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Suggestions for a 2 week road trip in the US

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Suggestions for a 2 week road trip in the US

Planning a family trip 2 adults & 2 kids (9/13) for Dec 2015/Jan 2016 for approximately 4 weeks (2nd visit - have only been to west coast). Want to visit the East Coast - definitely NYC and Orlando (theme parks) and on the West Coast again definitely Las Vegas and San Francisco.

Would love some ideas as to possible road trips that include these areas that would give us a real cultural experience - we love food, appreciate national parks (loved the Grand Canyon) but would not want to drive a day out of the way to see one and history if it's interesting and fun(?).

Thinking of a drive from Orlando back towards the West Coast? As it will be winter thought the south would be better weather wise.

From reading the TA forums I'm aware of not driving in NYC and a flight might be more desirable to Orlando but we do enjoy driving and long car trips!

Just some pointers would be appreciated for some fresh ideas

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1. Re: Suggestions for a 2 week road trip in the US

I dnt think you will have that much spare time if only 4 weeks.

Doing SF-Vegas ...besides the 2 cities it's a good time to visit palm springs, Joshua tree, death valley, and the southern Arizona parks. If you do 3 days is SF and Vegas and then 6-8 days driving visiting other things will take 2 weeks

NYC takes 4-5 days, Orlando are for a week...that only leaves you a few days to explore anywhere.

If you want to focus just on the east then you could do a loop trip out of Orlando visiting st Augustine, jacksonville, savannah, charleston, Atlanta, Nashville, Memphis, new Orleans, the gulf coast towns, back o Orlando....easily 2 weeks on this loop....if not more with about 2 days each in most of these cities.

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2. Re: Suggestions for a 2 week road trip in the US

Yes, if you want to both east and west I'd fly between them and rent a car then.

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