11 days in Key West & New Orleans Itinerary

11 days in Key West & New Orleans Itinerary

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11 days in Key West & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  15​h
1
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: London

4
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Spend the 28th (Fri) airborne with a parasailing or paragliding tour. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and make a trip to Southernmost Point.

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London, UK to Key West is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from London in September, expect Key West to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 30°C. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

5
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: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, wander the streets of Garden District, meet the residents at Audubon Zoo, and stroll through New Orleans City Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip planner .

Fly from Key West to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Key West to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Key West, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
Frenchmen Street ©
Frenchmen Street

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