6 days in Los Angeles & New Orleans Itinerary

6 days in Los Angeles & New Orleans Itinerary

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6 days in Los Angeles & New Orleans Itinerary

New York City
Fly + train:  9​h
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
New York City

3
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 38 minutes away. Pack the 1st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles itinerary planner.

New York City to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 81°F and lows reach 62°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Thu) before leaving for New Orleans.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood
Getty Center The Publications

2
days
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): make a trip to Jackson Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, then stop by Faulkner House Books, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read New Orleans itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 62°F, while days are little chillier, around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
Garden District

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