11 days in New Orleans & New York City Itinerary

11 days in New Orleans & New York City Itinerary

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11 days in New Orleans & New York City Itinerary

Durban
Fly:  30​h
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
Durban

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, stop by Faulkner House Books, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Garden District, then stop by Louisiana Music Factory, and then stroll through New Orleans City Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans sightseeing website .

Durban, South Africa to New Orleans is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Durban to New Orleans, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Durban in April, plan for little chillier days in New Orleans, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Parks
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French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

6
days
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in April, expect nights in New York City to be colder, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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