22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly + bus:  13​h
1
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h
2
Boerne
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
3
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h
4
Fort Myers
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Fort Lauderdale
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

2
nights
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mt. Rose Ski Resort, then stroll through Sand Harbor, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pope Beach. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Genoa Cemetery, then contemplate the long history of Tallac Historic Site, then explore the historical opulence of Vikingsholm, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Glen Alpine Falls.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the South Lake Tahoe trip planning tool .

San Juan, Puerto Rico to South Lake Tahoe is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 4 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from San Juan in April, with highs in South Lake Tahoe at 15°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Boerne.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mt. Rose Ski Resort, Genoa Cemetery, Sand Harbor
Highlights from your plan
Pope Beach ©
Pope Beach
Tallac Historic Site ©
Tallac Historic Site
Vikingsholm ©
Vikingsholm

2
nights
Boerne

Boerne ©
Boerne is a city in and the county seat of Kendall County, Texas, United States, within the Texas Hill Country. Step off the beaten path and head to Cave Without a Name and Hamilton Pool Preserve. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden and Calais Winery. Get out of town with these interesting Boerne side-trips: Vanderpool (Lost Maples State Natural Area & Lost Maples Winery), Jacob's Well Natural Area (in Wimberley) and Pedernales Falls State Park (in Johnson City).

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Boerne visit planner .

Explore your travel options from South Lake Tahoe to Boerne with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from South Lake Tahoe to Boerne. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in April: highs in Boerne hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Boerne

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Vanderpool, Jacob's Well Natural Area, Hamilton Pool Preserve, Calais Winery, Pedernales Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cave Without a Name ©
Cave Without a Name
Hamilton Pool Preserve ©
Hamilton Pool Preserve

5
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and New Orleans Pharmacy Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at The National WWII Museum and French Quarter. Step out of New Orleans with an excursion to St. Joseph Plantation in Vacherie--about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Church, partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans, contemplate the long history of Hermann-Grima House, and admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans road trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Boerne to New Orleans with the Route module. Traveling from Boerne in April, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (25°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Fort Myers.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vacherie
Highlights from your plan
Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

4
nights
Fort Myers

Fort Myers ©
Fort Myers is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida, United States. Visiting Lovers Key State Park and Caspersen Beach will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve and Bonita Springs Public Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort Myers: Sarasota (Kayaking & Canoeing & Siesta Key Rum), Turtle Beach (in Siesta Key) and Punta Gorda (Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary And Rehabilitation Center & Punta Gorda Train Depot). There's still lots to do: stroll through Barefoot Beach Preserve, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take a leisurely stroll along Goodland Boating Park, and identify plant and animal life at Otter Mound Preserve.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Fort Myers travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Fort Myers in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in May, expect nights in Fort Myers to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Fort Myers

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Marco Island, Venice, Bonita Springs, Sarasota, Punta Gorda
Highlights from your plan
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve ©
Barefoot Beach Preserve ©
Barefoot Beach Preserve
Lovers Key State Park ©
Lovers Key State Park

6
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Fort Pierce Inlet State Park and Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Lock & Load Museum and Ragtops Automobile Museum. Explore Fort Lauderdale's surroundings by going to Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands (in Boynton Beach), Wakodahatchee Wetlands (in Delray Beach) and Gumbo Limbo Nature Center (in Boca Raton). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Fort Lauderdale Beach Park, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Las Olas Beach, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Lauderdale trip maker tool .

You can drive from Fort Myers to Fort Lauderdale in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Fort Lauderdale can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Key Largo, Fort Pierce, Miami, Scuba & Snorkeling, Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands
Highlights from your plan
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach
Loggerhead Marinelife Center ©
Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©