic nature at Gulf State Park, and then look for gifts at Pepper Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a stroll along the water at The Wharf and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Orange Beach online holiday maker.

You can drive from New Orleans to Orange Beach in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from New Orleans in April, Orange Beach is little chillier at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

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Tallahassee

Tallahassee
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, admire the majestic nature at Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park, and then walk around Cascades Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Florida State University, then get a new perspective on nature at Tallahassee Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lichgate on High Road, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tallahassee trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Orange Beach to Tallahassee in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Orange Beach to Tallahassee is 1 hour. When traveling from Orange Beach in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Tallahassee, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
Cascades Park ©
Cascades Park
St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge ©
St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge

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St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg ©

Florida's Sunshine City

Located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, St.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at The Dali Museum, admire the masterpieces at Duncan McClellan Gallery, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art, contemplate the waterfront views at South Straub Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Sunken Gardens, then examine the collection at Imagine Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at Code Enigma.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Tallahassee to St. Petersburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Tallahassee in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in St. Petersburg, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Imagine Museum ©
Imagine Museum
The Dali Museum ©
The Dali Museum
James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art ©
James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art

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