8 days in Los Angeles & New Orleans Itinerary

8 days in Los Angeles & New Orleans Itinerary

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8 days in Los Angeles & New Orleans Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  24​h
Melbourne

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 14th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Los Angeles itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Melbourne, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 11°C. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New Orleans.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, shop like a local with Royal Street, and then don't miss a visit to French Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans vacation trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to New Orleans in 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. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to 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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