23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Worth
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Fort Worth
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Pensacola Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Panama City
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
7
Daytona Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
8
Atlanta
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
10
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
12
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

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night
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): meet the residents at Fort Worth Zoo and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Fort Worth road trip app .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Fort Worth Meacham International Airport and Dallas Love Field. July in Fort Worth sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Fort Worth Botanic Garden ©
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Thistle Hill House Museum ©
Thistle Hill House Museum

2
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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 30th (Tue), Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): get engrossed in the history at The Guenther House Museum, steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, then admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, then get into the urban bustle at Tower of the Americas, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Antonio vacation maker website .

Drive from Fort Worth to San Antonio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. July in San Antonio sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site and then stroll through Houston Zoo.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Houston sightseeing planning tool .

Getting from San Antonio to Houston by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. August in Houston sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

3
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.
Visit French Quarter and Garden District for their historical value. Get outdoors at Chalmette National Historical Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Zoo, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and get some jogging in at Woldenberg Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read New Orleans trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Houston to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. When traveling from Houston in August, plan for little chillier days in New Orleans, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Pensacola Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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. On the 6th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Fort Pickens Area, stroll through Gulf Islands National Seashore, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pensacola Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Pensacola Beach attractions planner .

Drive from New Orleans to Pensacola Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Pensacola Beach: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Panama City.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore
Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach
Fort Pickens Area ©
Fort Pickens Area

1
night
Panama City

Panama City ©
Panama City is a city and the county seat of Bay County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get your game on at Kartona The Electric Speedway, then do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery, and then kick back and relax at Panama City Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Panama City vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Pensacola Beach to Panama City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Panama City, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in Panama City

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Panama City Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Kartona The Electric Speedway ©
Kartona The Electric Speedway

2
nights
Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach ©
The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, contemplate the long history of Stetson Mansion, and then stroll through Beach at Daytona Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Ormond Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Andy Romano Beachfront Park.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Daytona Beach trip builder tool .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Panama City to Daytona Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Panama City to Daytona Beach due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ormond Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, then see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, and then steep yourself in history at Centennial Olympic Park.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Atlanta online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Daytona Beach to Atlanta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Centennial Olympic Park ©
Centennial Olympic Park
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 11th (Sun), explore and take pictures at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, work some fitness into your day at Centennial Park, then see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then get engrossed in the history at Lotz House Museum, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and then contemplate the long history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nashville road trip planning website .

You can fly from Atlanta to Nashville in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Nashville. August in Nashville sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 13th (Tue), make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and finally examine the collection at The Getty Center. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier and then admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Los Angeles takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Los Angeles is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Nashville in August: highs in Los Angeles hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Tours, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, then explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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