9 days in New Orleans, Atlanta & Panama City Beach Itinerary

9 days in New Orleans, Atlanta & Panama City Beach Itinerary

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9 days in New Orleans, Atlanta & Panama City Beach Itinerary

Dallas
Fly:  3​h 45​min
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
Panama City Beach
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
Dallas

3
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.
Head to Royal Street and Frenchmen Streetfor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to French Quarter, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans visit planning app .

Dallas to New Orleans is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Dallas, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites, #Shopping
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Royal Street ©
Royal Street
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
days
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 5th (Tue), take a peaceful walk through Big Trees Forest Preserve, then immerse yourself in nature at Stone Mountain Park, and then take in panoramic vistas at Jackson Street Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, find something for the whole family at SKYVIEW Atlanta, and then meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Atlanta trip itinerary planner .

Getting from New Orleans to Atlanta by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Atlanta, with lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Atlanta

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Big Trees Forest Preserve, Stone Mountain Park
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Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Big Trees Forest Preserve ©
Big Trees Forest Preserve

4
days
Panama City Beach

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
We've included these beaches for you: Panama City Beach and Crystal Sands Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Navarre Beach (in Navarre), Santa Rosa Beach (in Santa Rosa Beach) and Speed Boats Tours (in Destin). There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park, and stroll through Oaks by the Bay Park.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Panama City Beach trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Atlanta to Panama City Beach in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Panama City Beach are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Destin, Panama City, Navarre Beach, Santa Rosa Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach

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