36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 3 nights
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
5
Flagstaff
— 4 nights
6
Memphis
— 2 nights
7
Nashville
— 3 nights
8
Miami
— 3 nights
9
Key West
— 4 nights
10
Orlando
— 5 nights

3
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Royal Street and Whitney Plantation. Popular historic sites such as Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and St. Joseph Plantation are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans, and head outdoors with Ultimate Swamp Adventures.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans travel route planner.

London, UK to New Orleans is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from London in February, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are much hotter (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Vacherie, Ultimate Swamp Adventures, Whitney Plantation
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Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Get some cultural insight at Point Loma and Old Point Loma Lighthouse. Visiting La Jolla Shores Park and Pacific Beach will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Carlsbad to see South Carlsbad State Beach about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Coronado Beach, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Diego online route planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to San Diego takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

South Carlsbad State Beach, Coronado Beach
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La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Getty Center and Crystal Cove. Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Newport Beach in Newport Beach, about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Broad, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, and don't miss a visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip planning site.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Crystal Cove, Newport Beach, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gate Bridge and Walt Disney Family Museum. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and walk around Presidio of San Francisco.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

4
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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bell Rock and Broken Arrow Trail. Visiting Oak Creek Canyon and Boynton Canyon Trail will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flagstaff: Sedona (Airport Mesa, Balloon Rides, &more). Next up on the itinerary: trek along West Fork Oak Creek Trail, take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Flagstaff online day trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Flagstaff in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Flagstaff is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in February: highs in Flagstaff hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Sedona
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

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nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing, contemplate the long history of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, thenget engrossed in the history at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Memphis Zoo, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, thensee the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and finally don't miss a visit to Beale Street.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis road trip site.

You can fly from Flagstaff to Memphis in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Flagstaff to Memphis is 1 hour. Traveling from Flagstaff in February, expect Memphis to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo

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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.
Lotz House Museum and Carter House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Family-friendly places like Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and RCA Studio B will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Franklin.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carter House ©
Carter House
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

3
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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Hollywood Beach. Visit Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park and Las Olas Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from Miami with a short trip to Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in Fort Lauderdale, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Art Deco Historic District, take in the exciting artwork at Britto Central, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Miami trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Nashville to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Miami. Traveling from Nashville in February, expect Miami to be warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, Hollywood Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach

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Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Family-friendly places like Fort Zachary Taylor and Bahia Honda State Park will thrill your kids. Get some historical perspective at Truman Little White House and Key West Garden Club. Step out of Key West to go to Marathon and see The Turtle Hospital, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and browse the exhibits of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Key West online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Key West takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Key West can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

The Turtle Hospital, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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 enjoy Universal Orlando Resort and Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art. Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Madame Tussauds Orlando will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Kissimmee), Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens (in Port Orange) and Ponce Inlet (Ponce Preserve & Marine Science Center). And it doesn't end there: discover the magic at Avatar Flight of Passage, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Orlando.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando travel route planning app.

You can fly from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Orlando when traveling from Key West in March, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ponce Inlet, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan

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