9 days in Florida Panhandle, New Orleans & Orlando Itinerary

9 days in Florida Panhandle, New Orleans & Orlando Itinerary

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9 days in Florida Panhandle, New Orleans & Orlando Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: New York City

1
night
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 20th (Sat), kick back and relax at Panama City Beach.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Panama City Beach trip site .

New York City to Panama City Beach is an approximately 6-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Swim with Dolphins
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach

3
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. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, view the masterpieces at Rodrigue Studio, stroll around New Orleans City Park, and stop by Faulkner House Books.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip planner .

You can drive from Panama City Beach to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Panama City Beach to New Orleans. Traveling from Panama City Beach in July, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 80°F, while days are slightly colder, around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

3
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 Walt Disney World Resort and SeaWorld Orlando. Pack the 26th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 25th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. The adventure continues: discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Orlando, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Orlando, with highs around 91°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife
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Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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