I know this is the New York forum but its the one place we've been int he US so far. Since everyone in NY was so incredible and clearly well travelled we thought we pose this question.
Myself and my fiancé are both in our late 20’s and are leaving London to move back to our home in Australia. We’re currently planning our trip home and are working on a road trip in the U.S. staying as far south as possible to ensure the best possible weather given the time of year.
Any thoughts on our current below plan? Places we should skip? Places we’ve missed? Cities we’re spending too much/too little time in?
Sat 13th Dec Fly: London - Washington
Sun 14th Dec Fly: Washington – Miami
Mon 15th Dec Miami
Tue 16th Dec Miami
Wed 17th Dec Miami (possible Everglades day trip)
Thurs 18th Dec Pickup hire car
Miami - St Petersburg or Mobile (Via Walt Disney World for a photo – don’t think we’re interested in visiting)
Fri 19th Dec St Petersburg or Mobile - New Orleans
Sat 20th Dec New Orleans
Sun 21st Dec New Orleans
Mon 22nd Dec New Orleans - Houston
Tue 23rd Dec Houston - Austin
Wed 24th Dec Austin – Houston
Drop off hire car
Fly: Houston - Las Vegas
Rather than fly this leg should we continue from Austin to Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Sedona? Our guess is that its too cold and with such short time we should fly?
Thurs 25th Dec Las Vegas
Fri 26th Dec Las Vegas
Is it worth a day trip to the Grand Canyon in our car or even by coach? If we go do we need more time in Vegas?
Sat 27th Dec Pickup hire car
Las Vegas - San Francisco
How can we fit in Yosemite National Park or is December the wrong time of year to see it anyway?
Alternatively should we visit Sequoia National Park?
Sun 28th Dec San Francisco
Mon 29th Dec San Francisco
Tue 30th Dec San Francisco - Los Angeles
Wed 31st Dec Los Angeles
Thurs 1st Jan Los Angeles
Fri 2nd Jan Los Angeles
Sat 3rd Jan Los Angeles - San Diego
Sun 4th Jan San Diego
Mon 5th Jan San Diego – Los Angeles
Drop off hire car
Fly Los Angeles - Australia
Thanks in advance!