8 days in New Orleans Itinerary

8 days in New Orleans Itinerary

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New Orleans
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New Orleans

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Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Magazine Street. Do your shopping at Frenchmen Street and Louisiana Music Factory. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Orleans: Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow), Whitney Plantation (in Edgard) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Royal Street, explore the world behind art at Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum.

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In October in New Orleans, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Tanger Outlet Gonzales, LSU Tiger Stadium, Pontchartrain Vineyards, Whitney Plantation, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
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Royal Street
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

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