8 days in Florida, New Orleans & Columbus Itinerary

8 days in Florida, New Orleans & Columbus Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Key West
— 1 night
2
Miami
— 1 night
3
Orlando
— 1 night
4
New Orleans
— 3 nights
5
Columbus
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally look for gifts at Blue. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, and finally make a trip to Duval Street.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Key West travel itinerary planner.

New York City to Key West is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November, Key West is warmer than New York City - with highs of 81°F and lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Parasailing & Paragliding

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the world behind art at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and finally wander the streets of Lincoln Road.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Miami takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Miami Beach
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Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Orlando journey builder site.

Fly from Miami to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami in November, Orlando is slightly colder at night with lows of 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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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, see the interesting displays at Cabildo, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and walk around New Orleans City Park.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planning app.

Fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Orlando in November, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Our Sacred Stories ©
Our Sacred Stories
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

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Columbus

Columbus ©
Columbus is a city in the U.S. On the 18th (Wed), examine the collection at The Lunch Box Museum, then take an in-depth tour of National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, and then learn more about the world around you at Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Columbus travel route planner.

Fly from New Orleans to Columbus in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Columbus: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums
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National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center ©
Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center ©
The Lunch Box Museum ©
The Lunch Box Museum

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