8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Albuquerque
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
2
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
3
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Austin
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
5
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Orlando


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night
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bombs Away Beer Co.. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): get curious at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, examine the collection at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, and then get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Albuquerque trip itinerary tool .

Orlando to Albuquerque is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Orlando to Albuquerque. When traveling from Orlando in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Albuquerque, with highs around 73°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 3rd (Thu), explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, don't miss a visit to Canyon Road, then view the masterpieces at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe online driving holiday planner .

You can take a bus from Albuquerque to Santa Fe in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Albuquerque in October, Santa Fe is little chillier at night with lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Santa Fe

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Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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night
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 4th (Fri), take in the history at Mission San Jose, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden, stroll around Friedrich Wilderness Park, then steep yourself in history at The Guenther House Museum, and finally have fun at San Antonio Western Shooting.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Santa Fe to San Antonio takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Fe to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Santa Fe, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Antonio, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Austin online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in October, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

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The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©

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.
On the 7th (Mon), examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, then stop by Faulkner House Books, and finally get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, make a trip to Jackson Square, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online travel route planner .

Getting from Austin to New Orleans by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Austin in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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