10 days in New Orleans & Tampa Itinerary

10 days in New Orleans & Tampa Itinerary

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10 days in New Orleans & Tampa Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  6​h
1
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Tampa
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Phoenix

4
nights
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, examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans visit planner .

Phoenix to New Orleans is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Phoenix, expect colder days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Tampa.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

5
nights
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tampa: Orlando (Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, & more). There's still lots to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Three Palms Brewing.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampa route planner.

Fly from New Orleans to Tampa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Tampa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tampa, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife

Side Trip

Orlando
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks

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