31 days in Orlando, New Orleans & Santa Fe Itinerary

31 days in Orlando, New Orleans & Santa Fe Itinerary

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31 days in Orlando, New Orleans & Santa Fe Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
Orlando
— 12 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Santa Fe
— 13 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

12
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort. Change things up with these side-trips from Orlando: NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (in Titusville), Celebration Farmers Market (in Celebration) and Busch Gardens (in Tampa). Have a day of magic on the 9th (Sun) at Magic Kingdom Park. Have a day of magic on the 14th (Fri) at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, catch some excitement at The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, discover the magic at Epcot, and laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Orlando trip itinerary builder site .

Sydney, Australia to Orlando is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern Standard Time is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Sydney in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Orlando, with lows around 17°C. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, Celebration Farmers Market, Stetson Mansion
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Jackson Square and Audubon Zoo. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, test your team's savvy at Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral.

Before you visit New Orleans, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Orlando to New Orleans by car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to New Orleans. Traveling from Orlando in December, you will find days in New Orleans are cooler (16°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Garden District ©
Garden District
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

13
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe is a city in Galveston County, Texas, United States. Family-friendly places like St Francis Wolf Sanctuary and San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Brazos Bend State Park (in Needville), George Ranch Historical Park (in Richmond) and Blue Bell Creameries (in Brenham). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Sylvan Beach Park, contemplate the long history of Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site, get your game on at Speedsportz Racing Park, and relax in the rural setting at Sunshine Farm.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe attractions planning site .

Explore your travel options from New Orleans to Santa Fe with the Route module. Traveling from New Orleans in December, expect nights in Santa Fe to be a bit cooler, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

La Porte, Montgomery, Livingston, Angleton, Orange
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Brazos Bend State Park ©
Brazos Bend State Park
Sea Center Texas ©
Sea Center Texas
Crocodile Encounter ©
Crocodile Encounter

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