22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Orlando
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Tallahassee
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Pensacola Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Hattiesburg
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
5
Shreveport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h
7
Slidell
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Pensacola
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
9
Jacksonville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
10
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

7
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Wild Willy's Airboat Tours, Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, and other attractions. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park. Step out of Orlando with an excursion to Space Shuttle Atlantis in Merritt Island--about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks, have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Orlando, and experience the excitement of Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando driving holiday planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Orlando is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Orlando is minus 7 hours. When traveling from Johannesburg in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Orlando: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trips

Merritt Island, Wild Willy's Airboat Tours
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

1
night
Tallahassee

Tallahassee ©
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Florida Caverns State Park, Tallahassee Antique Car Museum and Florida State University. On the 27th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Florida State University.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tallahassee online visit planner .

Getting from Orlando to Tallahassee by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in December, expect Tallahassee to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pensacola Beach.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Florida Caverns State Park
Highlights from your plan
Florida Caverns State Park ©
Florida Caverns State Park
Florida State University ©
Florida State University
Tallahassee Antique Car Museum ©
Tallahassee Antique Car Museum

1
night
Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach is an unincorporated community located on Santa Rosa Island, a barrier island, in Escambia County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then steep yourself in history at Fort Pickens Area.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pensacola Beach trip builder app .

You can drive from Tallahassee to Pensacola Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Pensacola Beach are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hattiesburg.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fort Pickens Area ©
Fort Pickens Area

1
night
Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg ©
Hattiesburg is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Landrum's Homestead & Village, then admire the majestic nature at Paul B. Johnson State Park, and then make a trip to Hattiesburg Station.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hattiesburg trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Pensacola Beach to Hattiesburg in 3 hours. Traveling from Pensacola Beach in December, Hattiesburg is slightly colder at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Shreveport.

Things to do in Hattiesburg

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Landrum's Homestead & Village
Highlights from your plan
Paul B. Johnson State Park ©
Paul B. Johnson State Park
Hattiesburg Station ©
Hattiesburg Station
Landrum's Homestead & Village ©
Landrum's Homestead & Village

1
night
Shreveport

Shreveport ©
Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. John Berchmans.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Shreveport driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Hattiesburg to Shreveport takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Hattiesburg, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Shreveport, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 6°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Dallas.

Things to do in Shreveport

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St. John Berchmans ©
Cathedral of St. John Berchmans

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Dallas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Shreveport to Dallas takes 3 hours. In December in Dallas, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Slidell.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas World Aquarium ©
Dallas World Aquarium

1
night
Slidell

Slidell ©
Slidell is the largest city situated on the northeast shore of Lake Pontchartrain and St. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Fontainebleau State Park.

To see ratings and tourist information, go to the Slidell trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Dallas to Slidell in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Slidell can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Pensacola.

Things to do in Slidell

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Fontainebleau State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fontainebleau State Park ©
Fontainebleau State Park

1
night
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 3rd (Fri), expand your understanding of the military at Pensacola Naval Air Station and then visit a coastal fixture at Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Pensacola day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Slidell to Pensacola takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In January, daytime highs in Pensacola are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Pensacola

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Pensacola Naval Air Station ©
Pensacola Naval Air Station
Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum ©
Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum

1
night
Jacksonville

Jacksonville
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Jacksonville tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Pensacola to Jacksonville takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. January in Jacksonville sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 7°C at night. You'll set off for Orlando on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Jacksonville

Outdoors Tours Parks

3
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Discovery Cove and Epcot. See even more of Orlando: make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Hollywood Studios.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Jacksonville to Orlando by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Jacksonville in January: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. On the 8th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Epcot ©
Epcot
Disney's Hollywood Studios ©
Disney's Hollywood Studios

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