17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 8th (Wed), make a trip to Central Park. On the next day, don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Times Square, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our New York City online road trip planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Johannesburg to New York City, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Johannesburg in April; daily highs in New York City reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): examine the collection at The Field Museum, don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally don't miss a visit to Buckingham Fountain. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, then walk around Milton Lee Olive Park, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chicago holiday website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 5°C in Chicago. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

2
nights
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and then stop by Carter Vintage Guitars.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Chicago in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Nashville: highs are around 26°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Neighborhoods Museums
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

2
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, make a trip to French Quarter, stop by Faulkner House Books, and wander the streets of Royal Street.

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You can fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect much hotter evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Nashville in April, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 18th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Savannah Historic District, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and then walk around Forsyth Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah trip builder website .

You can fly from New Orleans to Savannah in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in April, you will find days in Savannah are a bit warmer (29°C), and nights are a bit cooler (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Orlando.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Forsyth Park ©
Forsyth Park

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando, then make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, and then make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Orlando attractions planner.

You can drive from Savannah to Orlando in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Savannah in April: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 34°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
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Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
The Escape Game Orlando ©
The Escape Game Orlando

2
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.
Miami is known for shopping, museums, zoos & aquariums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of St Patrick Catholic Church, and admire the masterpieces at Wynwood Walls.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Miami trip builder site .

You can fly from Orlando to Miami in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Miami when traveling from Orlando in April, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
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Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace

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