8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Florida
car:  7 h 30 min
1
Miramar Beach
— 1 night
car:  8 h 30 min
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
car:  6 h
3
Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Austin
— 2 nights
car:  10 h 30 min
5
El Paso
— 1 night
car:  5 h
End: Tucson

1
night
Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach ©
Miramar Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Walton County, Florida, United States. On the 2nd (Fri), make a trip to Destin Harbor Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Henderson Beach State Park, and then deepen your understanding at Kitchenique.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Miramar Beach holiday maker website.

Melbourne to Miramar Beach is an approximately 7.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Melbourne to Miramar Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in April, you will find days in Miramar Beach are a bit cooler (76°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miramar Beach

Nature Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Destin
Highlights from your plan
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Spas
Waterfront Gifts and Art ©
Waterfront Gifts and Art

2
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.
To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Miramar Beach to New Orleans. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Miramar Beach in April: highs in New Orleans hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park

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 5th (Mon): engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, stroll around Smither Park, and then get your game on at The Escape Game Houston.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Houston online road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Houston in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Houston: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 62°F at night. You'll set off for Austin on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Houston ©
The Escape Game Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Smither Park ©
Smither Park

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, examine the collection at LBJ Presidential Library, then deepen your understanding at University of Texas at Austin, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Bonnell. On the next day, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Austin, take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, explore the activities along Barton Springs Pool, take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, then hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Wild About Music.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin online route builder.

Traveling by car from Houston to Austin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to El Paso.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ©
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

1
night
El Paso

El Paso ©
To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the El Paso journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Austin to El Paso in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Austin to El Paso. Traveling from Austin in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in El Paso, with lows of 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in El Paso

Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scenic Drive - Overlook ©
Scenic Drive - Overlook

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