18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Durham
+2
train + bus + Fly:  14​h
1
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Houston
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Durham

5
nights
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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort, make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, make a trip to Disney's Hollywood Studios, and laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Orlando trip itinerary website .

Durham, UK to Orlando is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Durham to Orlando. In December, Orlando is much hotter than Durham - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and stroll around New Orleans City Park.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read New Orleans tour planning app .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Orlando, expect much colder days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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.
Houston is known for museums, nightlife, childrens museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your problem-solving skills at Escape Hunt, take a stroll through Chinatown, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Teo-Chew Temple, and stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery.

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You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in December: highs in Houston hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, shop like a local with The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Houston to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Houston in December, expect Las Vegas to be little chillier, temps between 16°C and 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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