13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Orlando
— 3 nights
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
3
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Kissimmee) and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando, buy something for everyone on your list at Disney Springs, make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, and stop by World of Disney.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando online trip itinerary maker.

Bristol, UK to Orlando is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park ©
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Royal Street will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from New Orleans with a short trip to Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: visit Frenchmen Street, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner.

You can fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Orlando, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Vacherie
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Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): trek along Hanging Lake Trail, get lost in a book at Glenwood Springs Branch Library, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Glenwood Springs road trip site.

You can fly from New Orleans to Glenwood Springs in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Glenwood Springs, with highs around °C, while nights are much colder with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Trails Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail
Glenwood Springs Branch Library ©
Glenwood Springs Branch Library

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Gettysburg National Cemetery and Arlington National Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Luray Caverns (in Luray) and Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park & Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center). It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at National Mall and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Glenwood Springs to Washington DC takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Glenwood Springs to Washington DC. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Glenwood Springs in August, with highs in Washington DC at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington National Cemetery, Luray Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Cemetery ©
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park

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