6 days in New York City & New Orleans Itinerary

6 days in New York City & New Orleans Itinerary

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6 days in New York City & New Orleans Itinerary

Newark
Drive:  30​min
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Newark

3
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New York City travel route app .

Newark to New York City is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #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

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and then stroll through New Orleans City Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans vacation builder app .

Getting from New York City to New Orleans by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in March: highs in New Orleans hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

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