21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
La Porte
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Galveston
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Miramar Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
6
Everglades National Park
— 8 nights
train:  3​h
7
Fort Lauderdale
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, then make a trip to Water Wall, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at Hermann Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Hermann Park's Japanese Garden, then engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and finally walk around Smither Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Houston trip planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Houston is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Houston is 2 hours. When traveling from Vancouver in November, plan for warmer days in Houston, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to La Porte.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Room Escape Games

2
nights
La Porte

La Porte ©
La Porte is a city in Harris County, Texas, United States, within the Bay Area of the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at San Jacinto Museum of History, take in the history at San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, then see the interesting displays at Battleship Texas State Historic Site, and finally find something for the whole family at Kemah Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Bayou Wildlife Zoo and then kick back and relax at Sylvan Beach Park.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our La Porte journey planning website .

You can drive from Houston to La Porte in an hour. In November, daytime highs in La Porte are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Galveston.

Things to do in La Porte

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kemah Boardwalk, Bayou Wildlife Zoo
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Galveston

Galveston ©
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Moody Gardens, then stop by Murdochs, then get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, and finally take a stroll through The Strand.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Galveston trip maker .

Traveling by car from La Porte to Galveston takes an hour. In November in Galveston, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace
Moody Gardens ©
Moody Gardens

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, make a trip to Jackson Square, and take a stroll through Frenchmen Street.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Galveston to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. While traveling from Galveston, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pensacola.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

2
nights
Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach ©
Miramar Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Walton County, Florida, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miramar Beach: Panama City Beach (Panama City Beach, Panama City Beach Winery, & more). There's lots more to do: deepen your understanding at Kitchenique, tee off at Burnt Pine Golf Club, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stop by Waterfront Gifts and Art.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Miramar Beach tour itinerary maker website .

Getting from New Orleans to Miramar Beach by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Miramar Beach, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Miramar Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Panama City Beach, Destin Dog Park
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

8
nights
Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park ©
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Everglades National Park: Ochopee (Big Cypress National Preserve & Loop Road). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley Visitor Center, trek along 99 Mile Wilderness Waterway, tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Ingraham Highway, and get outside with Osceola panthers.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Everglades National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Miramar Beach to Everglades National Park. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In November, Everglades National Park is somewhat warmer than Miramar Beach - with highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Ochopee
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail
Slough Slog ©
Slough Slog

1
night
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
On the 21st (Thu), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Fort Lauderdale road trip planner .

Traveling by train from Everglades National Park to Fort Lauderdale takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Fort Lauderdale can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
To the Moon ©
To the Moon
Spas

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