21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Key West
— 3 nights
2
Miami
— 4 nights
3
Clearwater
— 3 nights
4
Daytona Beach
— 1 night
5
Jacksonville
— 1 night
6
Tallahassee
— 2 nights
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights

3
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Step out of Key West with an excursion to Bahia Honda State Park in Big Pine Key--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, meet the residents at Key West Aquarium, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and view the masterpieces at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, read our Key West trip itinerary maker website.

Nottingham, UK to Key West is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Nottingham to Key West. Traveling from Nottingham in August, things will get much hotter in Key West: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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7 Artists & Friends Gallery ©
7 Artists & Friends Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Miami side-trips: Key Largo (Sandal Kingdom & Scuba & Snorkeling), Gumbo Limbo Trail (in Everglades National Park) and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at South Beach, explore the world behind art at Wynwood Walls, don't miss a visit to Bayside Marketplace, and stroll through Lincoln Road.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Miami trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Key West to Miami in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Miami sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Clearwater.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Key Largo, Miami Beach, Gumbo Limbo Trail
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Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Clearwater

Clearwater ©
Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
Take a break from Clearwater with a short trip to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay in Tampa, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Clearwater Beach, enjoy some diversion at HIghlander Park, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, and do a tasting at Murielle Winery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Clearwater trip planner.

You can drive from Miami to Clearwater in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in Clearwater

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, HIghlander Park, Largo Central Park
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Murielle Winery ©
Murielle Winery
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach

1
night
Daytona Beach

The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore by horseback at Equestrian Adventures of Florida, stroll through Andy Romano Beachfront Park, thenstop by Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory, thenlearn about all things military at Veterans Museum & Education Center, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Beach at Daytona Beach. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, take in the waterfront at Daytona Beach Boardwalk and Pier, thenjoin the crowd at Daytona International Speedway, and finally tour in harmony with nature at Eco Tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Daytona Beach trip planner.

You can drive from Clearwater to Daytona Beach in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, train, and shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Daytona Beach can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Andy Romano Beachfront Park, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Equestrian Adventures of Florida ©
Equestrian Adventures of Florida
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

1
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Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Wild Reserve, thenadmire the masterpieces at The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, and then visit Jacksonville Landing. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens and then identify plant and animal life at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Jacksonville visit planning site.

Drive from Daytona Beach to Jacksonville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and train. In August, daily temperatures in Jacksonville can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

St. Augustine Wild Reserve
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St. Augustine Wild Reserve ©
St. Augustine Wild Reserve
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary
The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens ©
The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens

2
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Tallahassee

Tallahassee
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Gatorama, thenmake a trip to Florida State University, thenget a new perspective on nature at Tallahassee Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, thenadmire the majestic nature at Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park, and then walk around Cascades Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tallahassee itinerary planning app.

Getting from Jacksonville to Tallahassee by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park, Gatorama
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Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
Florida State University ©
Florida State University
Tallahassee Museum ©
Tallahassee Museum

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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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Tallahassee to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallahassee to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Tallahassee, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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