19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Anchorage
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Dallas
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Waco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
New Orleans
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Pensacola
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Orlando
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Lakeland
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
8
Tampa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Orlando
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  13​h 15​min
End: Anchorage

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Dallas

Dallas
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas driving holiday planner.

Anchorage to Dallas is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Anchorage to Dallas. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Anchorage in January; daily highs in Dallas reach 57°F and lows reach 37°F. You will leave for Waco on the 1st (Wed).

Things to do in Dallas

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games

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Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): examine the collection at Waco Mammoth National Monument and then get to know the resident critters at Cameron Park Zoo.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Waco online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Dallas to Waco takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of tram and flight. In January, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Waco

Zoos & Aquariums Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cameron Park Zoo ©
Cameron Park Zoo
Waco Mammoth National Monument ©
Waco Mammoth National Monument

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night
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), admire the sheer force of Water Wall and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Houston travel planner.

Getting from Waco to Houston by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Waco in January since evenings lows in Houston dip to 46°F. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Fun & Games Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Water Wall ©
Water Wall

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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.
For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans visit planning site .

Fly from Houston to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In January, daytime highs in New Orleans are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. You will leave for Pensacola on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in New Orleans

Tours Nightlife Outdoors

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Pensacola

Pensacola ©
Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
On the 4th (Sat), learn about all things military at National Naval Aviation Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pensacola trip maker site .

Drive from New Orleans to Pensacola in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from New Orleans in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 43°F in Pensacola. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Pensacola

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Happily Ever After Fireworks. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, make an unforgettable trip to Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and try out the rides at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Orlando trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Pensacola to Orlando in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Pensacola to Orlando is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Pensacola in January: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 71°F and lows are around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Lakeland.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
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

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Lakeland

Lakeland ©
Lakeland is a city in Polk County, Florida, located along Interstate 4 east of Tampa. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): walk around Dinosaur World and then identify plant and animal life at Circle B Bar Reserve.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lakeland travel planner .

You can take a bus from Orlando to Lakeland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tampa.

Things to do in Lakeland

Parks Childrens Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Dinosaur World
Highlights from your plan
Circle B Bar Reserve ©
Circle B Bar Reserve
Dinosaur World ©
Dinosaur World

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nights
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
On the 8th (Wed), appreciate the history behind 9/11 Fallen Heroes Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by La Faraona Cigars, find something for the whole family at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, and then have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Tampa.

To see reviews and more tourist information, use the Tampa visit planner .

Drive from Lakeland to Tampa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Tampa can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Clearwater
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach
Horse Power for Kids & Animal Sanctuary ©

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Orlando

Orlando ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Magic Kingdom Park and Disney's Animal Kingdom. Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to Merritt Island (Space Shuttle Atlantis & NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex) and Stetson Mansion (in DeLand). See even more of Orlando: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld, experience the excitement of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, and browse the different shops at Disney Springs.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando day trip planner.

Getting from Tampa to Orlando by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Merritt Island, Stetson Mansion, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove

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