50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

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50 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Pensacola Beach
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
3
Orlando
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Key Largo
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Big Pine Key
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
6
Key West
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
New York City
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Pennington
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
10
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
11
Reno
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Brisbane

5
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 Audubon Zoo and Jackson Square. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, test your problem-solving skills at Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game, tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park, and examine the collection at Louisiana Children's Museum.

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

Brisbane, Australia to New Orleans is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 16 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in September, you will find days in New Orleans are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are much hotter (33°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pensacola Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

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 15th (Sun): tour the water at your own pace with Hot Spots Fishing Charters and then tour the water at your own pace with Dolphin Express.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pensacola Beach road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Pensacola Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect little chillier evenings in Pensacola Beach when traveling from New Orleans in September, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Transportation Tours Outdoors

6
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 17th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 22nd (Sun) at Disney's Animal Kingdom. There's much more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks, kick back and relax at Discovery Cove, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at SeaWorld Orlando.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Orlando trip builder .

Getting from Pensacola Beach to Orlando by combination of car, flight, taxi, and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Pensacola Beach to Orlando due to the time zone difference. In September in Orlando, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

5
nights
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Kids will enjoy Island Dolphin Care and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Key Largo: Islamorada (Parasailing & Paragliding, Florida Keys Brewing Company, & more). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder, cast your line with Key Largo Fishing Adventures, admire all the interesting features of Spiegel Grove, and identify plant and animal life at Molasses Reef.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Key Largo trip planner .

Getting from Orlando to Key Largo by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Islamorada
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder ©

1
night
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. On the 28th (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with Artists in Paradise Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Big Pine Key trip planner .

You can drive from Key Largo to Big Pine Key in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Artists in Paradise Gallery ©
Artists in Paradise Gallery

5
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Key West Aquarium. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, tour the water at your own pace with Fun In The Sun Key West, view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, and take in the waterfront at Mallory Square.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Key West day trip planner.

Getting from Big Pine Key to Key West by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Key West Aquarium ©
Key West Aquarium

6
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Bring the kids along to National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Sandy Spring to see The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Key West to Washington DC in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Key West in October, expect nights in Washington DC to be cooler, around 14°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring ©

7
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and Ellis Island. Change things up with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx (about 36 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, go for a walk through The High Line, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New York City tour itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in New York City are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pennington.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo

1
night
Pennington

Pennington ©
Pennington is a borough in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Washington Crossing Historic Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Stoney Brook-Millstone Watershed, and then trek along Lawrence Hopewell Trail.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Pennington day trip website .

Traveling by car from New York City to Pennington takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from New York City in October, Pennington is a bit cooler at night with lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Pennington

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Washington Crossing Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Washington Crossing Historic Park ©
Washington Crossing Historic Park

6
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.
Kids will enjoy Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, get curious at DISCOVERY Children's Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Pennington to Las Vegas. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Pennington to Las Vegas. Traveling from Pennington in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 32°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Reno.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
DISCOVERY Children's Museum ©
DISCOVERY Children's Museum

3
nights
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Bring the kids along to Baldwin Beach and Van Sickle Bi-State Park. Explore Reno's surroundings by going to South Lake Tahoe (Tahoe Trout Farm & Speed Boats Tours) and Nevada State Museum (in Carson City). There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park and examine the collection at National Automobile Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Reno road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Reno takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, things will get a bit cooler in Reno: highs are around 25°C and lows about 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reno

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

South Lake Tahoe, Emerald Bay State Park, Nevada State Museum
Highlights from your plan
National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum
Tahoe Trout Farm ©
Tahoe Trout Farm
Speed Boats Tours

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