10 days in New Orleans Itinerary

10 days in New Orleans Itinerary

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10 days in New Orleans Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Drive:  15​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 9 nights
End: New Orleans

9
days
New Orleans

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie) and LSU Tiger Stadium (in Baton Rouge). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, make a trip to Jackson Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our New Orleans tour itinerary builder site .

Chicago to New Orleans is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. When traveling from Chicago in September, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 33°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

LSU Tiger Stadium, Oak Alley Plantation
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Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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