8 days in New Orleans & Charleston Itinerary

8 days in New Orleans & Charleston Itinerary

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8 days in New Orleans & Charleston Itinerary

Kalamazoo
Fly:  6​h 45​min
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Charleston
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
Kalamazoo

4
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, stroll through New Orleans City Park, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, and meet the residents at Audubon Zoo.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New Orleans online day trip planner .

Kalamazoo to New Orleans is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kalamazoo to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kalamazoo in February, things will get much hotter in New Orleans: highs are around 56°F and lows about 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Charleston.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

3
days
Charleston

Charleston
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, museums, historic sites, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Marion Square, take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, and go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Charleston online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Charleston takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Charleston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in February: highs in Charleston hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
Walking tours
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours

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