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:  8​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Sedona
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Orlando

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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Contemporary Art, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For more things to do and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip builder website .

Orlando to Los Angeles is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Orlando in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Los Angeles, with lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Norton Simon Museum, Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sedona road trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Sedona in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Sedona. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in September, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace 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 6th (Fri): examine the collection at The Houston Museum of Natural Science and then get your game on at Escape Hunt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, and then find something for the whole family at Kemah Boardwalk.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Houston trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Sedona to Houston takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sedona to Houston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Sedona in September since evenings lows in Houston dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kemah Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©

1
night
Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
On the 8th (Sun), fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, then do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Panama City Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Panama City Beach trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Houston to Panama City Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Panama City Beach when traveling from Houston in September, with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Swim with Dolphins

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