21 days in New Orleans, Houston & Savannah Itinerary

21 days in New Orleans, Houston & Savannah Itinerary

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21 days in New Orleans, Houston & Savannah Itinerary

Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
New Orleans
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Houston
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Savannah
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Orlando, Florida

7
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie) and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow). Spend the 21st (Mon) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, make a trip to Jackson Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our New Orleans road trip planning tool .

Orlando to New Orleans is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Orlando, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Oak Alley Plantation, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Houston: Texas Wolfdog Project (in Montgomery), Sylvan Beach Park (in La Porte) and College Station (Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park & Kyle Field). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Space Center Houston, admire the natural beauty at Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Gardens, tee off at Hermann Park, and admire all the interesting features of Minute Maid Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Houston road trip planning tool .

You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Houston, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

College Station, Sylvan Beach Park, Baytown Nature Center, Kemah Boardwalk, Saint Anthony Cathedral Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©

6
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: The Church of the Cross (in Bluffton), Tybee Island Beach (in Tybee Island) and Hilton Head (Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, Speed Boats Tours, & more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, don't miss a visit to River Street Savannah, admire the striking features of Historic Savannah Theatre, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Savannah trip planner .

Fly from Houston to Savannah in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Savannah is 1 hour. In May in Savannah, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island, The Church of the Cross, Old Sheldon Church Ruins, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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