18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  13​h
1
Mojave
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
2
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Provincetown
— 6 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
End: Boston

1
night
Mojave

Mojave ©
On the 2nd (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Kelso Dunes and then hike along Mojave Trail. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Painted rocks and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hole in the Wall.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Mojave road trip website .

Boston to Mojave is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Boston in October, expect Mojave to be somewhat warmer, temps between 80°F and 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Mojave

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Painted rocks, Kelso Dunes
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Kelso Dunes ©
Kelso Dunes
Painted rocks ©
Painted rocks

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Step out of the city life by going to Shark Valley and Haulover Beach Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Everglades National Park and Espanola Way. Take a break from Miami with a short trip to Lion Country Safari in Loxahatchee, about 1h 45 min away. There's more to do: enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami and pause for some photo ops at Holocaust Memorial.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Miami attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mojave to Miami. The time zone difference when traveling from Mojave to Miami is 3 hours. Traveling from Mojave in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Miami: highs are around 87°F and lows about 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Shark Valley Visitor Center, Haulover Beach Park, Lion Country Safari
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Lion Country Safari ©
Lion Country Safari
Haulover Beach Park ©
Haulover Beach Park

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens. Museum-lovers will appreciate Whitney Plantation and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA. Take a break from New Orleans with a short trip to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Slidell, about 48 minutes away. Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, examine the collection at Historic New Orleans Collection, admire the masterpieces at Treme's Petit Jazz Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at Memorial Hall Confederate Civil War Museum.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of tram and flight from Miami to New Orleans in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami to New Orleans. Traveling from Miami in October, you will find days in New Orleans are much colder (66°F), and nights are a bit cooler (66°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Whitney Plantation
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Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©

6
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
You'll get in some beach time at Nauset Beach and Marconi Beach. Visit The Elms and Nauset Lighthouse for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Provincetown: John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum (in Hyannis), Plimoth Plantation (in Plymouth) and Hoxie House (in Sandwich). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Herring Cove Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, make a trip to Commercial Street, and do a tasting at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Provincetown trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from New Orleans to Provincetown by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New Orleans in October since evenings lows in Provincetown dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wellfleet, Newport, Nauset Beach, Nauset Lighthouse, Hoxie House
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Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
The Elms ©
The Elms
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

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