14 days in United States & Caribbean Itinerary

14 days in United States & Caribbean Itinerary

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New Orleans, United States
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Nassau, Bahamas
— 3 nights
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Seven Mile Beach, Cayman Islands
— 2 nights
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Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
— 2 nights
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Bridgetown, Barbados
— 2 nights
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Gustavia, St. Barthelemy
— 2 nights
Drive to Gustaf III Airport / Saint Barthélemy Rémy de Haenen Airport, Fly to Melbourne

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New Orleans, United States

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans itinerary website.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Gulfport Biloxi International Airport and Trent Lott International Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 33°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Nassau.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums
Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:

Nassau, Bahamas

— 3 nights
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
Nassau is known for theme parks, beaches, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Cable Beach, relax and rejuvenate at Studio Ohana, step off the mainland to explore Blue Lagoon Island, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Junkanoo Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nassau road trip site.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Nassau takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Nassau. When traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Nassau: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Seven Mile Beach.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 2:

Seven Mile Beach, Cayman Islands

— 2 nights
Seven Mile Beach is a long crescent of coral-sand beach on the western end of Grand Cayman island. On the 3rd (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Hell Gift Store, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seven Mile Beach journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Nassau to Seven Mile Beach takes 5.5 hours. In July in Seven Mile Beach, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Palm - Eagle Beach.

Things to do in Seven Mile Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:

Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba

— 2 nights
A long stretch of powdery white sand and aquamarine waters, Palm - Eagle Beach remains one of Aruba's most visited vacation spots.
On the 5th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Eagle Beach and then enjoy the sea views from California Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Cosecha and then explore the gorgeous colors at Baby Beach.

Start your trip to Palm - Eagle Beach by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Seven Mile Beach to Palm - Eagle Beach by flight takes about 9.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. In July in Palm - Eagle Beach, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Bridgetown.

Things to do in Palm - Eagle Beach

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Bridgetown, Barbados

— 2 nights
Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of Barbados. On the 7th (Thu), admire all the interesting features of Andromeda Botanic Gardens, then Head underground at Animal Flower Cave, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carlisle Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the fascinating underground world of Harrison's Cave., and then take in nature's colorful creations at Hunte's Gardens.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bridgetown trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Palm - Eagle Beach to Bridgetown takes 9.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Bridgetown are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Gustavia.

Things to do in Bridgetown

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:

Gustavia, St. Barthelemy

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): kick back and relax at Colombier Beach, get great views at Fort Karl, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shell Beach, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, stroll through Anse du Gouverneur and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse de Grande Saline.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Gustavia road trip site.

You can fly from Bridgetown to Gustavia in 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gustavia

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Bahamas travel guide

3.8
Beaches · Islands · Water & Amusement Parks
Part of an archipelago encompassing hundreds of islets and cays, Bahamas boast many pink beaches, which get their vibrant color from fractured seashells mixed with ordinary sand. For most pleasure seekers an ideal holiday in Bahamas consists of various sea activities, occasionally interrupted by tours of several cities, offering an eclectic music scene dominated by calypso, soca, and junkanoo genres. Romantic enough to attract newlyweds from around the globe, the islands are also a major center of eco-tourism, with visits to national parks and diving tours in colorful reefs among the most popular things to do in Bahamas.

Cayman Islands travel guide

4.1
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Nature & Parks
Known to some as an offshore financial haven, for pleasure seekers Cayman Islands remain one of the world's top vacation destinations, offering developed beaches and pristine reefs. Water-based activities remain among top things to do on Cayman Islands, with dolphin spotting, swimming with stingrays, and scuba diving favored by visitors of all ages. With world-class accommodations and a low crime rate, the islands ensure an ideal setting for relaxing family vacations. A holiday on Cayman Islands also provides a good chance to explore a cosmopolitan culinary scene, with a range of restaurants serving everything from Indian to Italian specialties.

Aruba travel guide

4.3
Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Gift & Specialty Shops
Happy Island
A Dutch outpost in the Caribbean, sun-drenched Aruba provides a mix of modern seaside resorts and quiet coastal areas ideal for those wishing to escape the crowds. Vacations in Aruba, known affectionately as the "Happy Island," generally combine water-based activities with tours of the untamed backcountry, where you can discover unusual rock formations, historic churches, ostrich farms, and animal sanctuaries. Island capital Oranjestad offers some of the finest shopping and cultural sightseeing in Aruba, with an eco-friendly electric streetcar providing quick access to all of the city's major attractions, including numerous shops, restaurants, and hotels.

Barbados travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Caves
Little England
Plan a vacation on the small Caribbean island of Barbados and experience its rich history and vibrant culture. Affectionately called "Little England," the island retains a noticeable British influence in its lively culture, visible especially in sport, religion, and the charming British style buildings with a Caribbean flair. On a tour of Barbados you can lounge on sandy beaches, participate in world-class surfing, roam the World Heritage-listed capital, or explore the lush island interior. When on the island, don't forget to sample its world-famous rum and the signature local dish, the flying fish.

St. Barthelemy travel guide

4.2
Nature & Parks · Scuba & Snorkeling · Shopping
St. Barts
The volcanic island of St. Barthelemy has become a popular holiday destination for the rich and famous. It doesn't take a large leap of the imagination to see why, with the towering mountainous backdrop, green hills, and waters protected by a coral reef. The beaches offer ample room for lazing under the sun, while the calm waters offer rich marine environments, easily accessible on dives or snorkeling trips. A St. Barthelemy vacation can work to a budget more modest than a millionaire's too, with good deal available during off season.