10 days in New Orleans Itinerary

10 days in New Orleans Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Orleans travel planner

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New Orleans

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The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Explore New Orleans' surroundings by going to Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and San Francisco Plantation (in Garyville). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo, and see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New Orleans attractions planning website.

Chicago to New Orleans is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago in December, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit warmer (57°F), and nights are much warmer (57°F). On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips