29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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1
New Orleans
— 3 nights
2
Orlando
— 5 nights
3
Miami
— 4 nights
4
Nashville
— 4 nights
5
Atlanta
— 3 nights
6
Chicago
— 8 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Do some cultural sightseeing at The National WWII Museum and Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site. Explore New Orleans' surroundings by going to Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site (in Saint Francisville), Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow) and Whitney Plantation (in Wallace). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Escape My Room New Orleans, wander the streets of Faubourg Marigny, admire the masterpieces at Treme's Petit Jazz Museum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans route planning app.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Gulfport Biloxi International Airport and Lafayette Regional Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Whitney Plantation
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 14:
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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to St. Augustine Beach and Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Stetson Mansion. Venture out of the city with trips to Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Melbourne), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Port Canaveral) and Circle B Bar Reserve (in Lakeland). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Orlando, wander the streets of International Drive, and discover the magic at Avatar Flight of Passage.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Orlando online route planner.

Fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from New Orleans in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Orlando, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Nature & Wildlife Tours, St. Augustine Beach, Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, Stetson Mansion
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 19:
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Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

4
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens and Lock & Load Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Wakodahatchee Wetlands and Anhinga Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands (in Boynton Beach), Everglades Alligator Farm (in Homestead) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Riviera Beach). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, take a stroll through Wynwood, steep yourself in history at Deering Estate, and identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

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Traveling by flight from Orlando to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Miami. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Delray Beach, Palm Beach, Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands, Everglades Alligator Farm
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 23:
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Wakodahatchee Wetlands ©
Wakodahatchee Wetlands
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Loggerhead Marinelife Center ©
Loggerhead Marinelife Center

4
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lotz House Museum and The District. Venture out of the city with trips to Loretta Lynn's Ranch (in Hurricane Mills), Rippavilla Plantation (in Spring Hill) and McGavock Confederate Cemetery (in Franklin). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Frist Art Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park, take an in-depth tour of Tennessee State Museum, and see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nashville trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Miami to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Nashville is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Miami in December, expect Nashville to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Franklin, Loretta Lynn's Ranch, Rippavilla Plantation, Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Georgia Winery and Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta. Step out of the city life by going to Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park and Silver Comet Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Atlanta: Macon (St. Joseph's Catholic Church, The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House, &more), Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park (in Fort Oglethorpe) and Booth Western Art Museum (in Cartersville). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Michael C. Carlos Museum, examine the collection at Carter Center, take in nature's colorful creations at Swan House, and take a stroll through Virginia-Highland.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Atlanta trip builder site.

Fly from Nashville to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Atlanta is 1 hour. In December, Atlanta is a bit warmer than Nashville - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Macon, Silver Comet Trail, The Georgia Winery, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Booth Western Art Museum
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Booth Western Art Museum ©
Booth Western Art Museum
Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park ©
Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park
Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta ©
Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta

8
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Take a break from the city and head to Starved Rock State Park and Silver Beach County Park. The Art Institute of Chicago and Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Westclox Museum (in Peru), Little Red Schoolhouse (in Willow Springs) and IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum (in Pontiac). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Holy Name Cathedral, get your game on at The Escape Game Chicago, trek along Geneva Lake Shore Path, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Chicago tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Atlanta to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Atlanta in December: highs in Chicago hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

South Bend, Utica, Lake Geneva, Silver Beach County Park, Westclox Museum
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 7:
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Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
Studebaker National Museum ©
Studebaker National Museum

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